On September 3, 2015, public hearings were held before the State Bar’s Unlawful Practice of Law (UPL) Committee on concerns that had been received regarding non-lawyers representing claimants before state administrative agencies. In July 2018, the UPL Committee submitted a report to the West Virginia Supreme Court regarding the Committee’s findings on non-lawyer representation of […]
RE: Approval and Adoption of Revisions to the Governance Documents of the West Virginia State Bar – West Virginia State Bar Constitution, West Virginia State Bar Bylaws, West Virginia State Bar Administrative Rules, and Definition of the Practice of Law by order entered December 30th, 2019 and effective January 1, 2020, the State Bar Governance documents are adopted.
Nominations for Citizen Soldier, Young Lawyer, and Mentor of the Year must be received no later than noon on Monday, February 10, 2020. Citizen Soldier Nominations: The 2020 Citizen Soldier Award will be presented at the 2020 State Bar Annual Meeting. To obtain information regarding the awards process Click here. Young Lawyer of the Year Nominations: […]
Please consider sponsoring the West Virginia State Bar’s 2020 Annual Meeting. Sponsors are gratefully acknowledged and will be recognized in all email and hard copy publications of the State Bar through June of 2020. A board showing all sponsors, which will be posted at the Meeting, will remain on display at the State Bar Center […]
The State Bar website will be undergoing upgrades during the week of January 6, 2020. During the time the upgrades are being implemented, Bar members may experience some delays accessing www.wvbar.org. The State Bar Membership Portal will continue to be available during the upgrade time period and members may login at www.mywvbar.org. If you have questions […]