Bench & Bar

JUL 2018

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1 BENCH & BAR | Several inside graphics by Š Cover photo by: Andrea Hughes Photography Annual Convention photos by: Tim Webb Photography VOL. 82, NO. 4 e B&B - Bench & Bar (ISSN-1521-6497) is published bi-monthly by the Kentucky Bar Association, 514 West Main Street, Frankfort, KY 40601-1812. Periodicals Post age paid at Frankfort, KY and additional mailing offices. All manuscripts for publication should be sent to the Man aging Editor. Permission is granted for reproduction with credit. Publication of any article or statement is not to be deemed an endorsement of the views expressed therein by the Kentucky Bar Association. Subscription Price: $20 per year. Members subscription is included in annual dues and is not less than 50% for the lowest subscription price paid by subscribers. For more information, call (502) 564-3795. is issue of the Kentucky Bar Association's B&B-Bench & Bar was published in the month of July. Send address changes to: B&B - Bench & Bar 514 West Main Street Frankfort, KY 40601-1812 POSTMASTER Shannon H. Roberts MANAGING EDITOR Jesi L. Ebelhar DESIGN & LAYOUT John D. Meyers PUBLISHER James P. Dady EDITOR COMMUNICATIONS & PUBLICATIONS COMMITTEE James P. Dady, Chair, Bellevue Paul Alley, Florence Elizabeth M. Bass, Gallatin, Tenn. James Paul Bradford, Paducah Frances E. Catron Cadle, Lexington Anne A. Chesnut, Lexington Elizabeth A. Deener, Lexington Tamara A. Fagley, Lexington Cathy W. Franck, Crestwood Lonita Baker Gaines, Louisville William R. Garmer, Lexington P. Franklin Heaberlin, Prestonsburg Judith B. Hoge, Louisville Jessica R. C. Malloy, Louisville Eileen M. O'Brien, Lexington Sandra J. Reeves, Corbin Gerald R. Toner, Louisville Sadhna True, Lexington Zachary M. Van Vactor, Louisville Michele M. Whittington, Frankfort Contents 2 President's Page By: Douglas C. Ballantine 6 Q & A with KBA President Doug Ballantine By: James P. Dady 10 2018 KBA Annual Convention Wrap-Up Features: Potpourri 18 e Rise of the Chatbots By: Robert Brammer 20 Internet Citations in Appellate Court Opinions: Something's Still Rotting in the Commonwealth By: Michael Whiteman and Jennifer Frazier 24 Kentucky Powers of Attorney: No Longer Powerless By: Sara Johnston 28 Bitcoin for Lawyers By: R. Morgan Salisbury Columns 30 Young Lawyers Division By: Jennifer "Jenna" S. Overmann 32 University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law 34 University of Kentucky College of Law 36 Northern Kentucky University Salmon P. Chase College of Law 38 Effective Legal Writing By: Hollie Hopkins Bar News 4 4 Judge Clayton Sworn In as Chief Judge of Kentucky Court of Appeals 4 5 Pay KBA Membership Dues Online 4 6 Judicial Conduct Commission Departments 50 Kentucky Lawyer Assistance Program 54 Kentucky Bar Foundation/IOLTA 56 Continuing Legal Education 60 Who, What, When and Where Bench & Bar Visit our website to check out the latest Hot Topics article.

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