A Louisville native, Abigail grew up in the Middletown area and attended Sacred Heart Academy where she earned her International Baccalaureate diploma. She graduated from DePauw University in Greencastle, IN with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology. She then returned to Louisville to obtain her Juris Doctor from the University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law.
Abigail began her litigation career as a staff attorney at the Louisville Metro Public Defender. As a staff attorney, she represented over a thousand adult and juvenile indigent defendants charged with felonies, misdemeanors, DUIs, traffic offenses, status offenses, and contempt of court. She has successfully represented clients in nearly every proceeding in Jefferson District, Circuit, and Family courts and has served as lead counsel in both jury and bench trials. Abigail brings this extensive litigation experience to Kellner Green.
At Kellner Green, Abigail focuses her practice primarily in the area of family law on high conflict divorce and custody cases. Abigail represents clients on all dockets in Jefferson Family Courts including circuit, dependency, neglect and abuse, paternity, and EPO/DVO dockets. Abigail also serves as an appointed Guardian ad Litem (GAL) advocating for the best interest of children. The remainder of her practice is focused on criminal and juvenile defense.
Abigail is a Barrister member of the Louis D. Brandeis Inn of Court. She serves on the Alumni Advisory Committee to the Kentucky Alpha Chapter of Pi Beta Phi. She is a member of the Sacred Heart Academy Alumnae Board. Abigail serves as conflict counsel for the Louisville Metro Public Defender. Abigail also volunteers her time to various organizations around Louisville. Both Courtney and Abigail enjoy giving their time to assist youth in the local community.
Abigail resides in Louisville with her husband, son, and two dogs.
|KY||Authorized to Practice Law||2009||10/04/2021|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Continuing Legal Education Award||Kentucky Bar Association||N/A|
|Attorney / Partner / Owner||Kellner Green, PLLC||2014 - Present|
|Staff Attorney||Louisville Metro Public Defender||2010 - 2014|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Louisville Bar Association||Co-chair of the Family Law Section||2018 - Present|
|Kentucky Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|American Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|The Louis D. Brandeis American Inn of Court||Barrister||2015 - 2018|
|Louisville Bar Association publication||Statutory Changes Impact Family Law Practice||2018|
|Louis D. Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville||JD - Juris Doctor||2009|
|DePauw University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2006|
|Louisville Association of Paralegals||Family Law Overview CLE||2018|
|Juvenile Law||Juvenile Sentencing Guidelines||2017|
|Commonwealth v. Edward Lovejoy||Not Guilty of Assault in the First Degree, Robbery in the First Degree, and Kidnapping.|
|Commonwealth v. Anthony Rodgers||Not guilty of Assault in the First Degree, Wanton Endangerment in the First Degree (3 counts), Criminal Mischief in the Third Degree, Failure to Render Aid|
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September 29, 2016
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