News from June 2012
CHARLESTON – A former Randolph County prosecutor accused of engaging in "a pervasive pattern of prosecutorial misconduct" will soon answer to the allegations before a state ethics panel.
CHARLESTON – Instead of contesting the multiple allegations of misconduct leveled against her, a Monongalia County attorney has decided to surrender her law license.
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CHARLESTON - Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin announced Thursday the appointment of Wheeling attorney David J. Sims as circuit judge for the First Judicial Circuit.
Three of the four candidates for state Supreme Court took part in a forum May 31 sponsored by West Virginia Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse. (Photo by Kyla Asbury) CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse hosted a Supreme Court candidate forum May 31 at the Summit Conference Center to help attorneys get to know the candidates running for Supreme Court justice.
Fouty CHARLESTON – The Judicial Hearing Board has issued a scheduling order in the case pending against Kanawha Magistrate Carol Fouty.
HUNTINGTON – Legal Aid of West Virginia is using a grant awarded by Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough to hire a summer law clerk to assist children and their families with legal needs.
McGraw CHARLESTON -- Celebrating the 25th year of promoting its core principle of "Change, Not Charity," the Appalachian Community Fund has honored West Virginia Attorney General Darrell McGraw with its Appalachian Hero Award for 2012.
CHARLESTON -- A Kanawha County man and his wife are suing Newtown Energy, Inc., for injuries sustained while working at the Eagle Mine.
CHARLESTON -- A Logan, Ohio, man is suing Prime Insulation, Inc., for injuries sustained from a defective elevator.
CHARLESTON -- A Dunbar woman is suing Nightingale Realty after she claims she sustained injuries during the course of her employment cleaning the defendant's Chase Tower building.
ASHLAND, Ky. -- Huddleston Bolen announced the details of the upcoming Business4Breakfast seminar to be held June 13 in Ashland, Ky.
Chief Justice Menis Ketchum CHARLESTON - The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals last week ruled against a former South Charleston police officer in a case over his disability benefits.
CHARLESTON -- Ten more students have filed lawsuits against Mountain State University after the university failed to keep them informed when the nursing program lost its accreditation status.