On July 23, 2020, the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia entered an order approving amendments to the Notice of Appeal form attached as Appendix A to the Rules of Appellate Procedure. The amendments modify three portions of the Notice of Appeal form: Sections 15 and 18 and the Appellate Transcript Request Form. Notably, […]
On July 23, 2020, the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia entered an order approving amendments to Rule 38 of the Rules of Appellate Procedure. By that order, effective September 1, 2020, facsimile filing is eliminated in the Office of the Clerk of the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia. The amendments provide […]
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.