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As a second career attorney, I returned to law school at night, while maintaining a fulltime work schedule. I graduated with a sense of purpose, and I vow not to waste a second that could otherwise be used to advocating for my clients!

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Personal Injury: 20%
    7 years
  2. Discrimination: 20%
    7 years
  3. Employment: 20%
    7 years
  4. Divorce: 20%
    Less than 1 year
  5. Sexual Harassment: 20%
    Less than 1 year

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($300-350/hour), contingent (33-40%), Fixed (sometimes), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Bruce Law Group

Marion E. Taylor Bldg., Sixth Floor
312 South Fourth Street
Louisville, KY, 40205

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
KYAuthorized to practice law201003/04/2013
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
NLD AdvocateAmerican Association for Justice2015
NLD AdvocateAmerican Association for Justice, New Lawyers Division2014
NLD Excellence AwardAmerican Association for Justice, New Lawyers Division2013
NLD AdvocateAmerican Association for Justice, New Lawyers Division2013
IOLTA Public Service FellowKentucky Bar Association2009
Otis A. Singletary ScholarshipUniversity of Kentucky1990
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Trial Attorney, of CounselBruce Law Group2012 - Present
Litigation AttorneyJones & Bruce LLC2010 - 2012
Summer Law ClerkLouisville Metro Public Defender Office2009 - 2009
Law ClerkJones & Bruce, LLC2009 - 2010
Chief Financial OfficerMonsour Builders, Inc.1994 - 2008
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Association for Justice, New Lawyers DivisionBoard of Governors Representative2016 - Present
Lakeside Swim ClubPresident2015 - Present
American Association for Justice, Employment Rights SectionChair Elect2015 - Present
American Association for Justice, Membership Committeemember2014 - Present
Kentucky Justice Association, Website CommitteeChair2014 - Present
Lakeside Swim ClubVice President2013 - Present
Kentucky Justice Association, Website CommitteeMember2013 - Present
American Association for Justice, Employment Rights SectionSecretary/Co-Newsletter Editor2013 - Present
Kentucky Justice Association, Membership CommitteeN/A2013 - Present
American Association for Justice, New Lawyers Division, Civil Justice CommitteeCommittee Member2013 - 2013
Kentucky Justice Association, Publications CommitteeN/A2013 - Present
Kentucky Justice Association, Legislative CommitteeN/A2013 - Present
Carl A. Warns, Jr. Labor & Employment Law InstituteCommittee2012 - 2012
American Association for Justice, Employment Rights SectionTreasurer2012 - 2013
Lakeside Swim ClubTreasurer2012 - Present
Kentucky Justice AssociationN/A2011 - Present
American Association for JusticeAffinities Committee2011 - Present
Kentucky Bar AssociationN/A2010 - Present
Louisville Bar AssociationN/A2010 - Present
Journal of Law and EducationStudent Loans and Litigations Editor2008 - 2009
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Anonymous Plaintiff v. Anonymous DefendantConfidential Settlement
Leonhardt v. Simmons 2011-CA-001208 Ky. Ct. App.Trial court case pending. Won in Court of Appeals; Kentucky Supreme Court denied discretionary review
Russell v. Branscomb 2010-CA-000473Court of Appeals overturned trial court decision
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Louis D. Brandeis School of Law at the University of LouisvilleLawJD - Juris Doctor2010
Louis D. Brandeis School of Law at the University of LouisvilleMasters of Business Administration (MBA)MA - Masters2005
Louis D. Brandeis School of Law at the University of LouisvillePsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1996
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
American Association for Justice Annual ConventionWhat Small Firm and Solo Attorneys need to know about their Employees' Rights2015