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
Join the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, the WVU College of Law, and the West Virginia State Bar at the WVU College of Law on January 22, 2018-5:30-7:00PM- as we connect with other law industry leaders and launch the 2017-2018 1L Mentoring Program. The evening will include networking, cocktails, and hors d’oeuvres. To RSVP, click here.
December 22, 2017 – 9:00am – 12:00pm
December 25, 2017 – CLOSED
January 1, 2018 – CLOSED
PLEASE NOTE: We may be short staffed over the holiday season. If you have any issues getting in contact of a staff person and need immediate assistance please contact Anita Casey at firstname.lastname@example.org.
On December 7, 2017 a few members of the State Bar received phishing emails with the subject “FYI” If you received this email please delete it and do not open the attachment. Below is a screenshot of the details.
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