BAR BLAST 4-30-2013

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April 30, 2013
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WVU Law Students Video Competition – Vote Now!

The voting has begun for the 2013 (Above the Law) Law Revue Video Contest. The West Virginia University College of Law is one of the top six schools. Finalists also include UVA, NYU, Columbia, Washington University and UCLA. Voting ends at midnight, on Wednesday, May 1. Click here to vote 

“Law School” (Payphone by Maroon 5 Parody) by Chocolate Ghost House

HIPAA Court Cases
The Executive Branch Privacy Management Team is compiling a list of court cases that address HIPAA issues.  The Team is asking lawyers who are currently dealing with these issues, or who have dealt with these issues in the past, to provide the case name, county, judge, issue and resolution to Wendy Elswick, Assistant Attorney General, on or before June 1, 2013.  Should you have any questions, Ms. Elswick can be reached at 304 356-4797.

West Virginia Law Review Inaugural Energy Issue
The West Virginia Law Review would like to share an exciting new tradition. The Law Review is very proud to announce the publication of the Inaugural Energy Issue, which will discuss the latest issues within energy law. Click here to view the fact sheet, which provides more detail on what the Energy Issue will include.

New Online Version of The West Virginia Lawyer
The West Virginia Lawyer has recently been launched on the State Bar 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.
Upcoming Events

MAY 2, 2013

Family Law Committee Spring CLE
Registration Limited to the first 50!
Location: State Bar Center – Charleston, WV

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MAY 4, 2013

Business Law Conference and Real Estate Lawyers Conference

Location: Glade Springs Resort
Sponsor: The West Virginia Bar Association

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MAY 7, 2013

Government Lawyers Committee CLE
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

MAY 8, 2013
WVCLE Litigation & Trial Presentations for Every Lawyer 
Location: Charleston, WV

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MAY 9, 2013
Annual Financial and Estate Planning Seminar
Location: Edgewood Country Club – Charleston, WV

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MAY 9, 2013
WVCLE iPad for Lawyers
Location: Huntington, WV

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MAY 10, 2013 at 5:30 p.m.
WV State Bar Annual Business Meeting
Location: Stonewall Resort – Roanoke, W.Va.

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MAY 18, 2013

Mountain State Bar Annual Meeting

Location:  The Mountaineer Conference Center in Beckley, WV.

About: Retiring professor Franklin D. Cleckley will be honored at the Saturday evening banquet.

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MAY 31, 2013
WV Association of Administrative Law Judges Annual Meeting and Seminar
Location: Charleston Civic Center

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JUNE 6-7, 2013
2013 Annual WVPDS Conference

Sponsor: WV Public Defender Services

Location: Glade Springs Resort and Conference Center, Daniels, WV

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JUNE 18-19, 2013
Basic Mediation Annual Training Sessions

Sponsor: The West Virginia State Bar’s ADR Committee

Location: Flatwoods, WV

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JULY 9-11, 2013: Martinsburg – Holiday Inn

JULY 15-17:  Charleston – Embassy Suites
Court Improvement Program (CIP)

Sponsor: Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia

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JULY 10, 2013
Advanced Mediation Annual Training Sessions

Sponsor: The West Virginia State Bar’s ADR Committee

Location: Flatwoods, WV

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August 15-17, 2013
127th Annual Meeting

Location: The Homestead
Sponsor: The West Virginia Bar Association

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