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- Attorneys & Judges
INSTITUTE — The West Virginia State University Board of Governors recently elected its new chair, vice-chair and secretary, two of which are Charleston attorneys.
INSTITUTE — Newly appointed West Virginia State University Board of Governors member Kenneth D. Gray is looking forward to serving on the board and helping the school move forward.
Charleston attorney W. Kent Carper relishes being called the "King of Small Torts," a nod to the legendary lawyer known for the very large ones, Melvin Belli.
- State Supreme Court
CHARLESTON – Tera Salango still is trying to let it all soak in. “It feels good,” Salango said just hours after winning in the Nov. 6 election to become Kanawha County’s newest circuit judge. “I’m excited. It still hasn’t set in, but I’m excited and ready to get to work.
- Their View
Our county clerks lead the front-line efforts to provide secure and fair elections. Beyond the substantial duties and tasks undertaken by clerks during an election cycle, they are responsible throughout the year for voter registration, local campaign finance law compliance and maintaining an accurate and updated list of registered voters in their counties.
CHARLESTON – Charleston attorney Kent Carper has six grandchildren who are “in a very comfortable position now to be well-educated,” but he knows many others in the area struggle to pay for a college education. As a result, he has endowed a scholarship fund at Ohio Northern University, where he went to law school.
INSTITUTE – Katherine L. “Kitty” Dooley, a Charleston attorney and newly appointed member of the West Virginia State University Board of Governors, is glad she came back to her home state despite plans upon embarking on service an officer in the U.S. Army “to leave West Virginia in the rear view mirror of (her) life.”
INSTITUTE – L. Vincent Williams’ “amazing journey,” which has taken him from a “poor black kid who grew up in a single-parent home in Alderson” to an education that saw him earn a juris doctorate degree and a master of business degree in the span of one week, has now led to his election as the chairman of the West Virginia State University board of governors.
CHARLESTON – A attorney with Ray, Winton and Kelley PLLC has been named to the West Virginia State University Board of Governors.