Achievements and Accomplishments

During the June 4, 2015 Bar Foundation Board of Directors meeting, President Steve White (Charleston)   reported on the achievements and accomplishments which had occurred during the July, 2014-June, 2015 fiscal year. His comments included the 4th Lunch and Laughs with a Legal Legend with Professor Jack Bowman as the honored guest with the four annual events  […]
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Justice Fund

Justice Fund The Bar Foundation Board of Directors—a diverse group of two judges and thirteen lawyers from around the state and all types of law practice–has implemented the Justice Fund and wishes to expressly thank several well respected law offices and legal entities which have made generous donations and financial commitments which will dramatically increase the amount of Bar […]
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Donate Now!

            It has been reported that 28% of all donations and contributions are made each year during the month of December!             As you consider giving money to charitable organizations at this time of the year, we hope that you will make a tax deductible payment to the WV Bar Foundation, the philanthropic organization for […]
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Bar Foundation Grants

BAR FOUNDATION GRANTS Since the Bar Foundation presented its first grant in 2004, more than $250,000 has been provided to worthwhile charitable entities to fulfill the mission of improving the administration of justice and the provision of legal services to the state’s citizens. As the philanthropic organization for the legal profession and the justice system […]
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Membership Dues/Contribution

July, 2014 TO: West Virginia Lawyers FROM: WV Bar Foundation RE: 2014-15 Membership Dues/Contribution As the philanthropic organization for West Virginia’s legal profession and justice system since 1988–a quarter of a century–the WV Bar Foundation is the leadership group for these activities: • Providing more than $210,000 in grants in the past six years to […]
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Annual Report

The West Virginia Bar Foundation celebrated its 25th Anniversary during the July 1, 2013- June 30, 2014 fiscal year. Incorporated on December 30, 1988 as a non-profit corporation, the Bar Foundation has continued to build its reputation as the philanthropic organization for the legal profession and the justice system in the state. From its beginnings […]
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Lawyer Leadership Institute

There are still a couple positions available for the third exemplary Lawyer Leadership Institute to be held on May 16-18, 2014, at the Stonewall Resort near Weston. Participation in the Institute is limited to twelve newer lawyers (admitted to the practice of law for ten years or less) who will have the opportunity to learn […]
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Bar Foundation Fellows/25th Anniversary-April 24, 2014

BAR FOUNDATION FELLOWS The WV Bar Foundation Board of Directors is very pleased to announce the outstanding members of the 16th class of Bar Foundation Fellows. The criteria for the Fellows is “those judges and lawyers whose professional, public and private careers have demonstrated outstanding dedication to the welfare of their communities and honorable service […]
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Annual Report-2012-13

THIS PAST YEAR, THE BAR FOUNDATION HAS MOVED FORWARD THROUGH A THIRD YEAR OF MAJOR CHANGE AND SIGNIFICANT PROGRESS. THE BAR FOUNDATION’S BOARD OF DIRECTORS, A DIVERSE GROUP OF JUDGES AND LAWYERS FROM ALL PARTS OF THE STATE AND ALL TYPES OF LAW PRACTICE, PUT BOTH OF ITS REAL ESTATE PROPERTIES ON THE MARKET FOR […]
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Lunch and Laughs-Judge Keeley

LUNCH & LAUGHS-BIG SUCCES The largest crowd in its short history and the biggest amount of funds raised made the third Lunch and Laughs with a Legal Legend event a big success! Held on Friday, September 13, 2013, at the Erickson Alumni Center in Morgantown, approximately 200 people generated $25,000 as U. S. District Court […]
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