2011 Bar Foundation Fellows Dinner – April 28

13th ANNUAL BAR FOUNDATION FELLOWS DINNER- Seventeen individuals will be honored as Bar Foundation Fellows during the 13th Annual Bar Foundation Fellows Dinner on Thursday, April 28, 2011, at the Marriott Hotel in Charleston. This year’s Fellows are lawyers and members of the judiciary who will join less than 300 other Fellows that have been previously selected from the more […]
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2009-10 Annual Report

WEST VIRGINIA BAR FOUNDATION ANNUAL REPORT JULY 1, 2009-JUNE 30, 2010 During the 2009-10 fiscal year, the West Virginia Bar Foundation’s Board of Directors spent extensive amounts of volunteer time and effort to guide the organization towards its goals of improving the administration of justice and the provision of legal services to West Virginia’s citizens.  […]
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Bar Foundation Grants

The West Virginia Bar Foundation is the philanthropic organization for our state’s legal profession and justice system. Its mission is to improve the administration of justice and the provision of legal services for our citizens. Beginning in 2004, the Bar Foundation’s Board of Directors—a diverse group of fifteen lawyers from all parts of the state […]
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2010 Bar Foundation Fellows

Nineteen individuals were honored as Bar Foundation Fellows during the 12th Annual Bar Foundation Fellows Dinner on Thursday, April 29, 2010, at the Marriott Hotel in Charleston. Fellows are those lawyers and members of the judiciary whose professional, public and private careers have demonstrated dedication to the welfare of their communities and honorable service to the legal […]
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Annual Report July 1, 2008 – June 30, 2009

In completing  20 years of existence, the fiscal year of July 1, 2008 to June 30, 2009 provided the West Virginia Bar Foundation with additional opportunities to continue to move forward and to improve its programs and services. As the philanthropic organization for West Virginia’s legal profession and justice system, the Bar Foundation had another […]
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Volunteer West Virginia

Volunteer service occurs every day in every community in West Virginia and throughout the world. For whatever reason, it seems that lawyers are leaders in volunteering their services to assist their fellow citizens. Certainly, lawyers volunteer tremendous amounts of legal advice and guidance on a pro bono basis or on a reduced cost basis. Whether it is helping […]
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2009 Bar Foundation Fellows

2009 BAR FOUNDATION FELLOWS The West Virginia Bar Foundation has selected its 2009 Foundation Fellows. They were honored at the recent Bar Foundation Fellows Dinner in Charleston. For ten years, the Bar Foundation, which is the philanthropic organization for the legal profession, has selected “those lawyers whose professional, public and private careers have demonstrated outstanding […]
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Telephone Usage

WEST VIRGINIA Gets a New Area Code – Start Dialing 10-Digit Local Calls NOW! Everyone in West Virginia should now begin dialing all local calls using the area code + seven-digit telephone number. Effective February 28, 2009, you must begin using the new, 10-digit local dialing procedure or your call will not be completed and […]
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New Direction

For almost 19 years, I had the honor of serving as the Executive Director of the West Virginia State Bar, the mandatory bar organization for West Virginia lawyers. Then, I was offered the opportunity to become the first full time staff person for the West Virginia Bar Foundation and assumed the responsibilities as its Executive […]
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Annual Report – July 1, 2007 – June 30, 2008

In order to provide a review of the achievements for the Bar Foundation for the last fiscal year of July 1, 2007 through June 30, 2008, the Bar Foundation has issued its Annual Report, included below. It is a concise analysis of the highlights which occurred during that time period. Please give it a quick […]
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