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PERSONNEL FILE: Attorneys on list of state's most powerful

The West Virginia Record Aug. 17, 2006, 5:01am

Steptoe CHARLESTON – West Virginia Executive magazine's list of The 50 Most Powerful West Virginians is peppered with lawyers.

YOUR LEGAL WRITES: Monogrammed marketing

Kathryn E. Brown Aug. 17, 2006, 4:15am

CHARLESTON -- No marketing budget is complete without a line item dedicated to the expense of trinkets stamped with a company logo.

Charleston lawyers all over federal class action cases

John O'Brien Aug. 17, 2006, 2:45am

CHARLESTON - Attorney James Peterson can be excused for not leading the crusade against alleged organ-snatchers from New Jersey.

Jesus of Bridgeport trial set

John O'Brien Aug. 16, 2006, 4:10pm

This picture of Jesus has been hanging in a hallway at Bridgeport High School for about 40 years. CLARKSBURG - Richard Katskee, like a lot of other people, was told when he was a kid not to make a blow things out of proportion.

Woman falls off lift, sues

John O'Brien Aug. 16, 2006, 4:09pm

HUNTINGTON - A Huntington woman blames the Aged and Disabled Waiver Services Program for her fall while being transported on a lift.

Man sues bank over wrongful arrest

John O'Brien Aug. 16, 2006, 4:08pm

HUNTINGTON - A Cabell County man says he went to cash a check and wound up in prison.

Jefferson men demand payment

John O'Brien Aug. 16, 2006, 4:07pm

CHARLES TOWN - Two Jefferson County men say their employer did not pay them all wages owed.

Deck work done shoddily, lawsuit says

John O'Brien Aug. 16, 2006, 4:07pm

MOUNDSVILLE - A Moundsville woman says the man contracted to build her deck did not finish it and will not return her phone calls.

Paralyzed jockey files another suit

John O'Brien Aug. 16, 2006, 4:05pm

NEW CUMBERLAND - Having just earned a settlement in federal court, a jockey who was paralyzed two years ago at a West Virginia race track is suing the track, claiming it failed to repair soft spots and holes.

Raleigh wrongful death suit settled

John O'Brien Aug. 16, 2006, 4:04pm

BECKLEY - The family of a patient who was beaten to death at Pinecrest Hospital and the hospital have reached a settlement agreement that will be decided upon by Raleigh Circuit Court Judge Robert Burnside.

Walker awards Grand Palace to county

John O'Brien Aug. 16, 2006, 3:59pm

CHARLESTON - The Grand Palace soon will become a grand parking lot.

Search dog looks for fake doctor's office

Chris Dickerson Aug. 16, 2006, 7:43am

HUNTINGTON – Few press releases come with a Milk Bone dog biscuit attached.

Woman believes Dues deceived her in settling lawsuit

Lawrence Smith Aug. 16, 2006, 4:56am

Jeannettia D. Spencer poses with her son James. DUNBAR – Had she known Ted Dues was on track to becoming the highest paid mental hygiene commissioner in West Virginia, a Dunbar woman says she would not have settled a malpractice suit against him earlier this year.

Colleagues OK with Dues' $100K salary

Lawrence Smith Aug. 16, 2006, 4:50am

CHARLESTON – The fact that a colleague made more than $100,000 last fiscal year doesn't seem to bother some of the other Kanawha County mental hygiene commissioners.

Manchin hails State Farm's renewed commitment to state

The West Virginia Record Aug. 15, 2006, 5:25pm

CHARLESTON -- Gov. Joe Manchin applauded State Farm Insurance for publicly reaffirming its commitment to the West Virginia insurance market and for discussing the potential that exists for the company's future expansion in the state's resurging insurance market.

PERSONNEL FILE: Eddy joins Martin & Seibert in Charleston

The West Virginia Record Aug. 15, 2006, 4:07am

Eddy CHARLESTON -– Dana F. Eddy has joined the Charleston office of Martin & Seibert, L.C.

State Plaintiff's Attorney

The West Virginia Record Aug. 11, 2006, 10:56am

Filed under "this controversy just won't go away," ex-Virginia Attorney General Jerry Kilgore is now taking on his former West Virginia counterpart over his use of private lawyers on contingency

Massey sues state Supreme Court

Chris Dickerson Aug. 11, 2006, 9:30am

Starcher CHARLESTON – Massey Energy has sued the West Virginia Supreme Court because it doesn't think it can be treated fairly by the Court because of past comments made by Justice Larry Starcher.

WHAT I DID ON MY SUMMER VACATION: A summer of renewal

The West Virginia Record Aug. 11, 2006, 3:45am

HUNTINGTON -- Upon entering my first year of law school, a local attorney predicted the progression of my impending legal education. "The first year, they scare you to death," he said. "The second, they work you to death. And the third, they bore you to death."

Agency says MU cheerleader's sexual harassment case not its problem

John O'Brien Aug. 11, 2006, 2:50am

CHARLESTON - The state's Higher Education Policy Commission received a copy of a former Marshall University cheerleader's complaint that she was sexually harassed.