With just more than seven weeks until the Seventh Lunch and Laughs With a Legal Legend event on Friday, September 15, beginning at 11:30 AM, at the Erickson Alumni Center in Morgantown, five Sponsors and Contributors are already on board to support this wonderful event where WVU Provost and former WVU College of Law Dean Joyce McConnell will be the honoree.
The Sponsors/Contributors so far are:
Steptoe and Johnson
WVU President’s Office
WVU College of Law
WV Bar Foundation
Judy and Rob Fisher

Lunch and Laughs events are not to be missed.
Three “roasters” will have the opportunity to tell stories and tales about the Provost, and they are WVU President Gordon Gee, well known and well respected attorney Ellen Cappellanti (Charleston) and WVU Law School Professor John Taylor. The proceeds from the Lunch will be divided between the Provost’s choice of student legal clinics at the WVU College of Law and Bar Foundation grants.
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—P. O. 4845, Charleston, WV 25364.
A Good Time for a Good Cause!

The WV Bar Foundation’s Board of Directors wishes to express its sincere appreciation to Rob Fisher (Ripley) for his generous donation in honor of Jessica Justice Stolarik’s extraordinary leadership of the highly regarded WV Continuing Legal Education program at the WVU College of Law.
Jessie, who retired as Assistant Dean earlier this spring, was the first and only Director of the CLE program from its inception in the early 1980’s. Thousands of WV licensed attorneys utilized WVCLE seminars, webinars, audio and video presentations to receive their voluntary and then mandatory CLE credits in order to practice law in the state. Every single one of those activities received positive evaluations because of the understanding and preparation that was accomplished by Jessie, her small number of staff members and the strong support of numerous members of the WVCLE Committee.
Both Jessie and Rob are Bar Foundation Fellows with Rob having served as a Bar Foundation Board member.
Best wishes to Jessie as she enjoys her well deserved retirement and much thanks to Rob for his wonderful donation to honor Jessie’s superb leadership and service!


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