2019 Annual Convention and Seminar


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Wednesday, Sept. 4
Special Events
11:00 a.m. Golf Outing at Champions Pointe Golf Club
Registration, Driving Range, Lunch, Games Packages
12:00 p.m. Golf Outing Shotgun Start
5:00 p.m. KJA Women's Trial Attorney Caucus Meeting
Sponsored by Ringler Associates, Cindy Chanley
6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Welcome Reception at The Hall on Washington St.
Sponsored by Robson Forensic
8:30 p.m. After Party at Eight Up
Sponsored by Thompson Reuters
Thursday, Sept. 5
Education Sessions
8:30 a.m. Registration and Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall
9:00 a.m. What Every Good Trial Attorney Should Know How to Do—And Most Don’t: Making Offers of Proof and Drafting Curative Instructions and Ethos Advocacy: The Elephant in the Courtroom that Most Lawyers Miss — Rick Friedman, Bremerton, Washington
10:30 a.m. Networking Break
10:45 a.m. Rick Friedman Continues
12:15 p.m. Lunch Provided in the Exhibit Hall
1:30 p.m. Science for Dummies: Making Causation Evidence Understandable
Rainey Booth, Houston, Texas
2:15 p.m. Visual Presentation of Evidence: Thinking Outside of the Box
Zoe Littlepage, Houston, Texas
3:00 p.m. Networking Break
3:30 p.m. Protective Orders Panel
Ann Bailey Smith, Louisville, Kentucky
Ann Oldfather, Louisville, Kentucky
4:30 p.m. Education Sessions Conclude
6:00 to
9:00 p.m.
President’s Reception at the Frazier Museum
Sponsored by Ringler Associates: Gayle Christen, Cindy Chanley, Brad Cecil
In the middle of the Spirits of Kentucky exhibit, gather with friends old and new while you check out the atmosphere at The Speakeasy and the Order of the Writ gathering spots.
Friday, Sept. 6
Education Sessions
9:00 a.m. Registration and Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall
9:30 a.m. Damages: Inspiring the Jury to Give Full Value — Bibianne Fell, San Diego, California
10:30 a.m. Networking Break
10:45 a.m. Viewing Jury Bias Through Lens of Modern Social Media — Brian Kent, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
11:45 a.m. Awards Lunch
Sponsored by Physician Life Care Planning
Join us as we recognize the recipients of the Peter Perlman Outstanding Trial Lawyer, Outstanding Trial Judge and Consumer Safety Awards.
1:15 p.m. Voting Begins for Board of Governors
1:15 p.m. Cross-Examination of the Experienced Expert Witness — Ricardo Martinez-Cid, Miami, Florida
2:15 p.m. Multi District Litigation — Genevieve Zimmerman, Minneapolis, Minnesota; Jennifer Moore; Louisville, Kentucky, Erin Copeland, Houston, Texas
3:15 p.m. Convention Concludes



The Omni Louisville

The Omni Louisville
400 South 2nd Street



Materials available with registration:
2019 Annual Convention and Seminar:
Arkansas vs. Alborn. David Abney
Creative Techniques to Hold Liable for Acts of Lower Level Entities and Employees. Brian Kent
Cross-Examination of the Experienced Expert Witness. Ricardo Martinez-Cid.
Mass Torts 101. Genevieve Zimmerman
Multi District Litigation. Erin Copeland
Offers of Proof and Curative Instructions. Rick Friedman
Protective Orders Panel. Ann Oldfather Judge Ann Bailey Smith
Science for Dummies. Rainey Booth
Visual Presentation of Evidence. Zoe Littlepage.
Inspiring the Jury to Give Full Value. Bibi Fell
Judges Program Discovery - Old and Current Issues. Richard Hay
Judges Program Hot Topics in Civil Justice. Kevin Burke
Judges Program Legislative Update. Chad McCoy
Judges Program Schedule at a Glance
KJA Members Schedule at a Glance


Lodging & Accommodations

Hotel Rooms

Rooms are available at The Omni Louisville for $189 per night. Call 1-800-THE-OMNI to reserve your room and mention Kentucky Justice Association to get the special rate. The cut off date for the special rate is August 14.

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.