2018 Annual Convention and Seminar


1:00 p.m. Forget What You Know About Focus Groups—Changes That Make Your Cases More Profitable — Phillip Miller and Robyn Wishart
3:00 p.m. Networking Break
3:30 p.m. Forget What You Know about Focus Groups resumes
4:30 p.m. Day 1 of Education Sessions Concludes
6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Welcome Reception at Honky Tonk Central
Sponsored by Hare Wynn
Hosted by Young Lawyers
8:00 to 10:00 p.m. After Party
Sponsored by FindLaw
Thursday, Sept. 13
Joint Education Sessions with KJA and Judges
8:30 a.m. Registration and Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall
9:00 a.m. Top Ten Tips for Plaintiffs for Great Mediations — Pete Palmer and Karen Keith
10:00 a.m. Lessons I Have Learned from Great Trial Lawyers — Charlie Moore
10:30 a.m. Networking Break with Bloody Marys and Mimosas
Sponsored by Robson Forensics
10:45 a.m. Preservation of State's Rights—A Primer on the Federal Declaratory Judgment Act — Judge Dave Bunning
11:45 a.m. Day 2 of Education Sessions concludes
12:00 p.m. Golf Outing
Hermitage Golf Course
Sponsored by Robson Forensics
Check-in, Range Open, Lunch
7:00 to
10:00 p.m.
President’s Reception at the Black Rabbit
Sponsored by Ringler Associates: Gayle Christen, Cindy Chanley, Brad Cecil
KJA President Phil Grossman invites you to a fun-filled evening with live music. Browse the numerous auction items—be the highest bidder—and bring your favorites home.
Friday, Sept. 15
KJA Only Education Sessions
8:30 a.m. Registration and Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall
9:00 a.m. Act of Communication — Andrew Caple-Shaw
10:30 a.m. Networking Break
11:00 a.m. Observations from the Courtroom: Tips for Trial Lawyers — Tom Moore and Judy Livingston
12:00 p.m. Awards Lunch
Sponsored by Lawyers Mutual Insurance Company of Kentucky
Join us as we recognize the recipients of the Peter Perlman Outstanding Trial Lawyer, Outstanding Trial Judge and Consumer Safety Awards.
1:30 p.m. Voting Begins for Board of Governors
1:30 p.m. Case Selection: Factors to Consider before Saying ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ — John Day
2:30 p.m. Robot Cars and the Future of Liability — Daniel Hinkle
3:30 p.m. Legislative and Supreme Court Year in Review — Jay Prather
4:00 p.m. Convention Concludes



DoubleTree Hilton by Nashville Downtown

DoubleTree by Hilton Nashville Downtown
315 4th Avenue North
Nashville, Tennessee



Lodging & Accommodations

Hotel Rooms

Rooms are available at the DoubleTree by Hilton Nashville Downtown for $245 per night. Call 1-800-222-8733 to reserve your room and mention Kentucky Justice Association to get the special rate. The cut off date for the special rate is August 21.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Cancellations made by 5:00 p.m. three days prior to the seminar receive a 100 percent refund, cancellations made after 5:00 p.m. three days prior to the seminar receive a 50 percent refund and cancellations made after 5:00 p.m. two days prior will not receive a refund, but do receive electronic and audio CLE materials.