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  • 11 Feb 2019 1:55 PM | Kathi McKeown (Administrator)

    KDC member, Andrew Pellino, is now practicing with Dressman Benzinger Lavelle psc in their Louisville office.

  • 11 Feb 2019 11:59 AM | Kathi McKeown (Administrator)

    The KDC Board of Directors approved the nomination of David T. Riley of Bradley, Freed & Grumley, P.S.C., Paducah as  Director for District 1.  David fills the Director position left vacant by Jason Coltharp, who is now serving as Secretary-Treasurer of KDC.

    The Board looks forward to having David serve in this position.

  • 22 Jan 2019 2:27 PM | Kathi McKeown (Administrator)

    KDC wishes to thank the Amicus Committee, Dave Kramer, Bill Orberson and Aaron Silletto, for extra effort put into reviewing and planning for recent amicus briefs filed on behalf of KDC.  Briefs have been filed in the following matters:

    • Maguire v. Cook– Matter involves the level of evidence needed to support recovery of emotional distress damages. Prepared and filed by  Joey Wright of Thompson Miller & Simpson, Louisville and Michael Risley of Stites & Harbison, Louisville.
    • Ries v. Oliphant– Matter involves Rule 26.02 expert witness disclosure.  Prepared and filed by Michael Enzweiler of Dressman Benzinger LaVelle psc, Crestview Hills.
    • Shackelford v. Lewis– Matter involves medical malpractice case in which the COA reversed the trial court’s decision in favor of a hospital and the Supreme Court of Kentucky granted discretionary review involving the reasonable medical probability proof standard and the need for expert causation testimony.  Prepared and filed by Melissa Richardson of Walters Richardson, PLLC d/b/a WMR Defense, Lexington.
    Many thanks to those of you who alerted us to the matters and to Joey, Michael, Michael and Melissa for their time spent preparing the amicus.  It is greatly appreciated.
  • 21 Jan 2019 9:48 AM | Kathi McKeown (Administrator)

    KDC is pleased to welcome its newest member, Mark A. Osbourn of Bush & Osbourn, PLLC, Louisville.  Mr. Osbourn is a University of Louisville Brandeis school of law graduate and practices in the areas of Civil Rights, Government, Insurance, Municipal and Tort.  Mr. Osbourn is a member of DRI and is sponsored by KDC member, John M. Bush.

  • 04 Jan 2019 12:44 PM | Kathi McKeown (Administrator)

    KDC is pleased to welcome the newest members of KDC:

     Aziza A. Jones of Landrum & Shouse LLP, Lexington is a graduate of the Western New England University School of Law, Springfield, Massachusetts.  Ms. Jones practices in the areas of Civil Rights, Commercial and Product Liability.  She is a member of DRI and sponsored by KDC member, Jeffrey Taylor.

    Heather P. Howell of Landrum & Shouse LLP, Lexington is a graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Law.  Ms. Howell practices in the areas of Civil Rights, Commercial, Insurance,  and Product Liability.  She is a member of DRI and sponsored by KDC member, Jeffrey Taylor.

  • 19 Dec 2018 4:18 PM | Kathi McKeown (Administrator)

    Join KDC for its webinar Freedom of Speech in the Workplace, to be presented by Bryan Beaumann of Sturgill, Turner, Barker & Moloney, PLLC, Lexington at 10:00 a.m. eastern time February 27, 2019.  Click here to register Events.  $15 for KDC members and their staff, $60 for non-KDC members.

    Application for 1.0 hour of CLE has been made to the Kentucky Bar Association.

  • 19 Dec 2018 11:41 AM | Kathi McKeown (Administrator)

    Blake Nolan and James Taylor are now working at the Lexington office of Gess Mattingly & Atchison, PSC.

    Megan George is now working at the Lexington office of Stites & Harbison.

    Noelle B. Haegele is now with Phillips Parker Orberson & Arnett PLC in Louisville.

  • 12 Dec 2018 9:14 AM | Kathi McKeown (Administrator)

    KDC welcomes its newest member, Zachary M. Sosnovich.  Mr. Sonovich practices with the firm of Porter, Banks, Baldwin & Shaw PLLC in their Lexington office in the areas of Auto, Bad Faith, Commercial, Insurance, Medical Malpractice, Professional Liability, and Tort.  He is sponsored by KDC President, Darrin Banks.

  • 27 Nov 2018 9:06 AM | Kathi McKeown (Administrator)

    DRI Submits Official Comments to Advisory Committee's Proposed Changes to Rule 30(b)(6).  Please see link below for more details.

    http://www.dri.org/docs/default-source/webdocs/news/dri-comment---rule-30(b)(6)---final.pdf?sfvrsn=4

  • 27 Nov 2018 9:03 AM | Kathi McKeown (Administrator)

    DRI Submits Official Comments to Advisory Committee's Proposed Changes to Rule 30(b)(6).  Please see link below for more details.

    www.dri.org/docs/default-source/webdocs/news/...


 
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