News

News

  • State Bar Regional Meetings – Registration Now Open
     Ten 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 […]
  • Reprint of State Court Rules
    In August a reprint of the 2016 Michie’s West Virginia State Court Rulesvolume was issued.  Due to errors and omissions in the previously issued 2016 volume, as well as the supplement thereto, […]
  • Email Scam Targets Lawyers With Fake Announcements & Warnings
    According to a recent article from the ABA Journal, new email scams with fake disciplinary warnings & bar announcements are targeting lawyers throughout the country. Click here to view the ABA […]
  • Pro Bono Assistance Needed
    The West Virginia State Bar needs more volunteers to sign up to provide pro bono basic legal advice on West Virginia Online Legal Help (WVOLH).  WVOLH is a website where low-income West Virginians […]
  • Disaster Legal Assistance: Attorney Training
    On Thursday, July 7, 2016, Legal Aid of West Virginia held a webinar to provide attorneys with background information about FEMA benefits, disaster unemployment compensation, replacement of important […]
Mission Statement
“The objects of the West Virginia State Bar shall be to protect the interests of the public; to advance the administration of justice and the science of jurisprudence; to improve the relations between the public and the bench and the bar; to uphold and elevate the standards of honor, integrity, competency and courtesy in the legal profession; and to encourage cordial relations among its members.

It is the purpose of the West Virginia State Bar to give effect to the pertinent rules of the supreme court of appeals of West Virginia, and to perform the functions expressed in this constitution and by-laws.”

Article II. Objects and Purposes. Constitution of The West Virginia State Bar