2021 Judges Forum

Kentucky Circuit and Appellate Court Judges are invited to attend the 2021 Judge’s Forum held in conjunction with the Kentucky Justice Association's Annual Convention/Seminar at the Sheraton Grand Nashville Downtown hotel.

KJA is making the program available to judges for a total of $100 (program, social events, and hotel room at The Sheraton Grand  Nashville Downtown for the nights of September 22 and 23, 2021. Judges may seek reimbursement from AOC for this administrative expense. This event is limited to the first 30 judges who register. 

By registering, you agree to abide by CDC guidelines, convention venue rules and regulations, state rules and regulations, and guidelines KJA may implement to ensure your and other attendees’ safety in effect at the time of the Convention.

During registration, please note which nights you need a room, September 22, September 23, or both.

Wednesday, September 22

6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Welcome Reception — Acme Feed and Seed (101 Broadway, Nashville)

Sponsored by Whitfield Coleman Bullock + Milberg

  

Thursday, September 23

8:30 a.m.

Registration and Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall

9:00 a.m.

Negligence:  The Restatement (Third) and Foreseeability and Other Issues

Professor Lee Peoples, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Mike Schafer, Louisville, Kentucky

10:00 a.m.

Easiest Catch: Don't Be Another Fish in the Dark 'Net' (Joint with General Session)

Mark Lanterman, Minneapolis, Minnesota

11:00 a.m.

Networking Break

Sponsored by Physician Life Care Planning

11:15 a.m.

Insight in Hindsight — Judges Panel (Joint with General Session)

Judge David Barber, Mt. Sterling, Kentucky

Judge Gregory Lay, London, Kentucky

Judge James Schrand, Burlington, Kentucky

12:15 p.m.

Networking Lunch Provided in the Exhibit Hall

1:00 p.m.

Judges Education session end for the day

4:45 p.m.

Women Trial Attorney's Caucus Meeting — War Memorial (301 6th Avenue North, Nashville)

6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

President’s Reception — War Memorial (301 6th Avenue North, Nashville)
Sponsored by Ringler Associates: Gayle Christen, Cindy Chanley, Brad Cecil
 

Friday, September 24

8:30 a.m. 

Registration and Breakfast in the Exhibit Hall

9:00 a.m.

Threat Assessment for the Attorney and the Court—Identifying When a Client Becomes a Threat

(Joint with General Session)
Sharon Muse, Georgetown, Kentucky

10:00 a.m.

Disrupting Frivolous Defenses (Joint with General Session)
Thomas Russell, Denver, Colorado

11:00 a.m.

Networking Break

11:15 a.m.

Value of a Life
Gregg Y. Neal, Shelbyville, Kentucky

12:15 p.m.

Awards Lunch — Join us as we recognize the recipients of the Peter Perlman Outstanding Trial Lawyer, Outstanding Trial Judge, and Consumer Safety Awards.
Sponsored by Gavl Video

1:45 p.m.

The Breonna Taylor Case: What Really Happened (Joint with General Session)
Lonita Baker, Louisville, Kentucky

2:45 p.m.

Convention Concludes