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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

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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

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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

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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

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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?

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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

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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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