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CHARLESTON — The Brennan Center has gone to bat for a Republican state Supreme Court candidate in his legal battle over public financing.
CHARLESTON -– The state Supreme Court has approved a three-year pilot program to help attorneys who have addictions, or physical or mental health conditions that affect their ability to practice law.
CHARLESTON – In addition to nearly 20 ethics complaints, a St. Albans attorney is contending with two cases from former clients seeking recovery of retainers they say he failed to earn.
CHARLESTON – A Putnam County family law judge again is accused of showing ill-temper toward a litigant.
CHARLESTON – Actions and comments by state Supreme Court candidate Tish Chafin’s campaign are drawing the attention of critics.
CHARLESTON – West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Brent Benjamin, in a separate opinion released last week, says he disagrees with a majority ruling in November that a redistricting plan for the state House of Delegates is constitutional. Read More
CHARLESTON – A Fayette County attorney’s failure to comply with a directive she undergo a medical examination has resulted in her temporary suspension.
CHARLESTON – The state Supreme Court has disciplined a Raleigh County attorney for her lack of diligence in settling a Boone County woman’s estate.
CHARLESTON – The former chairman of the West Virginia Democratic Party is suing the secretary of state and members of the State Election Commission in federal court, saying the matching funds provision of the Supreme Court’s public campaign financing pilot program is unconstitutional. Read More
CHARLESTON – A Putnam County family law judge facing disciplinary action for his lack of professionalism in a Hurricane pastor’s divorce could be held in contempt if he fails to render a decision in another divorce by next week.