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Bowles Cares: West Virginia Free Legal Answers

On April 4, several members of our Litigation team in the Charleston office participated in the West Virginia State Bar's West Virginia Free Legal Answers program, which allows eligible users to post legal questions to a private messaging system. The team of volunteers fielded a number of questions during the lunchtime session, with the goal of clearing the messaging system’s queue. 

Bowles Rice has been a longtime partner with the West Virginia Free Legal Answers program, and our attorneys are extremely proud to be able to participate in this event and give back to our communities. 

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Bowles Cares: Berkeley County Backpack Program

On March 20, several attorneys and staff members from our Martinsburg, West Virginia office volunteered with the Berkeley County Backpack Program to pack bags for students on Spring Break.

This organization is 100% volunteer nonprofit. They currently provide weekend food bags for 775 students at 25 schools in Berkeley County. Each week, they provide non-perishable food bags to kids in need for weekends and other times when school is not in session. Food bags contain: canned soup, canned pasta, mac-n-cheese, tuna salad and chicken salad kits, fruit cups, granola bars, nuts, peanut ...

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Bowles Cares: Habitat for Humanity of Kanawha & Putnam

Bowles Rice has long been a partner with Habitat for Humanity, the nonprofit organization that helps families build and improve places to call home. The organization's mission statement says it best:

Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope. 

Recently, several folks from our Charleston office participated in a build for Habitat for Humanity of Kanawha & Putnam Counties. BowlesCares volunteers included attorneys Mark AdkinsKendra AmickLindsay GainerCorey Bonasso, and Grayson O’Saile

Bowles Cares: Hospice Donation 

Attorney Alison Cox, who practices from the firm's Martinsburg office, is involved in many community organizations. "Part of my impetus for taking a position at Bowles Rice was the encouragement the firm gave for me to engage in community service to build my practice and assist the firm with client development," said Alison. One of the organizations she is currently involved in is Hospice of the Panhandle, where she serves as a member of the Board of Directors.  

Today, courtesy of the Bowles Rice Foundation, Alison was able to present a donation in person to Hospice of the Panhandle CEO ...

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American Bar Association Free Legal Answers Summer Associate Challenge 

Members of our firm's litigation team, along with our 2023 summer clerks, gathered in the Charleston office to participate in the American Bar Association Free Legal Answers Summer Associate Challenge, where they responded to legal questions from income-eligible individuals through The West Virginia State Bar's "West Virginia Free Legal Answers" program. Some of our summer clerks attended in person while others participated virtually from Bowles Rice offices in Morgantown, West Virginia and Southpointe, Pennsylvania.

The team of volunteers fielded a number of questions ...

Bowles Cares: Feed Our Students Western Pennsylvania

Bowles Rice attorneys and staff from our Southpointe, Pennsylvania office recently turned out in support of Feed Our Students Western Pennsylvania and their mission to combat food insecurity in school children and improve learning by providing weekend meals.

Our team of 13 helped pack over 300 bags of food to benefit students at Pittsburgh Classical Academy, a grade school in the Pittsburgh Public School District serving the West End of Pittsburgh.

In addition to the volunteer efforts of our dedicated team, a donation of $1,000 was made to Feed Our Students courtesy of the firm's ...