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2017 Annual Convention Materials

Our Evolving Profession and the Kentucky Lawyer

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Wednesday, June 21st 

8:30 - 4:30 p.m.

New Lawyer Program

8:30 – 10:30 a.m.

Supreme Court Rules Hearing

SCR 3.130(5.4)

10:40 – 11:40 a.m.

Dissolving and Winding Down the Kentucky Business Entity
Expanded Expungement: Experts, Explanations and Experiences
Having, Raising and Keeping a Child: Basic Ideas, Increasing Complexity – It's Not as Easy as It Used to Be 
Spotlight CLE: A Lesson on Civil Discourse from Harper Lee

11:50 a.m. – 12:50 p.m.

The Anxious Lawyer
Service with a Smile: A Discussion about Service Animals and the Law

1:15 – 2:15 p.m.

Feature CLE: A Conversation on Justice – (Jerry Buting)

2:25 – 3:25 p.m.

Spotlight CLE: Murder Case of State v. Adnan Syed (Rabia Chaudry) 
Estate Planning / Probate – Fiduciary Responsibility & Obligations & Risks Associated Therewith 
Criminal Justice Reform in Kentucky
The Unique Challenges Presented by Homeless Youth in Juvenile and Family Courts
Lawyers and Presidents: The Ties that Bind

3:35 – 4:35 p.m.

Veterans Discharge Upgrade Procedure
Fixing a Broken System: Where Do We Stand on The Recommendation of the ABA's Kentucky Assessment Report on the Death Penalty
The Paperless Practitioner
Are You Practicing Elder Law: Your Area of Law Might Fall within the Scope of Elder Law
Thursday, June 22

8:30 – 9:30 a.m.

Trade Secrets and Non-Competes
How to Deal with a Difficult Client
Nuts & Bolts of Appellate Practice

9:40 – 10:40 a.m.

A Brief Introduction to Arbitration Practice
Get Ready for Here They Come: Your Opportunities to Shape the Future of Legal Services
Hot Topics in U.S. Immigration
Conflicts of Interest – A Discussion

10:50 – 11:50 a.m.

Tax Law Update
Defending Your First Federal Criminal Case
You Be the Juror: Voir Dire in Sex Discrimination Cases
Spotlight CLE: The Opioid Epidemic in Kentucky

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

The People's Representative, Wendell Ford: His Lasting Imprint on State & Federal Legislation
Technology for Lawyers: What's New? What's Hot? What is My Ethical Duty and What Do I Need to Know? 

1:25 – 2:25 p.m.

Feature CLE: When Good Leaders Lose Their Way (Mark Whitacre)

2:35 – 3:35 p.m.

Social Media & Digital Marketing Strategies for Solo and Small Firms

Can Judges Speak? The First Amendment and the Courts

Teacher Discipline in Kentucky
Spotlight CLE: U.S. Supreme Court Review

3:45 – 4:45 p.m.

Collaborative Family Law: Reaching Resolutions Respectfully
Intellectual Property for the General Practitioner
Reinforcing American Institutions: Why Americans Should Trust Media and the Judiciary
Practical Thoughts on Everyday Ethical Dilemmas
Friday, June 23rd

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

Spotlight CLE: Fantasy Sports: The Challenging Landscape 
Better Not Call Saul: Professional Ethics Lessons from Breaking Bad and Its Prequel 

9:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Kentucky Supreme Court Review 

10:10 – 11:10 a.m.

The Bourbon Industry: Kentucky's Amber Road
Hot Topics in Access to Justice

11:20 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.

Hot Topics in Hospitality Law
Horses and Drugs 
Spotlight CLE: Collegiate Sports Legal Issues 

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

You Want to Do What? A Primer on Helping Your Client Set Up a Kentucky Brewery
Hamilton: Not the Musical 

1:40 p.m. – 3:10 p.m.

Feature CLE: Amanda Knox: Waiting to Be Heard 
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