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Pace '99 elected member of Kay Casto & Chaney

WVU Law graduate Charles Pace - Kay Casto & Chaney

CHARLESTON, WEST VIRGINIA — Charles W. Pace, Jr. has been promoted to Member of Kay Casto & Chaney PLLC. 

He is a 1999 graduate of WVU Law.

Hancock '07 elected Nelson Mullins partner

WVU Law 2007 Graduate Tom Hancock of Nelson Mullins

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – The partners of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP have elected Thomas M. Hancock to the partnership effective January 1, 2018. He is a 2007 graduate of WVU Law. 

Hancock, who joined the firm in 2016, concentrates his practice in the area of complex litigation. His experience involves litigation of catastrophic workplace accidents; litigation of intricate federal regulatory schemes; litigation involving pulmonology; and a variety of business litigation on behalf of clients from diverse industries. He also handles administrative matters for his clients before various state and federal agencies. He is based in the Firm’s West Virginia office. 

WVU Law experts meet with U.N. Special Rapporteur

WVU Law experts with Advisor to the U.N. Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights

MORGANTOWN, WEST VIRGINIA — When a United Nations investigator recently visited West Virginia, he heard directly from WVU Law representatives. 

UN Special Rapporteur Philip Alston traveled to Alabama, California, Georgia, Puerto Rico and West Virginia in December. His mission was “to examine government efforts to eradicate poverty in the country, and how they relate to U.S. obligations under international human rights law.”

West Virginia Innocence Project receives $100,000

WVU Law - Wilson, Frame & Metheney logo

MORGANTOWN, WEST VIRGINIA — The law firm Wilson, Frame & Metheney PLLC has made a $100,000 gift to the Innocence Project at WVU Law.

The funds, paid over five years, will provide operational support for the West Virginia Innocence Project, a law clinic that serves the wrongfully convicted free of charge while providing work experience for student attorneys.

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