WV Supreme Court establishes task force for lawyer well-being

The Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia has established the West Virginia Task Force on Lawyer Well-Being to make recommendations on how to address mental health and substance abuse issues in the legal profession. Below is a link to the Supreme Court Press Release and an article from the Gazette Mail.

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Dana Tippen Cutler from “Couples Court with The Cutlers” Speaking at 2018 Annual Gathering

Dana Tippen Cutler is one of our speakers at the The 2018 Annual Gathering of the West Virginia State Bar. She is also co-host of “Couples Court With The Cutlers“. Check out her show before coming to see her discuss “We Are Who We Are,
But is That All We’ll Ever Be? (Implicit Bias and Its Impact on the Practitioner),” on April 9, 2018 at the Greenbrier.

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ACCESS TO JUSTICE FOUNDATION AWARDED GRANT FROM WEST VIRGINIA STATE BAR

Press Release

Contact:
Anita R. Casey
Executive Director
304-553-7228
caseya@wvbar.org

 

ACCESS TO JUSTICE FOUNDATION AWARDED GRANT FROM

WEST VIRGINIA STATE BAR

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Charleston, wv, FEBRUARY 19, 2018:  The West Virginia State Bar is pleased to announce a grant of $ 74,277.00 to the Access to Justice Foundation.  The grant money is to be used as seed money by the Access to Justice Commission, housed at the West Virginia University College of Law, to hire a part time director for the Commission and to make several specific grants to organizations charged with providing legal information and services to the public.

 

According to State Bar President Meshea L. Poore “the objective and purpose of the West Virginia State Bar is to protect the interests of the public and to advance the administration of justice. We could not be more delighted to support Dean Bowman and the West Virginia University College of Law with this seed money. We have all confidence that, through the Access to Justice Commission and the College of Law many West Virginians will be helped.”