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This program may qualify for up to 8.0 hours of self-study credit, which includes 1.20 hour of self-study ethics credit, under the West Virginia Rules for Mandatory Continuing Legal Education. No more than 12.0 hours of self-study CLE credit may be earned during a reporting period.
ANDREW L. ELLIS is an attorney with Wooton, Davis, Hussell & Ellis, PLLC. Mr. Ellis leverages a thorough understanding of estate and trust law with extensive experience handling taxation matters to help clients navigate the complex regulations of estate planning and administration. He represents both institutions and individuals in a variety of matters, including transfer of wealth and business succession plans, as well as personal and professional business planning and guidance. His comprehensive knowledge of state and federal income tax matters has enabled him to work with a number of nonprofit organizations, advising them through their formation all the way through to procuring their tax exemption status, including the application process. Additionally, his experience working with businesses of all sizes, as well as his knowledge of evolving tax legislation, allows him to offer proactive counseling and planning advice to clients to help achieve their goals and objectives while mitigating their risk along the way. When litigation becomes necessary, Mr. Ellis has extensive litigation experience in will contests and misappropriation of funds cases, utilizing his knowledge of estate and trust law to help clients reach successful resolutions. He also handles general litigation matters for clients, ranging from breach of contract matters to real estate disputes. Mr. Ellis has handled various types of litigation matters throughout the state of West Virginia. He is a member of The West Virginia State Bar (Probate Committee) and the Charleston Estate Planning Council. He earned his B.A. degree from West Virginia Wesleyan College, his J.D. degree from the University of Denver College of Law, and his LL.M. degree from the University of Denver.
STEPHEN C. LITTLEPAGE is a sole practitioner in Point Pleasant, West Virginia, operating the law firm of Hyer & Littlepage, where he practices in the areas of personal injury and criminal litigation. Mr. Littlepage has been a guest speaker for the West Virginia Trial Lawyers Association and the Mountain State Bar Association on personal injury practice and paralegal training, as well as having served for a number of years as an adjunct professor for Marshall University Community College. He earned his B.A. degree from West Virginia University and his J.D. degree from West Virginia University College of Law. Mr. Littlepage is a member of The West Virginia State Bar.
ANNA M. PRICE is an attorney with Jenkins Fenstermaker, PLLC. Ms. Price has devoted the majority of her practice to all aspects of estate planning, estate administration, and probate litigation. Representing corporate and individual clients in various financial brackets, her practice has ranged from simple planning to complicated tax planning. Ms. Price is an associate attorney in the firm's wills, trusts, and estates group. Ms. Price is a member of the American Bar Association, the Charleston Estate Planning Council, the Huntington Estate Planning Council, The West Virginia State Bar's Elder Law Committee, The West Virginia State Bar's Probate Committee, The Recovery Point of West Virginia (Board of Directors) and the Mountaineer Spina Bifida Camp (Board of Directors). She received her B.A. degree from Marshall University and her J.D. degree from West Virginia University College of Law.October 11 - Morgantown
JOSHUA S. ROGERS is a partner with Dinsmore & Shohl LLP. He is a member of the Corporate Department whose practice focuses on family wealth planning, asset protection planning, probate, profit and nonprofit business formation and organization, business succession planning, and litigation. Mr. Rogers has experience in representing both individual and institutional clients in various types of civil litigation including will contests, will and trust construction actions, family and probate disputes, real property rights, action to quiet title to minerals, corporate and partnership disputes, and federal and state taxation appeals. He is licensed and represents clients in both West Virginia and Pennsylvania. Mr. Rogers is a member of The West Virginia State Bar, Pennsylvania Bar Association, American Bar Association, Monongalia County Bar Association, Monongalia County Literacy Volunteers (president, Board of Directors), Leadership Monongalia, North Central West Virginia Estate Planning Council (president, Board of Directors) and Senior Monongalias (Board of Directors). He received his B.S.B.Ad. degree, summa cum laude, University Honors Scholar, from West Virginia University; and his J.D. degree from West Virginia University College of Law, where he was Order of the Coif.
NATALIE J. SAL is a founding member of the Sal Sellaro Culpepper Legal Group, PLLC, in Morgantown. Ms. Sal’s practice is varied, and includes estate planning and trusts, business and corporate law, contracts, real estate, personal injury, criminal law, and oil and gas law. She is also passionate about helping children and families, and is a respected advocate in the areas of adoption, child advocacy/child abuse and neglect, foster parent rights, and juvenile law. Ms. Sal graduated from West Virginia University with a Bachelor of Science degree in industrial engineering, then received her Doctor of Jurisprudence from WVU College of Law. Ms. Sal is a member of The West Virginia State Bar, and is admitted to practice throughout West Virginia, as well as in the Federal District courts for both the Northern and Southern districts. She is a member of the Criminal Justice Act Panel for the Northern District of West Virginia. She is also a member of the Monongalia County Bar, where she served as vice president in 2013 and president in 2014. Ms. Sal serves as a member of the West Virginia Court Improvement Oversight Board, which is charged with working state-wide to improve outcomes for children and families in child abuse and neglect cases.
JEFFREY M. STRANGE is a member of the law firm of Booth Strange & Daniel in Clarksburg. Mr. Strange focuses his practice on family law, estate planning, civil defense, and the collection of accounts and defending collection agencies against lawsuits brought against them under the WVCCPA and the FDCPA, as well as any other related tort claims alleged. He received his B.S.B.A. and J.D. degrees from West Virginia University.