October 27, 2023 - 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Bridge the Gap Program
Host: West Virginia State Bar Young Lawyer Section
About: Newly admitted members are required to complete a mandatory Bridge-the–Gap Program sponsored by the State Bar within 24 months after admission to the West Virginia State Bar. Any new lawyer admitted to practice between July 1, 2018 and December 31, 2020 has thirty-six months after their date of admission to complete the program due to COVID extension accommodations ordered by the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals. All new lawyers admitted on or after January 1, 2021, have twenty-four months after their date of admission to complete the program per Administrative Rule 6.03(a).
Location: Bridgeport Conference Center – Bridgeport, West Virginia
CLE: 7.6 credits, including 6.0 in legal ethics
Only newly admitted attorneys who have not previously completed the Bridge the Gap requirement may attend the live course to satisfy the mandatory Bridge the Gap requirements.
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Registration closes October 23, 2023
Room Information: A block of sleeping rooms is being held for the night of October 26 at the Wingate by Wyndham Hotel located at 350 Conference Center Way, Bridgeport, WV 26330. Please note that the attending guest is responsible for booking and paying for their own room. Use code 102623WVS when booking your room. The State Bar will not book or pay for rooms. The cut-off date for Wingate room reservations has been extended to October 20th. See registration link for more details.