The West Virginia State Bar is pleased to announce, congratulate and welcome the newest members of The State Bar Board of Governors and the Young Lawyers Executive Committee:
BOARD OF GOVERNORS
District 11 – Courtney A. Kirtley – Summersville
District 12 – J. Burton Hunter III – Buckhannon
District 13 – William J. O’Brien – Bridgeport
District 14 – Monica N. Haddad – Morgantown
District 15 – Mark E. Gaydos – Kingwood
District 16 – Floyd “Kin” Sayre, III – Martinsburg
African American Representative – Kameron T. Miller – Charleston
YOUNG LAWYER EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
District 11 – Roger L. Lambert – Fayetteville
District 12 – W. Clinton Carte – Marlinton
District 13 – Landon S. Moyer – Bridgeport
District 14 – Eric M. Hayhurst – Morgantown
District 16 – April D. Mallow – Moorefield
African American Representative – Nicole A. Cofer – Charleston
October 13-29, 2015: The West Virginia State Bar will hold nine Regional Meetings this fall. These meetings will provide 3.0 Continuing Legal Education credits including 2 credits in the areas of ethics, office management, substance abuse, and/or elimination of bias. The seminars have only been approved for CLE credit in West Virginia. Lunch will be included at each meeting. Each Regional Meeting will begin at 10:30 a.m. and will last until, approximately, 1:30 p.m. The cost is $100 per person. One of The State Bar’s Officers will attend each meeting.
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Dates and Locations:
October 13 – Tamarack – Beckley
October 14 – Clarion Inn – Shepherdstown
October 15 – South Branch Inn – Moorefield
October 20 – University of Charleston – Charleston
October 21 – The Blennerhassett – Parkersburg
October 22 – Guyan Country Club – Huntington
October 27 – Oliverio’s – Bridgeport
October 28 – Waterfront Place Hotel – Morgantown
October 29 – Oglebay Resort – Wheeling
Click date or location above to register online.
BAR FOUNDATION FELLOWS DINNER
APRIL 23, 2015-CHARLESTON MARRIOTT HOTEL
The WV Bar Foundation Board of Directors is very pleased to announce the outstanding members of the 17th class of Bar Foundation Fellows.
The criteria for the Fellows is “those judges and lawyers whose professional, public and private careers have demonstrated outstanding dedication to the welfare of their communities and honorable service to the legal profession with the individuals selected reflecting the diverse nature of the legal profession in West Virginia.”
Since 1999, the Bar Foundation’s Board of Directors has selected just more than 300 lawyers and judges to be Fellows from the more than 5,000 WV lawyers and judges.
The Annual Reception and Dinner to honor the 2015 class will be held on Thursday, April 23, at the Marriott Hotel in Charleston. The well attended event (black tie optional) begins at 6:00PM and the cost is $150 per person or $1,500 for a table of ten persons.
The 2015 class of Bar Foundation Fellows includes:
Professor Gerry Ashdown-Morgantown
Chief Judge Gina Groh-Martinsburg
Judge Mike Kelly-Charleston
Judge James Mazzone-Wheeling
Judge Dan O’Hanlon-Huntington
Tracey Weber, III-Weston
Please contact Tom Tinder to make your reservations—(304)-343-9823, firstname.lastname@example.org or WV Bar Foundation, P. O. Box 4845, Charleston, WV 25364.
The 2015 edition of the membership directory is now available. Log into the Membership Portal at www.mywvbar.org, click on the Members drop down menu and then click Membership Directory to download the .pdf file.Click here for instructions and tips on how to navigate the digital version of the directory. If you wish to order a paper version click here for the order form. Please note you may be contact by Legal Directories (Dallas, TX) about purchasing a new membership directory.
On January 13, 2015 nominating petitions were mailed via USPS to members in Districts 11-16 and the African American Representative. When signed by the requisite number of members, the petition must be received, by mail, email or fax no later than midnight February 10, 2015, by the Executive Director of The West Virginia State Bar.
Board of Governors Nominating Petition
Young Lawyers Section Nominating Petition
African American Representative Nominating Petition