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 members and by […]
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New WVU College of Law Dean

‌NEW WVU COLLEGE OF LAW DEAN In January, a new Dean for the WU College of Law was announced— Amelia Smith Rinehart. She is the associate dean of academic affairs and professor at the University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law. Her appointment at WVU Law will begin June 30.   In the formal […]
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It’s Up To You

The Bar Foundation and its Board of Directors respectfully request that You make an end of the year donation by 12:00 Midnight on December 31, 2020.   Your personal contribution will be used to support child abuse and neglect prevention programs, legal services for low income citizens, public education, WVU College of Law student scholarships […]
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Virtual Lunch and Laughs-October 23, 2020

The Bar Foundation Board of Directors is pleased to announce the 10th Annual Lunch and Laughs With Legal Legends honoring Ellie and Ed Flowers, two true legends in West Virginia’s legal profession and judiciary.         The event will be held on Friday, October 23, 2020, from 12:00 Noon to 1:00 PM and will be held […]
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Lawyer Leadership Institute-Cancelled

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 8th Lawyer Leadership Institute, set for May 10-12, 2020, has been cancelled.The Bar Foundation Board of Directors has already scheduled the highly regarded event for May 21-23, 2021, at the Stonewall Resort in Roanoke, WV.We are very pleased to announce that Antero Resources Corporation has agreed to serve as […]
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Bar Foundation Fellows Dinner

With the COVID-19 pandemic and the daily announcements of recommendations and restrictions relating to meetings, gatherings, social contacts and personal interactions, the Bar Foundation leadership is in the process of determining a new date for the 2020 Bar Foundation Fellows Dinner. The 22nd annual event had been set for Thursday, April 23, at the Charleston […]
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Lunch and Laughs Honoree-Ken Gray

LUNCH AND LAUGHS HONOREE-KEN GRAY The WV Bar Foundation’s Board of Directors is very pleased to invite members of the judiciary, the legal profession and the general public to attend the 9th Lunch and Laughs With A Legal Legend on Friday, September 13, 2019, at the Erickson Alumni Center in Morgantown, beginning at 11:30 AM, […]
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Lawyer Leadership Institute-May 10-12, 2019

      The 8th Lawyer Leadership Institute, sponsored by Antero Resources, is set for May 10-12, 2019, at Stonewall Resort near Weston. The Institute is a weekend session to provide newer lawyers with specific education and professional training that will enable them to become leaders in the legal profession, in their communities and in the State. […]
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Bar Foundation Fellows Dinner

The WV Bar Foundation Board of Directors, consisting of three judges and twelve lawyers from all parts of the state and all types of law practice, announces the 21st class of Bar Foundation Fellows! The criteria for Bar Foundation Fellows is those judges and lawyers whose professional, public and private careers have demonstrated outstanding dedication […]
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Public Service Scholarships

PUBLIC SERVICE SCHOLARSHIPS The Bar Foundation Board of Directors is pleased to announce that its Public Service Scholarship has been equally divided between two outstanding first year students at the WVU College of Law, both of whom are from right here in West Virginia. James Jolly, the Director of Marketing and Communications at the Law School […]
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