The WV Office of Disciplinary Council has advised that bar members in Pennsylvania, Texas and Maryland have reported receiving an email claiming a grievance has been filed against them and giving them 10 days to respond. The email invites them to “click here” for more information. None of the disciplinary agencies are responsible for these emails. […]
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The West Virginia State Bar is excited to present a new member benefit. Endorsed by 45 states, and more than 50 local bar associations, LawPay is proud to be the preferred payment partner of more than 35,000 law firms. Designed specifically for the legal industry, LawPay provides attorneys with a simple, secure, and online way to accept […]
Freedom of Information Act Requests should be directed to Anita Casey Executive Director of the West Virginia State Bar and send via USPS or to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The West Virginia State Bar is establishing a section of our website where members can post information or concerns they have regarding fraudulent emails, phishing scams or cyber threats. The CYBER ALERTS section will be located under the “For Attorneys” tab. Click Here to view the new section.Members are encouraged to post any information they […]
Charleston, WV – A WV State Bar member recently reported being hit with a wire fraud issue twice in the last year, and another law firm recently wired fund to the wrong account based on a fraudulent e-mail. In both cases a realtor’s e-mail account was hacked. In the first case, the buyer received alleged wire […]