Governor's impact on state law is topic of 'The Law Works'

By The West Virginia Record | Dec 13, 2007

Manchin CHARLESTON -– "The Law Works" welcomes Gov. Joe Manchin on Dec. 20.


CHARLESTON -– "The Law Works" welcomes Gov. Joe Manchin on Dec. 20.

Tune in to West Virginia PBS at 8:30 p.m. for this discussion between Manchin and host Dan Ringer about the role of the state's leading elected official in creating law.

"The Law Works" is the state's only weekly television show discussing legal issues that effect daily life. The program provides West Virginians with important information concerning the legal system from a national, regional and local perspective. "The Law Works" is produced by West Virginia Public Broadcasting in cooperation with the West Virginia State Bar, the Mountain State Bar, The West Virginia Trial Lawyers Association and the West Virginia University College of Law.

Ringer, a past-president of the West Virginia State Bar, has taught and lectured concerning legal matters at the college and university level since 1976, and is a member of the graduate faculty of the WVU College of Human Resources and Education. In 1996 Ringer was named the first West Virginia Lawyer Citizen of the Year by the West Virginia Bar Foundation.

In 2000, he was honored as the American Bar Association Practitioner of the Year, by the ABA's Solo and Small Firm Practice Committee. In 2001 he received the President's Award from the West Virginia Trial Lawyers Association.

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