Bar Blast – June 11, 2019

June 11, 2019
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The time schedule to be followed on Keller issues is available on the State Bar’s website at  If any member has a question concerning this matter, please contact Anita Casey at The West Virginia State Bar at 304-553-7228 or by email at

The West Virginia State Bar Training Center 
is now open for reservations
In addition to the State Bar’s conference rooms being available to Bar members for mediations, client meetings and depositions, the renovation of the State Bar’s Training Center has been completed and is now available to Bar members for lunch meetings, seminars, and out-of-office training sessions for attorneys, their staff, and/or large groups of clients. The room is located on the lower level of the State Bar Center and will accommodate up to 35 attendees. If an attendee is unable to use stairs from the first floor to the lower level, the attendee may drive down the driveway on the far side of the Bar Center and enter the building at the bottom of the driveway.  In addition to a kitchen area that can be used for food service, there are handicap accessible restrooms available on the lower level.  Any Bar member who wants to reserve the Training Center or a conference room, may contact the West Virginia State Bar at 304-553-7220.  Reserving a room is free to Bar members.  

Upcoming Events

June 12-14, 2019
Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia Annual Meeting and CLE
Title:  The Changing Landscape of Litigation Practice in West Virginia
Location: Glade Springs Resort
Costs: $360 member; $460 non-member; $100 legal assistant; and $200 non-member legal assistant

June 20 – 21, 2019 
Host:  Public Defender Service 
Location:  Morgantown Marriott at Waterfront Place, 
Two Waterfront Place, Morgantown, WV 26501
Cost:  Lawyers $250Non-Lawyers $150 and;  Interns $50
MCLE credits:  The conference has been approved for 10.8 total hours of CLE credit by the WV State Bar, including 2.4 hours of substance abuse/attorney wellness/office management.Click here for itinerary
For more information contact Pamela Clark at

July 10, 2019 — SAVE THE DATE
Presented by representative of the Federal Trade Commission and West Virginia Attorney General’s Office
3.0 CLE credits
More information coming soon

July 24, 2019 9:00 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Resolution Beyond Trial –
A WV State Bar Advanced Mediation Training
Host:  State Bar ADR Committee
Location:  Bridgeport Conference Center, 350 Conference Center Way, Bridgeport, WV 26330
Cost:  $100.00
A block of hotel rooms are reserved for July 23, 2019 at Wingate by Wyndham, 350 Conference Center Way, Bridgeport, West Virginia.  The discounted rate is $94.00.  To receive the discounted rate, inform the hotel that you are attending the West Virginia State Bar’s event and use Block Code 072319WVS when making your reservation.  Wingate’s telephone number is 304-808-3000.  The cut off date, for making room arrangements, is June 23, 2019.
Approved for 7.0 CLE credits (includes 1.0 CLE in Elimination of Bias)
For more information contact Monica Haddad at

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