CHICAGO, June 15, 2020 — The American Bar Association today announced the launch of the ABA Racial Equity in the Justice System website, which is a central clearinghouse of ABA-related information and resources for attorneys, the legal profession and the public on a wealth of issues addressing bias, racism and prejudice in the justice system […]
The leadership of the West Virginia State Bar has been deeply troubled by the death of George Floyd in Minnesota. The unrest we are witnessing stems from a desperate yearning for equal justice among all people in this Nation, whose heritage is rooted in protest against injustice. Now is an important time to remind ourselves […]
Swearing in of the 2020-2021 State Bar officers will take place on Friday, June 5, 2020 beginning at 3:00 p.m. The ceremony will be available for on the Supreme Court’s website courtswv.gov.
The West Virginia Board of Law Examiners, with the approval of the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia, plans to proceed with the administration of the Uniform Bar Examination on July 28 and 29, 2020. Further information for applicants is available on the Court’s website at http://www.courtswv.gov/legal-community/board-of-law-examiners.html.
The Bar acknowledges and thanks Past-President Thomas J. Hurney, Jr. for preparing the attached summary of protocols for reopening West Virginia State Courts and United States District Courts. Click here to view the “Guide”