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CHARLESTON – For engaging in a repeated pattern of deception to his clients, his colleagues and himself, the state Supreme Court has disbarred a former Charleston attorney.
CHARLESTON –- In the course of a just over a week, a Jackson County attorney was disbarred and sentenced for her conviction last year on meth-related charges. The state Supreme Court on Jan. 13 ordered the disbarment of Ravenswood attorney … Read More
CHARLESTON – Nearly a year after his conviction on tax evasion charges, the state Supreme Court has disbarred a Wood County attorney. The Court on Jan. 13 ordered the annulment of Richard A. Hayhurst’s license. The Court’s action was in … Read More
CHARLESTON – Tax preparer Jackson Hewitt couldn’t convince the Supreme Court of Appeals to review a decision defining it as a credit broker for purposes of a class action.
CHARLESTON — Middle schools and high schools around West Virginia this winter are performing mock trial transcripts they wrote themselves as part of the Supreme Court’s West Virginia Law Adventure program. Unlike other mock trial programs in which students perform … Read More
CHARLESTON — Acting Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin on Friday issued a proclamation calling for a special gubernatorial election to be held this fall.
CHARLESTON – A Putnam County attorney may soon be out of work for his mishandling of a Winfield woman’s personal injury suit. The state Supreme Court on Jan. 13 voted unanimously to hear the case of Lawyer Disciplinary Board v. … Read More
CHARLESTON – For failing to communicate with three clients, the state Supreme Court has issued a mild rebuke to a Harrison County attorney. The Court on Oct. 27 reprimanded Clarksburg attorney April D. Conner. The Court’s decision came in response … Read More
CHARLESTON – Prior to her reprimand last year, records show the state Bar instructed April Conner on three separate occasions to communicate better with her clients. According to her disciplinary file, Conner had three complaints lodged against her in successive … Read More
CHARLESTON – The state Supreme Court has followed suit with the Pennsylvania high court in disbarring a Pittsburgh attorney. The Court on Jan. 13 ordered the annulment of Arthur Louis Bloom’s license. The Court’s action came in response to the … Read More
CHARLESTON – Prior to his disbarment, Arthur Bloom was admonished by the state Bar for representing an Ohio couple in their medical malpractice suit in Wood County while his license was suspended. According to his disciplinary file, the only complaint … Read More
CHARLESTON — Those groups and individuals who called for a special gubernatorial election sooner rather than later say they are pleased with the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals’ ruling on Tuesday.
CHARLESTON — Acting Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin must call a special election for governor for sometime later this year, according to the state Supreme Court.
CHARLESTON – Fifty-five percent of costs from liability claims against nursing homes flow to lawyers, a friend of the Supreme Court of Appeals argues in three pivotal cases the Justices will hear on Wednesday, Jan. 18. American Health Care Association, … Read More