Legal Aid assists family in aftermath of opioid epidemic, builds up economy

By mesh | October 4, 2019 | News

CLARKSBURG — Low-income individuals would never be able to afford a private attorney to navigate a circuitous court system, barring their access to it. Citizens not having access to the justice system due to lack of financial resources is a detriment to society, according to Angela White, supervising attorney of… Read More >

Martinsburg Hosts RSLC Orientation

By mesh | | News

For the third year, our Martinsburg LAWV office hosted the Rural Summer Legal Corps (RSLC) orientation on May 30, 2019. RSLC is a program through Legal Services Corporation and Equal Justice Works that allows law students the chance to serve rural clients through participating legal aid organizations across the U.S…. Read More >

Rural Summer Legal Corps

By mesh | | News

Launched in the summer of 2016, the Rural Summer Legal Corps is a privately funded initiative to connect law students with legal aid programs in the common pursuit of better addressing the civil legal needs of rural communities. In partnership with Equal Justice Works, LSC selects about thirty of the nation’s most talented and dedicated law students to spend their summers working… Read More >

FUND RECEIVES GRANT FROM PYLES & TURNER FOUNDATION

By mesh | May 25, 2019 | News

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Jennifer Powell, Executive Director (304) 293 8555 The West Virginia Fund for Law in the Public Interest (“The Fund”) is pleased to announce that the Pyles and Turner Foundation of Lewisburg, WV has awarded the Fund a $1500 grant in support of the Fund’s summer and… Read More >

2019 REGINA CHARON FELLOWSHIP AWARD WINNER ANNOUNCED

By mesh | April 25, 2019 | News

For Immediate release: Regina Charon Fellowship established; Sarah Petitto is 2019 award-winner The West Virginia Fund for Law in the Public Interest (“the Fund”) is very pleased to announce the creation of a fellowship in memory of Morgantown lawyer and former administrative law judge, the Hon. Regina Charon. This summer… Read More >