PASSING OF PAST STATE BAR PRESIDENT
DAVID HOWARD DAUGHERTY
The State Bar expresses it's sympathy to the family of David H. Daugherty who passed away on May 9, 2021. Mr. Daugherty was the 1982-1983 President of the State Bar. He was a member of the State Bar since 1953. Obituary
UPDATE YOUR CONTACT INFORMATION
The State Bar will be mailing orange postcard reminders regarding membership reporting and fees in June for the July 1, 2021 - June 30, 2022 fiscal year. Please be sure to log into the membership portal and verify or update your contact information (Bylaw 2.02 (b)) by June 1.
Information that you will need to verify or update include:
- Name of Employer (If sole practitioner, enter the sole practitioner’s name)
- Address of Principal Place of Business
- Telephone and Fax Numbers
- Email Address
- Financial Responsibility Disclosure (FRD) (Bylaw 4.01 and Rule 4.01)
IOLTA Account Information (Rule 10). Your IOLTA account should be titled: “Attorney or Firm name, IOLTA Account.” (Rule 10.05 (f)) IMPORTANT NOTICE: If your IOLTA account has any reference to the West Virginia Bar Foundation or the West Virginia State Bar, please take immediate action with your financial institution to have the reference removed.
BAR ID CARD ONLINE SERVICE UNAVAILABLE
The WV DMV is currently unable to process requests for Bar ID cards due to an upgrade of their system. The online system has been taken offline and will be offline until further notice. If you need confirmation of your status as an active member of the Bar, in order to obtain access to a correctional facility, please ask the facility if they will use/accept the procedure below:
The State Bar staff is working with DMV and the Department of Transportation to get this issue corrected as soon as possible. Keep watching the Bar Blast for updated information.