A vacancy on the Board of Governors for District 3 has occurred. It is the decision of the State Bar Board of Governors that the vacancy should be filled by election of the members from that District. The member elected will serve until April of 2019.
Consistent with the bylaws for regular elections, nominations for the Board will be by written petition signed by not less than 10 members of District 3. Nominees must be active or active but not practicing members who have their principal office for the practice of law in District 3. The counties comprising District 3 are Calhoun, Gilmer, Ritchie, Wirt and Wood.
A nominating petition is included. A copy of the nominating petition can also be found on The State Bar website under the For Attorneys tab, under Forms. When signed by the requisite number of members, the petition must be received, by mail, email or fax no later than midnight December 7, 2017, by the Executive Director of The West Virginia State Bar, 2000 Deitrick Boulevard, Charleston, WV 25311-1231; email@example.com; or fax 304.553.7228. If multiple copies of the petition are used, they must be sent together. At least one petition must bear the signature and acceptance of nomination by the member being nominated. Note that Article IV, Section 6, of the bylaws states, in pertinent part: No member shall sign more than one nominating petition in any year.
The new Board member will be required to attend all Board of Governor meetings through April of 2019, including the meeting of January 19, 2018.
If I may provide you with additional information about the Board of Governors and its activities, or about the election process,please do not hesitate to Anita Casey at 304.553.7228 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CLICK HERE FOR THE NOMINATING PETITION
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The State Bar Center will be sponsoring an opening reception to showcase the work of Charleston Catholic High School seniors at the State Bar Center on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 from 5:00pm-7:00pm. The showcase is part of a continuing collaborative partnership between the State Bar and local high schools & colleges. Click here for more information
The West Virginia Lawyer Disciplinary Board, End of Practice Committee, announces the completion and approval of Establishing a Succession Plan: A Guide to Protecting your Clients’ Interests in the Event of Your Disability, Retirement, or Death. The Guide provides information on why and how to prepare for a planned, or unplanned, closure of your law practice. The Guide provides checklists and forms, along with suggestions on how to best accomplish a closure of your practice as smoothly as possible for your clients, you and the loved ones you leave behind in the event of your death or disability.
Click here for the guide.
Questions regarding the Guide should be directed to the Office of Disciplinary Counsel at 304-558-7999.