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Bowles Rice Attorneys to Moderate Judicial Forums

February 8, 2016

Charleston, West Virginia – Two Bowles Rice partners have been selected to moderate judicial forums in Charleston and Morgantown for the National Business Institute (NBI).

Stuart A. McMillan, chairman of the Bowles Rice Litigation Department, will moderate the Charleston seminar, “As Judges See It: What Attorneys Need to Know About West Virginia’s Business Court,” in May 2016. McMillan practices with a focus on civil trial and appellate litigation, and represents national, regional and local corporate clients across industries including oil and gas, financial services and manufacturing. He has earned an AV peer-review rating by Martindale-Hubbell.

McMillan will moderate a panel ofthree judges currently serving on the West Virginia Business Court:  the Honorable James J. Rowe (Judge of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit), the Honorable Christopher C. Wilkes (Chairman of the Business Court Division and a Judge of the Twenty-Third Judicial Circuit) and the Honorable James H. Young Jr. (Judge of the Twenty-Fourth Judicial Circuit).

Andrew G. Fusco, who also holds Martindale-Hubbell’s preeminent AV rating, will moderate the Morgantown seminar, “As Judges See It: Top Mistakes Attorneys Make in Civil Litigation,” in April 2016. Fusco focuses his practice on general and complex litigation, antitrust, competition law, business disputes, intellectual property infringement, mergers and acquisitions, among other areas. He has represented clients in transactions, litigation or administrative proceedings in 21 states and the District of Columbia, and in 13 countries outside of the United States.

The presenters scheduled to participate in the Morgantown seminar are three West Virginia Circuit Court judges:  the Honorable Richard A. Facemire (Fourteenth Judicial Circuit), the Honorable Lynn A. Nelson (Twenty-First Judicial Circuit) and the Honorable Susan B. Tucker (Seventeenth Judicial Circuit).

NBI provides continuing legal education for attorneys.