The deadline for Reporting and Fee payment is on or before midnight, September 1, 2017. For information on how to complete this process go to www.wvbar.org.
Keller Notice to State Bar Members
The time schedule which will be followed on Keller issues is available on the Bar’s website at www.mywvbar.org/feeguidelines. If any member has a question concerning this matter, contact Anita Casey at The West Virginia State Bar at 304-553-7228 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Women Lawyers Committee
The State Bar is establishing a Women Lawyers Committee. If you are interested in joining the committee, contact Sandra Kinney at email@example.com
The State Bar is in need of volunteer attorneys on Tuesday evenings in September 2017 to field legal questions from the public as part of the “Tuesday Legal Connect” program.
Volunteers would work out of the Legal Aid of WV office located at 922 Quarrier Street in Charleston from 5:30pm-8:00pm.
If you would be interest in helping in September, please email David Frercks at firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible.
The current reporting period ends June 30, 2018. Required credits must be submitted and confirmed no later than July 31, 2018. Login to the member portal at www.mywvbar.org to check your CLE Transcript for credits submitted. If you have courses which list Approval Needed, please confirm, edit, or delete the credits reported by the sponsor.
New Strategic Plan
The West Virginia State Bar Board of Governors adopted a new strategic plan at its July Board Meeting. State Bar members can view the new strategic plan by logging into mywvbar.org and looking under the “Members” tab.
Notice of Public Comment Period on Proposed Model Chapter 13 Plan for the United States Bankruptcy Court for Southern District of West Virginia
The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of West Virginia has drafted a proposed Model Chapter 13 Plan for use in the southern district of West Virginia. The proposed Chapter 13 Plan is available on the Bankruptcy Court’s website (www.wvsb.uscourts.gov) or can be requested by sending a written request with a self-addressed stamped envelope, to the Bankruptcy Clerk’s office address below. Public comments on the proposed Model Chapter 13 Plan will be accepted through Monday, August 17, 2017, and can be filed by emailing the comments to email@example.com or by mailing comments to the Bankruptcy Clerk’s office at:
WVSB Clerk’s Office, Room 3200
300 Virginia Street, East
Charleston, West Virginia 25301
August 10-12, 2017
The West Virginia Bar Association Annual Meeting
WVBA’s 131st Annual Meeting at The Greenbrier
Click the link below to register, view the agenda, and access hotel reservation forms. When making your room reservation by phone, be sure to indicate that you are with the WVBA so you receive the special rate. Rooms are limited!
Timely seminars, great parties and outstanding food, fun golf, tennis, shooting, swimming and much more.
3-Hours CLE credit in law office management, elimination of bias and ethics
*The State Bar may have different instructors at the various locations. The order of presentation may also vary. Each session will be fifty minutes of instruction time.
Trust Accounts 101
Presenters: Counsel from the West Virginia Office of Disciplinary Counsel
A Guide to the CourtPlus Initiative
Presenters: Personnel from the Division of Circuit Clerk Services at the Supreme Court of Appeals
The Stranger in Yourself
Recognizing and Exploring Bias in Today’s Culture
Presenter: LTC Kelly Ambrose, Staff Judge Advocate – United States Army
Dates & Locations: All meetings will be held from 10:30am-1:30pm
October 3 – University of Charleston – Charleston
October 4 – Guyan Country Club – Huntington
October 5 – The Blennerhassett – Parkersburg
October 10 – Tamarack – Beckley
October 11 – McFarland House – Martinsburg
October 12 – South Branch Inn – Moorefield
October 13 – Giovanni’s – Chapmanville
October 24 – Oliverio’s Restorante – Bridgeport
October 25 – Lakeview Resort – Morgantown
October 26 – Oglebay Resort – Wheeling