This webinar counts as LIVE CLE credit in Kansas.
2020 Kansas Legislative Update
A CLE Webinar
Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020
Noon - 1 pm CDT
This CLE course will provide attendees with a review of the 2020 Legislative Session in Kansas. The “review” will cover approved legislation, vetoed proposals, and a year-end budget update. Attendees can expect to learn more about the legislative process as well as an election preview. The CLE will make available 2020 legislative highlights and links to legislative initiatives.
Joseph N. Molina, III began serving as Director of Legislative Affairs for the Kansas Bar Association in 2008. His primary responsibility is statewide advocacy for KBA issues and Access to Justice platforms. Prior to joining the KBA he was Chief Legal Counsel for the Topeka Metropolitan Transit Authority where his practice involved insurance subrogation, labor law and employment law. He also previously served as an Assistant Attorney General acting as the Director of the Kansas No-Call Act. Molina holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Philosophy and Economics from Eastern Oregon University along with a juris doctorate from the Washburn University School of Law.
Shawn Jurgensen is Special Counsel to Chief Justice Marla Luckert. Previously, he was a staff attorney in the Kansas Office of Judicial Administration, a partner in Williamson & Jurgensen, LLP, a law firm specializing in bankruptcy law, and Jurgensen Zook, P.A., a general practice law firm. He is a 2008 graduate of the Washburn University School of Law, where he was the recipient of the John K. Kleinheksel Prize in Oral Advocacy and he was inducted into the Order of Barristers, both in 2008. The Topeka Bar Association awarded him the Pro Bono Legal Services Award in 2010. He lives in Lawrence with his wife and two sons.
Sarah Hoskinson is Deputy Special Counsel to Chief Justice Marla Luckert. In that role she aids in the organization and development of the Kansas Judicial Branch's legislative program. Her prior legal experience includes attorney positions with the Office of Judicial Administration, the City of Manhattan, the U.S. Department of Labor, and the Bar Association of San Francisco's Homeless Advocacy Project. Sarah received her law degree from the University of California, Berkeley School of Law and a bachelor's degree from the University of Kansas, with highest distinction.