Bar Brief-291-WVBF Board of Directors

WVBF BOARD OF DIRECTORS The WVBF Board of Directors consists of well known and well respected judges and lawyers from all parts of the state and all types of law practice. The current Board members are: Harry G. Shaffer, III, Esq. President Madison David A. Jividen, Esq. Vice President Wheeling M. Christine F. Morris, Esq. […]
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Bar Brief-290-Successful Virtual Lunch and Laughs

SUCCESSFUL VIRTUAL LUNCH AND LAUGHS The special virtual 10th Annual Lunch and Laughs With Legal Legends honoring Ellie and Ed Flowers was held on Friday, October 23, and was a very successful event. Pictured above at the Lunch, from left to right, are presenter Law School Professor Emeritus Jack Bowman, Master of Ceremonies Ellen Cappellanti, […]
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Bar Brief-289-Deadline-Lunch and Laughs

  ‌ DEADLINE-LUNCH AND LAUGHS The deadline to register for the 10th Annual Lunch and Laughs With Legal Legends honoring Ellie and Ed Flowers is next Monday, OCTOBER 19, 2020.   The event will be held on Friday, October 23, 2020, from 12:00 Noon to 1:00 PM and will be held virtually because of the […]
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Bar Brief-288-Virtual Lunch and Laughs

  ‌ VIRTUAL LUNCH AND LAUGHS The 10th Annual Lunch and Laughs With Legal Legends will be honoring a wife and husband who are truly legends in the legal profession—Ellie and Ed Flowers.   The event will be held on Friday, October 23, 2020, from 12:00 Noon to 1:00 PM and will be held virtually […]
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Bar Brief-287-Lunch and Laughs With Legal Legends

  ‌ LUNCH AND LAUGHS WITH LEGAL LEGENDS The Bar Foundation Board of Directors is very pleased to announce that the 10th Annual Lunch and Laughs With Legal Legends will be honoring a wife and husband who are truly legends in the legal profession—Ellie and Ed Flowers.   The event will be held on Friday, […]
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Bar Brief-286-Pandemic Grants Report

PANDEMIC GRANTS REPORT           The West Virginia Bar Foundation and its Board of Directors were very pleased to serve as the administrator for the tremendously beneficial Law Student Emergency Relief Program that was initiated in all the law schools in the nation by the AccessLex Institute, including our only law school […]
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Bar Brief-285-PPP Loan

PPP LOAN           With the very significant impact of the COVID-19 virus pandemic on the programs and activities of the Bar Foundation, the Board of Directors agreed, without dissent, to authorize the Officers to apply for a Paycheck Protection Program forgivable loan administered by the Small Business Administration (SBA).      […]
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Bar Brief-284-Virtual Meetings

VIRTUAL MEETINGS           There have been many changes that have occurred in the past five months with the onset of the COVID-19 virus pandemic and the ensuing masking and social distancing guidelines.           The legal profession and the judicial system have instituted many new restrictions and regulations regarding […]
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Bar Brief-283-WVU Law Student Grants

WVU LAW STUDENT GRANTSThe Bar Foundation Board of Directors has approved the awarding of approximately $26,000 to more than three dozen WVU College of Law students who have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 virus pandemic. The vast majority of the funding for the special program was provided through a generous grant from the AccessLex […]
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Bar Brief-282-WVCAN Grant

WVCAN GRANT Child abuse and neglect cases have been on the rise across West Virginia for numerous years. To improve the administration of justice in these matters, the Bar Foundation’s Board of Directors has given them a high priority in the awarding of grants, especially to the Child Advocacy Centers which are on the front […]
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