For more information click on Events in Tool Bar

YL Book Drive
All DTCWV Members

New and Gently Used Children's Books
Read Aloud West Virginia

Pre-k-5th Grade Reading Levels

Deadline, Monday, November 25, 2019

Drops Off-Sites:
Pullin Fowler Flanagan - Beckley
Farrell, White & Legg - Huntington
Steptoe & Johnson - Morgantown
Jackson Kelly - Martinsburg
Flaherty - Wheeling
Shuman McCuskey Slicer - Charleston


  1. 2020 Annual Meeting
    Marriott Resort
    Myrtle Beach Grande Dunes
    June 7-10, 2020

    2019 Sponsor Form


Trial Academy
Substantive Group
Lunchtime Meetings


For more information click on Events in Tool Bar

Business/Commercial Law

Creditor's Rights

Construction Law


Employment Law

Energy Law

Governmental Liability Committee

Insurance Law

Medical Liability

Product Liability

 Safety and Health

Young Lawyers

Workers’ Compensation

For more information on meetings listed above please check our Events Calendar or contact pschultz@dtcwv.org


        Annual Meeting Sponsors      

Please patronize our 
2019 37th annual meeting sponsors. 
here for the complete list.

2019 Sponsorship Form


   WV Law Updates 

Adoption of Amendments to Trial Court Rules 11.02 and 15A, and Rule 6 of the Rules of Practice and Procedure for for Family Courts No. 19-Rules-11
Relating to Electronic Filing

At a Regular Term of the Supreme Court of Appeals, continued and held at Charleston, Kanawha County, on September 12, 2019, the attached order was made and entered.  

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2019 WV State Bar Membership Directory Now Available

The 2019 edition of the membership directory is now available online to members. 
To download a digital version or print a copy 
click here. To purchase a paper version click here for the order form.

Immigration Court EOIR Numbers for 
WV Attorneys Now Available Without 
Out-of-State Travel

An attorney wanting to appear in Immigration Court, will need to be licensed in any State and have an Executive Office for Immigration Review ("EOIR") number.  The attorney will needed to fill out the ERegistry form online at:  

https://www.justice.gov/eoir/ECAS and then go to the any Immigration Court to have his/her ID checked.  The EOIR number is good for life.  James Roder of the Department of Justice has offered to complete the process for any attorney who fills out the ERegistry form online.  For more information contact James Roder at james.roder@usdoj.gov.


ABA Free Legal Answers

The website for the ABA Free Legal Answers program has been updated. There has been an increase in activity since the update with more questions submitted by users looking for legal help. For those attorneys who currently serve as volunteers, please be sure to check the site regularly as there are new questions being submitted daily. If you are not currently serving as a volunteer attorney for the program, but would like to do so, please visit the ABA's Free Legal Answers website by clicking here.

2018 State Bar Membership Directory

The 2018 edition of the membership directory will be available soon. To advance purchase a paper version, go to www. legaldirectories.com




Member News

2019-2020 Officers

  Mark Hayes, President 
Erik Legg, Im. Past President
Teresa Dumire, Vice President
Todd Mount, Treasurer

Susan Snowden, Secretary


Diplomats of the Year

Neva Lusk
Not Present:  Michael Cimino
Presented by Todd Mount & Jill Rice


 Member Newsletter
Article of the Year

Steve Wellman
Presented by Todd Mount


 Young Lawyer Newsletter
Article of the Year

Michael Taylor
Presented by Todd Mount



DTCWV Mixologist

Jane Harkins
Presented by Teresa Dumire




The Civil Justice Report



Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia
P. O. Box 527, Charleston, WV 25322-0527
304-552-7794, 304-344-4711 fax