Bar Blast – September 18, 2018

September 18, 2018
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1st & 12th Judicial Circuit Vacancies
The Judicial Vacancy Advisory Commission is currently receiving applications to fill the judicial vacancy on the 1st Judicial Circuit Court serving Ohio, Brooke and Hancock Counties. The Judicial Vacancy Advisory Commission is also currently receiving applications to fill the judicial vacancy on the 12th Judicial Circuit Court serving Fayette County. Candidates must submit their completed applications by no later than 5:00 p.m. on October 9, 2018. The deadline for submittal of letters of recommendation or comment is October 16, 2018. Applications and instructions are available at www.governor.wv.gov. For more information about the application process, please call Ashley Summitt at 304-558-2000. Interviews will be held in Charleston on October 23 and 24, 2018.

Volunteers needed for Tuesday Legal Connect
The State Bar is in need of 2 volunteer attorneys on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 to field legal questions from the public as part of the “Tuesday Legal Connect” program.
Volunteers would work out of the Legal Aid of WV office located at 922 Quarrier Street, Charleston, WV from 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm.
If you would be interested in helping on September 25th, please email David Frercks at dfrercks@lawv.net as soon as possible.

The Leadership Council on Legal Diversity 
Law School Mentoring Program
LCLD has developed the Success in Law School Mentoring Program, a comprehensive initiative for first-year law students from diverse backgrounds based on the principles of legal excellence and personal involvement. 

We need 19 mentors for our 2018-2019 Leadership Council for Legal Diversity program.  If you are interested in participating in this program, please contact Ashley Pack at Dinsmore & Shohl at 304-357-9937 or ashley.pack@dinsmore.com.

Upcoming Events

September 19, 2018 – 10AM-1PM
FREE AND LIVE SEMINAR
Employment Law CLE
Host: The West Virginia State Bar
Location: Steptoe & Johnson PLLC Office – Bridgeport, WV and by Video Conference
CLE: 3 credit hours
Click Here to register to attend via video conference
Click Here to register for live attendance (Live attendance is limited to the first 55 registrants)

October 9 -25, 2018 – 10:30AM – 1:30PM
West Virginia State Bar Regional Meetings
CLE: 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
10/15/2018
10/25/2018 Moorefield, WV 10/15/2018

October 28-30, 2018
69th Annual Meeting of the West Virginia Tax Institute
Host: The West Virginia Tax Institute
Location: Morgantown Marriott at Waterfront Place -Morgantown, WV
CLE: 16.4 credit hours including 1.0 of ethics
Further information, including registration information, can be found at www.wvtaxinstitute.com or by calling Ilena Thomas at 304-624-6555.

November 13, 2018 – 10AM-1PM
FREE AND LIVE SEMINAR
Veterans & Military Affairs Annual CLE
Host: The West Virginia State Bar Veterans & Military Affairs Committee
Location: Huntington V.A. Medical Center – Huntington, WV
CLE: 3 credit hours
Registration & Agenda Coming Soon

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In Memory of 2018-19

It is with sorrow that The West Virginia State Bar recognizes the death of the members of the State Bar since the last Annual Meeting.

 

Stephen R. Brooks, Wheeling
William Rankin Craig, Charlotte, NC
James T. Dailey, Jr., Kingwood
William M. Frazier, Huntington
Linda Wichman Hager, Barboursville
William D. Hague, Pittsburgh, PA
Eric Kitcho, Mount Lebanon, PA
Michael Paesani, Proctorville, OH
Charles Arthur Rea, Nicholasville, KY
Ronald Robertson, Jr., Point Pleasant
Donald E. Santee, San Antonio, TX
Steven Lewis Story, Pomeroy, OH
Kenneth C. Tallman, Charleston
William W. Upton, Charleston
H. Lane Young, II, Atlanta, GA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bar Blast – September 11, 2018

September 11, 2018
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The Leadership Council on Legal Diversity 
Law School Mentoring Program
LCLD has developed the Success in Law School Mentoring Program, a comprehensive initiative for first-year law students from diverse backgrounds based on the principles of legal excellence and personal involvement. 

We need 19 mentors for our 2018-2019 Leadership Council for Legal Diversity program.  If you are interested in participating in this program, please contact Ashley Pack at Dinsmore & Shohl at 304-357-9937 or ashley.pack@dinsmore.com.

Upcoming Events

September 14-15, 2018 – 8:30AM to 5:30 PM
Introductory Interdisciplinary Collaborative Practice Training CLE
Host: The Collaborative Practice Training Institute (CPTI),
Location: University of Virginia, Northern Virginia Center, Falls Church, Virginia
CLE: 18.20 credit hours including 2.40 Ethics/Office Mgmt/Substance Abuse/Elimination
If you are interested in collaborative divorce, this training meets the IACP standards for Introductory Interdisciplinary Collaborative Practice Training.

September 19, 2018 – 10AM-1PM
FREE AND LIVE SEMINAR
Employment Law CLE
Host: The West Virginia State Bar
Location: Steptoe & Johnson PLLC Office – Bridgeport, WV and by Video Conference
CLE: 3 credit hours
Click Here to register to attend via video conference
Click Here to register for live attendance (Live attendance is limited to the first 55 registrants)

October 9 -25, 2018 – 10:30AM – 1:30PM
West Virginia State Bar Regional Meetings
CLE: 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
10/15/2018
10/25/2018 Moorefield, WV 10/15/2018

October 28-30, 2018
69th Annual Meeting of the West Virginia Tax Institute
Host: The West Virginia Tax Institute
Location: Morgantown Marriott at Waterfront Place -Morgantown, WV
CLE: 16.4 credit hours including 1.0 of ethics
Further information, including registration information, can be found at www.wvtaxinstitute.com or by calling Ilena Thomas at 304-624-6555.

November 13, 2018 – 10AM-1PM
FREE AND LIVE SEMINAR
Veterans & Military Affairs Annual CLE
Host: The West Virginia State Bar Veterans & Military Affairs Committee
Location: Huntington V.A. Medical Center – Huntington, WV
CLE: 3 credit hours
Registration & Agenda Coming Soon

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Sponsor our 2019 Annual Meeting

Please consider sponsoring the West Virginia State Bar’s 2019 Annual Meeting.  Sponsors are gratefully acknowledged and will be recognized in all email and hard copy publications of the State Bar through June of 2019.  A board showing all sponsors, which will be posted at the Meeting, will remain on display at the State Bar Center until the 2020 Annual Meeting.
Sponsorship Opportunities Include:
Copper Sponsorship:  $1,500

  • Company logo on website and in Bar Blast
  • Company logo on signs at event and at State Bar Center
  • 2 dinners for Sunday banquet
  • A table for exhibiting with two chairs for Sunday and Monday
  • Introduction at the banquet and at Monday afternoon sponsor break
  • Recognition of all sponsors (as a group) in the Bar Blast and in the State Bar magazine

Silver Sponsorship:  $3,500

  • All of Copper (see itemizations above)
  • 1 free specialized marketing email blast before the Meeting
  • 1 free specialized marketing email blast “thank you” following the Meeting
  • Sponsorship of one speaker – sponsorship will be noted on signage at the Meeting
  • 1 room for Sunday night, April 7, paid for by the State Bar at the Embassy Suites (includes room cost – incidentals are at the expense of the individual)

Gold Sponsorship:  $5,000

  • All Copper and Silver (see itemizations above)
  • 2 free (total) specialized marketing email blasts before the Meeting
  • 2 free (total) specialized marketing email blast “thank you” announcements following the Meeting
  • Sponsorship of the banquet with recognition given in all publications and on the Bar website
  • 2 rooms (to be used in any combination of Saturday/Sunday/Monday April 6, 7 or 8, paid for by the State Bar at the Embassy Suites (includes room cost – incidentals are at the expense of the individual)

The State Bar has negotiated an excellent rate with the Embassy Suites for rooms during the Meeting and for the three days preceding and following the event at $134 for a single or double room.  To avail yourself of this rate, contact the Embassy Suites at 1-800-362-2779 or www.charleston.embassysuites.com. On the website, check “rooms and rates” between April 4 and 10, 2019.  Use reservation code G19.  Reservations must be made by 5:00 p.m. EST on March 4, 2019, in order to obtain the discounted rate.

We anticipate attorneys and judges from all around the state to be in attendance.  You will have the opportunity to see old friends, colleagues, and build new professional and personal relationships.

Sponsorship Inquiry

If you are interested in sponsoring at the Annual Meeting, please call Anita Casey at 304-553-7228 or click here for the application.  Completed applications must be received by March 18, 2019, so arrangements can be made with Embassy Suites.  If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the State Bar at 304-553-7220.

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
10/15/2018
10/25/2018 Moorefield, WV 10/15/2018