12:50 PM12:50

Lunch & Learn - Ethics in Context for Practice

Presented by Sara Rust-Martin, Kansas Bar Association

Kansas Law Center
1200 SW Harrison St.
Topeka 66612

As solo and small firm practitioners, it is important to stay informed of ethical implications for our practice. In this presentation, attorneys will learn about the rule changes made by the ABA to rule 1.6 and discuss how that can impact their practice standards. Next, attorneys will learn about KRPC rules related to marketing their firms online and how to have an online presence with the scope of the professional rules. Also, attorneys will learn about ethical considerations for outsourcing parts of their practices as they want to focus more on the important part of client interaction. And, finally attorneys will learn about maintaining the integrity of the profession through scenarios and rule discussion points

Approved for 1.0 CLE credit, including 1.0 hour Ethics & Professionalism in Kansas and Missouri.

Program Registration

KBA Member  $80

Non-Member  $90

Paralegal     $45

Printed Materials (optional) $10

Register for CLE Here

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12:00 PM12:00

Use of Electronic Evidence in Litigation

This is a litigator’s practical guide to use of electronic evidence in litigation. The course will cover examples and methods to obtain electronic evidence as well as effectively using social media and electronic evidence in litigation.

Robert L. Gernon Law Center (Formerly the Kansas Law Center)

Lunch Begins at 11:30 AM

Program Registration

KBA Member  $80

Non-Member  $90

Paralegal     $45

Printed Materials (optional) $10

Pending CLE credit approval in Kansas & Missouri

Register for CLE Here

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1:00 PM13:00

Washburn Law School Tax Law Practice Ethics CLE

Washburn University School of Law, in conjunction with Kansas State University's 2017 69th Annual Kansas Income Tax Institute, is pleased to present the CLE "Tax Law Practice Ethics" on Friday, December 15, 2017, in Room 120 at the law school. This CLE will also be available as a webinar for those who would like to attend online (see "Information for Online Attendees" elsewhere on this page).

Washburn University
School of Law, Room 120
(Room 120 is on the south side)

Parking: north, south and east of the law school.
Get Directions and Maps



  • $30 - Attended/attending 2017 Kansas tax school.
  • $50 - Did not attend a tax school

Others (provided through Kansas State University):

  • $35 - CPE for Enrolled Agents (EAs) and Other Tax Return Preparers (OTRP)

Register Online


Accreditation pending.


This CLE will be streamed using Adobe Connect, a Flash-based product. Some institutions/agencies block Flash-based products on their network. There is no charge to use Adobe Connect. Return to this page on the day(s) of the CLE and click the link that appears on the page; the link will also sent to online attendees via email.

Online attendance at this program falls under the Kansas Continuing Legal Education Commission's Nontraditional Programming Limitation. Nontraditional programming is limited to a maximum of 5 hours of credit per compliance period.
See Rule 806 (l) (196 KB PDF; requires Adobe Acrobat Reader) at the Kansas CLE Commission websitefor more information.


The sponsors reserve the right to cancel this program.


If you require special services or auxiliary aids to assist you while attending the event, please call Donna Vilander at (785) 670-1105

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12:00 PM12:00

Brown Bag CLE

Ted E. Smith, Deputy General Counsel, Legal Services Bureau, Kansas Department of Revenue, will present the December Brown Bag CLE: The Near Future Of Autonomous Vehicles And The State's Regulatory Push To Prepare.

This presentation will help attendees understand the potential impact of autonomous vehicles and the regulatory issues created by these vehicles.

To review the CLE materials, please click this link.

Thursday, December 14, 2017
12:00 - 1:00 p.m.
Douglas County Law Judicial & Law Enforcement Center
Jury Assembly Room (lower level)  

Matt Donnelly is the DCBA CLE coordinator for 2017-2018. If you have any interest in being a presenter, please email Matt.

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6:00 PM18:00

Douglas County Bar Association Holiday Party

Where: Maceli's Banquet Hall. (map)

Who: Bar Members and spouses/partners/family. There is a $20 per person cost for all attendees.

What: The even will feature heavy hors d'ouevers, a hosted bar, and live music from the Lawrence Free State Orchestra Ensemble. 

To RSVP: please contact Andy Bauch at or download this RSVP form and mail it along with your check to:

Douglas County Bar Association
PO Box 1966
Lawrence, KS 66044

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7:30 AM07:30

Washburn Law School 11th Annual Family Law Case Management Training

Washburn University School of Law's Children and Family Law Center is hosting "Evaluating Alternatives, Making Good Choices" (11th Annual Family Law Case Management Training program) on Friday, December 8, 2017. The registration fee is $149.


• CLE Credit: 8 hours (includes 1.0 hour ethics)

Register and Pay Online

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to Dec 8

KBA 35th Annual Plaza Lights - 2 day CLE Seminar

35th Annual Plaza Lights CLE sponsored by Kansas Bar Association

Thursday, December 7

11:30 AM -1:00 PM - Networking Luncheon (optional)

12:30 PM - Registration

1:00 - CLE Begins

4:45 PM - Day 1 adjourns

Friday, December 8

9:00 AM - Registration & Hot Breakfast

10:00 AM - CLE Begins

1:45 PM - Day 2 adjourns

Schedule and topics coming soon!

Registration Options available

By Day, or Both & Save!

Pending CLE credit approval in Kansas & Missouri

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9:00 AM09:00

Advanced Employment Law

Sponsored by NBI

Register here:


Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Topeka West

6020 Southwest 10th Avenue

Topeka, KS 66615

Program Description

Confidently Tackle Advanced Employment Disputes

Trying to keep up with the intricate web of agencies governing employment law and the increasing number of legislative changes each year can be overwhelming for even the most experienced attorney or human resource director. Are you up to date on the latest legal developments and able to confidently advise clients on employment law issues? Avoid inadvertent violations of state and federal regulations. Attend this seminar and learn from seasoned practitioners as they discuss tips and techniques for handling advanced-level issues. Register today!

  • Review the latest developments in state employment laws.
  • Recognize and avoid liability landmines that lurk in employee investigations.
  • Avoid penalties and sanctions by properly classifying exempt and non-exempt employees.
  • Safeguard against liability by making sure that FMLA, ADA and workers' compensation regulations are being followed.
  • Know when it is in your best interest to settle a federal or state FMLA, ADA or worker's compensation claim.
  • Learn practical strategies for responding to EEOC and state agency charges.
  • Understand what types of electronic discovery are allowed during the litigation process.

Who Should Attend

This advanced level seminar provides clear legal guidance for complying with employment laws and avoiding lawsuits for:

  • Attorneys
  • Human Resource Managers
  • Presidents
  • Vice Presidents
  • CFOs

Course Content

  1. Recent Developments in State and Federal Employment Law
  2. Conducting an Effective Internal Investigation
  3. Creating Fair Labor Standard Act (FLSA) Compliance Strategies That Work
  4. Deciphering FMLA, ADA and Workers' Compensation Issues
  5. Responding to EEOC and State Agency Charges
  6. Preparing for Electronic Discovery in Litigation

Continuing Education Credit

Continuing Legal Education – CLE: 7.00

Human Resource Certification Institute – HRCI: 6.00

International Association for Continuing Education Training – IACET: 0.60

Society for Human Resource Management – SHRM CP/SCP: 6.00

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8:00 AM08:00

Boundaries and Easements

Seminar Location: Overland Park, KS

Hilton Garden Inn
5800 College Blvd.
Overland Park, KS 66211


Locating Land Boundaries on Paper (And on the Ground) 
K. Dedrick

   Interpreting land descriptions
      • Metes and bounds
      • Lot and block
      • Dos and don’ts for writing descriptions
   Applying principles of boundary location
      • Collecting and evaluating all types of boundary evidence: documents, physical evidence, people, surveys
      • Locating the described land on a map
      • Locating the described land on the ground
      • Understanding and using geographic information systems (GIS)
   Solving land description and boundary location problems

Identifying, Classifying and Locating Easements
B. Quitmeier

   What is and is not an easement
   Reviewing state law on easements
   Creating easements: easements by necessity, easements by use, written easements
   Identifying critical distinctions between easements in gross, easements appurtenant and prescriptive easements
   Maintaining easements
   Knowing when and how to terminate easements
   Obstructing use of easements and determining remedies for obstruction

Defining Trespass and Adverse Possession
R. Davis

   Defining trespass
   Reviewing the history of adverse possession
   Maintaining a claim for adverse possession
      • Statute of limitations
      • Elements of a claim
   Defending against a claim for adverse possessions
   Examining recent adverse possession cases

Resolving Boundary Disputes
R. Davis

   Types of boundary disputes
      • Adverse possession, easements, boundaries
   Obtaining and reviewing boundary evidence
   Methods for establishing disputed boundaries
   Participating in dispute resolution techniques
   Litigation, arbitration, mediation, agreements, title insurance
   Examining boundary dispute case studies: exploringtechniques for resolving sample disputes

Understanding Utility Easements and Rights of Way 
J. Wilson

   Current law on utility rights of way
      • Federal laws and regulations
      • State laws and regulations
   Types of utilities affected
      • Electric, water, natural gas, telecommunications, satellite communications
      • Basis for and definition of the easement
      • Encroachments and interferences
      • Maintenance
      • Environmental issues
      • Condemnation law
      • Current issues involving utility easements


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8:00 AM08:00

How to Manage Difficult Conversations

Sponsored by Johnson County Community College.

Develop a step-by-step approach for how to have tough conversations with less stress and more success by reviewing the book “Difficult Conversations.” Focus on how to prepare yourself and the parties, how to start the conversation without defensiveness, and how to keep it constructive and focused regardless of how the other person responds. Review how perceptions, assumptions, feelings, identity, and blame contribute to conflict. This training will be both theory and skills-based.  This course has been approved by the Kansas Supreme Court for 7 CME and 6.5 CLE.  The Missouri Bar has approved this course for 6.4 Civil Dispute Mediation and 6.4 CLE.

Status:  Registration Available

Course Code:  MEDIATION-400-1

# of Hours:  6

# of Classes:  

Format:  Classroom 

Credit(s) Earned:  7 CME

Instructor:  Kuhlman, Dawn 

Location and
Map Link
Main Campus, Regnier Center, 157  
12345 College Blvd. 
Overland Park , KS 66210

Age Requirement - There is a min age requirement of 18.  

$ 129

Need to register for someone else? Click here

You must sign into your account or create a new account to add to your cart. 

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9:00 AM09:00

CLE - Commercial Real Estate Financing

Sponsored by NBI

Registration information can be found at


Deer Creek Golf Club

7000 West 133rd Street

Master the Fundamentals of the Commercial Real Estate Financing Process

Commercial real estate lending requires delicately balancing the risk mitigation requirements of lenders with the business needs of borrowers. Achieving this balance can be especially difficult in today's credit market. As a result, a concrete knowledge of lending documentation, risk evaluation and loan negotiation is essential, not to mention understanding rules and regulations that may seriously affect your clients' loans. Join our experienced faculty for this information-packed overview of commercial real estate financing, so you can confidently guide clients through the financing process - register today!

  • Understand the in's and out's of different types of commercial real estate loans and how they can impact your clients.
  • Ensure all commercial real estate loan documentation is set up in a way that will support a lawsuit if one becomes necessary.
  • Confidently negotiate the financial and business elements of commercial loan documents, and ensure they adequately represent your clients' interests.
  • Ethically represent your clients in all aspects of commercial real estate loan transactions.
  • Get the latest updates on regulations that impact commercial real estate finance.

Who Should Attend

This basic-to-intermediate level seminar provides a practical overview of commercial real estate financing for:

  • Attorneys
  • Bank Executives
  • Commercial Loan Officers
  • Real Estate Brokers
  • Real Estate Developers
  • Construction Professionals

Course Content

  1. Types of Commercial Real Estate Loans and How They Can Benefit - or Hinder - Your Clients
  2. Negotiating the Financial, Business and Legal Aspects of Commercial Real Estate Loans: Avoiding Critical Pitfalls
  3. Commercial Real Estate Loan Documentation: A Step-by-Step Guide With Sample Forms and Documents
  4. Ethical Issues Facing Real Estate and Finance Attorneys
  5. Commercial Real Estate Financing Updates: Ensuring Compliance and Preventing Mistakes

Continuing Education Credit

Continuing Legal Education

Credit Hrs State
CLE 7.00 -  KS*
CLE 7.20 -  MO*

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to Nov 28

CLE - Kansas Income Tax Institute

The Kansas State University Department of Agricultural Economics invites you to attend the 69th annual Kansas Income Tax Institute. The program is intended for tax professionals and is designed to provide up-to-date training on current tax law, regulations, and updates. This years program will review recent cases and rulings and key legislation, provide an in-depth review and analysis of a number of tax areas, and cover newly enacted regulations and procedures critical to tax practitioners. The program stresses practical information to facilitate the filing of individual, small-business, and farm returns.

The Kansas Income Tax Institute will begin at 8:00 a.m. and adjourn at 4:30 p.m. each day, with registration and sign-in at 7:30 a.m. Lunch will be served on-site each day at 12:00-1:00 p.m. There will be a morning and afternoon break each day. 

Register online at: is external)

Or download brochure HERE 

Questions? Rich Llewelyn at sends e-mail) or 785.532.1504.

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to Nov 22

Strategic Choices in Using or Defending Against Electronic Evidence at Trial

Sponsored by Kansas Bar Association.

You have a series of screen shots, texts, or ‘juicy’ evidence that you anticipate using at family law trial. Have you considered the ramifications of introducing this as evidence? This webinar will discuss the strategy behind when and how to appropriately introduce electronic evidence at trial, including possible criminal ramifications, how to handle statements of children, and general conflict management outside the courtroom.

Issues to be Addressed:

·     Kid’s statements – Hearsay? How to sensitively address

·     Criminal ramifications – should you plead the 5th? Civil v. Criminal rules of evidence

·     How will that rock the boat at home – will introducing the evidence help or hurt your client?

·     Additional information – Could lead to Child in Need of Care referrals

·     Basis for granting a divorce – Incompatibility does not require you to prove infidelity. Is this just being done to harass or to shame the other party? 

Approved for 1 hr of CLE credit Kansas & Missouri

The cost of registration for the webinars:

·     KBA member: $80

·     Non-member: $90

·     Paralegal: $45

For questions, contact:

Nancy Burghart, Legal Education Services or (785) 861-8827 

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12:00 PM12:00

Douglas County Bar Association Brown Bag CLE

This month's presenter, Anne McDonald, will discuss Transforming the Legal Culture – One Lawyer at a Time The recently released Report of the Task Force - The Path to Lawyer Well-Being:  Practical Recommendations for Positive Change – contains many recommendations on ways to create positive change in our profession. We will examine some of the suggestions and identify ways we might implement them locally.

This presentation does count for Ethics credit!

The CLE will take place at the Douglas County Judicial and Law Enforcement Center, Jury Assembly Room (lower level).

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12:00 PM12:00

KBA Webinar: There's an App for That: A Primer for Family Law Litigators

Approved for 1.0 hour CLE credit in Kansas. Pending approval in Missouri. 

There's an App for That: A Primer for Family Law Litigators
Ashlyn Yarnell, Ronald W. Nelson P.A., Overland Park

Bethany RobertsBarber Emerson, L.C., Lawrence 

A primer for anyone curious about current technologies available to families – clients and children alike. This webinar offers recommendations for low or no-cost technologies to your clients to assist with parenting, will make you aware of websites that could cause harm or create safety concerns in family law litigation, and discovery request language specific enough to preserve available data.

When:Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Webinar runs from Noon-12:50 PM

Where:From the comfort of your desk using your computer and phone
United States

Contact:Nancy Burghart


Ashlyn Yarnell is the Senior Associate with Ronald W. Nelson PA and is a graduate of Washburn University School of Law. Ashlyn is engaged in a civil trial and appellate practice emphasizing divorce, parentage, non-marital, and post-decree matters, and Child In Need of Care proceedings. She is admitted to practice law before all trial, appellate, and federal courts in the State of Kansas. She is a member of The Johnson County, Kansas Family Law American Inn of Court, and the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC). She is a member of the Johnson County, Kansas Bar Association, the Kansas Bar Association (Member, Family Law Section), and the American Bar Association (Member, Family Law Section). She has taught continuing legal education presentations for the Kansas Bar Association and the Johnson County Bar Association

Bethany Roberts is an attorney with Barber Emerson, L.C. in Lawrence, Kansas.  Ms. Roberts was formerly the managing attorney with Kansas Legal Services in Topeka, Kansas where she was employed since graduation from law school at the University of Kansas (Go Jayhawks!).  She specializes in working with victims of domestic, sexual, stalking and dating violence. Ms. Roberts is an Adjunct Professor at Washburn Law School teaching topics related to child and family law, specifically “Children in the Law” and “Domestic Violence.”   Ms. Roberts frequently speaks on domestic, Guardian ad Litem, and ethical issues.  Prior to law school, Ms. Roberts was a special education teacher.   


KBA Member: $80
Non-member: $90
Paralegal: $45

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8:00 AM08:00

KU Professional & Continuing Education: Stay Ahead of Cyber Theats

Stay ahead of cyber threats

Help your organization stay on top of cyber security law, preparedness and more.

Cybersecurity: What Every Leader Needs to Know
Friday, Nov. 10
8:00 a.m.–4 p.m.
Regnier 356, KU Edwards Campus, Overland Park

Effective cyber security is as much strategy as it is technology. You may see your IT department as the front line of cyber security defense and response. But mitigating threats and dealing with attacks is the responsibility of the whole organization including strategy, finance, legal, human resources, public relations and more.

This fall, the KU Edwards Campus offers two events covering the fundamentals of cyber security for non-technical leaders across all sectors. Get the basics of cyber security law at the free webinar Cyber Security Law and the Public and Private Sectors on Sept. 28.

Next, learn about the essentials of cyber security practices and strategic planning at the one-day seminar Cybersecurity: What Every Leader Needs to Know on Nov. 10.

Take strategic steps to avoid being the next headline with up-to-date information and real frameworks you can use in your organization.

You’ll learn:

·         Essentials of the law of cyber security

·         Legal issues of cyber-attack disclosure

·         Strategic planning for preparedness

Facility Detail

Edwards Campus

Regnier 356

12600 Quivira Road

Overland Park, KS 66213
785-864-5823 (toll free) 877-404-5823

If you’d like to attend the November live seminar, registration is just $199 when you register by Oct. 31.

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11:30 AM11:30

Lunch & Learn: A Short Primer on Powers of Attorney and Living Wills in Kansas

Approved for 1.0 CLE Credit hours in both Kansas & Missouri

 When:November 8, 2017
Registration and lunch provided at 11:30 AM.

Presenter:  Kirk Nystrom who will review: Durable Power of Attorney for Finances, Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care, Living Wills and Anatomical Gifts.

Where:Map this event »
Kansas Law Center
1200 SW Harrison St.
Topeka 66612
United States

Register for CLE Here

Contact:Angie Harris

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