EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

President

 

Ron Walker, Jr.

U.S. Department of Justice

Vice President

 

Denotra Spruill Gunther

Attorney At Law

Secretary

 

Melissa Murphy

Lexington Fayette Urban County Government

Treasurer

 

Judge Pamela R. Goodwine

Kentucky Court of Appeals

Parliamentarian

 

Shaye Page Johnson

Dinsmore & Shohl, LLP

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BRITNEY O'NEAL BAKER

Attorney At Law

 

JONAH BROWN

President of Marketing, Community Ventures

Practice Areas: Insurance Defense Litigation, Medical Malpractice, Engineering Malpractice, Nursing Home Litigation, Contracts, Business Litigation

Education:  University of Kentucky College of Law, 2010

B.A. Political Science, University of Kentucky, 2007

Civic Engagement:  Kentucky Bar Association, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Alpha Beta Lambda Chapter, New Leaders Council of Kentucky, Former Board Member; On the Move Art Studio, Former Board Member, Political Strategist.

Contact:  jonahkbrown@gmail.com

 

LATASHA BUCKNER

Attorney At Law

 
 

WILLIAM DAVIS

Attorney At Law

JAMILA CARTER

Attorney At Law

 
 

RACHELLE DODSON

Attorney At Law

ALLISON DONOVAN

Partner, Stoll, Kennon & Ogden PLLC

Practice Areas: Business/Corporate (Contract review, Entity formation, Business sale/purchase transactions, etc.); Commercial Real Estate

Education:  J.D., University of Kentucky College of Law

B.A. Paralegal Science, Eastern Kentucky University, Summa Cum Laude

Honors/Achievements:  Best Appellate Brief for Legal Writing Class Group

Civic Engagement: Fayette County Bar Association, Kentucky Bar Association; Kentucky Bankers Association; Kentucky Bar Foundation - Board member and officer; Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, 2015 Fellow; Leadership Central Kentucky, 2013-2014; American Heart Association, Lexington Chapter, Former board member.

Contact:  allison.donovan@skofirm.com; (859) 231-3098

 

COUNCILMEMBER ANGELA EVANS

Attorney, Angela C. Evans, PLLC

6th District Councilmember, LFUCG

Practice Areas: Professional Negligence, Regulatory Compliance, Board Governance, Mediation, Small Business, Criminal Defense

Education:  J.D., University of Tennessee, College of Law

B.A. Social Work, Clark Atlanta University

Honors/Achievements:  UT College of Law Dean's Citation, Emerge America 2015 Emerging Leader Award, Emerge Kentucky 2017 Trailblazer Award

Civic Engagement: Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated, Lexington (KY) Alumnae Chapter, Social Action Co-Chair; Kentucky Inns of Court; Kentucky Blood Center, Board of Directors; University of Kentucky, College of Communications, Dean's Advisory Board; Frederick Douglass high School, Academies Advisory Board.

Contact:  angela@angelacevans.com; (859) 396-8000

 

JUDGE PAMELA R. GOODWINE

Kentucky Court of Appeals

Practice Areas: State Government 

Education:  J.D., University of Kentucky College of Law

B.A. Business, University of Kentucky

Honors/Achievements:  Carol Martin Gatton College of Business Hall of Fame (2000); Fayette County Bar Association's Outstanding Young Lawyer Award (2001); Henry V. Pennington Trial Judge of The Year Award from the Kentucky Justice Association (2012); "Women Making History" Award from the Kentucky Commission on Women (2018); Carl Beshear "Walking By Faith" Award from the Carter G. Woodson Academy (2018); Fair Administration of Justice Award from the Kentucky Academy of Defense Lawyers (2019); Distinguished Jurist Award from the UK College of Law Alumni Association (2019).

Civic Engagement: National Bar Association; Kentucky Bar Association; Fayette County Bar Association; Jazzercise.

Contact:  pgoodwine@kycourts.net; (859) 246-4111 x34961​

 
 

ANTHONY GRAY

General Counsel, Kentucky Board of Pharmacy

Practice Areas: Administrative Law, Pharmacy Law, Medical Malpractice, Litigation, Contract

Education:  University of Kentucky College of Law, 2007

University of Kentucky, B.A., Journalism 2004, Summa Cum Laude

Honors/Achievements:  Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Team Member - District Champions and National Runner Up (2006)

Contact:  anthony.gray@ky.gov

DENOTRA SPRUILL GUNTHER

Attorney At Law

 

GERRY HARRIS

Attorney At Law

 

GLENDA GEORGE HUMPHREY

General Counsel, Lexington Fayette Urban County Government

 

SHAYE PAGE JOHNSON

Attorney, Dinsmore & Shohl

Practice Areas: Civil Litigation, Insurance Defense, Collections

Education:  J.D., University of Kentucky College of Law, 2005

B.A. Political Science, University of Kentucky (With Honors)

Honors/Achievements:  Moot Court Board, Trial Advocacy Board, KLEO Scholar, Pi Sigma Alpha (Political Science Honor Society); William C. Parker Scholar

Civic Engagement: UK College of Law Alumni Association, Board of Directors; Central Kentucky Inns of Court, Barrister; Whitaker Family, YMCA, Board of Directors.

Contact:  shaye.johnson@dinsmore.com; (859) 425-1018

 

JON LARSON

Attorney At Law

 

LEAH MASON

Attorney At Law

 

LATOI MAYO

Shareholder, Littler Mendelson P.C.

Practice Areas:  Discrimination and Harassment; Wage and Hour;  Hiring, Performance Management and Termination; Policies, Procedures and Handbooks, Global Mobility and Immigration

Education:  J.D. University of Kentucky College of Law, 2001

B.A., University of Kentucky, 1998

Honors/Achievements:  The Best Lawyers in America (2018-2020); America's Leading Lawyers for Business (2014-2019); Rising Star Award Recipient by Lexington Young Professionals Association (2005); Inc. Distinguished Volunteer Award by the Pro Bono Program (2005), Outstanding Young Lawyer Award by the Fayette County Bar Association (2006); Outstanding Young Lawyer Award by the Kentucky Bar Association (2008).

Civic Engagement: Commerce Lexington, Board of Directors; American Bar Association; Kentucky Bar Association; Kentucky Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Commission Appointee; Fayette County Bar Association, Legal Aid of the Bluegrass, Board of Directors; Lexington Fayette Urban County Government Ethics Commission; Fayette County Bar Association Pro Bono Volunteer Program.

Contact:  lmayo@littler.com; (859) 317-7974

 

JOHN MCNEILL

Partner, Landrum & Shouse, LLP

 

DIANE MINNIFIELD

Attorney, Office of the Fayette County Attorney

 

DANNY MURPHY

Assistant Dean, University of Kentucky College of Law

Practice Areas: Administrative Law

Education:  J.D., University of Kentucky College of Law

B.A. Journalism, University of Kentucky

Honors/Achievements:  Thurgood Marshall Mock Trial Team Member - District Champions 

Contact:  anthony.gray@ky.gov

 
 

HON. MELISSA MURPHY

Judge, Fayette District Court

Education:  J.D., University of Kentucky College of Law, B.A., University of Kentucky

Honors/Achievements:   2019 NAMI Volunteer Excellence Award, 2015-2016 Distinguished Leader Commerce Lexington Leadership Lexington, 2007 McCracken County Alben W. Barkley Distinguished Citizen Award, 2006 Inductee - Atherton High School Hall of Fame

 

Civic Engagement: Fayette County Bar Association, John Rowe Chapter of the National Bar Association (served as President and Secretary), Board of Directors for the Lyric Theatre & Cultural Arts Center, Board of Directors and GreenHouse17, Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Contact:  mmooremurphy@gmail.com

DAVID OLINGER

U.S. Attorney's Office (Retired)

 

JUDGE GARY PAYNE

Fayette Circuit Court (Retired)

 

WILLIE PEALE

Attorney At Law

 
 

WAYNE ROBERTS

Attorney At Law

CARLOS ROSS

Attorney, Office of the Fayette County Attorney

 

JOSHUA SANTANA

Attorney At Law

 

CHRISTINE STANLEY

Associate, Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A.

Practice Areas: Healthcare and Insurance Defense

Education:  University of Kentucky College of Law;

B.S. Technical Writing for Science and Medicine, Carnegie Mellon University

Honors/Achievements:  2019 and 2020 Kentucky Rising Star by Thomson's Reuters Super Lawyers and Young Lowers Service to the Community Award from the Kentucky Bar Association in 2015.

Civic Engagement:  Licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and admitted to the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court;  Kentucky Bar Association; National Bar Association; Fayette County Bar Association; Central Kentucky American Inn of Court; Defense Research Institute; Kentucky Defense Counsel and Civil Justice Reform Commission; LFUCG Human Rights Commission, Commissioner; Lexington Junior League volunteer; Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning volunteer.

Contact:  christine.stanley@qpwblaw.com; (859) 226-0057

 

WHITNEY L. STEPP

Attorney At Law

 

STATE SENATOR REGINALD THOMAS

Senate District 13

 

RON L. WALKER, JR.

Assistant United States Attorney, U.S. Attorney's Office

Practice Areas: Title III intercept Cases, Diversion Cases involving Physicials, Pharmacists, and Clinic Owners; Large Scale Drug Trafficking Organizations; Civil Rights Law.

Education:  University of Kentucky College of Law; B.A. Furman University

Honors/Achievements:  2019 and 2020 Kentucky Rising Star by Thomson's Reuters Super Lawyers and Young Lowers Service to the Community Award from the Kentucky Bar Association in 2015.

Civic Engagement:  Chair for the Board of Directors, Bluegrass Community & Technical College, 2017-present, President of the John Rowe National Bar Association, 2017-present, former President of the Fayette County Bar Association; member of the Kentucky Bar Association; Delegate to Sixth Circuit

Contact:  ron.walker@usdoj.gov; (859) 685-4889

 

JANINE TATE WEBB

Associate, Frost, Brown Todd, LLC

Practice Areas: Healthcare and Insurance Defense

Education:  University of Kentucky College of Law; University of Kentucky

Honors/Achievements:  Best Oral Advocate, Legal Research and Writing Club, 2015, 2019 Superlawyers Rising Stars List.

Civic Engagement:  Big Brother Big Sisters of Kentucky, National Bar Association
John Rowe Chapter

Contact: jwebb@fbtlaw.com; (859) 244-7512

 

DANIEL WHITLEY

Attorney, Whitley Law Office 

Contact:  daniel@whitleylawoffice.com

 

NEALY WILLIAMS

Attorney, Stoll, Keenon, Ogden, PLLC

 
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