The Bar Foundation’s fifteen member Board of Directors held its quarterly meeting on Thursday, March 7, 2013, at 12:00 Noon at the law   offices of Flaherty, Sensabaugh and Bonasso in Charleston, pictured above.
The Board received a report from its Investment Fund counselor and directed its Investment Fund Committee to determine if modifications should be made in its investing policies, specifically reviewed and approved the financial report for the first eight months of the fiscal year and discussed its upcoming activities, including the Bar Foundation Fellows Dinner, the ALPS Lawyer Leadership Institute and the Lunch and Laughs with a Legal Legend.
Also, the Board approved two grants to improve the administration of justice in the state, in addition to its Public Service Scholarship at the WVU College of Law.


The Bar Foundation Board of Directors has selected the members of the 2013 class of Bar Foundation Fellows. This year’s group of nineteen lawyers and three members of the judiciary joins 240 lawyers and 35 judges, who have been previously selected as Bar Foundation Fellows.
The Annual Reception and Dinner to honor the 2013 class will be held on Thursday, April 25, at the Marriott Hotel in Charleston. The well attended event (black tie optional) begins at 6:30PM and the cost is $125 per person or $1,250 for a table of ten persons.
The members of this year’s class include:

Fred Adkins-Huntington
Judge Jack Alsop-Webster Springs
Marcia Ashdown-Morgantown
Rob Berthold-Charleston
Rebecca Betts-Charleston
Professor Tom Cady-Morgantown
Judge Russell Clawges-Morgantown
Bob Dinsmore-Morgantown
Bill File, III-Beckley
Rich Ford-Lewisburg
Bill Galeota-Morgantown
Tom Hurney-Charleston
Evans King-Bridgeport
Neva Lusk-Charleston
David McCauley-Buckhannon
Judge Ronald Pearson-Charleston
Rory Perry-Charleston
Tracey Rohrbaugh-Martinsburg
Don Sensabaugh-Charleston
Howard Seufer-Charleston
Lonnie Simmons-Charleston
Ron Tucker-Fairmont
Please contact Tom Tinder to make your reservations—(304)-343-9823,   or WV Bar Foundation, P. O. Box 4845, Charleston, WV 25364.



The WV Bar Foundation’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce that the second ALPS Lawyer Leadership Institute will be held on May 17-19, 2013, at the Stonewall Resort near Weston.
Participation in the Institute will be limited to twelve newer lawyers (admitted to the practice of law for ten years or less) who will have the opportunity to learn from outstanding members of the judiciary and the legal profession regarding education and professional training that will   enable them to become leaders in the legal profession, in their communities and in the State. They will receive expert presentations on service skills, leadership traits, professionalism and civil discourse through participation in interactive sessions, networking opportunities and interpersonal   relationship building in an informal atmosphere.
The Bar Foundation is extremely pleased that ALPS, the Attorney Liability Protection Society, will again be the Sponsor of this outstanding endeavor. Last year’s event was overwhelmingly successful.
The cost is $499 per person, which includes two nights lodging at Stonewall Resort, five meals, and all materials, as well as application will be made for twelve hours of continuing legal education credits, with at least three hours of legal ethics credits.
Please contact the WV Bar Foundation to reserve your place——Tom   Tinder—(304)-343-9823, or WV Bar Foundation, P. O. Box 4845, Charleston, WV 25364.


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Thomas R. Tinder, Esq.
Executive Director
West Virginia Bar Foundation
Post Office Box 4845
Charleston, WV 25364



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