Bench & Bar

MAR 2018

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MORE THAN A LAWYER 2018 KBA ANNUAL CONVENTION 12 How to Successfully Defend DUI Cases CLE Credit: 1.0 Ryan Beck, Busald Funk Zevely PSC, Florence Join Ryan Beck as he discusses tactics used to successfully defend DUI cases, including cases with blood alcohol results over the legal limit. He will discuss pretrial and trial strategies to put forth your client's story of innocence. How to Effectively, Creatively and Ethically Market Yourself and Your Practice CLE Credit: 1.0 ethics Katy Goshtasbi, Puris Personal Branding, San Diego, California As busy lawyers, marketing and selling ourselves and our practice often takes a back seat to the substantive work we do. The result is that we are working way too hard, have too much stress and are making this marketing process way too difficult. Research shows that 78 percent of everything consumers buy, including legal services, is based on an emotional connection. In this program we will explore the reasons why marketing yourself and your practice is so important. You will also be given an action plan to implement so you can see results immediately in your practice. False Claims Act Primer CLE Credit: 1.0 Molly K. Ruberg, Bass Berry & Sims, Nashville, Tennessee Sponsor: Young Lawyers Division This program will focus on traditional grounds for False Claims Act liability and the FCA's qui tam provisions, the reverse false claims provision and the 60-day repayment rule, and the fate of the implied certification theory of FCA liability following the Supreme Court's landmark Escobar decision. In addition, recent trends in FCA enforcement and the DOJ's increased focus on individual liability, as well as issues related to FCA damages and penalties will also be covered. Preparing for Divorce Litigation / Family Law 101 CLE Credit: 1.0 Allison S. Russell, Lindsay I. Hart and Megan C. Cleveland, Goldberg Simpson LLC, Prospect Sponsor: Young Lawyers Division Presenters will address trial and hearing practice as it relates to issues that arise in divorce proceedings. Topics include pre- paring outlines, parties that you may want to consider calling as witnesses, complying with the detailed rules in the Family Court Rules of Practice and preparing your client for court. 8:30-9:30 a.m. Developments in Healthcare Law: Medical Review Panels and Negligent Credentialing CLE Credit: 1.0 Joseph A. Wright, Thompson Miller & Simpson, Louisville; Rebecca R. Schafer and Emily W. Newman, Dzentis Newman PLLC, Louisville Sponsor: Young Lawyers Division This program will provide an overview of KRS 216C, Kentucky's Medical Review Panel statute that went into effect on June 29, 2017, as well as the November 2, 2017, Supreme Court of Ken- tucky decision on negligent credentialing. The Medical Review Panel statute is applicable to all medical malpractice claims, and understanding this law's procedural requirements and practical impact is a must for any lawyer who practices in this area. This presentation will also analyze the effect of the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital, LLC v. Adams opinion on negligent creden- tialing, with regard to what alternative claims can still be brought against a hospital, and tips for application in the defense of a medical malpractice case. Spotlight CLE: The Opioid Epidemic in Kentucky CLE Credit: 1.0 Chief Justice John D. Minton Jr., Supreme Court of Kentucky, Bowling Green; Judge David A. Tapp, 28 th Judicial Circuit, Somerset; Van Ingram, Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy, Frankfort; Dr. Allen Brenzel, Kentucky Department for Behavioral Health, Frankfort; Judge Christopher J. Mehling, Kenton County Family Court, Covington Sponsor: Supreme Court of Kentucky Opioid use disorder has reached epidemic levels in Kentucky. It is flooding our courts, our prisons, our child welfare system, our emergency rooms, and our treatment providers. It is taking an emotional toll on our families and our communities. And it is creating a health crisis that threatens to impact thousands of people in our region. This panel discussion will focus on the role of the court system, law enforcement and the medical community in addressing the opioid epidemic. 9:40-10:40 a.m. Thursday 9:40-10:40 a.m. programming continues on the next page CLE Thursday, June 14

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