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With 25 practice-specific Sections, there is at least one or more sections that would benefit your practice. With our new website, see all you can do as a Section member. (continued)

Clio ... The Newest KBA Member Benefit

The KBA announces the addition of CLIO to our member benefits! Clio is a comprehensive cloud-based practice management platform specifically designed for small- and mid-sized law firms. Watch for more information on www.ksbar.org.

 

About CLIO

Secure and easy-to-use, Clio provides case/matter management, time tracking, billing/reporting, client contact and document management, task scheduling, trust accounting, and detailed reporting. In addition, Clio includes Clio Connect, a secure portal for exchanging information and collaborating with clients, and Clio Express, an offline time capture application.


Clio is based in Vancouver, B.C., and was founded by Jack Newton and Rian Gauvreau in 2007.

Bookstore Summer Blowout Sale

KBA handbooks are on sale at a 33% discount through August 31 for online purchases. Just enter code SummerBlowout2013 at checkout to take advantage of the biggest sale of the year! Visit the KBA website for a full list of titles.

 

Survey Says?

We have a three-question survey and would appreciate your feedback regarding our new website.

IOLTA Grant Applications Due Friday, August 9

There are only 10 more days to submit an IOLTA grant proposal. IOLTA grants support programs related to law-related education projects and programs facilitating access to the legal system. Read about the IOLTA grant philosophy and how your organization may qualify at http://www.ksbar.org/?grant_process.

Upcoming CLEs

Check Out These Opportunities for CLE

2013 Insurance Law CLE

Friday, September 6, 2013
Kansas Law Center, Topeka

 

The KBA will be presenting its annual Insurance Law CLE at the Kansas Law Center in Topeka. Topics for this seminar include:

  • Enterprise Risk Management: A Risk Cycle Control Process for Determining Whether Your Risk Appetite is Too Big, Too Small, or Just Right!
  • 2013 Legislative Session – The Longest 80 Days
  • Unclaimed Property Audits and Life Insurance: Updates for 2013 and Beyond
  • Assisting Employers in Exploring Health Insurance Alternatives in 2013
  • Health Care Reform: It's Go Time!
  • Serving Two (or More) Masters: Conflicts of Interest in Representing and Advising Insurance Agents

Pending 6.0 CLE credit hours, including 1.0 ethics and professionalism credit hour, in Kansas and Missouri. Register online today!

 

Internet for Lawyers

Thursday, September 12, 2013
Overland Park Convention Center, Overland Park

 

In partnership with KCMBA UMKC CLE

 

Don’t be left behind in exploiting this gold mine of information that will assist you in meeting your investigative research obligations. Come join Carole Levitt and Mark Rosch, internationally recognized Internet trainers and authors of five American Bar Association published books, who will show you how to be a cybersleuth to unearth information FREE (or at low cost!) on the Net. Each attendee will receive a copy of their 500-page book, The Cybersleuth’s Guide to the Internet, 12th edition, revised (2013)—a $64.95 value.

 

Morning session is pending 3.5 CLE credit hours in Kansas and 3.6 CLE credit hours in Missouri.

Afternoon session is pending 3.5 CLE credit hours in Kansas and 3.6 CLE credit hours in Missouri.

 

Register online today!

 

Tips and Tricks for Legal Research on Casemaker

Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Webinar

 

Presenter
Danielle M. Hall, Kansas Bar Association, Topeka

 

Description

This course is designed to enhance your legal research skills on Casemaker, the KBA’s free online legal research tool, by covering the basics of Casemaker and providing advanced tips for your legal research. Learn how to maximize your search results and minimize your time spent reaching by getting the most out of your member benefit!

 

Pending 1.0 CLE credit hour in Kansas and Missouri. Register online today!

 

Need CLE Hours? No Time to Attend a Program? Try KBA On Demand CLE

On Demand CLEs are previously recorded presentations that you can replay on your computer as streaming video files, accessible 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Accompanying course reference materials are included in a downloadable PDF. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email that includes instructions, a link to course materials, and an access code to the streaming video. An access code and link to the certificate of completion/evaluation form will be available during the presentation. Try On Demand CLEs today!

 

For important accreditation information, please visit http://www.ksbar.org/?cle.

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