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Results of 2016 Judicial Candidates Poll

The May 17 primary ballot will include three candidates seeking election to division 9 of Jefferson Family Court. The LBA has released the results of the 2015 Judicial Candidates Poll, which measures the opinions of local attorneys on candidates seeking judicial office.

CARE Program Completes 9th Year of Classroom Presentations

The LBA's Bankruptcy Section has wrapped up another successful year of its CARE presentations, which prepare high school seniors and college students to manage their finances and understand responsible use of credit. The presentations were delivered to 3,300 students at 22 local high schools and two universities on March 16 and 17.

Legal Aid Network of Kentucky Launches Volunteer Lawyers for Veterans Program

The Legal Aid Network of Kentucky announces the launch of Volunteer Lawyers for Veterans, a program that encourages Kentucky lawyers to volunteer their time and skill to help our state’s low-income veterans resolve civil legal problems.

New Case Management System for Commonwealth's Attorney

The Jefferson County Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office implemented a new case management system April 4, which is not expected to impact court dockets or procedures but will enable prosecutors to function more effectively.

Legal Bowl Raises $13,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters

Nearly 100 members of the legal community came together at Fourth Street Live! on March 3 in support of children in our area—raising more than $13,000 for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana at the LBA’s Legal Bowl for Kids’ Sake!

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