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Frost Brown Todd law firm hires new leader for Charleston office

CHARLESTON — Carte P. Goodwin, who served briefly as U.S. Senator for West Virginia in 2010, has joined the Charleston office of Frost Brown Todd.

WVU library offers patent, trademark resources

MORGANTOWN — Whether it’s an inventor looking up the competition or a history buff interested in archived records, a West Virginia University resource center helps unravel the mystery of U.S. patents and trademarks.

Professor says judge's opinion on implied pooling rights marks departure from state oil and gas law

MIDDLEBOURNE — A West Virginia judge made a splash in April when he ruled that there’s an implied right to pool oil and gas leases, giving oil and gas companies leverage to settle future disputes with landowners.

WVU shale gas researchers test new drilling fluid

After switching to a "greener" drilling fluid, West Virginia University researchers notably reduced the toxicity of waste produced by shale oil research wells.

New fellowship promoting public interest law names first recipient

PARKERSBURG — Lisa Hartline overcame personal obstacles with poverty and homelessness to go to law school. At age 41, she’s a year away from her degree, and she plans to turn around and help others experiencing the same struggles she did in West Virginia.

West Virginia touts success during National Drug Court Month

CHARLESTON — Years of use and scientific study show drug courts in the U.S. effectively reduce drug abuse and crime, as well as save money.

Legal Aid hosts awareness walk for children's mental, behavioral health

CHARLESTON — Highlighting the needs of children with mental or behavioral health diagnoses, Legal Aid of West Virginia will host an awareness event in May.