Please spread the word among your staff, family and friends that voting for judicial candidates will ONLY take place on Tuesday, May 10. The winners on May 10, will be our new judges. There will be no judicial elections in the fall.
Updated Contact Information
All State Bar Members are asked to login to the “Membership Portal” to verify their contact information. Please go to https://www.mywvbar.org/members/profile and login to confirm your information before May 20, 2016.
Judicial Benchbook for Child Abuse and Neglect Proceedings
CIP also published an online Juvenile Law Guide this year, available at this link. The guide gives an overview of West Virginia juvenile law and court procedures. It is intended to provide a framework for understanding the state’s juvenile justice system and to be a training tool for juvenile justice system personnel, law enforcement, students, and the public. Questions? Contact Nikki Tennis at Nikki.Tennis@courtswv.gov.
April 21, 2016
WVCLE Employment Law Seminar
Location: West Virginia University Medical Center – Charleston Division in Charleston, WV
If you would like to register for this seminar or for more information, please CLICK HERE or call (304) 293-7255.
April 22, 2016 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Family Law Basic Training
Host: Legal Aid of WV
Location: The session will take place live at Legal Aid’s Charleston office & will be available via videoconference at Legal Aid’s local offices.
CLE: 4 CLE credits are pending, including 1 Ethics credit.
About: Attendance at this CLE is free if the participating attorney agrees to take 1 case pro bono for advice or representation through Legal Aid during 2016. RSVP to David Frercks at firstname.lastname@example.org or 304-343-3013 ext. 2138.
April 22, 2016: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
The West Virginia State Bar Animal Law Committee Animal Law Seminar
Host: The West Virginia State Bar Animal Law Committee
Location: Capitol Conference Center, Capitol Street, Charleston, WV
6.6 credit hours approved
Topics include: Animal Law: A View from the Bench, Pet Trusts, Assistance Animals, Pet Custody, Prosecuting Animal Crimes
Federal Criminal Justice Act (“CJA”) Panel Seminar
Host: Offices of the Federal Public Defender for the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia
Location: Glade Springs Resort, Daniels, West Virginia
This seminar is open to all members of the bar who are on the CJA panels for either the Northern and Southern Districts of West Virginia as well as those members who are on the CJA training panels. Please contact Kim Lancaster at Kim_Lancaster@fd.org to register.
May 14, 2016
Mountain State Bar Association Annual Meeting
Host: Mountain State Bar Association
Location: Bluefield, WV at Fincastle Country Club
Questions? Contact Cheryl Henderson at email@example.com