Shepherd University News

Supreme Court affirms dismissal of 2013 Shepherd assault lawsuit

By Kyla Asbury | Jun 1, 2016

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has affirmed a dismissal of a lawsuit alleging assault by Shepherd University and its police department in Jefferson Circuit Court.

AG's office reaches $950,000 settlement with financial institutions

By Bryan Cohen | Jul 30, 2014

CHARLESTON - West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has announced a $950,000 settlement on Monday with three financial institutions that allegedly rigged bids, fixed prices and manipulated the markets for municipal derivatives.

Coach dismissed, expert arrested in softball sliding lawsuit

By John O'Brien | Mar 28, 2013

One of the four softball fields at Charlotte Prather Park

Woman loses latest round of litigation with Shepherd University

By Nathan Bass | Jan 31, 2013

CHARLESTON – In a memorandum decision filed Jan. 25, the state Supreme Court affirmed the Circuit Court of Jefferson County’s dismissal of a civil action against Shepherd University filed by Sharon Mueller, who has a long history of litigation against the university.

Suit accuses Martinsburg attorney of 'undue influence' in parents' wills

By Lawrence Smith | Jun 29, 2012

Printz Jr. CHARLES TOWN – A Berkeley County attorney is accused of taking advantage of his parents' age to change their will for his exclusive benefit.

PERSONNEL FILE: Steptoe & Johnson elevates two members of marketing team

By The West Virginia Record | Feb 16, 2012

BRIDGEPORT -- Susan S. Brewer, CEO, and Betsy Spellman, Chief Marketing Officer, of Steptoe & Johnson recently announced that Dan Swiger and Andrew Fulton have been promoted from Client Services Manager and Client Service Specialist to Marketing Director and Marketing Communications Specialist, respectively.

PERSONNEL FILE: Steptoe & Johnson announces new members

By The West Virginia Record | Dec 21, 2011

Andre MORGANTOWN -– Susan S. Brewer, CEO of Steptoe & Johnson, announced that effective Jan. 1, seven of the firm's attorneys will be promoted to membership.

W.Va. Chamber announces HR awards

By The West Virginia Record | Nov 22, 2011

CHARLESTON -- The West Virginia Chamber of Commerce has awarded its inaugural Five-Diamond Human Resources Excellence Award (HR) to West Virginia United Health System (WVUHS) and Toyota Motor Manufacturing West Virginia (TMMWV).

Rockefeller, Manchin tout Groh for confirmation

By Chris Dickerson | Sep 7, 2011

Groh WASHINGTON – West Virginia Democrats Jay Rockefeller and Joe Manchin are urging their fellow Senators to quickly confirm Gina Marie Groh as a federal judge.

Groh suggested for federal judgeship

By Jessica M. Karmasek | Mar 3, 2011

Groh CHARLESTON -- West Virginia Sens. Jay Rockefeller and Joe Manchin are asking President Barack Obama to nominate Circuit Court Judge Gina Marie Groh for a federal judgeship.

PERSONNEL FILE: Steptoe & Johnson promotes Graham to Of Counsel

By The West Virginia Record | Feb 17, 2011

Graham MORGANTOWN -- Steptoe & Johnson is pleased to announce that Andrew S. Graham, an attorney in the firm's Morgantown office, has been promoted from Associate to Of Counsel.

CALA criticizes Ketchum's change of heart on need for new appellate court

By Chris Dickerson | Feb 18, 2010

Ketchum CHARLESTON -- A statewide judicial reform group is criticizing state Supreme Court Justice Menis Ketchum for switching gears on the need for an intermediate appellate court.

Ketchum changes mind on need for new appeals court

By Chris Dickerson | Feb 11, 2010

Ketchum CHARLESTON -- He was in favor of an intermediate appellate court system on the campaign trail, but State Supreme Court Justice Menis Ketchum now has a different opinion.

Court candidates differ on punitive damages, caseload

By Lawrence Smith | Oct 9, 2008

Ketchum SOUTH CHARLESTON – Punitive damage awards and the volume of cases heard by the state Supreme Court were among two of the issues discussed during a candidate forum last week.

New state law forces Shepherd softball coach suit to be refiled

By Cara Bailey | Nov 9, 2007

Trail CHARLES TOWN - A new state law has forced an attorney with a suit against a state university to dismiss the suit and refile it.

Former Shepherd softball coach says he was forced to resign amid sexual harassment allegations

By Cara Bailey | Sep 11, 2007

Trail CHARLES TOWN - The former softball coach of Shepherd University has filed a suit against the school, claiming he was forced to resign after sexual harassment allegations.

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