The Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia is currently seeking candidates for the position of Administrative Director. This position is responsible for all administrative aspects of the Court and reports directly to the Supreme Court Justices. Position posting details, applications, and instructions are available at www.courtswv.gov.
Keller Notice to State Bar Members
The time schedule which will be followed on Keller issues is available on the Bar’s website at https://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.
Proposed Revisions to Governance Documents
The Supreme Court of Appeals is Requesting Comment on Proposed Revisions to the Governance Documents for the West Virginia State Bar – the proposed revisions are set forth in the Court’s order. Click here
to view the order. Comment period expires August 14, 2018
Click here to view highlights of the proposed revisions.
Request for Public Comment
The Court is requesting public comment on proposed amendments to the Rules for Admission to the Practice of Law in West Virginia. Please review the attached order and file comments by August 15, 2018. Click here to view the order.
Lawyer Disciplinary Board Request for Public Comments
The Lawyer Disciplinary Board is soliciting public comments on the following Legal Ethics Opinion. Comments may be emailed to to email@example.com. Deadline for submissions: September 20, 2018. Click Here to view the “CONFLICTS IN A PUBLIC DEFENDER’S OFFICE” LEO.
July 11, 2018
Negotiation Skills for Advocates and Mediators-An Interactive Process
Advanced Mediation Training
Host: State Bar ADR Committee
Location: Bridgeport Conference Center
Approved for 7.5 CLE credits
A block of hotel rooms has been reserved at Wingate by Wyndham, 350 Conference Center Way in Bridgeport, at a discounted rate ($80) for the event. In order to receive the discounted rate, inform the hotel that you are attending the West Virginia State Bar’s event when making your reservation. The number is 304-808-1000. The code to give to the hotel to get the discounted rate is CGBAR2.
Location: State Bar Center and broadcast statewide via video and tele-conference
Approved for 3.0 CLE general credits
Click here to register for live attendance (Live attendance is limited to the first 35 registrants)
Click here to register to attend via video conference
Announcing the Dates and Locations for the 2018 Regional Meetings
Registration and further information will be announced in the coming months.
October 9, 2018 – Oliverio’s – Bridgeport
October 10, 2018- Lakeview Resort – Morgantown
October 11, 2018 – Oglebay Resort – Wheeling
October 16, 2018 – University of Charleston – Charleston
October 17, 2018 – Guyan Country Club – Huntington
October 18, 2018 -The Blennerhassett – Parkersburg
October 19, 2018 – Giovanni’s – Chapmanville
October 23, 2018 – Tamarack – Beckley
October 24, 2018 – Bavarian Inn – Shepherdstown
October 25, 2018 – South Branch Inn – Moorefield
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