What can the Kentucky Justice Association do for you? 

KJA stands for excellence in trial advocacy and for the protection of individual rights through the adversary system of justice. KJA stands for you, the trial attorney, and for your commitment to the quality of legal representation in our courts.

Join the Kentucky Justice Association and discover all of the great things KJA can do for you, your clients and your practice! KJA provides its members with numerous quality services to help accomplish their professional objectives including:

  • Cutting-edge continuing legal education seminars
  • Political representation
  • First-rate professional magazine for trial lawyers
  • Invaluable professional services
  • Public education programs
  • Links to the best legal sites on the web

Continuing Legal Education
KJA provides outstanding continuing legal education seminars, chaired and taught by the state’s finest practitioners and nationally known speakers. Substantive areas of trial law (such as personal injury, products liability, commercial, criminal or employment law) are presented. Informative presentations on trial techniques and settlement tactics increase knowledge and boost skills. Members receive a discounted rate on seminar registration fees make joining KJA a worthwhile investment in your future.

Programs are also available for sales. Members receive discounts on seminar registration fees and seminar materials.

Complaints Book
Nearly 400 pages of fillable and redacted complaints from actual cases to use as a template for nearly Everly claim you might encounter in your practice.

Legislative Representation 
No other organization represents the interests of the trial bar at the Capitol. KJA fights to preserve your right to adequately represent your clients in Kentucky—logging thousands of hours at the Capitol during every legislative session and in the interim. KJA has evolved into a strong political voice for individual, victim and consumer rights.

The Advocate
The Advocate—KJA’s own bimonthly magazine features articles about new Kentucky cases, verdicts and settlements, practice tips, as well as many other timely issues. The subscription price of this great resource is included in the membership fee.

Lawyer Locator
This comprehensive listing of all members, professional service providers, national contacts and legislative information comes free with your membership.

List Server
KJA members can communicate instantly with peers. This free service is provided to pre-approved members only. A special List Server is also available for members of the Domestic, Criminal, Employment and Plaintiff Only Law sections for a small fee.

KJA Sections
Special List Server sections are also available for members of the Domestic, Criminal, Employment and Plaintiff Only Law sections for a normal fee.

Amicus Curiae Committee
This committee carefully reviews and selects significant cases pending before the Kentucky Supreme Court. When necessary, KJA intervenes by filing an amicus brief on behalf of all the plaintiff’s bar and Kentucky consumers.

Free Educational Materials for KJA Members
Materials from some KJA seminars, featuring some of the best trial lawyers in the country, are free to download for KJA members.

TrialSmith Depo and Document Bank
More than 300,000 documents are available for on-line searching and downloading, saving you hours of research time.

Verdicts & Settlements Database
Save hours of research time by finding the actual attorney who handled the case and who knows the experts in question first-hand. Searchable fields, such as  judge, defendant, injury, legal issue, expert, attorney, key words and more.

Focus Group Services
Hear a jury's opinion about your case, your arguments, your client, or your expert BEFORE you go to trial. Hold a focus group or mock trial at KJA Headquarters or in any other Kentucky location.

Case Advisory Panel 
A carefully selected panel will confidentially discuss the value of your case and offer you helpful, personalized advice about how to handle the case. Members receive a substantial discount.

Meeting Space
Use one of the meeting rooms at our professional headquarters when you need a central meeting location with your clients or for depositions. We are conveniently located off Hurstbourne Lane in Louisville, just minutes from major interstates.

Young Lawyers
Young lawyers have a chance to network with established and experienced trial lawyers from across the state. Young lawyers also receive significant discounts on seminars and special programs.

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