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 Credits Approved:
WV 11 General Credits, incl. 1.0 Ethics
OH 9.25 General Credits, incl. .75 Ethics
Pending:  KY

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Substantive Group
Lunchtime Meetings


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Business/Commercial Law
Creditor's Rights Inaugural Meeting

March 29, 2018
More information to come


Construction Law


Employment Law
April 4, 2018
12:00 pm

Energy Law

Insurance Law

Medical Liability

May 16, 2017

Product Liability

 Safety and Health

Workers’ Compensation

For more information on meetings listed above please contact pschultz@dtcwv.org


        Annual Meeting Sponsors      

Please patronize our 
2017 35th annual meeting sponsors. 
here for the complete list.

2018 Sponsorship Form


   WV Law Updates 

Updated Privacy Related Legal Resources


The West Virginia Executive Branch recently updated its HIPPA Preemption Analysis.There is also a summary and flow chart explaining the mechanics of HIPPA preemption. Additionally, the Executive Branch's Privacy Requirements Document was recently updated, and provides a summary of all privacy laws impacting the enterprise. Both are revised annually to support internal privacy compliance, and may be useful to others as a resource. Any questions may be directed to Sallie Milam, WV's chief privacy officer, at 304-766--2646 X57624 or sallie.h.milam@wv.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

Adoption of Amendment to Rule 9.0 of the Rules for Admission to the Practice of Law in West Virginia 

 At a Regular Term of the Supreme Court of Appeals, continued and held at Charleston, Kanawha County, on September 20, 2017, the following order was made and entered:
Click here to view the order
Corrections to Rules of Professional Conduct and Lawyer Disciplinary Procedure
  The West Virginia State Bar and the Office of Disciplinary Council want to notify attorneys that certain sections of Michie's West Virginia Code Annotated, State Court Rules 2016 are incorrect. Correct links to the incorrect sections are as follows: 
Lawyer Disciplinary Procedure 3.29
Rules of Professional Conduct 1.14
Rules of Professional Conduct 7.1 



Member News

2018 DTCWV
Board of Governors
Interest Form

2018 DTCWV Member
Mixologist Competition



2018 DTCWV Annual Meeting
Donation Drive


DTCWV 2018

Board of Governors'
 Interest Form

Katherine Mullins,
Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
has been named the
DTCWV Young Lawyer Chair
Nate Kuratomi,
Jenkins Fenstermaker, PLLC
is the new
Vice Chair


Laurie Miller
Jackson Kelly PLLC
DRI Community Service Award

John Cuttino, DRI President
Presents Laurie Miller
DRI Lifetime Community Service Award During Ceremonies at the
Chicago Annual Meeting


Highlights of the Annual Meeting

2017-2018 Officers

L-R:  Erik Legg, Vice President 
Jill Mcintyre, President
Jill Rice, Immediate Past President
Teresa Dumire, Secretary
Mark Hayes, Treasurer


Recipients of the Diplomat Award
Not pictured:

Lee Murray Hall
Thomas J. Hurney, Jr.
Robert L.. Massie


Attorney of the Year

Chuck R. Bailey
presented by Mark Hayes & Jill Rice


President's Recognition Award
Jill McIntyre

presented by Jill Rice



DTCWV Young Lawyer of the Year
Briana Marino
presented by Jill Rice and Mark Hayes



DTCWV Mixologist of the Year
Todd Mount

presented by Teresa Dumire




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