BAR FOUNDATION GRANTEES HONORED
Two excellent law related organizations, which have received Bar Foundation grants in the past, were honored during the recent WV Non Profit Association’s (WVNPA) Annual Conference for their outstanding performance.
Pictured above, on the left, is Adrienne Worthy, the Executive Director of Legal Aid of WV, and, on the right, is Shiloh Woodard, the Executive Director of Child Protect of Mercer County.
The WVNPA presents its prestigious Award of Excellence to non profit entities in the state which successfully serve their clients. Being recipients of this award clearly demonstrates the positive impact that these two organizations have had on WV’s men, women and children during their time of need.
Legal Aid received the first grant that the Bar Foundation ever presented in 2004 to assist in a statewide legal needs survey. Then, a few years later, a second grant was made to support LAWV’s statewide technology network.
Child Protect received the second grant, also awarded in 2004, in its area of expertise of child abuse prevention. Over the years, additional grants have been provided to Child Protect for child victim forensic interviews, counseling services for child victims of crime and for child character building.
Congratulations to LAWV and to Child Protect for receiving these well deserved honors!
Thanks to YOU for supporting the Bar Foundation’s Grants Program!
WV BAR ASSOCIATION SUPREME COURT CANDIDATES FORUMS
The WV Bar Association is hosting two forums for Supreme Court candidates on Monday, October 15, (Division One candidates) and Thursday, October 18, (Division Two candidates) at the Culture Center on the State Capitol campus in Charleston.
The Forums are set for 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM with a reception from 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM. Ticket costs and purchases can be made at the Bar Association’s website—
The Forums will also be broadcast live via WV Public Broadcasting or Facebook Live. CLE credit is available.
WV WOMEN ATTORNEYS SUPREME COURT CANDIDATES FORUM
The WV Women Attorneys organization is hosting a Supreme Court Candidates Forum on Thursday, October 25, at the LaBelle Theater, 311 D Street, in South Charleston.
With a total of twenty candidates seeking election to two seats on the Supreme Court, it is vitally important for lawyers and members of the general public to be educated about the qualifications and the views of the candidates.
The Forum will last from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, with the doors opening at 5:30 PM. A Bar Foundation grant is helping to support this necessary endeavor.
Admission is FREE, but space is limited so you are encouraged to register in advance. To register and to submit possible questions for the candidates, please visit
The General Election is Tuesday, November 6.
West Virginia Bar Foundation, P. O.Box 4845, Charleston, WV 25364
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