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June Newsletter

You can find the June newsletter here.

If you wish to share news concerning yourself or another WLA member for
the newsletter, please contact Tacasha Thomas at Tthomas@tilfordlaw.com.

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Next Board Meeting

The next board meeting will be Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. at the Bristol Bar & Grill Downtown, 614 West Main Street.  If you have any issue that you want the WLA Board to address, you are welcome to attend and/or contact us.

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National Conference of Women’s Bar Association

WLA is pleased to announce that it is now a member of the National Conference of Women’s Bar Associations (“NCWBA”). NCWBA is a unique organization of women’s bar associations, for women’s bar associations, representing approximately 35,000 women lawyers. It provides a national forum for exchanging ideas and information vital to organizational growth and success in today’s profession. For more information about this organization please visit http://ncwba.org/.

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June Lunch Meeting

Please join the Women Lawyers Association for its annual breakfast meeting on Thursday, June 9, 2016 where Judge David Bowles will lead a discussion on the new Interpersonal Protective Order District Court Docket. This special meeting will be free and breakfast and coffee will be provided. Breakfast will begin at 7:45 a.m. and the meeting will be held from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. in the Hall of Justice, Courtroom 201.

Due to limited space, we ask that attendees pre-register for this event. To do so, please email womenlawyersassociation@gmail.com or call Leslie Cronen at 502-753-1600 and leave a message with your name and telephone number by noon on Monday, June 6, 2016.

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May Newsletter

You can find the May Newsletter here.

If you wish to share news concerning yourself or another WLA member for
the newsletter, please contact Tacasha Thomas at Tthomas@tilfordlaw.com.

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May Lunch Meeting

Please join the Women Lawyers Association for lunch on Wednesday, May 18. 2016.  Our featured speaker will be Grace Giesel of the Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, who will update us on Recent Developments in Professional Responsibility. 2 hours of ethics CLE has been approved by the KBA.

The Women Lawyers Association of Jefferson County meets at the Bristol Bar & Grille Downtown, 614 West Main Street. Registration and the buffet style luncheon begins at 11:00 A.M. and the seminar begins promptly at 11:30 A.M. and ends at 1:30 P.M. The cost of lunch is $17 and the seminar is Eto members who have paid their 2016 dues. Non-members are welcome and can attend for $65 plus the cost of lunch (for a total of $82).  Due to limited space, we ask that attendees pre-register for this event. To do so, please email womenlawyersassociation@gmail.com or call Leslie Cronen at 502-753-1600 and leave a message with your name and telephone number by noon on Monday, May 16, 2016.

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Next Board Meeting

The next board meeting will be Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. at the Bristol Bar & Grill Downtown, 614 West Main Street. Ifyou have any issue that you want the WLA Board to address, you are welcome to attend and/or contact us.

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Judicial Reception at the KBA Annual Convention

Join the WLA on Thursday, May 12, 2016 (5:00 — 6:00 pm) during the KBA Armual Convention in Louisville for a Judicial Reception honoring female judges across the state. This event is hosted by the KJA Women’s Caucus, and is co-sponsored by the Women Lawyers Association of Jefferson County and the Bryant Law Center. The event will be held at the Louisville Downtown Marriott and is free to our members.

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Employment Opportunity

Thornton’s Inc. has an opening for an Associate General Counsel-Real Estate position. Please see below for more information.

See page 4 of the May newsletter for more information.

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2016 Membership Drive is Still Underway!!!

The 2016 Women Lawyers Association Membership Drive is Underway.  Membership applications can be accessed at wwvv.wlajeffco.com. The following are the normal membership rates:

Attorney Membership
– $35 Annual Dues (fewer than four years ofpractice)
– $50 Annual Dues (four or more years ofpractice)

Law Student Membership
— $15 Annual Dues

Associate Members (non-lawyers)
– $50 Annual Dues

Non-Profit and/or Government Attorney Membership
– $17.50 Annual Dues (fewer than four years ofpractice)
– $25 Annual Dues (four or more years ofpractice)

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