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Acting U.S. Attorney named West Virginia Bar Fellow

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of West Virginia

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – Acting U.S. Attorney Randolph J. Bernard will be honored today as a 2021 Fellow at the West Virginia Bar Foundation Fellows Dinner in Charleston.   

The event will honor the judges and lawyers selected for both the 2020 Fellows class and the 2021 Fellows class. The criteria for Bar Foundation Fellows are those judges and lawyers whose professional, public and private careers have demonstrated outstanding dedication to the welfare of their communities and honorable service to the legal profession with the individuals selected reflecting the diverse nature of the legal profession in West Virginia. 

“It is an honor and a privilege to be recognized by the West Virginia Bar and my colleagues. All of us work tirelessly every day to find justice for clients in a variety of arenas. I’m proud to be a part of such an esteemed group of legal professionals,” said Bernard.
Bernard was nominated by former U.S. Attorney Bill Powell, Northern District of West Virginia.   

There have been approximately 400 lawyers and judges selected as Fellows over the years from the 6,000 judges and lawyers across the state.   

Updated June 24, 2021