The State Bar has again received notice of several phishing/solicitation scams. Members need to be careful in responding to any email from an individual they do not know.
New Online Version of The WV Lawyer The WV Lawyer has recently been launched on our website as an e-magazine. This online magazine features flipping pages and instant viewing of any of the digital magazine archives without having to download a large file. To check out the new online version of the magazine click here.
Bar Foundation Fellows
The West Virginia Bar Foundation and its fifteen member Board of Directors have selected the lawyers and members of the judiciary to be members of the 2013 class of Bar Foundation Fellows. They will be honored at the Annual Dinner which has been set for Thursday, April 25, 2013, at the Marriott Hotel in Charleston, beginning at 6:30 PM.
Congratulations to new members of the Board Of Governors and Young Lawyers Executive Committee
New members of the Board of Governors are:
District 1 – Gail Kahle
District 2 – Frederick Dean Rohrig District 3 – Jodie M. Boylen
District 4 – Wayne King
District 5 – S. Douglas Adkins
New members of the Young Lawyers Section:
District 2 – Joeseph Canestraro
District 5 – Eric Anderson.
Celebrate the State’s 150th Birthday with West Virginia Reunion Kits
The West Virginia Department of Commerce is again offering reunion kits for people coming home to the Mountain State in 2013. Perfect for reunion planners, the kits welcome people to West Virginia by providing everything needed to celebrate this important birthday, including postcards, state highway maps, travel guides and goodie bags.
Donations for Afghanistan Children’s Support Center
Commander William R. Hinerman and the West Virginia State Bar Veterans and Military Affairs Committee would like to offer the members of the WV State Bar the opportunity to send items to the human rights organization Women for Afghan Women. The organization opened the Children’s Support Center in 2009 to provide shelter, food, clothes, and education to the children.The children are in need of clothes, school supplies, or even small toys.
Interested in hiring a law student to work in your office this summer? Thinking of adding another lawyer to your firm or organization? The WVU College of Law’s Career Services office can help you find a great candidate. It is free and easy to register and post jobs on our job board; just click here
Location: State Capitol Complex – Charleston, WV About: A live and interactive presentation on ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS IN PUBLIC SECTOR LAW, created by the American Bar Associations’ Government & Public Sector Lawyers Division