Bench & Bar

MAR 2018

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| MARCH/APRIL 2018 78 the Lexington office. Gross joined the firm in early 2017. He has experience in a wide range of real estate, land use, and finance law. He is currently the chair of the Legislative Committee for the Kentucky Land Title Association, a member of the Financial Institutions Board, chair of the Board of Adjustments for Lex- ington-Fayette Urban County Government, and a member of the Board of Directors of the Commercial Property Association of Lexington. Gross received both his undergraduate degree and J.D. from the University of Kentucky. McBrayer attorney Preston Clark Worley was sworn as Councilmember for the Lexington-Fay- ette Urban County Council's 7 th District. With one year left in the term, Councilmember Jennifer Scutchfield resigned to become assistant director of the Kentucky Board of Elections, leaving the role to be appointed by Mayor Jim Gray. Worley has practiced law at McBrayer's Lexington office since 2010, focusing his efforts in real estate, transactional, administrative law and litigation. Worley is also a board member with the Ellerslie at Delong Homeowners Association and with Coaches for the Kids, Inc. He has participated in both the University of Kentucky Children's Hospital Executive Development Council and the Golden Matrix Fund Advisory Council since 2012, and he acts as general counsel for the Lexington History Museum. Preston Worley joins McBrayer's Angela Evans , Councilmember from the 6 th District, on the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council. Nathan Vinson became a partner at English, Lucas, Priest & Owsley, LLP , (ELPO) on Jan. 1, 2018. Vinson handles tax law, estate and pro- bate cases and corporate transactions at ELPO. He works with clients who need tax planning for their personal property or businesses. Vinson has handled entertainment law cases as well. He holds a Bachelor of Science in mass communications from Middle Tennessee State University, a Master of Business Administration from Eastern Kentucky University and a J.D. from the University of Kentucky College of Law. He also holds an LL.M. in Taxation from the Levin College of Law at the University of Florida. The American Board of Certification has announced that Bradley S. Salyer , an attorney with Morgan & Pottinger, P.S.C. , has success- fully completed the requirements for national certification in creditors' rights law. is achieve- ment makes Salyer one of only two ABC board certified lawyers in creditors' rights in Kentucky. Creditors' rights matters involve state, federal and bankruptcy courts, and legal issues such as secured transactions pursuant to WHO, WHAT, WHEN & WHERE See Page 22 for Convention Details THE WAIT IS OVER!

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