Sunday, April 2 – Annual Reception & Banquet 7:00 p.m.


Monday, April 3 – State Bar & Young Lawyer Section Annual Business Meetings 8:30 a.m.


Seminars April 3, 2017


TimeSpeakerTopicTitle/ Organization
9:30 - 9:40 a.m. Opening Remarks
9:40 - 10:30 a.m.Christina Steinbrecker JackLegal Research in the 21st Century Fastcase
10:30 – 11:20 a.m. John CrudenReflecting on Environmental Enforcement: The Advent of Mega CasesFormer Assistant Attorney General US Environment and Natural Resources Division
11:20 - 11:30 a.m.Sponsor Break
11:30 - 12:00 a.m.Linda KleinAn Update from the ABA President of the American Bar Association
12:00 - 1:30 p.m.Lunch on your own
1:30 - 2:20 p.m.Professor Douglas BermanNational, State and Local Marijuana Reform Developments Professor - Moritz College of Law, The Ohio State University
2:20 - 3:10 p.m.Robert Albury, JrAn Introduction to the New Era of Lawyer Assistance ProgramsDirector WV Lawyers Assistance Program
3:10 - 3:30 p.m.Sponsor Break
 A Panel Discussion of Practicing Law in West Virginia from the Prospective of Women Attorneys
3:30 - 4:45 p.m.Judge Stephanie Thacker, United States Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals; Justice Elizabeth Walker, Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia; Cheryle Hall, West Virginia Court of Claims; Dina M. Mohler, Office of General Counsel, Charleston Area Medical Center


The banquet meal on April 2nd at 7 p.m. is the only meal that you can register for in advance. Meals on April 3rd will be on your own.

The CLE program will consist of 6.1 hours of presentations (including  credits in Law Office Management and Substance Abuse). This program is ONLY approved for CLE credit in West Virginia.