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Lauren is an attorney in the firm's Lexington office and a member of the Litigation Department. She has experience in a wide array of sophisticated litigation matters, including: complex contract disputes; commercial and residential real estate litigation; environmental litigation; trust and estate litigation; appellate proceedings; quasi-governmental proceedings; and class-action defense.

Lauren holds leadership roles in both the Fayette County Bar Association’s Women Lawyers division and the Junior League of Lexington. Lauren was recently recognized for her community involvement and growing professional success by both the Lexington Young Professionals Association and the Super Lawyers organization.

Career Highlights

Representative Cases and Achievements

  • Represents numerous commercial and residential landlords through the eviction process and the recovery of amounts owed.
  • Represents quasi-governmental agencies in administrative hearings and other related proceedings
  • Obtained a favorable jury verdict in a commercial property damage action following a five-week trial in western Kentucky
  • Won summary judgment in numerous federal and state courts

Awards

  • 2016 Rising Star in Business Litigation
  • Recognized as one of the "Kentucky Rising Stars" in the Kentucky Super Lawyers® list, 2016-2017
  • 2015 Junior League of Lexington Susan R. Anderson Award. 
  • 2015 Rising Star, Lexington Young Professionals Association
  • Order of the Coif, University of Kentucky, 2011

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Fayette County Bar Association
  • Central Kentucky American Inns of Court
  • BGD Women’s Forum

Community Involvement

Professional Leadership

  • President-Elect, Women Lawyers Association
  • Board Member, Fayette County Bar Foundation
  • Articles Editor, Kentucky Law Journal, 2009-2011

Civic and Charitable Involvement

  • House Manager of the Bodley Bullock House, the historic headquarters for the Junior League of Lexington
  • Family Selection Committee Member, Habitat for Humanity
  • Parishioner, Cathedral of Christ the King

Media

Contributions & Published Works

  • Co-author, Chapter 2, “The Attorney-Client Relationship,” Kentucky Civil Practice Before Trial, 4th Edition, University of Kentucky College of Law, 2017
  • Co-author, Chapter 10, “Other Pleading Issues,” Kentucky Civil Practice Before Trial, 4th Edition, University of Kentucky College of Law, 2017
  • "Spare the Rod, Spoil the Litigator: The Varying Degrees of Culpability Required for an Adverse Inference Sanction Regarding Spoliation of Electronic Discovery," 99 Ky. L. J. 881 (2011)

Events

Services

University of Kentucky, B.A., Political Science, magna cum laude, 2007
University of Kentucky College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2011

  • Kentucky, 2011
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