The WV Bar Foundation’s Board of Directors has approved continued funding of its Public Service Scholarship for a quality student at the West Virginia University College of Law.
Pictured above is the rendition of the enlarged and updated Law School building that is currently being re-modeled as part of a vibrant fund raising campaign for the entire University.
The Public Service Scholarship is awarded to a student who has made a commitment to using his or her legal skills and abilities in the area of public service to West Virginia’s citizens. In expressing the College of Law’s appreciation for the Bar Foundation’s financial assistance, Dean Joyce McConnell recently stated that–“WVU Law is experiencing many successes. We have been listed in the Top 100 Law Schools in the nation by U.S. News and World Report, the 15th Best Law School for Public Interest Law-Prelaw Magazine (a National Jurist Publication) and in the Top 40 Best Value Law Schools in the country.”


The American Bar Foundation Fellows and the WV Bar Foundation Fellows will hold a joint meeting during the AB Fellows annual luncheon in conjunction with the Annual Meeting of the WV Bar Association at The Homestead in Hot Springs, Virginia. The luncheon is scheduled for 11:30 AM (prompt start) in the Lexington Room on Friday, August 17, 2012. The WV Bar Foundation’s Board of Directors has approved a contribution to the success of the
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. There have been discussions regarding joint activities by the two groups.
Fellows wishing to attend the August 17 luncheon should reply by contacting the WVBA at 800-942-9822 or sending an email to
The WVBA Annual Meeting is an excellent educational, networking and social event. To register for the entire three day meeting, go to


Bar Foundation Fellow R. Kemp Morton (Huntington) has made a generous contribution to support the programs and activities of the Bar Foundation in memory of Roderick Matthews, Esq., a native of Charleston, WV and Past President of the Virginia State Bar, who passed away recently. Mr. Matthews was a highly respected lawyer in Richmond, Virginia.The funds will be utilized for grants to worthwhile charitable West Virginia organizations to improve the administration of justice and the provision of legal services to the state’s citizens. Donations to the Bar Foundation are tax deductible.


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