Collaborative Bar Association Reception Collaborative Bar Association Reception-   The WV Bar Foundation has been an active leader in the re-formation and activities of several law related groups which have been working together on matters of mutual interest and concern.   The Officers and Board of Directors have supported and participated in meetings with representatives of these entities to improve the administration of justice in the state.   Below is information regarding the Collaborative Bar Association Reception to honor the state courts, attorneys, law professors and law students at the WVU College of Law in Morgantown on March 24. The WV Bar Foundation is a Sponsor and cordially invites you to attend.   WV Collaborative Bar Association Reception     Thursday, March 24, 2022 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Fitzsimmons Event Hall WVU College of Law   Hors d’oeuvres, wine and beer Please RSVP by noon on March 22, 2022   West Virginia University College of Law • West Virginia State Bar • Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia • West Virginia Association for Justice • West Virginia Bar Association • West Virginia Bar Foundation • West Virginia Judicial & Lawyer Assistance Program ____________________________________________________ BAR FOUNDATION FELLOWS DINNER-APRIL 21, 2022-   In less than a month, judges, lawyers and their guests from all parts of the state will 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 Fellows Dinner. Social distancing and masking guidelines in effect on April 21 will be followed.   These outstanding individuals are:   Tammie Alexander-Morgantown Charles Bailey-Charleston Joseph Beeson-Charleston Kim Croyle-Morgantown Perri DiChristopher-Morgantown Paul Farrell, Jr.-San Juan, Puerto Rico Olubunmi Kusimo-Frazier-Charleston John Gompers-Wheeling Monica Nassif Haddad-Morgantown Jackie Hallinan-Charleston Evan Jenkins-Huntington Gail Kahle-Wheeling Judge Thomas Kleeh-Clarksburg Colleen McCulloch-Beckley Paul English Smith-Huntington William Thompson-Charleston Brenda Waugh-Charles Town Professor Suzanne Weise-Morgantown   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! ______________________________________________________ WVJLAP CONFERENCE AND RETREAT-   The Annual WV Judicial and Lawyer Assistance Program (WVJLAP) Conference & Retreat is set for May 20th – May 22nd, 2022 at Stonewall Resort.   All WVJLAP board members, participants, volunteers, and members of the bench and bar who support WVJLAP’s mission are encouraged to attend. The Retreat will offer an opportunity for 5.2 CLE credits, as well as training for WVJLAP Volunteers.   The registration fee is $150. For additional information and registration, go to WVJLAP has received Bar Foundation grants to support its important mission and activities. _____________________________________________________   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   ‌