Bench & Bar

JAN 2018

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23 BENCH & BAR | face of the Kentucky Bar by encouraging the inclusion of women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and LGBT individuals, as well as promoting full and equal participation in the legal profession by all unrepresented or underrepresented groups. e YOUNG LAWYER SERVICE TO COM- MUNITY AWARD honors a member of the YLD for exemplary service to his or her community through volunteerism, service to non-profit organizations, and/or pro bono legal representation. The SERVICE TO YOUNG LAWYER AWARD honors a lawyer, non-lawyer, or organization for exceptional contributions to the professional and personal advance- ment and mentorship of young lawyers in Kentucky. YLD ELECTIONS If you are a member of the YLD who would like to become more involved with the Kentucky Bar Association and enhanc- ing the legal profession in Kentucky, please consider submitting your nomination for election to the position of YLD District Representative or YLD Officer on the YLD Executive Committee. ere are seven District Representatives on the YLD Executive Committee—one from each Supreme Court district. Any member of the YLD in good standing may be elected as a District Representative for their district. ere are four Officers on the YLD Exec- utive Committee—Chair, Chair-Elect, Vice-Chair, and Secretary/Treasurer. e current Chair-Elect automatically succeeds to the office of Chair. To be eligible for elec- tion to the office of Chair-Elect, Vice-Chair, or Secretary/Treasurer, a nominee must be a member of the YLD in good standing and must have previously served on the YLD Executive Committee for at least one year. Any YLD member who wishes to be considered for election must notify Miranda Click, YLD Secretary/Treasurer, in writing by midnight (EST) on Friday, March 30, 2018. Nominations for election, including self-nominations, may be emailed to Ms. Click at Ballots for contested elections will be emailed no later than Friday, April 6, 2018, and voting for any contested elections will close on Friday, April 20, 2018. All dues paying mem- bers of the YLD are eligible to vote in the election for District Representative for their Supreme Court District, and in the elections for the YLD Officers. T H E F O O D D R I V E O F T H E K E N T U C K Y B A R A S S O C I AT I O N A HUGE THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS K E N T U C K I A N S BROUGHT TO YOU BY IS COMPRISED OF 7 REGIONAL FOOD BANKS THAT DISTRIBUTE FOOD TO ALL 120 COUNTIES LOCATED IN KENTUCKY

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