• 27 Dec 2017 2:32 PM | Kathi McKeown (Administrator)

    Congratulations to three KDC members that were named 2018 Super Lawyers Rising Stars -- Jamie Dittert, Langdon Worley & Stephanie Wurdock.  All three attorneys practice with Sturgill, Turner, Baker & Moloney, PLLC, Lexington.

  • 27 Dec 2017 2:31 PM | Kathi McKeown (Administrator)

    Congratulations to KDC member, Tracy Prewitt, who was selected as one of the Top 25 Super Lawyers for Kentucky. Additional congratulations go to her partner, Don Brown, Chris O'Bryan and Gerry Toner for being named to the Top 25 Super Lawyers for Kentucky.

  • 27 Nov 2017 9:31 AM | Kathi McKeown (Administrator)

    KDC welcomes its newest member Cullen Patrick Rooney of O'Bryan, Brown & Toner, PLLC, Louisville.  Mr. Rooney is a Vanderbilt Law School graduate and practices in the areas of General Liability, Insurance, Medical Malpractice and Professional Liability.  He is sponsored by KDC member, Scott Burroughs.

  • 20 Nov 2017 9:58 AM | Kathi McKeown (Administrator)

    For those KDC members who really enjoy photography, we are looking for some photos of courthouses located in your cities and counties. Our graphic designer, Jeff Friebert, has provided the following COURTHOUSE PHOTO REQUEST.pdf for guidance and to assist you with the photos.  We look forward to receiving your photos now or in the near future. Thanks for your participation in this fun project.

  • 20 Nov 2017 9:57 AM | Kathi McKeown (Administrator)

    KDC member, Barry Miller, is presenting "Law Firms and Cybersecurity." The presentation is on December 6 at Malone's Meeting Place, and is free, including lunch. To learn more about this presentation, please click this link or contact Barry at his office (859) 899.8499 or

  • 13 Nov 2017 3:56 PM | Kathi McKeown (Administrator)

    For those of you who are members of DRI, check out the latest issue of For the Defense, November, 2017.  On page 6, KDC Director, Jeffrey Lowe was elected a National Director for DRI.  Congratulations to Jeff!!

    If you go to page 30, there is an article The "Go To" Resources on Management Issues authored by Stacy L. Moon who just spoke at the KDC Seminar last Thursday and Friday.  Following Stacy's article are several interesting articles.

    If you are interested in joining DRI, please feel free to contact KDC's Membership Chair, Todd Page of Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC, Lexington, who will be happy to answer any questions you have pertaining to DRI.

  • 07 Nov 2017 4:51 PM | Kathi McKeown (Administrator)

    Looking forward to seeing many of you at the KDC Fall Seminar taking place at the Marriott Griffin Gate in Lexington. Please don't forget to visit our Sponsors while you are there -- they're a huge part of KDC's success!

    Jillian House has organized a great seminar for Thursday afternoon, with three of the four speakers being KDC members: KDC members Katherine Kerns Vesely (also a KDC Director) and Kristen Fowler will present "Just What the Doctor Ordered" relative to Kentucky enacting Medical Review Panels. KDC member, Jamie Dittert, will present "Myth or Fact? "ALI Restatement of the Law/Liability Insurance" Edition". And closing out Thursday afternoon, our DRI Sponsored Speaker, Stacy Moon, will present "The Tween Years".

    Darrin Banks has organized a great line-up of speakers as well on Friday. DRI Sponsored Speaker, Stacy Moon, will present the entire morning program: "The Business of Law: There's No Business Like Law Business," "Managing That Business: I Want To Be A Manager (All Apologies to Mel Brooks)" and "Metrics Simplified (The Do-Re-Mis of Metrics).

    After the morning session is complete, we will head to lunch in the Bluegrass Pavilion where our Award Recipients and others will be recognized. Congratulations to the 2017 KDC Award Recipients: Diplomat: David A. Nunery (Retired); Defense Lawyers of the Year: Ashley K. Brown and Melanie Sublett Marrs; and our Young Lawyer is Tia Combs. After all recognitions are complete, we will have the KDC Annual Meeting.

    For the afternoon session, Darrin has lined up Barron Henley of Affinity Consulting Group to present "Legal Tech Security Measures Every Lawyer Must Take Under the Rules of Professional Conduct" (ETHICS!) and "Technology Planning for a Law Firm." Barron comes highly recommend by his counterpart, Paul Unger. Closing out the 2017 Fall Seminar will be four KDC members, Craig Reinhardt, Jess Baird, Norm Harned and Patricia LeMeur. Their panel discussion "A Kentucky Defense Firm, to Infinity and Beyond! Blazing a New Trail. A Discussion on the Direction for Defense Firms in the Next Decade."

    It's never too late to register. Go to and you can sign up there. Or just walk-in on Thursday or Friday if you have a change in plans.

  • 07 Nov 2017 11:31 AM | Kathi McKeown (Administrator)

    KDC welcomes its newest member:  Mary Elizabeth O'Bryan of O'Bryan, Brown & Toner, Louisville graduated from the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law.  Ms. O'Bryan is in firm management with O'Bryan, Brown & Toner and is sponsored by KDC Director, Katherine Kerns Vesely.

  • 04 Nov 2017 1:43 PM | Kathi McKeown (Administrator)

    KDC welcomes its newest member.  Megan K. George of Sturgill, Turner, Barker & Moloney, PLLC, is a graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Law.  Ms. George practices in the areas of Education and Employment.  She is sponsored by KDC Past President, Pat Moloney.

  • 29 Oct 2017 11:06 AM | Kathi McKeown (Administrator)

    KDC welcomes its newest member:  Elizabeth Ann Beal of O'Bryan, Brown & Toner PLLC, Louisville is a University of Kentucky Law School graduate.  Ms. Beal practice in the area of Medical Malpractice and is sponsored by KDC member, Scott Burroughs.

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