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Greenebaum Attorneys Recognized for Leadership: Louisville Bar Association’s Annual Dinner Spotlights Four

02.12.2009

LOUISVILLE, KY:   Greenebaum Doll & McDonald PLLC recently had four of its attorneys recognized for leadership at the Louisville Bar Association’s (LBA) Annual Dinner. 

Laurel S. Doheny was named President-Elect of the Louisville Bar Association and will become the fourth female attorney to serve as President of the LBA. Laurel has served the LBA in past years as Vice President/Treasurer, Secretary, Chair of the Pro Bono Consortium and as Chair and co-chair of the Family Law Section. Exiting President, Janet P. Jakubowicz (the third female attorney from Greenebaum to serve as President of the LBA), addressed members and gave farewell remarks in concluding her term as President. Peggy B. Lyndrup led the organization in 1989 and Margaret E. Keane led the association in 1997.

James W. Herr accepted an award for “Section of the Year” on behalf of the LBA’s Litigation Section, which Jim chaired in 2008. Each year, this award is presented to the section of the LBA that has best drawn upon the talent and resources of its members in order to share information and build new knowledge to keep the section abreast of professional developments. Finally, Jesse A. Mudd, who served as the 2008 Vice Chair of the Litigation Section, was announced as Chair of the Litigation Section for 2009. 

With a membership over 3,400, the LBA is among the 40 largest local bars in the country and is the oldest continuously operating bar association in Kentucky. The mission of the LBA is to promote justice, professional excellence and respect for the law, improve public access to the judicial system, provide law-related services to the community and to serve its members.

Laurel Doheny is a member of the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice Group. Her practice focuses on litigation of family law matters and resolution of family law disputes, including prenuptial agreements, postnuptial agreements, divorce settlements and courtroom advocacy. She is trained in the collaborative law techniques designed to minimize conflict in resolution of family law issues. Laurel is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. Laurel received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Louisville and her J.D. from the University of Louisville School of Law. 

Janet Jakubowicz is a member of the Firm’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice Group and the Class Action Defense Team Chair. Her practice focuses on business and commercial litigation, with an emphasis in the areas of financial institutions, securities and RICO litigation and arbitration and class action litigation. Janet received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Louisville and her J.D. from the University of Kentucky College of Law. 

Jim Herr is a member of the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice Group. His practice includes commercial litigation, class action defense and appeals. In addition to representing clients before the federal and state courts of Kentucky in products liability, toxic tort and premises liability cases, securities litigation, consumer protection and fraud cases, land use/planning and zoning litigation and breach of contract cases, Jim has significant experience advising clients on document and electronic data management. Jim received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Kentucky and his J.D. from the University of Louisville School of Law. 

Jesse Mudd is a member of the Litigation & Dispute Resolution Practice Group. A focus of his practice is the litigation of family law matters and resolution of family law disputes, including the settlement of divorce proceedings, preparation of prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, and courtroom advocacy. Jesse is trained in the collaborative law techniques designed to minimize conflict in the resolution of family law cases. In addition to family law, his practice includes the litigation of a wide variety of civil matters, including those involving class actions and premises liability. Jesse received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Kentucky and his J.D. from the University of Louisville School of Law. 

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