G. Nicholas Casey of Charleston has been selected as the Treasurer-Elect for the American Bar Association, one of the largest voluntary professional organizations in the world. Nick, pictured above, will serve one year as Treasurer-elect and then serve as the Treasurer for the international bar group which has almost 400,000 members, an annual budget of more than   $200 million and assets of more than $320 million.
Nick is a Bar Foundation Fellow and served as a member of the Bar Foundation’s Board of Directors and an Officer, including the position of   President. He has been elected by the lawyers in West Virginia, who are ABA members, as their ABA State Delegate and has served on the ABA Board of Governors.
Nick has been involved in numerous professional, community and governmental activities for many years, as well as being a certified public   accountant. He is married to his lovely wife, Mary Frances, and they have two grown children.
Congratulations to Nick Casey for achieving this national leadership position!


More than 100 persons from around the state have already made reservations for the 15th Annual Bar Foundation Fellows Dinner. This year’s   Fellows group consists of nineteen lawyers and three members of the judiciary who join 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, tom@wvbarfoundation.org   or WV Bar Foundation, P. O. Box 4845, Charleston, WV 25364.

The deadline for reservations is APRIL 19, 2013.



The number of participants for the second ALPS Lawyer Leadership Institute to be held on May 17-19, 2013, at the Stonewall Resort near   Weston., has passed the half way point.
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, tom@wvbarfoundation.org  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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