Elizabeth Virginia Hallanan

Personal

Birthday: 
1/10/1925
Birthplace: 
Charleston, WV
Date of Death: 
6/8/2004
Place of Death: 
Charleston, WV
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Charleston, West Virginia, 1951-1959, 1975-1984
Member, West Virginia State Board of Education, 1955-1957
State delegate, West Virginia, 1957-1958
Assistant commissioner of public instruction, State of West Virginia, 1958-1959
Judge, Kanawha County [West Virginia] Juvenile Court, 1959-1961
Executive director, West Virginia Association of Colleges and Universities, 1961-1969
Chairwoman, West Virginia Public Service Commission, 1969-1975

Education

Name of School: 
Morris Harvey College (now University of Charleston)
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1946
Name of School - Second: 

West Virginia University Law School

The West Virginia University College of Law offers a curriculum which blends skills, perspectives, and substantive law courses in a supportive learning environment. WVU is recognized nationally as a leader in providing a student-centered learning experience. The Law Center provides access to the Internet through a wireless network and has other state-of-the-art technology, including connections for laptops at each seat in the classrooms, web access at each carrel in the library, and video conferencing and distance learning facilities. Our graduates are employed at the major law firms in West Virginia, are members of the judiciary, and hold important positions in government. They are also in major law firms from New York City to Hong Kong, Rome to Pittsburgh and San Diego to Richmond. Many graduates also run their own offices and work tirelessly for those who have little or no money but desperately need legal representation.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1951

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia
Court Name: 

West Virginia Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
Ronald Reagan
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
11/14/1983
Retirement from Active Service: 
12/1/1996
Termination Date: 
6/8/2004
Termination Reason: 
Death
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