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Your KBA Weekly - August 13, 2013
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Site Byte: Advanced Member Search

In addition to a public search directory, KBA members now have the option using their own advanced search to find fellow members. (continued)

Did You Miss a CLE You Wanted to Attend? Would You Like the Materials Now?

The KBA now offers CLE materials for purchase online. The materials are downloadable PDFs for easy and convenient access. You can find them online at Please note that these materials are offered for your reference only. The Kansas CLE Commission does not offer self-study credit.

Native Nations Law Symposium

The annual Native Nations Law Symposium will be held Friday, September 13 at the Prairie Band Casino and Resort. Click here for registration information and agenda. For questions, contact the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation District Court at (785) 966-2242.

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.

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

Friday, September 13, 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

Approved for 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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