Bar Briefs is a national award winning monthly publication of the Louisville Bar Association. With a circulation of more than 3,200 readers, Bar Briefs offers informative articles on current issues of interest in the law. It also keeps members informed about what is going on at the LBA, including continuing legal education offerings, meetings, special events, public service and pro bono opportunities, member benefits, and news about colleagues. Readers look to Bar Briefs as a source of news and timely information about the local, state and federal courts.

All LBA members receive a complimentary subscription to Bar Briefs, both in print and online. Non-member subscriptions are available and may be purchased HERE.

Bar Briefs Contacts:
  • Articles: Jenny Bencomo, jbencomo@loubar.org or (502) 583-5314 x107
  • Advertising: Kimberly Kasey, kkasey@loubar.org or (502) 583-5314 x106
  • Members on the Move Announcements: Contact either Jenny or Kim

Pricing for non-member Bar Briefs subscriptions is dependent on the individual’s interests and based on a one-year subscription:

Publication Price
Bar Briefs $25
Pictorial Roster $85
Bar Briefs & Roster $100

Note: In addition to a $10 discount, individuals who purchase Bar Briefs and the Pictorial Roster together will be considered "subscribers" and receive the added benefit of a listing in the next applicable roster.

To subscribe, complete and submit the following Form

The Louisville Bar Association appreciates the contributions of its volunteer writers and contributors.

All individuals interested in submitting articles, reprints, announcements and creative pieces for publication in Bar Briefs, may do so by e-mailing Managing Editor Jenny Bencomo at jbencomo@loubar.org.

Submissions may take the following forms:
Article Creative Piece
Substantive Law Article Poem
Personal Essay Comics
Profile Short Stories
Q&A Illustrations
Quick Tips Etc.
Etc.  

Each issue of Bar Briefs focuses on one or two specific areas of the law and includes two to five feature articles. Features are substantive law articles that must pertain to the theme of the issue and authors should refer to the 2014 Editorial Calendar when determining when and what to submit. These authors should have substantial knowledge and research expertise in the specified area of practice.

Submissions other than feature articles need not adhere to the theme.

For those who wish to submit substantive law articles on topics that are not covered throughout the year, please submit your request to jbencomo@loubar.org and she will be happy to discuss this with you.

Please note: Submissions will only be considered if they follow the LBA’s Bar Briefs Author Guidelines, but will ultimately be accepted at the discretion of the editorial board.

2015 Editorial Calendar

  • January: Year in Review/LBA/F “Forecast”
  • February: Legal Diversity
  • March: Tax & Finance Law
  • April: Business Law / Environmental Law
  • May: Labor & Employment
  • June: Litigation
  • July: Family Law
  • August: Law Schools/Young Lawyers
  • September: Criminal Law
  • October: Ethics / Professional Responsibility
  • November: Healthcare Law
  • December: Technology / IP
For a downloadable copy of the current Editorial Calendar, CLICK HERE.

Target your market...

When you advertise in Bar Briefs, you reach a select group of high-income professionals. More than 3,200 Louisville area attorneys and judges receive this monthly publication of the Louisville Bar Association. It is also read by paralegals, allied professionals and current law students and their faculty.

Bar Briefs readers are a diverse audience. Many are young attorneys embarking on their legal careers. Others have been in practice more than 25 years. Our members practice in large and small firms, corporate offices, county and state offices, and the private sector.

ADVERTISEMENTS

We offer two different types of advertising in Bar Briefs—Display (or “boxed”) ads and Classified ads. Please choose from the below for details, rates and specifications:

CREATIVE SERVICES

The LBA accepts—and also produces—a wide variety of advertisements which can maximize the impact and reach of any campaign. Please contact the LBA's Communications Department for specific questions, or follow the link below for a comprehensive list of policies and specifications.

For pricing information contact Kimberly Kasey at kkasey@loubar.org or download our "Rate & Specification Sheet" below.

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Bar Briefs Advertising Rate & Specification Sheet

Bar Briefs Advertising Contract