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I am a former Sheriff's Deputy and Probation and Parole Officer and am a native of Murray, Kentucky.  I received a Bachelor's degree in criminal justice and minor in Spanish from Murray State University.  During college and after, I worked for the Calloway County Sheriff's Office as a deputy and dispatcher.  After I left the Sheriff's Office, I spent six years as a Probation and Parole Officer with the Kentucky Department of Corrections, where I supervised adult felony offenders in the community.


I left the Department of Corrections in pursuit of a law degree at the Southern Illinois University School of Law.  While in law school, I worked as a clerk for Calloway and Marshall County Circuit Judge Dennis Foust as well as Graves County Prosecutor David Hargrove. 


In May 2014, I established a solo law practice in Murray.  In June 2015, I joined the law firm of Haverstock, Bell and Pitman as an Associate.


Outside of the courtroom, I consider myself an outdoor enthusiast. I also enjoy reading, traveling and live music. I reside in Murray with my wife and two daughters.


Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 30%
  2. DUI & DWI: 30%
  3. Divorce & Separation: 20%
  4. Contracts & Agreements: 10%
  5. Wills & Living Wills: 10%



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Haverstock, Bell and Pitman

211 South 12th Street
Murray, KY, 42071


KYAuthorized to practice law201405/12/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Associate AttorneyHaverstock, Bell and Pitman2015 - Present
AttorneyChris Hendricks, Attorney at Law PLLC2014 - 2015
Probation and Parole OfficerKentucky Department of Corrections2005 - 2011
DeputyCalloway County Sheriff's Office2000 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
Kentucky Bar AssociationMember2014 - Present
Kentucky Bar Association, Young Lawyers SectionMember2014 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Probation Revocation DefenseContinued on Probation - released from jail
Flagrant Non-SupportDismissed
4th Degree AssaultDeferred Prosecution
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Publication nameTitleDate
Murray Ledger and TimesFormer Deputy Opens Law Practice2014
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southern Illinois School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2013
Murray State UniversityCriminal JusticeBA - Bachelor of Arts2003
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Murray State University Student Law AssociationConsidering Law School2014