Bench & Bar

MAR 2018

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59 BENCH & BAR | LAW DAY 2018 Presidents of local bar associations across the Common- wealth should have received their Law Day 2018 celebration planning guides, as well as this year's Law Day awards competition entry form. This year's theme is "Separation of Powers: Framework for Freedom." We encourage each local bar association to participate in the Kentucky Bar Association's Annual Law Day Awards Competition. The deadline for entries is Wednesday, May 16. The KBA Law Day Committee will award $300 to the first place winner in each of the three—Large, Medium and Small—bar categories. Additionally, representatives from the winning bar associations will be honored at the KBA Annual Convention during the Membership Luncheon scheduled for Friday, June 23, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. Entries should be mailed to Shannon Roberts at the Kentucky Bar Association. For an entry form and any additional information on the competition, please contact Roberts in the KBA Communications Department at (502) 564-3795 ext. 224 or at sroberts@kybar.org. Law Day 2018 falls on Tuesday, May 1. For more information on Law Day, visit www.lawday.org. 2018 KBA ANNUAL STUDENT WRITING COMPETITION? The Kentucky Bar Association invites and encourages students currently enrolled at the University of Kentucky College of Law, the University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, and the Northern Kentucky University Salmon P. Chase College of Law to enter the KBA Annual Student Writing Competition. This comp- etition offers these Kentucky legal scholars the opportunity to earn recognition and a cash award. First, second, and third place awards will be given. Entries must be received by June 1, 2018. Students may enter their previously unpublished articles. For inquiries concerning the KBA Annual Student Writing Competition contact Shannon H. Roberts at sroberts@kybar.org. Do you know someone who could win the... Announcement: The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services is accepting applications for persons willing to serve as a chairperson of a Medical Review Panel pursuant to KRS 216C. Eligible applicants must be licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Chairpersons will be selected on a case by case basis. This is a great opportunity to hone your man- agement and mediation skills. Reimbursement shall be in accordance with KRS 216C, Section 23(2). To apply, please complete the application found at mrp.ky.gov and sumbit to mrp@ky.gov . The Cabinet for Health and Family Services will maintain a list of all applicants by Supreme Court district for use pursuant to KRS 216C, Section 8(2). Electronically: mrp@ky.gov By Mail: CHFS, ATTN: MRP 275 East Main Street, 5W-A (MRP) Frankfort, Kentucky 40621 See Page 22 for Convention Details THE WAIT IS OVER!

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