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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Bar Brief-296-We The People

  WE THE PEOPLE The We The People program promotes civic education, competency and responsibility among secondary school students in West Virginia and throughout the country. The students learn about the Constitution, legal rights and responsibilities, make presentations and discuss these matters with judicial panels consisting of lawyers, judges and community leaders. Last week, Congressional […]
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Bar Brief-295-Special Bar Foundation Grant

SPECIAL BAR FOUNDATION GRANT- The Bar Foundation Board of Directors is very pleased to announce the awarding of a special grant which provided holiday gifts to vulnerable children in the Eastern Panhandle of the state. The grant application was a joint effort of the Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of the Eastern Panhandle program and […]
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Bar Brief-294-Justice Fund Anonymous Donor

Justice Fund Anonymous Donor JUSTICE FUND ANONYMOUS DONOREighteen months ago, an Anonymous Donor made an extraordinary gift to support the Bar Foundation’s Justice Fund. The Fund was initiated by the WV Bar Foundation Board of Directors several years ago to support grants to worthwhile charitable organizations to improve the administration of justice and the provision […]
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Bar Brief-293-Language Accessibility & Outreach Grant

Language Accessibility & Outreach Grant LANGUAGE ACCESSIBILITY & OUTREACH GRANT The WV Bar Foundation Board of Directors awards grants to beneficial charitable organizations to improve the administration of justice and the provision of legal services to West Virginia’s citizens.   Last year, an innovative program received a grant to expand legal services to reach low […]
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Bar Brief-292-Public Service Scholarship

    PUBLIC SERVICE SCHOLARSHIP Several years ago, the WV Bar Foundation Board of Directors instituted the Public Service Scholarship for worthy students at the WVU College of Law. The tuition and fees stipend has been awarded to law students who express an interest and desire to be involved in public service activities during their […]
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