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August 09, 2019

Reflecting on a Legal Aid Summer

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After working with West Virginia's children and seeing firsthand how their challenges translated into a need for legal help, Emily's compassion and aspiration led her to law school and a summer internship with Legal Aid of WV. Read more about Emily and her thoughts on Legal Aid and serving West Virginians.

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July 03, 2019

LAWV's Princeton Office Hosts Open World Program

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On Friday, June 28, 2018, the Open World Program brought five judges from Mongolia and their facilitator to the LAWV Princeton office to learn more about Legal Aid's work. The visit was part of a larger effort to share information about the U.S. legal system with Mongolian partners.

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June 25, 2019

Staff Highlight: Wheeling's David Estep

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David Estep is our newest Supervising Attorney. He took the reigns in our Wheeling office just this past May and put to use what he learned from his own Legal Aid mentors and from years of serving others in his community--at work and beyond.

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June 17, 2019

Legal Aid Participates in United Way Cup

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June 7-9, LAWV offices joined forces to participate in the United Way Cup for United Way of Mon and Preston Counties.

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June 17, 2019

Martinsburg Hosts RSLC Orientation


For the third year, the annual Rural Summer Legal Corps orientation brought young law students to LAWV's Martinsburg office.

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June 17, 2019

Just One Campaign Wrap Party

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Legal Aid's fundraising campaign launched in May 2019 for Charleston Huntington, whose efforts were celebrated at an event on May 31 at Black Sheep in Charleston.

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May 28, 2019

LAWV Board of Directors Visit to Parkersburg

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Our Board of Directors traveled to Parkersburg for their quarterly meeting and special events for the region.

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May 24, 2019

Welcome 2019 LAWV Summer Students!

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Our 2019 summer students officially joined our offices in May, and they have an exciting summer of work (and hopefully, fun) ahead of them!

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May 23, 2019

Staff Highlight: Ombudsman Ed Hopple


Ed Hopple, our resident tekkie Ombudsman confesses: “Before becoming an Ombudsman, I had no idea what an Ombudsman was or did or that there was even a need for them." Learn more about him and his job responsibilities in May's staff highlight.

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May 17, 2019

Beckley Headstart Fair

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Look at photos from our Beckley staff's outreach at the Headstart Community Fair.

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