• Membership ID Online Application
    CHARLESTON, WV—May 22, 2017 – Members of the West Virginia State Bar who have a valid WV driver’s license are now able to complete the application for their Bar Membership ID card online. With […]
  • The Importance of Law Day and the 14th Amendment
    The Importance of Law Day and the 14th Amendment Lawyers, let’s share our passion for constitutional democracy By Linda A. Klein President, American Bar Association Here are four legal puzzlers: An […]
  • 2017 State Bar Regional Meetings
    2017 State Bar Regional Meetings: October 3-26, 2017 – SAVE THE DATE! Dates & Locations: October 3 – University of Charleston – Charleston October 4 – Guyan Country Club […]
    CHARLESTON, WV, APRIL 3, 2017: The West Virginia State Bar is pleased to announce new officers and members of The West Virginia State Bar Board of Governors for 2017-2018. New officers are Meshea L. […]
  • Email Spoofing
    On Tuesday March 21st, State Bar President McGhee reported that fraudulent emails are being sent out to bar members using his email address. The individual that is sending these emails is requesting […]
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