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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2013 Bar Foundation Fellows

The Bar Foundation Board of Directors honored the members of the 2013 class of Bar Foundation Fellows on April 25, 2013 at the Marriott Hotel in Charleston. This year’s group of nineteen lawyers and three members of the judiciary joins 240 lawyers and 35 judges, who have been previously selected as Bar Foundation Fellows. The Fellows are […]
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ALPS Lawyer Leadership Institute-May 17-19, 2013

   SUCCESSFUL ALPS LAWYER LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE On May 17-19, 2013, eleven newer lawyers participated in the second ALPS Lawyer Leadership Institute at the Stonewall Resort near Weston. These  attorneys, who have been practicing law for ten years or less, received presentations and interacted with outstanding members of the judiciary and the legal profession that will enable them to become leaders in the […]
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Lunch and Laughs-November 2, 2012-Morgantown

DEAN EMERITUS JOHN FISHER IS LEGAL LEGEND The WV Bar Foundation will be honoring WVU Law School Dean Emeritus John W. Fisher, II during the “friendly roast” at the Second “Lunch and Laughs with a Legal Legend” event on Friday, November 2, 2012, at 11:30 AM at the Erickson Alumni Center in Morgantown. Master of […]
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Annual Report-2011-12

WEST VIRGINIA BAR FOUNDATION ANNUAL REPORT JULY, 2011- JUNE, 2012   The 2011-12 fiscal year was another successful year for the WV Bar Foundation as it continued its progress from a striving to a thriving entity in fulfilling its mission of improving the administration of justice and the provision of legal services for West Virginia’s […]
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