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  • Position Open for Commissioner  of WV Legislative Claims Commission
    The West Virginia State Bar is seeking candidates for the position of Commissioner of the Legislative Claims Commission. The State Bar Board of Governors will nominate three (3) lawyers and will […]
  • Sponsor our 2019 Annual Meeting
    Please consider sponsoring the West Virginia State Bar’s 2019 Annual Meeting.  Sponsors are gratefully acknowledged and will be recognized in all email and hard copy publications of the State Bar […]
  • 2018 West Virginia State Bar Regional Meetings
    Ten Regional Meetings will be held this fall. These meetings will provide 3.0 Continuing Legal Education credits in the areas of ethics, office management, substance abuse, and/or elimination of […]
  • Keller Notice to State Bar Members
    The time schedule which will be followed on Keller issues is available on the Bar’s website at If any member has a question concerning this matter, […]
  • Lawyer Referral Service Upgrade
    The West Virginia State Bar Lawyer Referral Service was recently upgraded to a new system. Clients seeking attorneys now have the ability to request a consultation or find contact information for an […]
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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.”