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May 15, 2019

National Senior Fraud Awareness Day


May 15 is National Senior Fraud Awareness Day. Learn more about protecting the seniors in your life from our attorney, Amanda Gavin.

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May 01, 2019

Staff Highlight: Diane Calandros

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Diane Calandros says, "When I'm gone, I hope I'm remembered for my kindness." From her work at Legal Aid to her family, church, and those she encounters everywhere, Diane strives to leave more kindness and love than she found.

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April 22, 2019

Staff Highlight: Teri Stone


Teri Stone could have been a therapist, but there was a problem: she hated doing therapy. Instead, she applied her background and people skills to creating her perfect job at one of LAWV's most interesting positions: a facility advocate. 

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April 15, 2019

2019 Law Firm Pro Bono Award - Lemon Law Office

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Lemon Law Office was named the 2019 Pro Bono Law Firm of the Year by Legal Aid of WV at the WV State Bar's Annual Meeting on April 7, 2019.

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April 15, 2019

2019 Distinguished Pro Bono - Rachel Ludwig

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The 2019 Distinguished Pro Bono Award was given to Rachel Ludwig, with Jackson Kelly, at the WV State Bar's Annual Meeting on April 7, 2019. She was presented with the award by Executive Director of LAWV, Adrienne Worthy.

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March 25, 2019

Celebrating Women in Law

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In honor of Women's History Month, we are highlighting women of note in the legal field, in West Virginia and beyond.

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March 25, 2019

Staff Highlight: Parkersburg's Jason Heinrich

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Parkersburg office attorney Jason Heinrich has made a lifelong commitment to community service, which led him to Legal Aid of West Virginia.

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February 15, 2019

Celebrating Random Acts of Kindness Day


We have had a Random Acts of Kindness Award for our program for years, and to celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Day this year, we are sharing some of our amazing nominations.

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February 14, 2019

Special Highlight: Board President Andy Nason


Since coming to West Virginia in 1979 from his hometown in Ohio, Andy Nason has been dedicated to using his legal acumen to serve West Virginians. As a staff attorney at Charleston Legal Aid and a dedicated board member since his move to private practice, Andy has proven his commitment to supporting Legal Aid's mission: seeking justice, changing lives.

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February 14, 2019

One of Legal Aid's Many Love Stories

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Though it wasn't planned, husband and wife Amanda Gavin and Dane Henry both found themselves working in LAWV's Martinsburg office. The couple shares a dedication to making a difference, and what better fit than using their legal knowledge to serve their hometown?

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