The West Virginia Bar Association, organized July 8, 1886, is a voluntary organization of lawyers that serves as an important resource to the legal profession with the goal of fostering a culture of collegiality, ethics, courtesy, and professionalism and enhancing the success and well-being of its members through education, networking, leadership, and professional development.


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.

We do not regulate the practice of law, admit lawyers to practice, or discipline lawyers for ethical violations.  For these inquiries, please contact The West Virginia State Bar (a separate organization) at or (304) 553-7220.


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WV Bar Association Scholarship Recipient: 2020-2021

The West Virginia Bar association grants a scholarship each year to one law student through West Virginia University College of Law. This year the recipient of the scholarship was Grace Morris, and Charleston, WV native. When asked about what the scholarship meant to her, Morris said: “Being a recipient of the West Virginia Bar Association […]

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Young Lawyers Division WV Power Night

WV Power Night for the Young Lawyers Division August 21, 2021 – 7:00 p.m. Location: Appalachian Power Park Program Description:  Meet and network with other young lawyers around the state!  Please join us August 21st at the Appalachian Power Park for FREE beer, baseball, and a fun networking opportunity!  The doors open at 6:05 p.m., […]

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