Bench & Bar

MAR 2018

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53 BENCH & BAR | ipants with the vision, knowledge and skills necessary to serve as leaders in the profession and in their com- munities. • Approved issuing a Show Cause Notice to those bar members who had not paid their dues or were CLE non-compliant. • Executive Director John Meyers reviewed the status of the Board of Governors elections. Meyers reported that there are three contested races; for vice president: omas M. Kerrick and Earl M. McGuire, for 6th SCD Bar Governor: Gary J. Sergent and Jacqueline S. Wright, and for 7th SCD: John F. Vincent and Adam C. Gearheart. Ballots will be mailed on Dec. 15, 2017, and will be due back Jan. 15, 2018. • Approved the amendment to Unauthorized Practice of Law Opinion U-65. • Approved the 2018 Holiday Schedule consistent with the Administrative Office of the Courts. • Meyers reported that the Kentucky Commission on the Future of the Legal Profession subgroups have been meeting regularly and working diligently on gathering research for their individual subcommittee reports. • Approved authorizing President Garmer to execute the Kentucky State Retirement System application for cessation and continue the exploratory process of withdrawing from the KERS. • Meyers reported on the status of the restroom reno- vations. • Meyers reported on the status of the IT project. • Approved the ratification of the email vote nominat- ing Brian K. Pack and Ronald L. Hampton, both of Glasgow, as the two candidates for the Judicial Nom- inating Commission Special Election the 43 rd Judi- cial Circuit. Do you have a matter to discuss with the KBA's Board of Governors? Board meetings are scheduled on: May 18-19, 2018 and June 12, 2018 To schedule a time on the Board's agenda at one of these meetings, please contact John Meyers or Melissa Blackwell at (502) 564-3795. Feels good to get a discount. Some discounts, coverages, payment plans and features are not available in all states or all GEICO companies. GEICO contracts with various membership entities and other organizations, but these entities do not underwrite the offered insurance products. Discount amount varies in some states. One group discount applicable per policy. Coverage is individual. In New York a premium reduction may be available. GEICO may not be involved in a formal relationship with each organization; however, you still may qualify for a special discount based on your membership, employment or affi liation with those organizations. GEICO is a registered service mark of Government Employees Insurance Company, Washington, D.C. 20076; a Berkshire Hathaway Inc. subsidiary. GEICO Gecko image © 1999-2017. © 2017 GEICO 1-800-368-2734 | Tell us you're a KENTUCKY BAR ASSOCIATION member and see how much you could save on auto insurance with a special member discount.

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