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  Be an Active Member 

Active member participation is essential to the success of any association.  The KBA offers a variety of opportunities for you to become involved, including becoming a member of a section, or being appointed to a committee or task force committed to one of the bar’s diversified interests.  The Kentucky Bar Association is governed by members elected by members.  All members are eligible to run for positions on the Board of Governors, the KBA’s governing body.

The KBA Board of Governors consists of two representatives from each of the seven Supreme Court Districts who are elected by attorneys within their districts, and the officers of the association who run for election statewide.  The members of the Board are vitally interested in the concerns of Kentucky lawyers and will welcome your call.  Also serving on the Board is the chair of the Young Lawyers Section.

About the Board of Governors
Board of Governors - Officers
Bar Governors

Numerous issues within the legal profession are addressed by various KBA commissions, committees, and task forces such as: Attorney’s Advertising Commission; Bar Litigation; Child Protection and Domestic Violence; Elder Law; Investments; Lawyer Professionalism; Legislation; Member Services; Donated Legal Services; and Rules.  Appointments to various committees and task forces are made by the KBA President. If you are interested in committee work, please contact the KBA Executive Director or the Director of Administration.

You can also get involved in the KBA while building your network base and increasing your professional development opportunities.  The KBA has numerous specialized sections devoted to the betterment of individuals focusing on specialized practices.  Some sections meet regularly, some yearly, to address issues of common concern.  Many sponsor special service projects, offer topical CLE opportunities and publish newsletters.  If you would like more information, contact the CLE staff at the Bar Center.  To join, contact the Accounting/Membership Office.

Click here for a list of KBA Sections and additional information on each.

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