Please spread the word among your staff, family and friends that voting for judicial candidates will 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 28, 2016
Bar Foundation Fellows Dinner
Host: The West Virginia Bar Foundation
Location: The Marriott, Charleston, WV
Please contact Tom Tinder to make your reservations
May 3, 2016 – 9am-5pm
Kanawha County Family Law CLE Seminar
Host: Kanawha County Family Law Bench-Bar Committee
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