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PERSONNEL FILE: Spilman expands Charleston and Roanoke offices

Titus CHARLESTON -– Spilman Thomas & Battle is pleased to announce that several attorneys have joined the firm.

PERSONNEL FILE: Farrell Farrell & Farrell attorneys named in Best Lawyers

HUNTINGTON -- Farrell, Farrell & Farrell is proud to announce that four of its attorneys have been named to the 2010 edition of Best Lawyers.

PERSONNEL FILE: Spilman Thomas & Battle hires Williamson

Williamson CHARLESTON -– Spilman Thomas & Battle is pleased to announce that Derrick Price Williamson has joined the firm as a member.

Final hearing focuses on new courts

Canterbury CHARLESTON - A commission studying potential changes to the state judiciary held its third and final public hearing Tuesday, taking input on the pros and cons of creating intermediate appellate and specialty courts.

Making money on Internet news still out there

Dalglish HUNTINGTON – Fame and fortune await the person who finds a way to make money with news on the Internet, First Amendment guardian Lucy Dalglish predicts.

Boss says he didn't know plaintiff had been fired

WHEELING – The supervisor who a man is accusing of participating in an age- and disability-based decision to terminate him is saying he did not even know the man was fired until after it occurred.

Thompson pleased chancery court is being considered

Thompson CHARLESTON – As the Independent Commission on Judicial Reform wraps up its statewide meetings, House Speaker Rick Thompson commended the group for choosing to listen to testimony regarding the benefits of creating a business court system -– a proposal he long has advocated.

DNR chief drops Constitution Party appeal

Jezioro RICHMOND, Va. -– West Virginia Division of Natural Resources Director Frank Jezioro dropped his appeal of a court order allowing Constitution Party members to solicit signatures on petitions in state parks.

WVEA challenges 'flawed' PEIA meetings

CHARLESTON - A state teacher's union wants a state agency's decision denying retirement benefits to new state employees overturned based in the agency failing to conduct an open meeting.

THEIR VIEW: Public service keeps state running efficiently

CHARLESTON -- I was pleased to be a part of the West Virginia public service awards ceremony recently.

Former boyfriend sued in W.Va. State student's death

Cowley CHARLESTON - A Kanawha County man is accused of holding his former girlfriend against her will, and later contributing to the circumstances that led to her death last year.

Couple sues Huntington surgeon for woman's problems

HUNTINGTON – A woman and her husband have filed a lawsuit in Cabell Circuit Court against a doctor who performed a surgery to help with a pelvic condition that they say caused the woman to suffer adverse effects.

Shepherdstown paper wants Justices to hear FOIA case

CHARLES TOWN – Citizens have no right to know who signed petitions that a private group circulated to force a public referendum, Jefferson Circuit Judge David Sanders ruled.

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