Please Enjoy Your Complimentary Issue!


Thanks to the Great People Behind a Great Bar Association
By Bryan Armstrong


Earl May Have Had to Die, But..
By Ethan Chase
A Constitutional "Red Flag": Symbol or Speech?
By Chief Judge Ann Bailey Smith
Kentucky Inheritance Tax
By M. Burnett & M. Davidson


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Bar Briefs is a national award winning monthly publication of the Louisville Bar Association. With a circulation of more than 2,700 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.

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All individuals interested in submitting articles, reprints, announcements and creative pieces for publication in Bar Briefs, may do so by e-mailing Managing Editor Shannon Greer at

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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 2021 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 and she will be happy to discuss this with you.

2024 Editorial Calendar

  • January: LBA Year in Review
  • February: Public Interest / Solo, Small Practice
  • March: Criminal Law / Appellate Law
  • April: Tort & Insurance Law / Environmental Law
  • May: Corporate Law / Federal Practice
  • June: Litigation / Mediation
  • July: Family Law / Probate & Estate Law
  • August: Tax & Finance Law / Bankruptcy Law
  • September: Law Schools / Young Lawyers
  • October: Labor & Employment / Real Estate Law / Administrative Law
  • November: Health Care Law / Human Rights Law
  • December: IP / In-house
For a downloadable copy of the current Editorial Calendar, CLICK HERE.

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When you advertise in Bar Briefs, you reach a select group of high-income professionals. More than 2,700 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.


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