The West Virginia State Bar, with the support of Association Options, is recruiting and evaluating candidates for the position of Executive Director.
About the West Virginia State Bar
The West Virginia State Bar is a regulatory agency of the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia, where membership is mandatory among West Virginia’s licensed attorneys-at-law. The objects of the West Virginia State Bar—and by extension, the Executive Director—shall be to protect the interests of the public; to advance the administration of justice and the science of jurisprudence; to improve the relations between the public and the bench and the bar; to uphold and elevate the standards of honor, integrity, competency and courtesy in the legal profession; and to encourage cordial relations among its members. The State Bar’s purpose is to give effect to pertinent rules of the Supreme Court, to perform the functions expressed in the State Bar’s constitution and bylaws, and to perform such other functions as directed by the Supreme Court.
The State Bar is governed by a Board of Governors, and the President of the Board of Governors serves as the chief executive officer of the State Bar. The Executive Director is the chief administrative officer for the agency and serves as Secretary of the Board of Governors.
The Executive Director serves at the will and pleasure of the Board of Governors, and the Board may appoint the Executive Director upon approval by the Supreme Court.
Interested in applying?
Please first read the West Virginia State Bar Position Profile which provides a comprehensive over of the position and desired qualifications, then complete the application form below. PLEASE NOTE: For the file upload you MUST include a cover letter with your resume to be considered.
Questions? Contact Meggan Teague, Vice President of Strategy and Executive Search at firstname.lastname@example.org.