Steptoe & Johnson Attorneys To Address WVBA Conferences



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BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. – Attorneys from Steptoe & Johnson PLLC will serve as speakers and panelists during the West Virginia Bar Association’s (WVBA) Annual Real Estate Division and Business Law Division Conferences on May 2-3, 2015 at Glade Springs Resort in Daniels, WV.

The theme for the 2015 conferences focuses on building communities and offers topics that will help members take a proactive approach to building local economies. 

Steptoe & Johnson attorneys Christopher R. Arthur and James A. Russell lead the WVBA Real Estate and Business Law Divisions, respectively, and will provide opening remarks.  Steptoe & Johnson attorneys addressing the conferences and their topics include:

  • John C. Stump – Financing Improvements: Water and Sewer Projects, TIF Projects, Community Enhancement Districts
  • Richard L. Lewis – Redevelopment of Brownfield Sites
  • Christopher R. Arthur – Consumer Law Updates

“The WVBA is grateful for the support of Steptoe & Johnson,” said Pryce Haynes II, Executive Director of the West Virginia Bar Association.  “I thank Jim Russell and Chris Arthur for their leadership and for helping guide the planning of these events.  I’d also like to thank past WVBA presidents, and Steptoe & Johnson attorneys, Bob Steptoe and Pat Deem who helped pave the way for events like this to educate attorneys statewide.”  

For the entire conference agenda and registration information, visit

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