Lunch and Laughs Honoree-Ken Gray

LUNCH AND LAUGHS HONOREE-KEN GRAY The WV Bar Foundation’s Board of Directors is very pleased to invite members of the judiciary, the legal profession and the general public to attend the 9th Lunch and Laughs With A Legal Legend on Friday, September 13, 2019, at the Erickson Alumni Center in Morgantown, beginning at 11:30 AM, […]
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Bar Brief-255-Lunch and Laughs Honoree-Ken Gray

LUNCH AND LAUGHS HONOREE-KEN GRAY The WV Bar Foundation’s Board of Directors is very pleased to invite members of the judiciary, the legal profession and the general public to attend the 9th Lunch and Laughs With A Legal Legend on Friday, September 13, 2019, at the Erickson Alumni Center in Morgantown, beginning at 11:30 AM, […]
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Bar Brief-254-Bar Foundation President

BAR FOUNDATION PRESIDENT The President of the WV Bar Foundation for 2019-20 is Ellen Cappellanti of Charleston, who is pictured above. Ellen was elected during the June 6 Board of Directors meeting. She has served as Vice President and as a member of the Grants Committee. Her plans for the upcoming year, which were approved […]
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Bar Brief-253-Board of Directors

BOARD OF DIRECTORS        The Bar Foundation Board of Directors quarterly meeting and the Bar Foundation Annual Meeting will be held by telephone conference call on Thursday, June 6. The members of the Board of Directors are: Richard E. Ford, Jr., Esq.-President-Lewisburg Ellen S. Cappellanti, Esq.-Vice President-Charleston Mary Clare Eros, Esq.-Secretary/Treasurer-Shepherdstown Teresa J. Dumire, Esq.-Morgantown Judge […]
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Bar Brief 251-Congratulations to Fellows!

CONGRATULATIONS TO FELLOWS! The 2019 class of Bar Foundation Fellows, consisting of three judges and fourteen lawyers from all parts of the state and all types of law practice were honored during the 21st Annual Fellows Dinner on April 25, in Charleston. Pictured above are the seventeen newest Fellows—Congratulations to them! The criteria for Bar […]
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Bar Brief-252-“A Game/Career Changer”

“A GAME/CAREER CHANGER” That is just one of the numerous highly favorable comments made by the younger lawyer participants at the 8th Lawyer Leadership Institute held this past weekend at Stonewall Resort in Roanoke, WV. Pictured above are Brenda Waugh (Martinsburg) and Elliot Hicks (Charleston), two of the highly rated judges and lawyers who made […]
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Bar Brief-250-Large Crowd For Dinner

LARGE CROWD FOR DINNER More than 150 judges, lawyers and their guests are registered for the 21st Annual Bar Foundation Fellows Dinner on Thursday, April 25, at the Charleston Marriott Hotel. Seventeen excellent members of West Virginia’s judiciary and the legal profession will be honored during the event. The criteria for Bar Foundation Fellows is […]
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Bar Brief-249-Academic Support Grants

ACADEMIC SUPPORT GRANT Last year, the Bar Foundation made a grant to Child Protect of Mercer County for necessary services to children “to improve the strength, resilience and character…through character building workshops, addressing basic needs and providing academic support to be successful in school.” Pictured above are two of the 83 children in the local […]
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Bar Brief-248-WVJLAP Grant

WVJLAP GRANT Last week, the Bar Foundation made a grant to the WV Judicial Lawyer Assistance Program (WVJLAP) in the amount of $5,000. This is the third annual grant with the Bar Foundation Board of Directors committing a total of five annual grants for $25,000. Participating in the grant ceremony at the WV Supreme Court […]
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Lawyer Leadership Institute-May 10-12, 2019

      The 8th Lawyer Leadership Institute, sponsored by Antero Resources, is set for May 10-12, 2019, at Stonewall Resort near Weston. The Institute is a weekend session to provide newer lawyers with specific education and professional training that will enable them to become leaders in the legal profession, in their communities and in the State. […]
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