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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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February 13, 2019

Flight then Fight: A Veteran Client Story


When veteran, Richard, needed transportation to a VA facility, a communications mix-up at his local hospital left him with a $45,000 bill he had no hopes of paying. That's when Legal Aid's veteran attorney stepped in.

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January 30, 2019

Warming Stations Located Across WV


Counties throughout West Virginia have opened warming shelters for those who need them during severely cold temperatures.

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January 10, 2019

Did You Get Inaccurate Information from Trans Union Credit Reporting?


Class action monies could be available to those who received inaccurate information from Trans Union Credit Reporting Company regarding a tax lien or civil judgment.

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December 18, 2018

Sienna's Story


Sienna's Grandma Agnes took care of her granddaughter and provided a loving home, so why was Sienna missing so much school? Our Lawyer in the School program uncovered the heartbreaking reality for Agnes and Sienna.

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November 28, 2018

Arranging Non-Emergency Medicaid Transportation through WV DHHR and LogistiCare


Do you need to help arrange non-emergency transportation? WV DHHR and LogistiCare have a program that might suit your needs if you are on Medicaid.

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November 14, 2018

Staff Highlight: Phillip Pham, Clarksburg


Phillip Pham has been preparing for his position as a CEDLAW attorney at Legal Aid of WV his whole life, and it took him quite a while to realize it. Growing up, he worked alongside his parents, creating a family business from the ground up, and now, he uses what he learned to help West Virginia's nonprofits and businesses navigate their legal needs.

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