West Virginia University

Heather Dawn Flanagan

Heather Flanagan, a native of Summersville, West Virginia, came to the WVU College of Law after earning her Bachelor of Arts in Communications at Concord University in 2005, where she graduated with honors and as co-valedictorian.

While in Law School, Heather is serving as a Teaching Assistant for the Legal Research and Writing Program for a second year, is a member of the Public Interest Advocates, and served as secretary for the Class of 2008 during her second year of law school. During the summer months, she worked Goodwin & Goodwin, LLP as a summer associate.

Heather was invited to join the West Virginia Law Review after her first year of law school. During her first year as a member of the Law Review, she wrote the article, ?The Difficulty of a Shareholder Plaintiff?s Playground Being Truly ?Open for Business?: An Overview of West Virginia?s Corporate Law Governing Derivative Law Suits,? which will be published in the second edition of Volume 110 of the Law Review.

West Virginia Law Review