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Elizabeth Wehner

Managing Attorney for Grants and Training

Ph:  304-343-3013, ext. 2134 

Elizabeth has been with Legal Aid of West Virginia (LAWV) since 2001.  In addition to coordinating statewide legal grants and overseeing training initiatives for LAWV, she litigates in the areas of domestic violence, public benefits and unemployment compensation.  Elizabeth taught as an Adjunct Instructor at West Virginia University’s College of Law for several years and has trained attorneys and managers for local, regional and national legal services organizations.  Prior to her current position at LAWV, she was Supervising Attorney at the organization’s Charleston office.

Born and raised in West Virginia, Elizabeth is a graduate of Wellesley College, Oxford University and New York University School of Law.  After receiving her J.D., she completed a federal judicial clerkship in Nashville, Tennessee.  Elizabeth returned to West Virginia and came to Legal Aid through a Skadden Fellowship, a competitive national public interest law award.  She is based in Charleston.