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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 17 - 2 A- 7 §17-2A-7. Legal assistance.
Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, the commissioner:

(1) Shall select and employ a competent legal staff adequate for the ordinary legal services required by him and shall provide therefor such quarters, equipment, facilities, services and stenographic and other personnel as may be necessary;

(2) May call upon the attorney general and the prosecuting attorneys of the several counties, within their respective jurisdictions, for legal assistance and services as provided by law;

(3) May employ such additional legal counsel as he deems necessary upon a reasonable fee basis to perform legal services in acquiring, by right of eminent domain or otherwise, property, or an estate, right or interest therein.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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