Bar Blast – May 7, 2019

May 7, 2019
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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.
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Upcoming Events

May 10 – 12, 2019
8th Annual Lawyer Leadership Institute
Host: WV Bar Foundation
Location: Stonewall Resort
The Institute will provide newer lawyers with education and professional training.  12 CLE Credit Hours including 4.2 Hours of Legal Ethics/Lawyer Wellbeing Credits.
Contact Tom Tinder to make your reservations–304-343-9823, or WV Bar Foundation, P.O. Box 4845, Charleston, WV 25364.

May 16, 2019
Financial & Estate Planning Seminar 
Sponsor:  WV Bankers Association, the WV Society of CPAs, and the WV State Bar Probate Law Committee
Location: Edgewood Country Club, Charleston, WV
Registration will close on May 10, 2019 (Payment must be made at time of registration.)
To register for the seminar, go to:
To register for the reception & dinner, e-mail Terry Mathias:, cost is $75 per person

May 21, 2019: 9am-12pm  FREE & LIVE CLE
Opportunities, Logistics and Ethics of Pro Bono Work by Government Lawyers
Sponsor: The West Virginia State Bar Government Lawyer Committee
Location: The State Bar Center – Charleston, WV and via video conference.
CLE: 3.0 Attendance Credits
Due to limited space at the State Bar Center, in person attendance at this seminar will be capped at 35 people. Please register early if you plan to attend in person. If you do not receive a confirmation of registration you will only be able to attend this seminar via video conference.

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 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
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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