Members of the Workers Compensation Board of Review Nominating Committee are accepting applications for a Board of Review opening. Applications should be sent to Anita R. Casey, Executive Director, West Virginia State Bar, 2000 Deitrick Boulevard, Charleston, West Virginia 25311 or to email@example.com. Applications must be RECEIVED by NOON on Wednesday, February 27, 2019. To review the legal authority, purpose, seat restrictions, compensation and other information on the Board of Review click here.
Questions can be directed to Brian Abraham at 304-558-2000.
On February 14, 2019 members in districts 1-5 (see list below) will be emailed information on how to submit votes for Board of Governor and Young Lawyer Section Executive Committee Nominees using the State Bar’s E-Voting system. Each member will be provided a specific link to vote for the nominees in his or her district. If you do not receive this link go to www.mywvbar.org, login and click “Vote Now”.
Voting will close at 11:59PM, Wednesday, March 20, 2019.
Questions on the operation of the voting system should be directed to Mike Mellace at firstname.lastname@example.org. Other questions should be directed to the Elections Committee via Anita R. Casey at email@example.com.
District County List
District 1: Brooke, Hancock and Ohio
District 2: Marshall, Pleasants, Tyler and Wetzel
District 3: Calhoun, Gilmer, Ritchie, Wirt and Wood
District 4: Clay, Jackson, Mason, Putnam and Roane
District 5: Cabell and Wayne
Member Art Display
The State Bar is pleased to announce the exhibition of the art work of State Bar Member Bill Gerwig at the State Bar Center. Mr. Gerwig’s oil on canvas display of 20 pieces will be available for viewing until the end of May 2019.
Call for Judges: 2019 National Energy and Sustainability Moot Court
The National Energy and Sustainability Moot Court Competition, hosted March 7-9 by WVU Law, is seeking volunteer judges. Early round judges must be attorneys of good standing licensed to practice law in any state. Final round (March 9, afternoon) judges must be a federal or state appellate judge. Now in its ninth year, the National Energy and Sustainability Moot Court Competition attracts exceptional law students from across the country. A record 29 teams are signed up to compete this year. To volunteer or for questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with “Judge 2019” in the subject line. For more information on the competition, click here.
Interpreting K-1s, W-2s and 1099s for Determining child support
Speakers: Mark Kelley, Esq. and David Epperly
Sponsor: Kanawha County Family Law Committee
Location: CPA at Voters Registration Room on Court Street
For more information contact Lyne Ranson at Lyne@lyneranson.com
March 26, 2019: 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Bench & Bar – A New Era
Sponsor: The West Virginia Bar Association
Location: The Robinson Grand Performing Arts Center, Clarksburg, WV
CLE: 1.0 credit, including 0.60 ethics
Speakers: Chief Justice Elizabeth D. Walker, Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia, and Honorable Thomas S. Kleeh, U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of West Virginia
Please join us at a networking reception with judges and lawyers from around the state and a program featuring newly-appointed and elected judges. Additional confirmed guests include WV Supreme Court Justice John A. Hutchison, Judge Michael J. Olejasz, and Judge Steven L. Shaffer. Sponsorship opportunities are available. Contact Tessa White at email@example.com.
March 28, 2019 – SAVE THE DATE
Family Law Issues – Free & Live Seminar
Sponsor: The West Virginia State Bar
Location: The State Bar Center – Charleston, WV and via video conference.
CLE: 3 CLE general credits
Speakers: Lisa Tackett, Lori Poletta-Davis and Major C. Scott Applegate
To all WVJLAP Participants, Volunteers, Board Members, and Members of the bench and bar who support or are interested supporting the mission of JLAP: You are invited to join us at Stonewall Resort in Roanoke, West Virginia for a weekend CLE conference, volunteer training, open board meeting and networking opportunity.
Location: The Charleston Coliseum and Convention Center
About: Cost is $130 and includes lunch. For more information contact Lyne@LyneRanson.com
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