Bar Brief-214-YOU. GIVING.

YOU. GIVING. YOU. GIVING. “The students get better each year.” WV Circuit Court Judge Tomorrow, Tuesday, November 28 is Giving Tuesday. Last year, there were 1.56 million gifts given. Last year, there was $168 million given. Last year, more than $49,000 was given in Bar Foundation grants. (The quote, above, describes a WV Supreme Court […]
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Bar Brief-213-“Most Important Investment We’ve Ever Had”

“MOST IMPORTANT INVESTMENT WE’VE EVER HAD” With those words, WVCAN Executive Director Emily Chittenden-Laird described the Bar Foundation grant which was recently awarded to the WV Child Advocacy Network to implement a forensic interview expert consultation pilot program. Pictured above, at the WVCAN offices in Charleston, are Caitlin Smith, Program Services Specialist and Bar Foundation […]
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Bar Brief-212-“Students love it.”

“STUDENTS LOVE IT.” The WV Supreme Court’s civic education program for middle school and high school students – West Virginia Law Adventure — allows participating classes to write their own scripts based on one of three criminal case scenarios in the West Virginia Law Adventure rules book, unlike other mock trial programs in which students […]
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Bar Brief-211-Child Character Building Grant

CHILD CHARACTER BUILDING GRANT The WV Bar Foundation Board of Directors is pleased to announce the awarding of an important grant to Child Protect of Mercer County. Pictured above are WV State Police Sgt. M. D. Clemons, Family Court Judge and Bar Foundation Board member Mary Ellen Griffith, and Child Protect Executive Director Shiloh Woodard, […]
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Bar Brief-210-WVLAP Grant

WVLAP GRANT The WV Bar Foundation Board of Directors is pleased to announce the awarding of a second annual grant to the WV Lawyers Assistance Program (WVLAP). Pictured above are WVLAP Executive Director Robert Albury, Jr. and Bar Foundation Board member Ellen Cappellanti. WVLAP has the important responsibility of providing services and guidance to lawyers […]
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Bar Brief-209-A Good Time For A Good Cause!

A GOOD TIME FOR A GOOD CAUSE! The 7th Lunch and Laughs With a Legal Legend was held on this past Friday, September 15, in Morgantown with the honoree being WVU Provost and former WVU College of Law Dean Joyce McConnell. Pictured above are the participants in the very successful event—-from left to right, WVU […]
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Bar Brief-208-Federal Court Clerk Terry Deppner

FEDERAL COURT CLERK TERRY DEPPNER On August 25, Terry Deppner retired after 41 years of outstanding service in the Clerk’s Office for the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of WV. Pictured above are Chief Judge Robert “Chuck” Chambers and Terry during a ceremony that was held at the Robert C. Byrd Federal Courthouse […]
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Bar Brief-207-Presentation for Award Winning Program

PRESENTATION FOR AWARD WINNING PROGRAM PRESENTATION FOR AWARD WINNING PROGRAM On August 11 during the joint luncheon of the National Conference of Bar Foundations, the National Conference of Bar Presidents and the National Association of Bar Executives at the American Bar Association Annual Meeting in New York City, the WV Bar Foundation was presented with […]
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Bar Brief-206-Partnerships for Success Award

PARTNERSHIPS FOR SUCCESS AWARD PARTNERSHIPS FOR SUCCESS AWARD The National Conference of Bar Foundations has selected the WV Bar Foundation as the recipient of the prestigious Partnerships for Success Award for 2017. The Award, which is co-sponsored by LexisNexis, “honors bar foundation initiatives making a significant impact in their community on issues for which lawyers […]
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Bar Brief-205-Lunch and Laughs Sponsors/Contributors

LUNCH AND LAUGHS SPONSORS/CONTRIBUTORS LUNCH AND LAUGHS SPONSORS/CONTRIBUTORS With just more than seven weeks until the Seventh Lunch and Laughs With a Legal Legend event on Friday, September 15, beginning at 11:30 AM, at the Erickson Alumni Center in Morgantown, five Sponsors and Contributors are already on board to support this wonderful event where WVU […]
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