Featuring Keynote Speaker
Mandy Matney, host and creator of the Murdaugh Murders
(now “True Sunlight”) and Cup of Justice podcasts
Mandy Matney, a KU alumna and award-winning investigative journalist, will be the keynote speaker at the KADC Annual Conference on December 1, 2023. Ms. Matney lives on Hilton Head Island in South Carolina, and she has covered the Murdaugh family since the 2019 boat crash that killed Mallory Beach. After the double homicide of Maggie and Paul Murdaugh, the Murdaugh Murders podcast was created to provide exclusive insight into the intrigue surrounding the murder investigation, life in Hampton County, and several suspicious deaths that all are interconnected. Her latest podcast, Cup of Justice, explores important court cases from around the world with a focus on empowering listeners and holding public agencies and officials accountable.
The anticipated topics addressed by Ms. Matney will include:
highlights of her time investigating and reporting on the Murdaugh murders
use of open records requests in case investigations
the media interaction with the courts and case investigations
Click HERE for the full agenda.
The KADC Annual Conference is seeking approval for a total of 12.5 hours of CLE, including 2 hours of Ethics, pending in both Kansas and Missouri.
Our Annual Business Meeting and Awards Luncheon will be Friday, December 1, from 11:40 a.m. to 12:40 p.m.
Make your room reservation at the Marriott Country Club Plaza (4445 Main Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64111) in the KADC block of rooms by clicking HERE or calling 816-531-3000 or 800-810-3708. The room rate is $180.00 per night for a single or double room. Be sure to make your reservation by November 16, 2023. After that date, rooms will be released for general sale.
Conference Cancellation Policy: Cancellations made by 5:00pm CST on November 22, 2023, will be issued a refund less a $50.00 administrative fee, no refunds will be issued for cancellations requested after 5:00pm CST on November 22, 2023. Please note this is NOT the hotel cancellation policy.