Bench & Bar

JUL 2018

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61 BENCH & BAR | client satisfaction rating. Dusing is best known as a high-profile white collar criminal defense lawyer with a track record of recog- nized success. He has established himself as a "go-to" criminal and civil litigator doggedly committed to defending the rights of indi- viduals and corporations in criminal and regulatory investigations, prosecutions and enforcement matters. Dusing serves on the board of directors for several nonprofit organizations and foundations, including Transitions, Inc., the Kentucky Lawyer Assistance Pro- gram, HealthPoint, Inc. Foundation, e Gateway Foundation and the Jovante Woods Foundation. McBrayer welcomes back Virginia "Ginny" Lawson to their real estate practice. Lawson has been in private practice since 1984, spending most of that time as the owner of a small law firm. She also spent time working in two local firms, one of which was McBrayer, and she is a hard-hitting addition to their real estate team, which includes Mary Estes Haggin , Chris Richardson , Brittany Roethemeier , and Jacob Walbourn . Lawson began her career as a REALTORĀ®, and later moved into the practice of law. In addition to representing real estate brokers and their companies, she practices in the areas of creditor's rights and professional liability defense, as well as estate settlement and probate. She also serves as a mediator. Kopka Pinkus Dolin is pleased to announce the opening of a Lexington office. is experi- enced team of insurance defense attorneys, led by Managing Partner Bradly E. Moore , focuses on representing clients in the practice areas of transportation, professional liability, premises liability, construction, product liability, automo- bile, coverage, bad faith litigation, employment law, medical malpractice, large loss, complex commercial disputes, workers' compensation and much more. Fo w l e r B e l l P LLC i s pleased to announce the election of attorney Taft McKinstr y as the 2018- 2020 secretary of the Board of Directors of the Ameri- can College of Bankruptcy. e newly elected leader- ship was voted in at the College's recent annual meeting held this spring in Wash- ington, D.C. e American College of Bankruptcy is an honorary public service association of bankruptcy and insolvency professionals who are invited to join as Fellows based on a proven record of the highest standards of professionalism plus service to the profession and their communities. Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP, is pleased to announce that Michael N. Fine has been selected by Louisville Business First for its "Forty Under 40" Award. According to Business First, "Forty Under 40 is a select group of up-and-comers who are on the leading edge in their occupations and share their time and talents in community ser- vice." Fine was one of only two lawyers from major law firms who received this award. Fine is a partner in the firm's health care service team. He joined Wyatt in 2015 after serv- ing as co-chair of the tax exemption affinity group at McDermott Will & Emery, LLP, in its Chicago and Washington D.C. offices. His practice spans the full range of nonprofit and tax-exempt orga- nization legal issues, advising public charities, private foundations, boards and donors. Fine serves as chair of the American Health Lawyers Association's Tax & Finance Practice Group, is a gradu- ate of the Leadership Louisville Center's Bingham Fellows Class of 2017 and co-created Live In Lou's City Champs Ambassador Program. VanAntwerp Attorneys, LLP, is pleased to announce that Olivia Holbrook has joined the firm. Holbrook is a member of the Kentucky Bar and a December 2017 graduate of Salmon P. Chase College of Law. She is from Allen, Ky., and graduated summa cum laude in 2015 from the University of Pikeville with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology. While there, she contributed to research projects and was vice-president of the Pre-Professional Club. As a native of eastern Kentucky, she is excited to join and contribute to the Ashland area. Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP congratulates its partner John B. Nalbandian on his confirmation by the United States Senate as Custody Divorce Domestic Violence (EPO DVO IPO) Child Support Parenting Time Adoption Same Sex + Cohabitation Grandparent's Rights #FamilyLaw mediator over 20 years of #FamilyLaw experience 101 N. 7th St. Phone 502 561 3454 A. HOLLAND HOUSTON Attorney at Law This is an advertisement.

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