For more information click on Events in Tool Bar

Young Lawyer Happy Hour
Black Sheep Burrito & Brews
May 23, 2019
5:30 - 7:30 pm

Member and Summer Clerk Social
The Recovery Grill
600 Virginia Street, E., Charleston
Thursday, June 7, 2019
5:00 - 7:00 pm

Legal Assistants/Paralegals of Southern West Virginia
15th Annual Seminar & Meeting
June 7, 2918
Jackson Kelly Charleston Offices


2019 Annual Meeting
The Resort at Glade Springs Resort
June 12-14, 2019

 Registration Form 

Approved CLE Credits: 
11.60 MCLE Credits
Including 2.20 Ethics

9.75 MCLE Credits
Including 1.75 Ethics

7.25 MCLE
Including 1.75 Ethics

Sponsor Form

Morgantown Member
& Summer Clerk Social

Bartini Grill
320 Town Center Drive, Morgantown
June 20, 2019
5:30 - 7:30 pm


Trial Academy
Substantive Group
Lunchtime Meetings


For more information click on Events in Tool Bar

Business/Commercial Law

Creditor's Rights

Lunchtime Meeting
May 6, 2019
Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC

Construction Law


Employment Law

Energy Law

Governmental Liability Committee
Lunch & Learn

Thursday, April 4
Bailey & Wyant Charleston Office

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 
2018 37th annual meeting sponsors. 
here for the complete list.

Click Here to OPen

2019 Sponsorship Form


   WV Law Updates 

2019 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

Neva Lusk
Receives Prestigious DRI Award

Neva Lusk, DTCWV Past President, Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC, recently received the
DRI Mary Massaron Award
for the Advancement of Women in the Legal Profession during the Women in the Law Awards Luncheon in San Diego.
This award is created for a person who stands as an innovator and role model and one who has made significant efforts to advance women in the legal profession.


2018-2019 Officers

L-R:  Erik Legg, President 
Jill Mcintyre, Im. Past President
Mark Hayes, Vice President
Teresa Dumire, Treasurer

Todd Mount, Secretary


Attorney of the Year

John Palmer, IV


 Young Lawyer of the Year
Nathaniel Kuratomi


 Member Newsletter
Article of the Year

Bernard Vallejos
Presented by Chuck Bailey


 Young Lawyer Newsletter
Article of the Year

Raymond Harrell, Jr.




DTCWV Mixologist

Susan Snowden




The Civil Justice Report



Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia
P. O. Box 527, Charleston, WV 25322-0527
304-344-1611, 304-344-4711 fax