The West Virginia State Bars Unlawful Practice of Law Committee is pleased to announce the new online system for Pro Hac Vice submissions. Starting February 18, 2014, all Pro Hac Vice Admission requests should be directed towww.mywvbar.org/phvad .
The new system will allow payment of filing fees on line and will expedite the submission process significantly. Paper submission will still be accepted, however online submissions are encouraged.
The 2014 edition of the membership directory should be available in late February. Instructions on free download will be available soon. If you wish to order a paper version click here for the order form.
L.E.O. Approved by the Lawyer Disciplinary Board
The Lawyer Disciplinary Board approved the following L.E.O. at its January 17, 2014 meeting: L.E.O. 2014-01: “The duty of counsel to treat all persons represented by a Guardian Ad Litem the same as any other person or party in terms of prohibited direct contact”.
Legal Fellows Opportunities with US Attorney’s Office, NDWV
On Monday, February 24 at Noon at the WVU College of Law, Bill Ihlenfeld, the US Attorney for the Northern District, will be speaking about opportunities within his office through a Legal Fellows Program, as well as opportunities for part-time work as a Special Assistant US Attorney. All positions are unpaid, but provide invaluable litigation experience, and can serve as transition period between law school and full-time practice, or assist those who are re-entering the profession. This session is aimed at providing general information, and will be an opportunity for those in attendance to learn more about the US Attorney’s office. Questions? Contact Assistant Dean for Career Services – Amber Brugnoli at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Host: WV State Bar
This event has been approved for 6 hours of MCLE including 3 hours of ethics/law office technology. Details coming soon.
May 15, 2014
Finance and Estate Planning Seminar
Location:Edgewood Country Club – Charleston, WV
Host: WV State Bar Probate Law Committee & WV Bankers Association
May 16, 2014
Mountain State Bar Annual MCLE
Location: Big Sandy Superstore Arena – Huntington, WV
The Mountain State Bar Association has a great line up of speakers offering a total of six (6) MCLE hours including two (2) ethic hours. Contact Attorney Dwight Staples for information 304-523-5732. Click here for the event brochure