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 36th Annual Meeting
Stonewall Resort
Roanoke, WV
May 16 - 18, 2018

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Substantive Group
Lunchtime Meetings

 

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Business/Commercial Law
Creditor's Rights Inaugural Meeting

March 22 , 2018
More information to come

 

Construction Law

  

Employment Law

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. 
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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.


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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.
 
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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

 
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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
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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 
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Member News
 




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


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Laurie Miller
Jackson Kelly PLLC
Receives
DRI Community Service Award



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


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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


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Recipients of the Diplomat Award
Not pictured:


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

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Attorney of the Year

Chuck R. Bailey
presented by Mark Hayes & Jill Rice



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President's Recognition Award
Jill McIntyre

presented by Jill Rice

 



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




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DTCWV Mixologist of the Year
Todd Mount

presented by Teresa Dumire


 

 


 

The Civil Justice Report

 

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