By Sandy Garrett
On August 12, 2005, the Board of Professional Responsibility held its ninth
annual Ethics Workshop for attorneys. Presenters at the Workshop included all
Disciplinary Counsel, Judge John Brown and the following private attorneys:
John Kitch, David Raybin, Ted Hansom and Buddy Burnett. Fourteen attorneys
attended the Workshop to satisfy the requirements of their diversion.
Also in attendance at the Workshop were Linda Gosnell, Chief Deputy Counsel for
the Kentucky Bar and Jay Garrett, Deputy Chief Counsel for the Kentucky Bar.
The Board of Professional Responsibility was honored by the Kentucky Bar’s
request to attend our Workshop for purposes of establishing their own Ethics
The Workshop concluded with an exam which all attendees successfully completed.
Since the Board’s first Ethics Workshop in 1997, 181 attorneys have completed
diversion by attending the Workshops.