Generous Donation GENEROUS DONATION-   The WV Bar Foundation Board of Directors expresses its utmost appreciation to U.S. District Court Judge Fred Stamp, and his wife, Joan, for their generous donation to support the programs and activities to improve the administration of justice and the provision of legal services for the state’s citizens.   Judge Stamp, a Bar Foundation Fellow, and Mrs. Stamp have made annual contributions for many years. Their financial commitments have enabled the Bar Foundation to make beneficial grants to worthwhile charitable entities throughout West Virginia.   Immense gratitude to Joan and Judge Fred Stamp! ____________________________________________________ BAR FOUNDATION FELLOWS DINNER-APRIL 21, 2022-   More than 100 judges, lawyers and their guests from all parts of the state have already made reservations to attend the Bar Foundation Fellows Dinner on Thursday, April 21, 2022, at the Four Points Sheraton Hotel (600 Kanawha Blvd., East, in Charleston!   This highly anticipated event will honor the judges and lawyers selected for the 2022 Fellows class, as well as several judges and lawyers, from the 2020 and 2021 Fellows classes who were unable to attend last year’s Fellow Dinner. Social distancing and masking guidelines in effect on April 21 will be followed.   These outstanding individuals include:   Tammie Alexander-Morgantown Charles Bailey-Charleston Joseph Beeson-Charleston Kim Croyle-Morgantown Olubunmi Kusimo-Frazier-Charleston John Gompers-Wheeling Monica Nassif Haddad-Morgantown Jackie Hallinan-Charleston Evan Jenkins-Huntington Gail Kahle-Wheeling Colleen McCulloch-Beckley Paul English Smith-Huntington William Thompson-Charleston Brenda Waugh-Charles Town   The well received event (black tie optional) begins at 6:00PM and the cost is $150 per person or $2,000 for a reserved sponsored table of ten persons. The majority of the amount is tax deductible and the net proceeds from the Dinner are used for Bar Foundation grants to improve the administration of justice in the state.   Please contact Tom Tinder to make your reservations—(304)-444-0181, or   For your convenience, a block of sleeping rooms has been set aside at the 4 Points Sheraton Hotel at a reduced group rate of $114. To make your sleeping room reservations, please call–800-368-7764—and specify the group name, which is “WV Bar Foundation Room Block”.   Join your colleagues and friends at the 2022 Bar Foundation Fellows Dinner for the extraordinary honoring of highly regarded members of the judiciary and the legal profession! ______________________________________________________   BOARD OF DIRECTORS-   The Bar Foundation Board of Directors held an extensive quarterly meeting on March 3, 2022 using Zoom technology.   The Board, which consists of fifteen judges and lawyers from all parts of the state and all types of law practice, reviewed and approved the financial report, agreed upon grants, finalized plans for the Fellows Dinner, the Lawyer Leadership Institute sponsored by Antero Resources and the Lunch and Laughs With Legal Legends events, accepted Board and Officer nominations for the coming year, and moved forward regarding the selection of a new Executive Director. ______________________________________________________   UPCOMING BAR FOUNDATION DATES:   Bar Foundation Fellows Dinner-April 21, 2022-4 Points Sheraton Lawyers Leadership Institute-May 20-22, 2022-Stonewall Lunch & Laughs with Legal Legends – September 9, 2022-Morgantown   ‌