WVC 31 A- 2 - 4 B
§31A-2-4b. Provision of legal services.
(a) The commissioner of banking has plenary power and
authority to acquire those legal services the commissioner deems
necessary to carry out the functions and duties of the division of
banking or the office of commissioner of banking, including, but
not limited to, representation of the division or the commissioner
in any administrative or judicial proceeding.
(b) The commissioner may acquire legal services from attorneys
licensed to practice law who are employed by the commissioner on a
salary basis or retained by the commissioner on a reasonable fee
(c) The commissioner may also request the assistance of the
attorney general and be represented in an administrative or
judicial proceeding by a deputy or assistant attorney general
acceptable to the commissioner.