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  • 10 Apr 2020 3:48 PM | Kathi McKeown (Administrator)

    The Women in the Law hosted its first virtual Happy Hour last night.  Top row, Left to Right:  Tia Combs, Claire Parsons, Stephanie Wurdock; middle row:  Christine Stanley, Olivia Amlung, Ashley Brown.  Bottom row:  Kristen Worak.  

    In the event you are wondering, Stephanie's tee reads"  Will give legal advice for tacos."

  • 10 Apr 2020 3:47 PM | Kathi McKeown (Administrator)

    Sara Clark Davis is now working with Norton Healthcare, Inc. at the Brownsboro Road office in Louisville.

  • 31 Mar 2020 11:15 AM | Kathi McKeown (Administrator)

    KDC is pleased to welcome its two newest members:

    Jordan Wesley Morgan of Shelton, Branham & Halbert, PLLC, Lexington is a graduate of the Chase College of Law.  Ms. Morgan practices in the areas of Appellate, Business Litigation, Contract, General Liability, Insurance Coverage, Premises Liability, Property, Real Estate Transaction Liability, Tort and Trucking.  She is sponsored by KDC Director, Adam Towe.

    Samuel Smith Porter of Landrum & Shouse, Lexington, is a graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Law.  Mr. Porter practices in the areas of Auto, General Liability, Premises, and Tort.  He is sponsored by KDC's CLE Committee Chair, Beth Winchell.

  • 27 Mar 2020 10:22 AM | Kathi McKeown (Administrator)

    The following message is from Lawyers Mutual of Kentucky:  Effective Monday, March 23, 2020, Lawyers Mutual of Kentucky is closed until it is safe to resume in-office operations.  Please know that even though the office is closed due to the Coronavirus pandemic, we will be working remotely to take care of your insurance needs.  It is best to contact us via the “contact” link on the website (www.lmick.com).  Depending on the nature of your inquiry, your message will be directed to the appropriate person who will respond accordingly.  Alternatively, you can e-mail us at a new general mailbox at lmick@lmick.com.  If you need to forward claims documents, renewal applications or other materials, you will need to use the general mailbox.  Again, the appropriate person will receive your message and respond as necessary.  Please don’t hesitate to contact us with any inquiry, whether about claims, renewals, quotes, premiums, etc.  We will do our best to answer your question and give you some guidance in this most uncertain of times.  Remember that our website and social media platforms are resources for additional information from LMICK.  Our Policyholders will likely receive another LMICK Minute or two in the coming days and weeks.  We will also post a copy of the LMICK Minute on our Web site.   Please stay well and take care of yourselves and your practices.”


  • 11 Mar 2020 10:52 AM | Kathi McKeown (Administrator)

    Pete Pullen is now practicing with O'Bryan, Brown & Toner in Louisville.

  • 13 Feb 2020 12:25 PM | Kathi McKeown (Administrator)

    KDC is pleased to welcome its newest members:

    James P. Freel of Ward, Hocker & Thornton, PLLC, Lexington is a University of Kentucky College of Law graduate.  Mr. Freel practices in the areas of Auto, Construction and Premises Liability.  He is a member of DRI and is sponsored by KDC member, Ashley Brown.

    Noel Halpin of O'Bryan, Brown & Toner, PLLC, Louisville is a University of Tennessee College of Law graduate.  Mr. Halpin practices in the areas of Auto, General Liability, Insurance Coverage, Medical Malpractice, Premises Liability, Product Liability, and Professional Liability.  He is sponsored by KDC member, Charlie Walker.

  • 13 Feb 2020 9:51 AM | Kathi McKeown (Administrator)

    Congratulations to the following KDC members:

    Thomas N. Kerrick of Kerrick Bachert, PSC, Bowling Green who will begin serving as President  and Miranda D. Click of East Kentucky Law Group, Pikeville, who will begin serving as Young Lawyers Division chair effective July 1, 2020.

    Additionally, James A. Sigler of Keuler, Kelly, Hutchins & Blankenship, LLP, Paducah; Matthew P. Cook of Kerrick Bachert, PSC, Bowling Green; Susan Phillips of Phillips, Parker, Orberson & Arnett, PLC, Louisville; and Mitch Hall of VanAntwerp Attorneys, Ashland, on being elected bar governor representatives for the 1st, 2nd, 5th and 7th judicial districts, respectively.


  • 12 Feb 2020 10:28 AM | Kathi McKeown (Administrator)

    The Supreme Court of Kentucky has issued an Order amending the Rules of the Supreme Court of Kentucky (SCR).  Order 2020-03 Amending the Rules of the Supreme Court of Kentucky (SCR) will become effective March 1, 2020.

    To view a copy of the Order:   https://cdn.ymaws.com/www.kybar.org/resource/resmgr/enewscustom/2020-03AmendmentstotheSuprem.pdf  


  • 12 Feb 2020 10:21 AM | Kathi McKeown (Administrator)
    The Kentucky Supreme Court has revised Rule 3.030 regarding Pro Hac Vice admission, and a per case renewal fee will now be due on the one-year anniversary of the attorney’s original Pro Hac Vice admission beginning March 1, 2020. Any subsequent renewal fees will be due in subsequent years on the same calendar date until the case is concluded. The renewal fee payment is equal to the annual dues paid by KBA members who have been admitted to practice for five years or more. The amount is currently $310. Failure to pay the renewal fee within thirty (30) days of the due date will result in the attorney being suspended from appearing in any case in which he/she has been admitted pro hac vice. Upon notification of the failure of payment, members of the KBA serving as co-counsel shall immediately notify the Court in which the case is pending. E-mails will be sent in February to notify the Pro Hac Attorneys of the amended rule with a request concerning the status of the attorney on the case. Invoices will be sent starting in March.
  • 11 Feb 2020 10:54 AM | Kathi McKeown (Administrator)

    Congratulations to Ann LeRoy of An/Dor Court Reporting for being selected as an inductee into the Kentucky Workers' Compensation Hall of Fame.  


 
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