Lexington, KY Attorney
Michael Barnett, of counsel to the firm, is a native of Lexington and has litigated in various state and federal courts since 2013. He earned two bachelor’s degrees, summa cum laude, from the University of Kentucky in Accounting and Finance, and graduated from Cornell Law School in 2013.
Mr. Barnett is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in Kentucky and in New York. He previously worked in litigation in a multinational New York firm defending large corporations from civil suits. He has litigated on behalf of insurance carriers and insured parties in Kentucky, and he worked as an Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney prosecuting a variety of serious felony cases. With his years of criminal trial experience and professional relationships within the prosecutor’s office and the criminal bar, he now focuses his practice on criminal defense in state and federal courts. He is a fierce advocate for his clients, pushing back against police misconduct in defense of all manner of misdemeanor and felony charges. Always willing to help a client put their life back together on their worst day, he still handles a number of business litigation, consumer protection, and personal injury matters.