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  • Board of Governors and Young Lawyers Elections 
    Nominating petitions for Districts 1,2,3,4 and 5 were sent out to active members on January 15, 2019. Nominating Petitions must be received, by mail, email or fax no later than midnight  February 11, […]
  • Nominations for Citizen Soldier, Young Lawyer and Mentor of the Year 
    Nominations for Citizen Soldier, Young Lawyer and Mentor of the Year must be received no later than 11:29 p.m. on February 11, 2019. Citizen Soldier Nominations: The 2019 Citizen Soldier Award 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 […]
  • 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.”