Nominations for Citizen Soldier, Young Lawyer and Mentor of the Year must be received no later than 11:29 p.m. on Monday, March 12, 2018.
Citizen Soldier Nominations:
The 2018 Citizen Soldier Award will be presented at the 2018 Annual Gathering of The West Virginia State Bar at the Charleston Marriott. To obtain information regarding the awards process click here
Young Lawyer of the Year Nominations
The 2018 Young Lawyer of the Year Award will be presented at the 2018 Annual Gathering. To obtain information regarding the awards process click here
Mentor of the Year Nominations
The 2018 Mentor of the Year Award will be presented at the 2018 Annual Gathering. To obtain information regarding the awards process click here
The upgraded WV Online Legal Help is here! The website’s new name is West Virginia Free Legal Answers. It is the state of West Virginia’s site as part of the ABA Free Legal Answers national site. Volunteers will find it similar to WV Online Legal Help, but much more user friendly. We hope you’ll enjoy using this upgraded site to continue helping vulnerable West Virginian’s receive free civil legal advice! If you have questions regarding West Virginia Free Legal Answers click here.
Attorneys that were registered on wvonlinelegalhelp.org can use their email address and password to login to the new https://wv.freelegalanswers.org to answer questions. To register as a new attorney account click here.
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 this new service, Bar members will be able to submit an application and pay for their membership ID card application electronically. Bar members can choose to have their membership ID card mailed to them directly or pick up their ID card in person at any West Virginia DMV location. Members who choose to pick up their ID cards in person must present the receipt from the online transaction at the time of pick up.
Bar members in need of a membership ID card should go to www.wvbar.org or visit the Drivers section on the West Virginia DMV’s Online Services Portal found at www.go.wv.gov/selfservice.
This new online service was developed at no additional cost to members by the West Virginia State Bar in Partnership with WV.gov.
The West Virginia Judicial and Lawyer Assistance Program (WVJLAP) is pleased to announce that on September 20, 2017, the WV Supreme Court amended the rules, to incorporate confidential assistance to all West Virginia Judges, as well as Lawyers, Law Students, and Bar Applicants! Please visit our website at wvjlap.org for further information and services.