Crislip CHARLESTON -- Flaherty Sensabaugh Bonasso is pleased to announce that Alaina N. Crislip, Kurt E. Entsminger, Shawn C. Gillispie and Frances M. Rollins have been elected members.
Whalen BRIDGEPORT -- Steptoe & Johnson welcomes new associate Sean P. Whalen to the firm. Whalen joins the firm's energy team, concentrating in the areas of oil and gas law.
CHARLESTON -- Allen Guthrie & Thomas is pleased to announce that Peter G. Markham has been made a member of the firm.
Criswell CHARLESTON -– Dinsmore & Shohl is pleased to announce three attorneys who recently were appointed partners in the firm's Charleston office: Staci Criswell, Brian Moore, and J.E. White.
CHARLESTON –- A gay coal miner is suing Spartan Mining Company, a Massey subsidiary, after he claims his co-workers in several of the mines have repeatedly harassed him because of his sexual orientation.
CHARLESTON -- A Hanley woman is suing McDonald's after she claims she was injured while working.
CHARLESTON -- A Charleston man is suing Medford Trucking and Elk Run Coal Company after he claims they are responsible for his father's death.
HUNTINGTON -- A Georgia woman is suing Tri-State Transit Authority for injuries her mother sustained when attempting to board a bus.
HUNTINGTON -- A man is suing the West Virginia Regional Jail and Correctional Facility Authority and a correctional officer after he claims he was injured while incarcerated.
CHARLESTON -- The State Law Library will host the monthly meeting of Kanawha Valley Relatives as Parents (KV-RAP) at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 8.
Andre BRIDGEPORT -- Steptoe & Johnson welcomes Robert J. Andre III, of counsel, to the firm.
Moore CHARLESTON -- Brian Moore, a partner in Dinsmore & Shohl's Charleston office, was recently elected Director of Generation Putnam for 2011.
CLARKSBURG -- Harrison Circuit Judge Thomas A. Bedell has ordered DuPont to pay $70 million as part of a settlement in a case involving the alleged contamination of a Harrison County community by the company.
Tomblin CHARLESTON -- The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has scheduled oral arguments in the lawsuit over a possible gubernatorial special election for next week.
Rodriguez MORGANTOWN – A Weirton attorney is suing former West Virginia University and newly fired Michigan football coach Rich Rodriguez over problems with the purchase of the coach's Morgantown home.
CHARLESTON -- Acting Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has announced the selection of Jeffrey M. Shawver to serve as Deputy General Counsel, replacing Mary Claire Davis.
CHARLESTON -- Acting Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has announced the selection of Jason C. Pizatella to serve as Legislative Director in the Governor's office. The appointment is effective immediately.
Parker BRIDGEPORT -- Steptoe & Johnson welcomes new associate Carlie M. Parker to the firm. Parker will focus her practice in the area of general litigation.
Rose BRIDGEPORT -- Steptoe & Johnson welcomes new associate T. Clark Rose to the firm. Rose joins the firm's energy team, concentrating in the areas of oil and gas law.
BRIDGEPORT -- Steptoe & Johnson welcomes Cheryl L. Davis, of counsel, to the firm. Davis joins the firm's energy team, concentrating in the area of oil and gas law.