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  Kentucky Bar Association Sections 

Get involved in the KBA while building your network base and increasing your professional development opportunities! The KBA has numerous specialized sections that publish newsletters, sponsor service projects, offer topical CLE opportunities and meet to address issues of common concern.  Click on a section for additional information.

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Family Law

Animal Law

Health Care Law

Appellate Advocacy

Immigration & Nationality Law

Bankruptcy Law

Labor and Employment Law

Business Law

Local Government Law

Civil Litigation

Probate and Trust Law

Construction & Public Contract Law   

Public Interest Law

Corporate House Counsel

Real Property Law

Criminal Law

Senior Lawyers


Small Firm Practice

Elder Law


Environment, Energy & Resources Law

Workers' Compensation Law

Equine Law 

Young Lawyers Division

How to Join a Section
Once a year, in July, the KBA sends out the annual dues statement for the July 1 - June fiscal year.  All sections are listed on this notice and you can join sections on this statement as you pay your dues.  You may also join at any time during the year, however dues are not pro-rated.  If you join during the year without the dues notice you may make a check payable to the Kentucky Bar Association in the appropriate amount and include your name, bar identification number, mailing address, e-mail address and the section(s).  Mail to: 

         Kentucky Bar Association
         Accounting/Membership Department
         514 West Main Street
         Frankfort, KY 40601-1883

Lori J. Alvey, KBA's Section Liaison, is available to assist you with Section activities. You may reach Lori in the CLE Office at the Bar Center; (502) 564-3795, ext. 253; fax - (502) 564-3225; lalvey@kybar.org.

Section & Division Officer Handbook
Each July, the KBA Section Liaison provides all incoming section officers with a copy of the Section Officer Handbook. This handbook details relevant Supreme Court Rules, KBA by-laws and policies and procedures that apply in the execution of each section officer's duties. This handbook is designed to serve as a reference guide to help answer the questions that will arise during the bar year. A copy of the 2014-2015 Section & Division Officer Handbook is available here.

KBA Section Listservs
Listservs are for section members only.  If your section does not participate, contact your section chair person.  Contact information for each section’s officers may be found on the individual section webpages.

The Kentucky Bar Association’s (KBA) section listservs are provided as a member service and are not moderated by the KBA or its staff.  The KBA accepts no responsibility for the opinions and information posted on this site and disclaims all warranties with regard to such information, regardless of its source.  Each user expressly waives any rights of action he or she may have against the KBA arising out of their use and/or reliance upon information obtained from the listserv.

As a condition of using the listserv, each member agrees to the terms set forth herein.  Each member agrees to not post any inappropriate or illegal materials or comments.  Any material that is covered by a copyright will not be posted without the permission of the copyright owner.  Any member who posts copyrighted material on the listserv warrants and represents that he or she is the owner of the copyright or has received written permission from the copyright owner. 


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