The Mountain State Bar Association will hold its annual MCLE on Friday, May 16, 2014. The Mountain State Bar Association has a great line up of speakers offering a total of six (6) MCLE hours including two (2) ethic hours. Join us at Big Sandy Super Arena in Huntington, West Virginia. Contact Attorney Dwight Staples for information 304-523-5732.
On January 13, 2014 nominating petitions were mailed via USPS to members in Districts 6, 7, 8, 9 & 10. When signed by the requisite number of members, the petition must be received, by mail, email or fax no later than midnight February 11, 2014, by the Executive Director of The West Virginia State Bar.
The National Energy and Sustainability Moot Court Competition at WVU Law is looking for volunteer judges. Judges are needed on March 27 at 9 a.m., 11 a.m., and 2 p.m.; March 28 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.; and March 29 at 9 a.m., 11 a.m., and 2:30 p.m. For the early rounds, a judge must be an attorney of good standing licensed to practice law in any state. Final round (March 29, 2:30 p.m.) judges must be a federal or state appellate judge. Now in its fourth year, the competition attracts exceptional law students from across the country. Interested parties should contact Marc Valentine at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information on the National Energy and Sustainability Moot Court Competition, visit http://energycomp.wvu.edu/.
The Administrative Office of the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia has set the interest rate at 7.00% percent for judgments and decrees entered during the 2014 calendar year. Click here for the order.
The State Bar’s Intellectual Property Law Committee is seeking a chairperson. If you are interested in serving as chairperson, and revitalizing the Committee’s activities, please contact Anita Casey at email@example.com or 304-553-7228.