The WV Bar Foundation’s mission statement is to improve the administration of justice and the provision of legal services to West Virginia’s citizens. The Board of Directors, a diverse group of three judges and twelve lawyers from all parts of the state and all types of law practice, is committed to justice for all. Its primary activity is to provide grants to worthwhile organizations to meet its mission and to educate citizens about their rights and responsibilities under the law in West Virginia. During the current critical times involving racial equality, police brutality, virus pandemic, civil unrest and breakdowns in interpersonal relationships, the Bar Foundation will listen and work with individuals and groups to make the changes and advancements needed to have the best West Virginia for our men, women and children.
The Bar Foundation Board of Directors’ quarterly meeting was held by telephone conference call on Thursday, June 4. The Board, with all but one of its fifteen members participating, approved a positive Financial Report, decided to continue the plan to hold the Lunch and Laughs With a Legal Legend event on September 11 in Morgantown, took action on the WVU Law Students Pandemic Emergency Fund, approved administrative efficiencies and elected the following Officers to serve for 2020-21: President-Harry G. “Chip” Shaffer, III-Madison Vice President-David A. Jividen-Wheeling Secretary/Treasurer-M. Christine F. Morris-Charleston _________________________________________________ BAR FOUNDATION ANNUAL MEETING The Bar Foundation Annual Meeting was held by telephone conference call on Thursday, June 4. The member participants received an Annual Report and reviewed the favorable financial status of the organization, as well as elected the following leaders to serve three year terms on the Board of Directors: Judge Jack Alsop-Webster Springs-First Term Lucien G. Lewin-Martinsburg-Second Term C. David Morrison-Bridgeport-First Term Dean Designate John E. Taylor-Morgantown STAY CONNECTED: West Virginia Bar Foundation, P. O.Box 4845, Charleston, WV 25364 SafeUnsubscribe™ Forward this email | Update Profile | About our service provider Sent by in collaboration with Try email marketing for free today!