Posted in: LMICK Minute
January 19, 2022
LMICK Minute - Issue #17

News & Updates

Western Kentucky Tornado Response

Visit our Disaster Response Information page for more information and resources.

Beware of Scam!
Attorneys are being contacted by individuals posing as potential clients with fraudulent intentions. Click here for more details and for information about your ethical obligations when fraud is suspected.

New Rules Impacting Mediation Effective February 1, 2022
The Kentucky Supreme Court has entered Administrative Order 2022-04, which replace in their entirety the Model Mediation Rules and AP Part XII, Mediation Guidelines for Court of Justice Mediators.



Practice Tips

Disaster Preparedness Series: Back-ups for your Who, What, & When
If something unexpected happened to you, who would step in to protect your clients’ interests? Would they know what cases are active? Would they know when your next appearances or deadlines were? This article explores the who, what, when of backing up your firm.

REMINDER: New Fair Debt Collection Practices Act Rule Effective 11/30/21. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau compiled a brief summary of the changes here.

Hinshaw’s January Edition of Lawyers’ Lawyer Newsletter highlights 11 Legal Ethics Opinions You May Have Missed in 2021.



Wellness Corner

Tips for Prioritizing Hydration in the Winter include grabbing a portable water bottle and practicing the 1:1 Rule: one glass of water for every non-water drink. So, grab your coffee and your water and sip as you read more great tips on avoiding winter dehydration!

Coping with Stress During the Pandemic
As many communities deal with an increase in COVID cases, worry about exposure risk as well as juggling obligations during quarantine or isolation can add stress to an already stressful time. The CDC has a great overview of how to cope with stress during the pandemic that is worth revisiting during this latest surge.



Upcoming Events

Boost Your Mental Health During Lunch on Friday!
KYLAP has partnered with Heather Risk & Associates to provide a free zoom mental health series on January 21st, 28th, and February 4th. Registration is limited and opens each Tuesday.

Coming Soon: New LMICK CLEs
We are expanding our CLE offerings this year, with a new CLE for insureds each quarter. Upcoming topics will address issues in the hybrid work environment and advantages of adopting a trauma-informed approach with clients. Stay tuned for more information!

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Need a CLE Speaker? Click here to schedule an ethics CLE for your event!