Bar Blast – May 21, 2019

May 21, 2019
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The State Bar will be mailing orange postcard reminders, in June, regarding membership reporting and fees for the July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020 fiscal year.  Please be sure to log into the membership portal and verify or update your contact information by JUNE 1, 2019.

2019 State Bar Membership Directory Now Available
The 2019 edition of the membership directory is now available online to members.
To download a digital version or print a copy click here.
To purchase a paper version click here for the order form.

Upcoming Events

May 22, 2019: 8:00am-5:00 pm       
Sponsor: The Kanawha County Family Law Committee
Location: The Charleston Coliseum and Convention Center
Cost:  $130.00
CLE:  8.90 CLE credits including 2.20 Office Management

May 31, 2019: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Mountain State Bar Association Annual CLE and Luncheon
Sponsor: Mountain State Bar Association
Location: The Charleston Coliseum and Convention Center
For more information contact Cheryl Henderson at

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
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.
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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