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Your KBA Weekly - August 6, 2013
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IOLTA Grant Applications Due This Friday

IOLTA grant proposals are due this week. Eight organizations received funding in 2013. The IOLTA Committee will meet in September to decide on the 2014 recipients. Read more about IOLTA grants and how to apply at

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.

Site Byte: Idea Box

The KBA always welcomes feedback from its members. If you have an idea or suggestion for the KBA, please go to the Idea Box on the new website and tell us how we may improve. (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. Visit Clio now!

Survey Says?

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

Upcoming CLEs

Check Out These Opportunities for CLE

Organization and Use of Electronic Records and Exhibits in Cross Examination of Experts

Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Kansas Law Center, Topeka


In partnership with the Topeka Bar Association


Topics for this seminar include:

  • Utilization of Electronic Records
  • Research Overlays
  • Deposition Coordination
  • Demonstrative Exhibits

Pending 2.0 CLE credit hours in Kansas and in Missouri.Register online today!


Rights and Responsibilities of Your Immigrant Clients: Taxes, Disability and Other Public Beliefs

Tuesday, September 17, 2013


Jessica Piedra, Immigration Professionals, Kansas City, Mo.
Megan Frederickson, Legal Aid of Western Missouri's Low Income Taxpayer Clinic, Kansas City, Mo.



Only certain immigrants are eligible for assistance from the government. Whether it is Social Security disability benefits or medical assistance, learn the rules about when immigrants can participate.


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


Tips and Tricks for Legal Research on Casemaker

Wednesday, September 18, 2013


Danielle M. Hall, Kansas Bar Association, Topeka



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!


2013 KBA Real Estate, Probate and Trust CLE

Friday, September 20, 2013
Courtyard Marriott, Junction City


Topics for this seminar include:
  • Medicaid Primer
  • Using Trusts in Medicaid Planning: Avoiding Hazards and Maximizing Benefits
  • Drafting to Achieve Flexibility in Trust Administration and Address Changed Circumstances
  • Asset Protection Planning
  • Determining the Basis of Property Acquired from a Decedent
  • Key Concepts for Required Minimum Distributions from IRAs and Qualified Retirement Plans
  • Ethical Issues in Estate Planning and Estate Administration

Pending 7.0 CLE credit hours (including 1.0 hour ethics and professionalism) 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!


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