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Patrick Baker Named as Local Rules Advisory Committee of Western Virginia U.S. District Court


Grundy, VA - Prof. Patrick Baker of the Appalachian School of Law has been named to a two-year term serving on the Local Rules Advisory Committee of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia. He is the law school representative. The committee considers suggestions from the bench, the bar, and the public for changes to the local rules and submits such recommendations as it deems appropriate to the court. There are currently nine members on the committee, which meets at least annually.