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Capito seeks economic stimulus for coal-mining states

Kristin Danley-Greiner Dec. 1, 2016, 11:40am

CHARLESTON -- West Virginia has relied on coal production for years to support communities, but regulations and increased competition have dented that prospect as thousands of jobs have been omitted. However, legislation proposed by U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., aims to revive rural economies.

Grant enables West Virginia Legal Aid to help elementary school families

Kristin Danley-Greiner Oct. 6, 2016, 10:25am

CHARLESTON – Families at Mary C. Snow West Side Elementary School will be able to access legal services through Legal Aid of West Virginia, thanks to a 24-month, $270,028 pro bono innovation fund grant from Legal Services Corp.

'Goodness of their heart' brings attorneys to pro bono work, program director says

Kristin Danley-Greiner Sep. 1, 2016, 12:20pm

CHARLESTON -- About 200 attorneys volunteer their time with Legal Aid of West Virginia. They generously defend a case, offer consultations or help fill out forms pro bono.

Magazines rank West Virginia's law school in top 20 for value

Kristin Danley-Greiner Aug. 26, 2016, 2:22pm

MORGANTOWN -- West Virginia University’s college of law is one of only 20 law schools across the nation to receive a Best Value grade of A from The National Jurist/preLaw Magazine.

West Virginia legal firm heads to Texas for world's largest oil and gas expo

Kristin Danley-Greiner Aug. 10, 2016, 8:53am

HOUSTON – West Virginia’s Steptoe & Johnson, which has 14 offices in six states, will be participating in the Summer North American Prospect Expo (NAPE) in Texas today and tomorrow.