BAR BRIEF-333-Welcome to Our New Board Members

NEW BOARD MEMBERS The West Virginia Bar Foundation held its Annual Meeting on June 2, 2022. After a quorum was established and the previous Annual Meeting minutes approved, President Christy Morris gave a report on the activities and services of the WV Bar Foundation during the past year. Activities included the Bar Foundation Fellows Dinner, […]
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Bar Brief-332-“Phenomenal Experience”

“PHENOMENAL EXPERIENCE”-   The 11th Bar Foundation Lawyer Leadership Institute held on May 20-22 at Stonewall Resort was a “phenomenal experience”, as stated by one of the eleven diverse younger lawyers from all parts of the state and all types of law practice in attendance!   Pictured above is U.S. District Court Judge John Bailey […]
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Bar Brief-331-WVBF Grant-WVJLAP

  WVBF GRANT-WVJLAP-   As the philanthropic organization for the legal profession and the justice system, the Bar Foundation’s mission is to improve the administration of justice and the provision of legal services to WV’s citizens. A major portion of achieving that mission is by making grants to worthwhile nonprofit entities.   Six years ago, […]
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Bar Brief-330-Fellows Honored

  FELLOWS HONORED-   On April 21, the newest class of Bar Foundation Fellows were honored before a large crowd of judges, lawyers and their guests during the 24th Bar Foundation Fellows Dinner in Charleston. Pictured above are the highly regarded and widely respected judges and lawyers in the 2022 class.   The seventeen new […]
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Bar Brief-329-Large Crowd

 LARGE CROWD-   A large crowd of members of the judiciary, members of the legal profession, and their guests registered prior to last week’s deadline for the 24th Bar Foundation Fellows Dinner on this Thursday, April 21, 2022, at the Four Points Sheraton Hotel (600 Kanawha Blvd., East) in Charleston.   This highly anticipated event […]
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Bar Brief 328-Clifford-Cleckley Fellowship Grant

  CLIFFORD-CLECKLEY FELLOWSHIP GRANT-   The WV Bar Foundation Board of Directors is pleased to announce a second annual grant to Mountain State Justice for its innovative Clifford-Cleckley Fellowship Program. Pictured above are WVU College of Law Professor John Taylor, a Bar Foundation Board member, and Camille Wartts, an attorney in the Morgantown office of […]
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Bar Brief-327-Collaborative Bar Association Reception

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 […]
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Bar Brief-326-Generous Donation

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 […]
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Bar Brief-325-2022 Bar Foundation Fellows

2022 Bar Foundation Fellows 2022 BAR FOUNDATION FELLOWS-   The WV Bar Foundation Board of Directors, consisting of judges and lawyers from all parts of the state and all types of law practice, announces the 24th class of Bar Foundation Fellows!   The criteria for Bar Foundation Fellows are those judges and lawyers whose professional, public and […]
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Bar Brief-324-Edwin F. Flowers

‌ EDWIN F. FLOWERS-   Edwin F. Flowers, a distinguished jurist and lawyer whose public service career spanned more than a half century, passed away on January 27 in Morgantown.   Justice Flowers, who is pictured with Ellie, his wife of 66 years, was a WV Bar Foundation Fellow. Ellie and he were the honorees […]
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