Unlawful Practice of Law (UPL) Public Hearing LOCATION CHANGE Advocacy by Non-Lawyers before WV Administrative Proceedings

The open hearing scheduled by the West Virginia State Bar’s Unlawful Practice of Law Committee on the issue of whether the appearance by non-lawyers in an advocacy role in state administrative proceedings constitutes the unlawful practice of law will have a location change to the Ceremonial Courtroom at the Kanawha County Courthouse located at 409 Virginia St. E., Charleston, WV 25301.  The hearing will still take place on September 3, 2015, beginning at 11:00 a.m. All speaking slots have been filled.  If you wished to speak and did not register with the State Bar, you may submit your written presentation at the hearing or by emailing it to State Bar Executive Director Anita Casey at caseya@wvbar.org no later than 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 3, 2015.

Lunch and Laughs With a Legal Legend

Charity Roast of WVU President E. Gordon Gee

The WV Bar Foundation’s Board of Directors invites members of the judiciary, the legal profession and the general public to attend the 5th Lunch and Laughs With A Legal Legend on Friday, September 11, 2015, at the Erickson Alumni Center in Morgantown, beginning at 11:30 AM, where the honored guest will be WVU President E. Gordon Gee.

This is an event not to be missed. Three “roasters” will have the opportunity to tell stories and tales about President Gee, who served as a Professor and the Dean of the WVU College of Law approximately 30 years ago, and then he will have an opportunity to respond and make comments. The proceeds from the Lunch will be divided between President Gee’s favorite charitable activity and Bar Foundation grants.

Sponsorships of $2,000 are provided a reserved table with 10 seats. Individual tickets can be purchased for $60. A majority of the amount is tax deductible.

Please contact the Bar Foundation to make reservations—  tom@wvbarfoundation.org —– 304-343-9823—P. O. 4845, Charleston, WV 25364.

A Good Time for a Good Cause!