Retiring West Virginia State Bar Commission Members Honored

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Legal education commission recognizes three for service

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. – The West Virginia State Bar Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission that oversees continuing education for attorneys in West Virginia recognized three retiring members during a recent meeting at the Bridgeport, W.Va. office of Steptoe & Johnson.   The retiring members include: Teresa J. Dumire of Kay Casto & Chaney PLLC;  J. Thomas Greene, Jr. of Bailey, Stultz, Oldaker & Greene, PLLC; and James W. Heslep of Steptoe & Johnson.      

Pictured Left to Right: J. Thomas Greene, Jr. of Bailey, Stultz, Oldaker & Greene, PLLC; Kathy M. Finsley and James W. Heslep of Steptoe & Johnson.  Not pictured:  Teresa J. Dumire of Kay Casto & Chaney PLLC.     The retiring members each served a three-year term which expires at the end of June. The Commission is chaired by Kathy M. Finsley of Steptoe & Johnson.

The nine-member Commission was established in 1986 to administer the State Bar mandated continuing legal education program.  The members are appointed by the State Bar Board of Governors and confirmed by the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals. 

Some of the Commission’s duties include: accreditation of education courses, determination of the number of credit hours for each course, granting of exemptions from education requirements, and ensuring that plenty of educational opportunities are available for attorneys. 

Pictured left to right: J. Thomas Greene, Jr. of Bailey, Stultz, Oldaker & Greene, PLLC; Kathy M. Finsley and James W. Heslep of Steptoe & Johnson. 
Not pictured:  Teresa J. Dumire of Kay Casto & Chaney PLLC.     

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