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On Wednesday, Attorneys Ashley Gerughty and Ena Demir visited Ms. Lori Martin’s 5th/6th  grade class at Warren Elementary.  Ena and Ashley spent time visiting students and speaking to the class about their careers and their personal journeys through school to meet their career goals. Newspapers in Education, through its sponsors, provides newspapers to classrooms for […]

Presented by Laura M. Hagan When:  Thursday, April 13, 2017 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Where:  WKU Small Business Accelerator Register Here:  Bowling Green Area Chamber of Commerce Intellectual property can be a valuable asset for your company, and can include patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets, which serve to protect the company’s ideas, products, […]

On Saturday, March 25th, seven KB members participated in the Family Enrichment Center Run & Walk for Children at Ephram White Park in Bowling Green.  Those who participated were Ena Demir (FEC Board Member), Laura Hagan, Erica Smith, Bonnie Spencer, Laura Cardwell, Maryellen Self, Kyle Bumgarner and Tom Hulsey. Laura, Kyle and Erica participated in the […]

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On December 8, 2016, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals entered an Order granting the DOL’s request for expedited briefing of its appeal of the preliminary injunction issued by a Texas district court judge that enjoined the DOL from implementing the new regulations raising the salary level for the white collar exemptions.  The Court set […]

December 1, 2016 the U.S. Department of Labor’s new “white collar” exemptions from the FLSA’s overtime requirements take effect.  This increases the salary threshold for exempt employees to $47,467 ($913/week).  This nearly doubles the prior salary level required to maintain exempt status for employees who satisfy the long standing duties test. Practically speaking, employers need […]

The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a right-to-work ordinance adopted by the Fiscal Court of Hardin County which guaranteed that no person covered under the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”) shall be required as a condition of employment to become a member of a union. The Court’s ruling in UAW, et al. v. […]

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Western Kentucky University, represented by Bowling Green law firm Kerrick Bachert, has initiated an action seeking a Declaratory Judgment in Franklin Circuit Court today against the Kentucky Retirement System (KRS), which administers the Kentucky Employees Retirement System. In August 2016, WKU entered into a contract with Sodexo, Inc., to privatize all […]

The Western Kentucky University Research Foundation has launched a new website at The website serves as a cross-campus research showcase dedicated to the advancement of research initiatives and the publication of information about research and scholarly project outcomes and their impact. “The Board of Directors of the WKU Research Foundation is so excited to […]

We would like to recognize and congratulate Thomas Kerrick, Norman Harned & Scott Bachert!  All named to the Best Lawyers list! Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession. A listing in Best Lawyers is widely regarded by both clients and legal professionals as a significant honor, conferred on a lawyer by […]

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