News from October 2009
Titus CHARLESTON -– Spilman Thomas & Battle is pleased to announce that several attorneys have joined the firm.
HUNTINGTON -- Farrell, Farrell & Farrell is proud to announce that four of its attorneys have been named to the 2010 edition of Best Lawyers.
Williamson CHARLESTON -– Spilman Thomas & Battle is pleased to announce that Derrick Price Williamson has joined the firm as a member.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
CHARLESTON -- I was pleased to be a part of the West Virginia public service awards ceremony recently.
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.
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.
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.