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West Virginia Business Court marks unique place in legal system

Chris Galford Feb. 15, 2016, 12:46pm

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Business Court, a relatively recent addition to the state's legal system, is making an impact with its unique methodology. In April and May, lawyers from across the state will have an opportunity to interact with the justices of the two-year-old court division, as part of a seminar series hosted by the National Business Institute and partners from Bowles Rice. The seminars, to take place in Charleston and Morgantown, respectively, will seek to shine light on the co

Forums allow a chance to interact with Business Court

Chris Galford Feb. 11, 2016, 11:36am

CHARLESTON — The National Business Institute (NBI) has partnered with a law firm to moderate judicial forums in Charleston and Morgantown this spring. The upcoming seminars, set for May and April, will revolve around the West Virginia Business Court and judiciary takes on litigation, and will be managed by two Bowles Rice partners. Stuart McMillan and Andrew Fusco will each manage their own seminar, respectively.

Forums allow a chance to interact with Business Court

Chris Galford Feb. 2, 2016, 10:00am

CHARLESTON — The National Business Institute (NBI) has partnered with a law firm to moderate judicial forums in Charleston and Morgantown this spring. The upcoming seminars, set for May and April, will revolve around the West Virginia Business Court and judiciary takes on litigation, and will be managed by two Bowles Rice partners. Stuart McMillan and Andrew Fusco will each manage their own seminar, respectively.

Attorney shines light on West Virginia’s unique civil rights history with new book

Chris Galford Jan. 22, 2016, 9:34am

PARSONS — A West Virginia attorney has teamed up with the J.R. Clifford Project to release a book shining new light on some of the state’s old civil rights cases. Thomas Rodd recently published "Stories from West Virginia's Civil Rights History, A New Home for Liberty" under Quarrier Press, with the West Virginia public libraries as its main recipient. The book deals with what Rodd calls West Virginia's "unique" place in civil rights history and aims to improve public understanding.