As a voluntary, private association of lawyers, WVBA members include judges, professors, public defenders and prosecutors, plaintiffs' lawyers, and defense lawyers. We offer programs and services to enhance professional development: from lobbying the legislature on matters concerning the practice of law, to sponsoring fascinating trips to other countries, and to providing personal and family insurance programs. Our membership divisions include:
We also have associate members comprising the following sections:
Please read through the benefits to WVBA Membership on this page, as well as on the Membership Divisions page. You can call us at (800) 944-9822 (Huntington: 522-2652) or print the Membership Application (Adobe PDF format) and mail it to us with your payment.
As a member of The West Virginia Bar Association, you can take full advantage of the following quality services we offer. We want to meet your needs and hope to expand our range of excellent programs in the future.
A Comprehensive Insurance Program
The WV Bar Association endorses the benefit plans (including life, disability, health, and long-term care) administered by Pryce Haynes Associates in Huntington, WV.
A quarterly newsletter designed to keep you informed about programs and activities. Click here for a sample of the current issue.
An Annual Meeting
Members have the opportunity to attend this meeting in fall that features nationally recognized speakers. You'll be able to qualify for those much needed MCLE credits and enjoy outstanding social events with colleagues from across the state.
Representation in Charleston
The WVBA advocates the interests of West Virginia lawyers during the legislative sessions.
A Legislative Update
The WVBA provides its members information about any information affecting the practice of law on the state and federal levels.
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This page covers just some of the reasons why membership to The West Virginia Bar Association is an important and meaningful opportunity for an attorney. Be a part of a wonderful West Virginia tradition, become a member. Sign up online!