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        On April 7, 2021, the KBA and its President, Tom Kerrick held a combination in-person/virtual town hall meeting at the J. David Rosenberg College of Law.  The purpose of the town hall was to introduce the KBA to the law students.  A town hall meeting has been held at all three […]

On November 20, 2020, the Kentucky Supreme Court entered Administrative Order 2020-72 which address the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and access to Kentucky courts.  Under the order, all trials, both criminal and civil, are postponed until at least February 1, 2021.  In addition, the Court has held that all grand jury proceedings will be conducted remotely […]

Today, the Supreme Court of Kentucky issued Administrative Order 2020-16 adopting heightened social-distancing measures for the Kentucky judicial system in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The order replaces in its entirety the previous Administrative Order 2020-13, dated March 26, 2020. The new order provides for the following measures to be implemented through May 1, 2020: […]

The Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Stability Act (“CARES Act”) was enacted by Congress and signed into law by the President last week. The CARES Act amends the existing Small Business Administration (“SBA”) 7(a) Loan program on a temporary basis to provide immediate relief to small businesses and their employees. Small businesses, with less than […]

Today, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) announced its first round of published guidance to provide information to employees and employers about how each will be able to take advantage of the protections and relief offered by the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) when it takes effect on April 1, […]

At Kerrick Bachert, we are dedicated to protecting the health and safety of all of our employees, clients, and community members during this unprecedented time. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and pursuant to the Governor’s directives to combat this virus, our physical office is closed to the public, but our firm is open and […]

The Small Business Administration has announced Economic Injury Disaster loans up to $2 million for small businesses impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. The loan can be used to cover payroll, inventory and pay debt or other expenses. More information can be accessed at www.SBA.gov/coronavirus.

In August 2019, Congress enacted the Small Business Reorganization Act of 2019 (“SBRA”), in order to make small business bankruptcies faster and less expensive.  The new subchapter to Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code was enacted specifically for “small business debtors” which are defined to include individuals and entities such corporations or limited liability companies […]

Families First Coronavirus Response Act: What Employers Need to Know In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. House of Representatives has passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”) (H.R. 6201)—a bill which broadens the Family Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) and creates an emergency paid leave program in direct response to the coronavirus. […]

The KDC Diplomat award is given to a senior member of the Kentucky Defense Counsel, Inc. who has made significant contributions to KDC or to the defense bar. To be eligible for this award, the recipient must be a member of KDC and sixty-five (65) years of age or older. Jim began practicing in Alabama […]

Kerrick Bachert Attorney Matthew P. Cook has been re-elected for a second two-year term on the Kentucky Bar Association’s Board of Governors.  The Board of Governors is the governing body of the KBA; two lawyers from each of the seven Supreme Court districts in Kentucky are elected to represent their fellow attorneys on the Board.  […]

Laura Hagan grew up in New Haven, located in central Kentucky.  She graduated from Nelson County High School and later attend the University of Kentucky where she received a Bachelor of Health Science in 1987.  After graduation, Laura spent three years working in the hematology and blood bank laboratories at the UK Medical Center and […]

Tom Kerrick grew up in a large family in small town USA.  While living in Elizabethtown, KY he was taught important values and principles by his parents, many aunts and uncles, teachers and coaches.  For the last 37 years, he has called Bowling Green home.  Since moving to Bowling Green in 1980, he has practiced […]

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