• 2019 National Celebration of Pro Bono Attorneys
    October 20-26, 2019: To help celebrate the 2019 National Pro Bono week, The West Virginia State Bar invites it’s Bar members to participate in one of our committee sponsored volunteer programs. […]
    The State Bar is pleased to announce the exhibition of the art work of Saint Joseph Central Catholic High School students at the State Bar Center.  The students’ oil on canvas display of 17 […]
    The renovations to the State Bar’s Training Center have been completed and can be reserved by Bar members. The Training Center is located on the lower level of the State Bar Center and has the […]
  • Succession Planning Pre-Recorded Seminar – FREE CLE
    The WV State Bar held a Succession Planning Seminar on Tuesday, April 30, 2019. Attorneys interested in watching the pre-recorded seminar and earning online CLE credit can view the video below. […]
  • LAWS – Legal Advancement for West Virginia Students
    The Supreme Court invites attorneys to contact their local high schools and middle schools and offer to help students learn about the appellate court system and prepare for LAWS, which is available […]
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“The objects of the West Virginia State Bar shall be to protect the interests of the public; to advance the administration of justice and the science of jurisprudence; to improve the relations between the public and the bench and the bar; to uphold and elevate the standards of honor, integrity, competency and courtesy in the legal profession; and to encourage cordial relations among its members.

It is the purpose of the West Virginia State Bar to give effect to the pertinent rules of the supreme court of appeals of West Virginia, and to perform the functions expressed in this constitution and by-laws.”

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