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.
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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.
One of the four softball fields at Charlotte Prather Park
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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 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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.