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Monday, July 1, 2019
KBA Image for Section KBA Dues to be Mailed by Mid-July
Kentucky Bar Association Membership Dues for 2019-2020 will be mailed by mid-July. Members will be able to pay online, quickly and conveniently, with a debit or credit card. A username and password will be required to access the payment system. An administrative fee will be assessed. The KBA membership cycle runs July 1-June 30 of each year. Payments are due on or before September 1, 2019. After that date, an additional late fee payment of $50 will be assessed. A notice of delinquency will be mailed after October 15th with an additional cost of $50 if dues are still unpaid. For more information, please contact the KBA Membership Department at (502) 564-3795.
CLE Image for Section Download or Purchase Photos from the 2019 KBA Annual Convention
Photos from the 2019 Kentucky Bar Association Annual Convention in Louisville are available for download and can also be purchased in a variety of print sizes. To view the photos, please follow the instructions below:
  • Click on the following link:
  • Click on: Client Login
  • Enter this access code/password: justice
  • Click on the 2019 Convention
  • Click on the thumbnail image of the desired photo
  • Once the image is accessed in a larger format, an option to download the image or purchase prints will be available directly above it.
If you have any questions regarding the photos, please email KBA Director of Communications Shannon Roberts at
2019 Leadership Conference. October 22, 2019. Details coming soon.
Nationwide Practice Analysis Survey by the
Testing Task Force of the National Conference of
Bar Examiners (NCBE): Coming in August
Starting on August 1, attorneys across the country have the opportunity to participate in the NCBE Testing Task Force 2019 practice analysis survey, which will gather current data on the knowledge, skills, abilities, other characteristics, and technology newly licensed lawyers use to accomplish the job tasks they perform. This survey is part of the Task Force’s three-year study to consider the content, format, timing, and delivery methods for the bar exam to ensure it keeps pace with a changing legal profession. The results of the practice analysis, which will be published at the beginning of next year, will be used by NCBE to develop the next generation of the bar exam and will benefit the profession as a whole. Click here to participate in the survey and learn more about the study.
Updated FINGAL Form Now Available
The Commonwealth of Kentucky’s Finance and Administration Cabinet (FAC) has updated their FINGAL form and it is effective immediately. All FINGAL forms received by FAC on and after July 1, 2019 must be on the new form located at in order to receive payment. Orders received on the old form on or after July 1, 2019 will be returned to the submitting attorney to be corrected.
AOC To Offer Legal Training for Dependency,
Neglect and Abuse Cases
The Administrative Office of the Courts will conduct legal training for dependency, neglect and abuse cases (formally titled GAL training). For more information on the advanced and basic trainings, as well as the schedule, click here.

An application for accreditation has been submitted to the Kentucky Bar Association’s CLE Commission.
KBF Logo Congratulations to New Fellows and Partners for Justice Society Members
Congratulations and thank you to the new Fellows, Life Fellows, and Partners for Justice Society members who were recognized at the Kentucky Bar Foundation’s Annual Luncheon. Click here to see the 32 honorees. Their support helped make $260,000 in 2019 grants, also awarded at the luncheon, possible.
Section News Image for Section CLE Opportunities & Section Events

46th Annual Midwest-MidSouth Estate Planning Institute, July 25 & 26 More Info.

Probate & Trust Law Section Annual Meeting, July 25 More Info.
CLE Image for Section Report Your CLE Credits Online
Reporting and keeping track of your CLE is now even easier! You can quickly report your attendance and apply for CLE programs online. For more information visit our website.
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The deadline to complete your annual CLE requirement for the 2018-2019 educational year was JUNE 30, 2019. You must have a total of 12.0 CLE credits including 2.0 ethics credits to meet the annual requirement. Check your CLE record online at Note: The deadline to report your CLE credits is AUGUST 10, 2019 for the 2018-2019 educational year.

For information on continuing legal education programming, click here.
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2019 Kentucky Law Update
Mark your calendars! The dates and locations for the 2019 Kentucky Law Update are confirmed and online registration is now open. Mailers for the program will be sent out in early July.
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2019 KBA Convention Activities
Visit for more information on the Kentucky Lawyers Assistance Program, their meetings and foundation.
Member Service Spotlight Image for Section Featured Jobs
Below is a listing of jobs that are currently featured on the Kentucky Bar Association's Career Center page.

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    Sturm, Paletti & Wilson Louisville, KY
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    Sturm, Paletti & Peter Louisville, KY
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