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William Barry Birdwhistell

Attorney At Law

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Education

  • University of Kentucky College of Law, Lexington, Kentucky
    • J.D.
    • Honors: With Distinction
    • Honors: Order of the Coif
    • Honors: Member, Kentucky Law Journal
  • Georgetown College
    • B.A. in American Studies with Honors
    • Honors: summa cum laude
    • Honors: Dean's Honor Award

Bar Admission

  • Kentucky, 1980

Professional Associations

  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Hardin County Bar Association
  • Louisville Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Charter Member, Living Faith Baptist Fellowship
  • Former Member, Board of Trustees Georgetown College
  • Former Member, National Coordinating Council Cooperative Baptist Fellowship
  • The Thoroughbreds Barbershop Chorus
  • Former President, Sonora Elementary PTA
  • Former President, Sonora Lions Club

Past Positions

  • Birdwhistell Law PSC- Owner – August 2010 – present
  • Bland & Birdwhistell – Partner – December 1,1989 – August 2010 Formerly Bland, Howard & Birdwhistell)
  • Lewis, Bland, Preston & Birdwhistell – Partner – 1984 – 1989
  • Lewis, Bland & Preston – Associate Attorney – 1980 – 1984
  • Assistant Commonwealth Attorney – 1982 – 1989

Representative Cases

  • Large v Oberson, 537 SW 3rd 336 (Ky. App 2017)
  • Jones v Swan v Luther 478 S.W. 3rd 392 (Ky. App 2015)
  • Coffman v. Rankin, 260 S.W. 3rd 767( Ky. App. 2008)
  • Jewell v Jewell, 255 S.W. 3rd 522 (Ky. App. 2008)
  • Wallace v Wallace, 224 S.W. 3rd 587 (Ky App. 2007)
  • Mercer v Mercer, 836 S.W.2d 897 (Ky 1992)
  • Davis v. Davis,777 S.W 230 (Ky.1989)
  • Poe v. Poe, 711 S.W. 2d 849 ( Ky. App. 1986) (Discretionary Review Denied by Kentucky Supreme Court)
  • Moore v State Farm Mutual Insurance Company, 710 S.W. 2d 225 (Ky.1986)
  • Spratling v. Spratling, 720 S.W.2d 936 (Ky. App. 1986)
  • Goodman v Goodman, 695 S.W.2d 865 (Ky. App. 1985)