Judicial officers to lecture for paralegal studies program

By The West Virginia Record | Oct 7, 2010

CHARLESTON – Several judicial officers from Putnam and Kanawha counties will be guest lecturers at upcoming paralegal studies classes in Charleston.

The classes will be at Kanawha Valley Community and Technical College, located at 106 Cole Complex, Institute.

Twenty-Sixth Family Court Circuit (Putnam County) Judge William M. Watkins III spoke to the Introduction to Law class on Oct. 6 about West Virginia's family court system and common family law issues, including equitable distribution, child custody, and spousal alimony awards.

Kanawha County Magistrate Julie Yeager will speak to the Introduction to Litigation class Oct. 12 about the types of cases over which magistrates preside.

Twenty-Ninth Judicial Circuit (Putnam County) Judge Phillip M. Stowers will talk to the litigation class Nov. 2. Stowers will talk about the West Virginia civil litigation process and the structure and operation of the court system.

For more information about the KVCTC Paralegal Studies program,
contact Craig Giffin at cgiffin@kvctc.edu.

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