A notice will be mailed to all active members who have not completed both their reporting and fee payment in a few days.
Sixty (60) days after that notice is mailed, members will be automatically suspended and may not engage in the practice of law until reinstated.
If you wish to pay and report by paper, forms are available onThe State Bar’s website. There is a $10.00 processing fee for all paper submissions, which must be paid at the time of submission. Members who wish to file online and select to pay by check are not subject to the $10 processing fee.
If you have an interest in §1983 Prisoner Civil Rights cases and if you wish for an opportunity to provide Pro Bono service–this is your chance to serve! Please contact Laura H. Tatman, Judicial Assistant to United States Magistrate Judge Cheryl A. Eifert, U.S. District Court, Southern District of WV at (304) 529-5709.
The Court has proposed amendments to the Rules of Lawyer Disciplinary Procedure to increase membership of the Lawyer Disciplinary Board. The comment period will end on October 7, 2013, please send all comments to WV Supreme Court of Appeals Clerk’s Office.
September 24-25, 2013
West Virginia DRE Course
Location: Morgantown, WV – Waterfront Place Hotel
Drugged driving enforcement got heavy attention in the 2013 legislative session. Learn the details and defenses to the Drug Recognition Expert Protocol. 19.2 hours of WV CLE credit (1.2 hours of ethics is approved. Contact attorney Todd La Neve for details at: 304-624-1700 or tlaneve@8777WVLAWS.com.
The West Virginia State Bar is pleased to announce that nine 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. The cost is $100 per person. One of The State Bar’s Officers will attend each meeting.
64th Annual Meeting of the West Virginia Tax Institute
Location: Glade Springs, Daniels, WV
Host: WV Tax Institute – The West Virginia Bar Association, The West Virginia Society of Certified Public Accounts, The College of Law, the College of Business and Economics and West Virginia University.