2019 JCBA Herbert W. Walton Bench/Bar Conference
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4/3/2019
When: 8:30 am
Where: Embassy Suites Olathe
10401 S Ridgeview Road
Olathe, Kansas  66061
United States
Contact: Tracey DeMarea
913-780-5460


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**CONFERENCE MATERIAL**

 

Wed.April 3, 2019 - 8:30am-6pm

Embassy Suites Olathe, (Just off of K10)
0401 S Ridgeview Rd, Olathe, KS 66061

7.0 CLE KS & MO (inc. 2.0 Ethics)

Cost: - JCBA Member: $235 / YLS:$185 / Non-Member $295
Judiciary - Complimentary registration

Registration includes 7 hours of CLE sessions (including two hours of ethics), meals, networking reception held at the JBar, electronic access to all CLE materials, and free Wi-Fi throughout the conference areas.

** VIP Registration **
J
CBA Members - $345 / Judiciary $50
A limited number of individual VIP registrations are available.  These tickets include a meet & greet cocktail reception with Todd Melnik the evening before the Conference, registration to Bench/Bar, special sponsorship recognition during and after the event, and personalized gifts. 

Time

Program

8:30-9:00am

Registration, Breakfast refreshments and pastries

9:00-9:50am

KS Court of Appeals Update
Chief Judge Karen Arnold Burger, Judge Melissa Taylor Standridge and Judge Michael Buser, Kansas Court of Appeals

Break

 

10:05-11:45am

John Shamberg Memorial CLE: Keynote Speaker

Dig For the Truth – Your Work Ethic Matters
Todd Melnik, Norton & Melnik

11:45am-1:00pm

Lunch
P
resentation of the Justinian Award

1-1:50pm

Ethics CLE
The Case for Civility in the Practice of Law
J. Nick Badgerow, Spencer Fane

Contingency Fees in Divorce Cases
Mike Whitsitt, Whitsitt & Whitsitt

Breakout Session
2:00-2:50pm

Trauma Informed Practice
Kay McCarthy, McCarthy Law

 

Contemporary Strategies to Grow and Manage Your Brand
Matthew Kincaid Kincaid Business & Entrepreneurial Law, LLC

Breakout Session
3:00-3:50pm

Judicial Panel – Family Law
Judges from Johnson, Jackson & Wyandotte County District Courts

Judicial Panel – Civil Law
Judges from Johnson, Jackson & Wyandotte County District Courts

Judicial Panel – Criminal
Judges from Johnson, Jackson & Wyandotte County District Courts

4:00-4:50pm

Ethics CLE
Ethics and Civility in Social Media Situations
Mike Kuckelman, Kuckelman Torline Kirkland 

4:50-6pm

Networking Reception
JBar Terrace

Keynote Presentation

Dig For the Truth – Your Work Ethic Matters

LA attorney Todd Melnik will discuss two special circumstance murder cases, one of which is featured in the award nominated Netflix Documentary 'Long Shot, and how diligent investigation can influence the outcome when prosecutors and police stack the odds against you.