You don’t want to miss the 8th Lunch and Laughs With A Legal Legend on Friday, September 7, 2018, at the Erickson Alumni Center in Morgantown, beginning at 11:30 AM, where the honored guest will be WV Supreme Court Senior Status Justice and WVU College of Law Adjunct Lecturer Larry Starcher, who is pictured above.

       Three distinguished “roasters” will have the opportunity to tell stories and tales about the Justice—they are WV Supreme Court Chief Justice Margaret Workman, well known and well respected attorney Al Karlin (Morgantown)and retired WV Supreme Court Law Clerk Tom Rodd (Moatsville). The proceeds from the Lunch will be divided between Justice Starcher’s choices of student legal clinics at the WVU College of Law and the J.R. Clifford Minority Scholarship, as well as for 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.

       Make your reservations Today!                                                 

The American Bar Foundation Fellows and the WV Bar Foundation Fellows will hold their joint luncheon meeting in conjunction with the Annual Meeting of the WV Bar Association. The  joint luncheon is scheduled for 11:30 AM on Friday, August 24, 2018, at the Omni Homestead Resort in Hot Springs, VA. 

           The Bar Foundation Fellows program is modeled after the American Bar Foundation, and almost all ABF Fellows are also Fellows of the WV Bar Foundation. The WV Bar Foundation’s Board of Directors has approved a contribution to the success of the event. 

           Fellows wishing to attend the August 24 joint luncheon should contact the WVBA at 800-944-9822 or send an email to Frema Wilson(, or call her direct at 304-634-8452. 

           The WVBA Annual Meeting is an excellent educational, networking and social event. To register for the entire three day meeting, go to     



     On July 23, Jackie Bennett passed away after suffering from illness for several years.

     Jackie was a valued staff member at the WVU College of Law for more than 40 years and was serving as the Registrar when she retired in 2012. Thousands and thousands of judges and lawyers, who attended the College of Law, were guided and assisted by Jackie during their years of legal studies.

     A Jackie Bennett Law Scholarship has been established in her memory by Professors at the Law School and others. If you wish to contribute to the Scholarship, please contact Jennie James, the

Assistant Dean for Development at the College of Law–


     Jackie Bennett was a true friend.