Kenly Ames participates in Leadership Kentucky
by Mandy Hicks
E. Kenly Ames is participating in the current class of Leadership Kentucky. The one-year program began in May with a three-day retreat at the Lake Cumberland Educational Center in Jabez, Ky.
Ames is a partner at English Lucas Priest & Owsley LLP in Bowling Green, Ky. She primarily practices in the areas of business litigation and intellectual property, including work with trademarks and copyrights.
She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from University of Pennsylvania and a Juris Doctorate from Columbia University School of Law. She is one of 56 participants in the program.
About Leadership Kentucky
Leadership Kentucky is a 501(c)(3), non-profit educational organization dedicated to developing talents and energies of Kentucky’s present and future leaders.
The organization was created in 1984. The organization’s flagship program brings together a selected group of people that possess a broad variety of leadership abilities, career accomplishments, and volunteer activities to gain insight into complex issues facing the state. Kentucky’s rich cultural heritage and its unique diversity are woven throughout the curriculum that features the state’s economy, education, health and human services, law and justice, and environment. By visiting various regions of the Commonwealth, the participants develop an enhanced view and a new meaning to the word community that spans the entire state.
Leadership Kentucky strives to maintain a geographical, occupational, ethnicity and gender balance among participants.