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The NKBA presents accredited CLE programs to help attorneys meet mandatory requirements. It also offers reduces registration fees for the NKBA-sponsored CLEs. Every March, a free CLE Day is offered for members.
The Lex Loci is a monthly publication, mailed to members. It informs members of news in the organizations, ongoing activities, upcoming events, and reports of development in the law. The classified section is reasonably prices and reaches a highly targeted audience.
COMMITTEES AND SECTIONS
Members may join any of over 20 sections and committees which concentrate in specific areas of practice. It is a great opportunity to stay informed about legal developments while meeting attorneys and members of the judiciary who share an interest in those specific areas of the law. Many sections initiate and recommend legislation and court procedures designed to improve the justice system and help lawyers in their practice.
NKBA annually publishes a pictorial directory of all attorneys practicing in Northern Kentucky and those Cincinnati attorneys who are members of NKBA. The directory includes the addresses and telephone numbers of the state and federal judges and other court personnel in Northern Kentucky as well as county government officials. The local rules adopted for arbitration are also printed in the directory.
MAILING LISTS AND LABELS
Another service for members is the preparation of mailing lists or mailing labels. This is the easiest, and most accurate, way to prepare a mass mailing to the local bar.
The NKBA has many social activities throughout the year. The Holiday Dinner Dance in December and the summer golf outing are but a few of the events that allow members to develop and enhance friendships with their fellow attorneys.
Local merchants provide discounts for products and services, many in the area of professionally needed items. Members are notified of newly added stores and provided with the required identification. The list of participating merchants and services is growing.
SERVING OUR COMMUNITY
LAWYER REFERRAL SERVICE
NKBA refers qualified lawyers to local residents who need assistance in choosing counsel.
NORTHERN KENTUCKY VOLUNTEER LAWYERS
The Northern Kentucky Volunteer Lawyers (NKVL) is a cooperative program between the NKBA and the Legal Aid Society. Three times as many Pro Bono cases are handled by the Volunteer Lawyers because of an IOLTA (Interest on Lawyers Trust Accounts) Grant applied for and received by the NKBA.
JUDICIAL CANDIDATE RATING PROCESS
As a service to citizens, the NKBA coordinates a process that educates the public about
individuals running for public judicial office. A poll is conducted among the NKBA membership to rate each judicial candidate. The ratings are released to the local media.
The NKBA provides attorneys willing to speak on legal topics to schools, churches, and community groups.
Annually on May 1st the Association provides community education on any requested topic to Northern Kentucky schools.
SERVING OUR PROFESSIONALS
*The Northern Kentucky Bar Association plays an active role in maintaining the integrity of the legal profession. The NKBA helps attorneys stay abreast of legal developments with CLE seminars and publications.
*NKBA members can learn and grow from the professional expertise of their colleagues through the specialized sections and committees.
*In Lex Loci orders of the court are published monthly. The newsletter monitors recent decisions of the Kentucky Supreme Court and the Kentucky Court of Appeals in cases arising in Northern Kentucky. It also publishes verdicts from area Circuit Courts. The 6th District Supreme Courts Justice writes an article, and the 6th District Kentucky Courts Appeals contributes information.
*The pictorial legal directory is an essential reference. It is found in almost every office and courthouse in Northern Kentucky.