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CHARLESTON — One more candidate has joined the list of those looking to join the state Supreme Court.
CHARLESTON – State Supreme Court Justices granted the city of Wheeling a new trial in an age discrimination case because a juror failed to disclose that she had sued her employer.
CHARLESTON – A Raleigh County attorney faces disciplinary charges she failed to diligently settle an estate of a Boone County woman. The Lawyer Disciplinary Board on Sept. 30 filed a single-count statement of charges against Karen E. Acord accusing her … Read More
CHARLESTON – For the next year, Menis E. Ketchum has two objectives as chief justice of the state Supreme Court –- write opinions and cut the budget.
CHARLESTON – A Cross Lanes attorney has decided against contesting a statement of charges against him, and opted to surrender his law license. The state Supreme Court on Jan. 19 accepted the motion of the Lawyer Disciplinary Board that Martin … Read More
CHARLESTON – Records show prior to his disbarment, Martin R. Smith Jr. failed to communicate with two clients about their cases. Not included in the July 2011 statement of charges that lead to his disbarment earlier this month were complaints … Read More
CHARLESTON – A Berkeley County judge correctly ordered the former owner of a 54-acre subdivision to pay Centra Bank more than $1 million, the Supreme Court of Appeals has decided. On Jan. 13, the Justices ruled that Berkeley Circuit Judge … Read More
CHARLESTON –- A Monongalia County attorney is accused of unethical conduct in three cases –- two civil, and one criminal –- in as many years. The Lawyer Disciplinary Board on Sept. 26 filed a three-count statement of charges against Jennifer … Read More
CHARLESTON -– The Administrative Office of the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia has set the interest rate at 7.00 percent for judgments and decrees entered during the 2012 calendar year. A law passed in the 2006 legislative session … Read More