News from November 2009
CHARLESTON -- The State Law Library will present a free informational session on the tax implications of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, commonly known as the "Stimulus Bill," at a brown bag lunch at noon on Tuesday, Nov. 10.
MORGANTOWN -- Mylan Pharmaceuticals is suing the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette again, this time for libel.
Roles CINCINNATI –- Four Dinsmore & Shohl attorneys, including one based in West Virginia, have been recognized as "Lawyer of the Year" by The Best Lawyers in America 2010.
McCarthy CHARLESTON -– Steptoe & Johnson is pleased to welcome Michael McCarthy as a new associate in the firm's Charleston office.
Brown CHARLESTON -- Kathy Brown, a Charleston attorney and former television anchor, is one of seven people chosen for an appointment by Gov. Joe Manchin to fill the position soon to be vacated by Judge Irene C. Berger.
Kercheval MORGANTOWN -- Irene Berger likes to crochet in her spare time. It takes hour after hour of pulling loops of yarn through other loops until you finally finish the pattern.
MARTINSBURG – U.S. District Judge John Preston Bailey won't second guess a West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals decision approving construction of homes on 123 acres in Jefferson County.
CHARLESTON -- West Virginia Department of Revenue Secretary Virgil T. Helton and Tax Commissioner Christopher G. Morris have announced that the West Virginia Tax Modernization Project will share initial project proposals and will seek public input and ideas to modernize and improve West Virginia taxes.
CHARLESTON -— A man is suing after vehicle struck him while he was riding a bicycle.
Workman CHARLESTON -– Parents of two young men who drowned when their vehicle dropped off the edge of a single lane bridge can't sue the state Division of Highways, the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has decided.
CHARLESTON - Prior to his suspension and subsequent annulment, records show only a handful of complaints were lodged with C. Patrick Carrick in his 31-year legal career in which only one led to disciplinary action.
CHARLESTON - Following numerous allegations he'd abandoned his clients, a Monongalia County attorney has decided to abandon his license to practice law.
WHEELING -- A former employee is suing Columbia Gas Transmission and NiSource Corporate Services Company for breach of contract.