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A Hectic Ten Days

Posted By Joseph N. Molina III, Tuesday, September 24, 2019

The KBA will be busy the next week and a half. We will first welcome our newest attorneys to the practice of law this Friday, September 27th.  Over 80 new lawyers will be sworn-in during two separate ceremonies at the Kansas Supreme Court. Among the new admittees is former KBA staffer Jennifer Salva. See; http://kscourts.org/Kansas-Courts/General-Information/2019-News-Releases/092019.pdf

The KBA will then testify on judicial selection issues during the Special Committee on Judiciary on Oct. 1-2, 2019. The Judiciary Interim Committee will also cover Hodes Nauser, MDs. P.A. vs Schmidt (abortion case) and Hilburn v. Enerpipe Ltd. (noneconomic damages case). See; http://www.kslegislature.org/li/documents/interim_schedule.pdf; for a list of committee members: http://www.kslegislature.org/li/b2019_20/committees/ctte_spc_2019_judiciary_1/

On October 2nd the KBA will host its Trivia Night Fundraiser for Kansas Legal Services (KLS). The event will pit Washburn Law School against KU Law School in a battle of wits. The trivia contest will take place at the Historic Harley-Davidson. If you’re interested you can find more information here - https://www.ksbar.org/event/LawSchoolTrivia2019

The KBA will also attend the Wichita Bar Association’s Judges’ Day on October 3rd. WBA Judge’s Day will include a Golf Tournament, Tennis/Pickle Ball matches, a Bike Ride, an event at the Wichita Brewery and a BBQ at the Botanical Gardens. See; https://www.wichitabar.org/page/UpcomingEvents

The KBA will then meet with its Board of Governors on Friday October 4th at the WBA.

Finally, the 10-day run will end with the Investiture Ceremony for Rachel L. Pickering. Judge Pickering will be officially sworn-in at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, October 4th at the Shawnee county Courthouse.

Tags:  abortion  Author: Joseph N. Molina III  Fall new admittees  Hilburn v. Enerpipe Ltd.  judicial selection  KBA Trivia Night  non-economic damages 

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