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CHARLESTON – A recent opinion by the state Supreme Court will help avoid future attempts at collusion by plaintiff’s and insured parties, an attorney involved in the case said Monday. Read More
CHARLESTON — Two West Virginia Supreme Court justices will participate in Read Across America Day events honoring the March 2 birthday of the late Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss. The justices’ participation in the events is part … Read More
CHARLESTON – Administrative Law Judge Paul Marteney tied West Virginia courts into knots when he rescinded pay raises for six Division of Natural Resources employees.
CHARLESTON – Under West Virginia law anyone who intends to sue the state must give 30 days notice, but Justices of the Supreme Court of Appeals appear ready to strike down that law.
CHARLESTON — The AARP Foundation, West Virginia ElderWatch and AARP West Virginia are co-sponsoring an AARP National Legal Training Project Workshop on Elder Financial Abuse and Exploitation on Wednesday, at the Marriott Charleston Town Center.
CHARLESTON – Wayne King of Clay must give up his law license for at least 60 days because he broke rules of professional conduct in borrowing from a client. The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals suspended King Feb. 16. … Read More
CHARLESTON – Like a contestant on a quiz show, attorney Raymond Byrd of Wheeling searched for answers worth millions. Byrd did not appear on television. He appeared at the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals in defense of a 30 … Read More
CHARLESTON – Valerie Whittaker served almost two years in prison for killing her boyfriend, but she continues trying to prove she shot him in self defense. On Feb. 14, attorney David Smith of Bluefield asked the West Virginia Supreme Court … Read More
CHARLESTON – Thomas Auxier of Indore represented himself before the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals and did better than some lawyers do. Auxier won his case, convincing the Justices to erase a $300 contempt order. Justice Joseph Albright said, … Read More
CHARLESTON — It just goes to show how two juries can hear the same evidence and come to two different conclusions. Read More
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Larry Starcher recently hired an attorney who was pardoned for a 1984 robbery.
CHARLESTON – How do you get a West Virginia Supreme Court justice to stand in frigid temperatures, broadcasting to a statewide audience as the sun rises on a cold February morning?
CHARLESTON – Lawyers who collected 30 percent for cleaning up a dirty coal lease continue to collect 30 percent under the lease they negotiated in its place. Now, the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals must decide whether the Wheeling … Read More