Position Open for Commissioner  of WV Legislative Claims Commission

The West Virginia State Bar is seeking candidates for the position of Commissioner of the Legislative Claims Commission. The State Bar Board of Governors will nominate three (3) lawyers and will submit these names to the Speaker of the House and the President of the Senate for appointment to the Claims Commission. The term is for six (6) years. A minimum of ten (10) years’ experience as a licensed attorney is required. A full description of qualifications can be found in W.Va. Code Section 14-2-4 and 14-2-10, and compensation is provided for in W. Va. Code Section 14-2-8. This position involves hearing and deciding claims filed against state agencies and the Crime Victims Fund. The main offices of the Claims Commission are at the State Capitol with travel to other parts of the state for hearings. Some administrative law, mediation, or other judicial experience would be beneficial.
If you qualify for appointment, and would like to be considered for nomination, please send your resume, with any supporting information and/or letters of reference, to Anita R. Casey, Executive Director, The West Virginia State Bar, 2000 Deitrick Blvd., Charleston, WV 25311 or caseya@wvbar.org. Nomina



Fastcase Scheduled Maintenance

Fastcase will be unavailable due to a schedule maintenenance window over the weekend. It will be unavailable the evening of November 3 through 6am Sunday morning. This update will help Fastcase maintain a *faster* service, and allow us to stay ahead of large increases in Fastcase usage over the past year. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

2018 West Virginia State Bar Regional Meetings

Ten Regional Meetings will be held this fall. These meetings will provide 3.0 Continuing Legal Education credits in the areas of ethics, office management, substance abuse, and/or elimination of bias. Lunch will be included at each meeting. Each Regional Meeting will begin at 10:30 a.m. and will last until, approximately, 1:30 p.m. One of The State Bar’s Officers will attend each meeting.
DATE: October 9 -25, 2018 – 10:30AM – 1:30PM
CLE CREDIT: 3.0 credit hours including 3.0 of ethics
For more information or to register click on the location below.
Event Date
Location Registration Deadline
10/9/2018 Bridgeport, WV 10/3/2018
10/10/2018 Morgantown, WV 10/3/2018
10/11/2018 Wheeling, WV 10/3/2018
10/16/2018 Charleston, WV 10/10/2018
10/17/2018 Huntington, WV 10/10/2018
10/18/2018 Parkersburg, WV 10/10/2018
10/19/2018 Chapmanville, WV 10/10/2018
10/23/2018 Beckley, WV 10/15/2018
10/24/2018 Shepherdstown, WV
*Maximum Capacity 35
10/25/2018 Moorefield, WV 10/15/2018