Friday, October 11th, 2019
Registration & Continental Breakfast
How to Seal a Criminal Conviction Under West Virginia’s Recently Updated Expungement Law
For many West Virginians a criminal history can potentially disrupt job searches
and future employment. This year, the West Virginia Legislature passed a new
expungement law, effective June 7, 2019, that significantly expands eligibility
for the expungement of certain misdemeanor and felony convictions. This session
will examine those changes and address eligibility for expungement, necessary
paperwork, the process for filing, legal standards, and limitations of the
Kate White, Esquire
Legal Aid of West Virginia
Client Files: What you Need to Know
This presentation will cover recent changes and updates to how attorneys and
law firms should mage their client files in the state of West Virginia
Racheal Cipoletti, Esquire
West Virginia Office of Disciplinary Counsel
Blockchains for Lawyers: An Introduction to the Technology and a Survey of Its Benefits to Attorneys and Their Clients
Blockchain has been described by some as the greatest technological development
since the internet. Forbes recently released a list of the top 50 billion-dollar
companies that are leading the way in developing blockchain-based solutions for
their businesses. From financial applications to supply chain logistics and everything
in between, Blockchain is being tested and implemented in nearly every industry
worldwide. This presentation will give an overview of the technology, examine
current use cases, and discuss future areas of implementation that are currently
William Burner, Esquire
Update on Consumer Law 2019
This presentation will discuss the recent changes to the consumer law field and
what lawyers can expect to see moving forward.
Jonathan Marshall, Director
Center for Consumer Law and Education
Family Law Update
Update on Recent Family Law Cases
Brittany Ranson, Esquire
Lyne Ranson Law Offices, PLLC
The A-B-C’s of the 2019 Legislative Session
In its 2019 Regular and First Extraordinary Session, the West Virginia Legislature
enacted legislation that dramatically impacted public education. This session
will examine portions of that legislation and discuss its effect from a legal
and practical perspective.
Kim Croyle, Esquire
Saturday, October 12th, 2019
Employment Law Update
This presentation is review of the important cases decisions and trends that have developed over the past year in Employment Law.
Professor Robert Bastress
West Virginia University College of Law
Update on the Laws of Evidence
This session will provide an update on West Virginia and relevant Federal changes
in the Rules of Evidence and the interpretation of those Rules.
Professor Marjorie McDiarmid
West Virginia Univerisity College of Law
WVU vs Iowa State Kickoff
Tickets: Football tickets are non-refundable and are distributed on a first-come,
first-served basis. There is a 4 ticket limit per registrant. A handling fee
may be included in the cost of the tickets.
Parking: Tuition for each seminar includes a WVU Athletic Department parking pass to the Red Lot around the WVU College of Law. RV and Camper parking is not permitted.
Materials: An electronic PDF written materials book will be sent via email prior to the conference. Attendees have the option to purchase a printed copy of the written materials book for $25 during registration.
Tuition Refund Policy: No tuition refunds will be made if football tickets are also ordered. Registration refunds for those who do not order football tickets will be available if the cancellation is received three business days prior to the conference. Refunds are subject to a $50 processing fee. Preregistered attorneys who do not attend will receive MP3 files of the program.
Reasonable Accommodation: If you have a disability that requires special accommodation, please contact the WVCLE office at (304) 293-7255 at least 10 days prior to the program date.