As a voluntary, private association of lawyers, WVBA members include judges, professors, public defenders and prosecutors, plaintiffs' lawyers, and defense lawyers.  We offer programs and services to enhance professional development, including educational conferences, panel discussions, webinars, and lobbying the legislature on matters concerning the practice of law.

Our membership divisions include:

Please read through the benefits to WVBA Membership on this page, as well as on the Membership Divisions page.

Membership Benefits

Membership Services

As a member of The West Virginia Bar Association, you can take full advantage of the following quality services we offer. We want to meet your needs and hope to expand our range of excellent programs in the future.

Annual Meeting

Members have the opportunity to attend this meeting in fall that features nationally recognized speakers. You'll be able to qualify for those much needed MCLE credits and enjoy outstanding social events with colleagues from across the state.

Representation in Charleston

The WVBA advocates the interests of West Virginia lawyers during the legislative sessions.
A Legislative Update: The WVBA provides its members information about any information affecting the practice of law on the state and federal levels.

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This page covers just some of the reasons why membership to The West Virginia Bar Association is an important and meaningful opportunity for an attorney. Be a part of a wonderful West Virginia tradition, become a member.