MORGANTOWN—The employment rate for graduates of West Virginia University College of Law in 2017 is higher than the national average, according to recent statistics.
West Virginia University College of Law News
MORGANTOWN -- Gregory Bowman is proud knowing that his fingerprints and insights are all over a profession that he’s given most of his life to serving.
MORGANTOWN -- A new editor of West Virginia University Law School's journal has been elected.
MORAGANTOWN -- The West Virginia University’s College of Law has awarded professor Joshua Weishart its annual Significant Scholarship Award for his article, ““Equal Liberty in Proportion.”
MORGANTOWN -- The distinctions keep coming for decorated U.S. Army veteran and West Virginia associate professor of law and public health scholar Jennifer D. Oliva.
MORGANTOWN -- Patrick McGinley’s selection as a fellow of the West Virginia Bar Foundation has been four decades in the making.
MORGANTOWN -- A new program to assist consumers in West Virginia has been launched by the West Virginia University College of Law and Marshall University as a result of a $1 million donation to each university.
MORGANTOWN – West Virginia College of Law’s Public Interest Advocates student organization raised about $24,000 for fellowships to WVU Law students who work in public interest organizations during the summer and after graduation at its annual dinner and auction March 22, according to WVU Center for Law and Public Service director Jennifer Powell.
MORGANTOWN – West Virginia University College of Law third-year student Jaden Rhea’s West Virginia Law Review article about the privatized prison transportation industry has earned her one of 15 Burton Distinguished Legal Writing Award for Law Schools for 2018.
MORGANTOWN -- Elizabeth Van Nostrand, an assistant professor at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, led the annual John W. Fisher II Lecture in Law and Medicine April 3 in Event Hall at West Virginia University Law.
MORGANTOWN -- The strike that pitted West Virginia teachers and public employees against the governor and the state Legislature finally has ended. A 5 percent pay raise is law, and students are back in the classroom.
CHARLESTON — A low-income Marion County farmer is receiving legal assistance through a program that reached almost 50 growers during regional presentations the latter part of 2017, said the coordinator for the grant that funds the program during a recent interview.
MORGANTOWN — This year's winner of West Virginia University College of Law Baker Cup says she came away from the moot court competition with more than simply the much coveted annual prize.
MORGANTOWN – James Van Nostrand sees the National Energy and Sustainability Moot Court Competition scheduled to be held on the campus of West Virginia University College of Law in this week as a win-win situation for all those involved.
CHARLESTON – The state Supreme Court of Appeals has decided to cancel its annual spring trip to the West Virginia University College of Law.
MORGANTOWN – The complexity of modern white-collar crime has pointed up the need for an advanced forensics law degree that will be offered at West Virginia University beginning this summer, the director of WVU's Master of Law program said during a recent interview.
MARTINSBURG — Kay Casto & Chaney is opening the firm's next chapter in its 95-year history with a new office in Martinsburg.
CHARLESTON – Steptoe & Johnson attorney Kathy G. Beckett was recognized recently for her reputation in environmental law by being named a fellow of The American College of Environmental Lawyers, according to a statement released by the firm.
MORGANTOWN – Bill Frame and Wesley Metheney of Wilson, Frame & Metheney in Morgantown said their firm’s $100,000 gift to West Virginia University College of Law’s West Virginia Innocence Project was made in an effort “to contribute to the WV College of Law in a manner that would provide direct and immediate educational support to law students and at the same time be part of a greater good to West Virginia.”
MORGANTOWN – Charleston attorney Thomas V. Flaherty has been honored for his contributions with a scholarship in his name at the West Virginia University College of Law.