The 10th Annual “Kicking Off Our Next Decade of Cutting Edge Topics” presented by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Kentucky Chapter and the Louisville Bar Association received great reviews. The seminar kicked off with a panel of family court judges presenting “Top 10 Tips for Domestic Relations Practitioners.”
Hon. Stephen M. George, Chief Judge, Jefferson Circuit Court, Family Division, was the 2007 recipient of the 1st Annual Family Court Judge of the Year Award. Judge George was honored for his efforts in improving the excellence of Jefferson Family Court, for addressing the needs of pro se litigants, and for fostering open lines of communication between the bench and the family law bar. Steve Kriegshaber, CLE Chair presented the award to Judge George.
The recipient of the 1st Annual Raising the Bar Award was William L. Hoge, III. Mr. Hoge was instrumental in establishing the AAML Kentucky Chapter and initiating its annual statewide family law seminar and bringing in nationally renowned speakers for it each year.
Keeping with tradition, the President-Elect of the AAML, James M. Hennenhoefer, Vista, CA attended. He presented “Representing the Economically Disadvantaged Spouse.”