More law offices, legal entities, leading organizations, lawyers and judges are agreeing to be Sponsors and Contributors for the 4th Lunch and Laughs With a Legal Legend event on Friday, October 17, at the Erickson Alumni Center in Morgantown from 11:30 AM until 1:00 PM. The honored guest for the “friendly roast” is WVU College of Law Professor Emeritus and extraordinary speaker, Forest “Jack” Bowman.

The proceeds from this worthwhile charitable activity will be distributed to Professor Bowman’s choice of the law student scholarship fund at the WVU College of Law and for Bar Foundation grants to improve the administration of justice, such as anti-bullying programs, child abuse and neglect prevention and civic education.

The “roasters” for the Lunch are WVU Law School Dean Emeritus John Fisher, WVU Law School Professor Charles DiSalvo and Attorney Steve Crislip.

Sponsorships of $2,000 are provided a reserved table with 10 seats. Individual tickets can be purchased for $60. A majority of the amount is tax deductible. Please contact the Bar Foundation to make reservations— —– 304-343-9823—WV Bar Foundation, P. O. 4845, Charleston, WV 25364.

Sponsors and Contributors include:

Bowles Rice
Burns White
Farmer, Cline and Campbell
Judy and Rob Fisher
Judge Irene Keeley
Jackson Kelly
Steptoe and Johnson
White Law Offices
WV Bar Foundation
WVU College of Law
WVU President’s Office


A Good Time for a Good Cause!






The Bar Foundation Board of Directors wishes to congratulate the following new or renewed members of the statewide philanthropic organization for the legal profession and the justice system:

Robert Full (Parkersburg)
Jon Hoover (Barboursville)
William O’Brien (Martinsburg)

The annual membership fee is $50 with the Lifetime membership fee being $500. (Bar Foundation Fellows are automatically Lifetime members.)

You can become involved in serving WV’s citizens by making charitable contributions and membership donations to support the Bar Foundation’s beneficial work. Send your check today to the address below or go to the Bar Foundation’s fine website——and give online.






Recently, Rob Fisher (Ripley), a Bar Foundation Fellow and past Bar Foundation Board of Directors member, made a generous contribution in the memory of Jessica Justice Stolarik’s mother. Jessie, a Bar Foundation Fellow, is the longtime Assistant Dean, Continuing Legal Education at the WVU College of Law and administrator of the outstanding MCLE programs.

This tax deductible donation will be used by the Bar Foundation to provide grants to improve the administration of justice and the provision of legal services. Over just the past 6 years, more than $225,000 in grants have been distributed to WV programs, such as anti-bullying, child abuse and neglect prevention, civic education for school students and others.

Donations can be made to the WV Bar Foundation and mailed to—-WV Bar Foundation, P. O. Box 4845, Charleston, WV 25364 or use the PayPal system on the Bar Foundation’s website—

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



The philanthropic organization for West Virginia’s legal profession and justice system.

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