Bar Brief-306-Lawyer Leadership Institute

LAWYER LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE- After the cancellation of the Lawyer Leadership Institute in 2020 because of the historic Covid-19 virus pandemic, the premier leadership training event for younger rising star lawyers was held on May 21-23, at Stonewall Resort in Roanoke, WV.   Pictured above are Brenda Waugh (Martinsburg) and Elliot Hicks (Charleston), two of the highly […]
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Bar Brief-305-Bar Foundation Fellows Dinner-June 24

BAR FOUNDATION FELLOWS DINNER-JUNE 24 The WV Bar Foundation Board of Directors announces the Bar Foundation Fellows Dinner on Thursday, June 24, 2021, at the 4 Points Sheraton Hotel (600 Kanawha Blvd., East, in Charleston)!   This highly anticipated event will honor the judges and lawyers selected for both the 2020 Fellows class and the […]
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Bar Brief-304-Lawyer Leadership Institute

LAWYER LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE The WV Bar Foundation Board of Directors is pleased to announce the 9th Lawyer Leadership Institute at Stonewall Resort on May 21-23, has reached its small group capacity of twelve lawyers, who are from all parts of the state and all types of law practice.   This year’s Institute is again sponsored by […]
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Bar Brief-303-Justice Frank Cleckley Award

JUSTICE FRANK CLECKLEY AWARD Last October, the Bar Foundation’s Lunch and Laughs With Legal Legends event was held in Morgantown with the honorees being Ellie and Judge Ed Flowers.   Ellie served as the Assistant Dean for Career Services at the WVU College of Law for more than 20 years and Ed held leadership positions […]
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Bar Brief-302-PPP Loan

PPP LOAN PPP LOAN The WV Bar Foundation Board of Directors is pleased to announce that a Second Draw Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan from the Small Business Administration has been received.   This forgivable loan is part of the federal government’s program to support citizens, families, companies and organizations negatively impacted by the extraordinary […]
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Bar Brief-301-Bar Foundation Fellows Dinner

BAR FOUNDATION FELLOWS DINNER The WV Bar Foundation Board of Directors has set the Bar Foundation Fellows Dinner for Thursday, June 24, 2021, at the Marriott Hotel in Charleston.   Both the 2020 Fellows class and the 2021 Fellows class of highly regarded judges and lawyers will be honored at this wonderful event. The 2020 […]
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Bar Brief-300-2020 and 2021 Bar Foundation Fellows

2020 and 2021 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 22nd and 23rd classes of Bar Foundation Fellows! The criteria for Bar Foundation Fellows are those judges and lawyers whose professional, public and private careers […]
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Bar Brief-299-One Million Dollars

ONE MILLION DOLLARS The Bar Foundation Board of Directors is extremely pleased to announce that the Justice Fund, the endowment fund for the organization, has attained its stated goal of One Million Dollars!   This important accomplishment occurred through the strong leadership of numerous outstanding judges and lawyers who have served as Board of Directors […]
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Bar Brief-298-BIPOC Grant

  ‌ BIPOC GRANT The Bar Foundation Board of Directors announces the awarding of a grant to Mountain State Justice for a newly designed internship for minority low income students who are interested in becoming lawyers. In the photo above, Bren Pomponio, Mountain State Justice Litigation Director, receives a special donation from the Jackson Kelly […]
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Bar Brief-297-Lunch and Laughs Funding

    ‌ LUNCH AND LAUGHS FUNDING Last October, the Bar Foundation held its 10th Lunch and Laughs With Legal Legends, virtually, to honor two legendary figures, Ellie and Ed Flowers, who have given so much to the judicial system and the legal profession here in West Virginia.   Ellie served admirably for two decades […]
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