In-Person CLE TODAY! “Oh, Yay, the Holidays!” Maintaining Your Competence in Stressful Seasons
For our Lexington insureds, we are speaking, today, to the Fayette County Bar Association Women Lawyers Association at noon at the FCBA classroom! Join Courtney Risk, Yvette Hourigan and Dr. Heather Risk as they discuss maintaining competence during stressful seasons. For more information, click here.
Cybersecurity 101: Ethical Duties and Practical Tips for Kentucky Lawyers Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2023 at 12:00 EST 1.25 hours of Kentucky Ethics Credit
Join us virtually during lunch for a panel session aimed at easing some of the frustration we all have with technology and cybersecurity. Attendees will receive practical tips from industry experts to enhance the security of their practice. Click here for more information and to register!
Kentucky Supreme Court Addresses Legal Malpractice Statute of Limitation
The Kentucky Supreme Court recently held that in a “non-litigation legal malpractice claim” the one-year statute of limitations clock starts “when the claimant is reasonably certain that damages will indeed flow from the defendant’s negligent act.” This opinion overturns prior case law that created uncertainty and did not start the clock on non-litigation legal malpractice claims until the claimant knew the exact dollar amount of damages due to the malpractice. Read the full opinion here.
Hot Off the (Digital) Press: Everything You Need to Know About Client Trust Accounts
Kentucky lawyers handling client funds will want to check out our latest publication, created in collaboration with the Kentucky IOLTA Fund: Client Trust Account Basics: A Handbook for Kentucky Lawyers.This third edition has been completely redesigned with the goal of being your go-to digital reference for client trust account issues. The Handbook is designed for practitioners of all experience levels: whether you want to read it cover-to-cover to gain a foundational knowledge or click through to a topic of interest as questions arise.
We want to thank Guion Johnstone, Executive Director of the Kentucky Bar Foundation & Kentucky IOLTA Fund, and Madelyn Day, Legal Intern for the KBF/Kentucky IOLTA Fund, for their hard work on this project.