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 to the legal profession with the individuals selected reflecting the diverse nature of the legal profession in West Virginia.”
Since 1999, the Bar Foundation’s Board of Directors has selected approximately 300 lawyers and judges to be Fellows from the more than 5,000 WV lawyers and judges.
The Annual Reception and Dinner to honor the 2014 class will be held on Thursday, April 24, at the Marriott Hotel in Charleston. The well attended event (black tie optional) begins at 6:00PM and the cost is $150 per person or $1,500 for a table of ten persons.
The 2014 class of Bar Foundation Fellows includes:

Josh Barrett-Charleston
John Bennett-Logan
Marcia Broughton-Clarksburg
Kevin Burgess-Fayetteville
David Fryson-Morgantown
Heather Heiskell Jones-Charleston
Betsy Jividen-Wheeling
Judge Tom Keadle-Romney
Tom Lane-Charleston
Hank Lawrence-Bridgeport
John Lukens-Charleston
Tom McCarthy-Wheeling
Geraldine Roberts-Elkins
Chris Riley-Wheeling
Judge Jim Rowe-Lewisburg
Judge Stephanie Thacker-Charleston
Steve White-South Charleston
David Ziegler-Hinton

Please contact Tom Tinder to make your reservations—(304)-343-9823,  or WV Bar Foundation, P. O. Box 4845, Charleston, WV 25364.


During 2014, the WV Bar Foundation will be celebrating the 25th Anniversary of its inception on December 30, 1988.
The Bar Foundation Board of Directors, which consists of 15 judges and lawyers from all parts of the state and all types of law practice, is excited to announce that Bob Noone will present his “legal music” show as a special part of the Bar Foundation Fellows Dinner set for Thursday, April 24, 2014 at the Marriott Hotel in Charleston.
Called the “Perry Mason of Parody”, Bob and his group, the Well Hung Jury, are known throughout WV and around the country for their popular songs and music with law related lyrics. Some of his classic songs relate to the McDonald’s hot coffee case and lawyer advertising mixed in with current favorites regarding Edward Snowden and the Anthony Weiner Sing-a-long Tweet song. He includes songs concerning his experiences from his decades long law practice in LA (Logan Area, WV).
Make your reservations today for an extraordinary evening of honoring the Bar Foundation Fellows and enjoying the 25th Anniversary Bob Noone Show!
The cost is $150 per person or $1,500 for a table of ten persons.
Please contact Tom Tinder to make your reservations—(304)-343-9823,  or WV Bar Foundation, P. O. Box 4845, Charleston, WV 25364.


The WV Bar Foundation’s Board of Directors announces the third Lawyer Leadership Institute to be held on May 16-18, 2014, at the Stonewall Resort near Weston.
Participation in the Institute will be limited to twelve newer lawyers (admitted to the practice of law for ten years or less) who will have the opportunity to learn from outstanding members of the judiciary and the legal profession regarding education and professional training that will enable them to become leaders in the legal profession, in their communities and in the State. They will receive expert presentations on service skills, leadership traits, professionalism and civil discourse through participation in interactive sessions, networking opportunities and interpersonal relationship building in an informal atmosphere.
The first two LLI events have been overwhelmingly successful with participants’ comments such as:Very Informative.
Really enjoyed the ability to interact with  fellow participants and speakers.
Also enjoyed the small size of the group.
A great experience.
Appropriate topics for young lawyers.
Perfect mixture of speaking times, breaks and free time.
The cost is $499 per person, which includes two nights lodging at Stonewall Resort, five meals, and all materials, as well as application will be made for twelve hours of continuing legal education credits, with at least three hours of legal ethics credits.
Please contact the WV Bar Foundation to reserve your place——Tom Tinder—(304)-343-9823, or WV Bar Foundation, P. O. Box 4845, Charleston, WV 25364.


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Thomas R. Tinder, Esq.
Executive Director
West Virginia Bar Foundation
Post Office Box 4845
Charleston, WV 25364



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