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2023 Fall Seminar & Awards Luncheon

  • 21 Sep 2023
  • 11:00 AM
  • 22 Sep 2023
  • 5:00 PM
  • The Origin Hotel, 4174 Rowan, Lexington KY 40503


  • Currently enrolled students in Kentucky Law Schools are welcome to attend free of charge.
  • Judges are welcome to attend KDC seminars free of charge.
  • For current members in good standing (2023-24 dues paid)
  • Registration for new vendors/exhibitors that have not previously submitted payment with their annual sponsorship.
  • For attorneys who are not current members of KDC
  • Seminar Presenters
  • Please contact KDC office for exhibit information admin@ky-def.org. Exhibit space is available with $600 sponsorship.

The 2023 Fall Seminar & Awards Luncheon will be held September 21-22 at the Origin Hotel in Lexington, KY.     This unique boutique hotel is located within the Summit at Fritz Farm (at the intersection of Nicholasville Road and Man O'War Blvd).   

Seminar Committee Chair Andrew DeSimone and committee has organized an outstanding program.   Highlights include:   presentations geared towards young lawyers to cover mediation, liens , and a discussion with Judge Kelly Mark Easton of the 2nd Appellate District Court, Division 2.    A social gathering on Thursday evening will provide time to share and network with colleagues and sponsors.   Friday will include presentations on Life Care Plans, EUO's, Jury Proof Your Case, Combatting Plaintiff Tactics and a panel discussion with adjusters.   

The Kentucky Defense Counsel Board of Directors will meet at 11:00 am on Thursday September 21 at the Origin Hotel.

We will recognize and celebrate accomplishments and contributions to the defense bar during the Awards Luncheon. Please nominate deserving colleagues with this nomination form: 2023 KDC NOMINATION FORM.pdf .   Award nominations are due to KDC office by August 1.  

The fall seminar will also provide an opportunity for members to support a local charity.   The newly organized KDC Philanthropy Committee is coordinating the community engagement project.

 A single registration fee of $250.00 for KDC members ($425.00 for non-members) includes up to 9 hours of CLE (including one hour Ethics), social gathering event, community engagement activity, breakfast, awards luncheon and the opportunity to network with KDC sponsors and supporters.  Continuing education credit approval has also been received from the KY Depart of Insurance.     Current judges and law school students may attend free of charge.   Guest tickets for the awards luncheon are also available for purchase.   Single day registration is not available for this event.

A special room rate is available for KDC Seminar participants.   Please call the hotel directly  (859) 245 0400 to reserve a room.   Reservations may be made directly with the hotel by visiting this link: ORIGIN RESERVATION LINK FOR KDC

 Registration deadline is September 1, 2023.    After September 1, please contact the KDC office directly to register for the conference. 

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