Public Notice for Appointment of a New Magistrate Judge

Southern District of West Virginia
Public Notice for Appointment of a New Magistrate Judge

The Judicial Conference of the United States has authorized the appointment of a full-time United States magistrate judge for the Southern District of West Virginia at Bluefield.
The current annual salary of the position is $185,012.00. The term of office is eight (8) years.
A full public notice for the magistrate judge position is posted in the office of the clerk of the district court at Room 2400 Robert C. Byrd United States Courthouse, 300 Virginia Street, East, Charleston, WV 25301. The notice is also available on the court’s Internet website at www.wvsd.uscourts.gov
Interested persons may contact Teresa L. Deppner, Clerk of the United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia, for additional information and application forms. The application form is also available on the court’s website.
Applications must be submitted only by applicants personally and must be received by July 22, 2015.

College Summit Seeking Volunteer Writing Coaches

College Summit West Virginia is a nonprofit that operates in low-income areas to raise the college-going rate among high school students. College Summit works to empower students, supporting them in the college application process.
College Summit West Virginia is currently looking for individuals to serve as Writing Coaches. Volunteers are given private suites to stay in on the college campus where the workshops take place and are provided meals as well. All training is provided as well to equip the Writing Coach to work with a team of 4-6 students on their personal essay portion of their college application.
College Summit West Virginia workshops this summer will take place on the campus of West Virginia State University. The dates for the workshops are July 16-19 and July 23-26.
Lawyers make especially good Writing Coaches due to the use of the Socratic method in coaching the students through their personal essays.
Interested applicants can click here to apply or contact Nikole Kinder at 304-730-1707 or nkinder@collegesummit.org.

Annual Professional Limited Liability (PLLC) Organization Renewals

In order to insure that your PLLC is in compliance with the laws of The State of West Virginia, you need to file an annual renewal application with The State Bar. Any change in the corporate organization from the prior year must be reported and COPIES OF CURRENT CERTIFICATES OF INSURANCE ARE REQUIRED. Every PLLC must also register an email address.

If your organization renewed online previously click here to login.  PLLC Annual Renewals are due by July 1, 2015.  If you have questions concerning PLLC reporting requirements contact Anita R. Casey at 304-553-7228 or caseya@wvbar.org. If you have questions concerning the process for online filing contact Mike Mellace at 304-553-7223 or mellacem@wvbar.org.