Supreme Court Appoints Hinkle Elkouri Member to CLE Commission
Monday, August 25, 2008
WICHITA, Kan. – Hinkle Elkouri member Hugh Gill was appointed by the Kansas Supreme Court to the Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Commission. His term began on July 1, 2008 and will continue for 3 years. Gill is a member of Hinkle Elkouri’s Trusts and Estates practice group. He often presents CLE programs on business, estate and tax matters to provide other attorneys with the tools to expand and enrich their practices in these areas.
The Kansas CLE Commission is comprised of 10 active Kansas attorneys. The board is in charge of administrating all the rules pertaining to the continuing legal education of attorneys with the intention of maintaining their licenses to practice law. The board’s specific responsibilities include establishing the entire continuing legal education requirements system, updating the requirements and rules as necessary, monitoring each attorney’s compliance, notifying attorneys of their CLE status, and accrediting and monitoring CLE-provided courses.
“With laws constantly changing, continuing legal education courses should be an integral part of every attorney’s practice,” said Hugh Gill, Hinkle Elkouri member. “Continued study is required every year for an attorney to remain licensed.”