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City Attorney for the City of Fincastle, Kentucky.

Greater Louisville Association of Realtors Arbitration Panel. 

Greater Louisville Association of Realtors Forms Committee.

Greater Louisville Association Of Realtors Affiliates Committee.

Mentor, University of Louisville Brandies School of Law Arbitration Moot Court Team.



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Practice areas


  1. Real Estate: 40%
  2. Litigation: 30%
  3. Insurance: 10%
  4. Arbitration: 10%
  5. Administrative Law: 10%



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Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Michael A. Schafer

    Mike Lawrence is one of the smartest lawyers I know. If you are a real estate agent in need of legal help Mike is the guy to call. He is very thorough in his preparation and gets great results. I have had to hire Mike myself on a real estate matter and I could not have been happier. Mike works on contract disputes too. If you need help in Louisville, KY do yourself a favor and call Mike Lawrence!


    Michael Schafer Car accident Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • William J. Driscoll

    Michael Lawrence is a well repected insurance defense attorney who effectively advocates for his clients. He is keenly intelligent, well prepared and always a worthy adversary.


    William Driscoll Employee benefits Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact info

440 S. 7th Street, Suite 200
Louisville, KY, 40203


KYAuthorized to practice law198507/09/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top Contributor 2013Avvo2013
Blue Ribbon AffiliateGreater Louisville Association of Realtors2012
Clients Choice Real Estate BadgeAVVO.COM2012
Clients Choice Insurance BadgeAVVO.Com2012
BV Distinguished RatingMartindale-Hubbell1992
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
City AttorneyCity of Fincastle2007 - Present
Senior PartnerLawrence & Lawrence, PLLC2004 - Present
AttorneyGoldberg & Simpson1997 - 2004
In House AttorneyFrontier Insurance Company1994 - 1997
AttorneyAirhart & Associates1992 - 1994
AttorneyGreenebaum, Treitz, Maggiolo, Reisz & Brown1987 - 1991
AttorneyBoehl, Stopher, Graves & Deindorfer1985 - 1987
Association namePosition nameDuration
Greater Louisville Association of realtorsN/A2008 - Present
Kentucky Defense CounselN/A2003 - Present
Louisville Bar AssociationN/A1988 - Present
Kentucky Bar AssociationN/A1985 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A1985 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Pavkovich v. Shenouda, 280 SW3d 584 (KyApp 2009)Trial court granted our motion and it was affirmed on appeal
Dutschke v. Jim Russell Realtors 281 SW3d 817 (KyApp 2008)Affirmed on appeal, plaintiff's motion for discretionary review at the supreme court denied.
McGuire v. Citizens Fidelity Bank & Trust Co, 805 S.W.2d 119 ((Ky 1991)Bank won and helped define judicial admissions in Ky to include statements used in collateral proceedings
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Publication nameTitleDate
NBI / Litigating Slip, Trip and Fall Cases in KentuckyRepresenting the Business: Defense Attorney Stratagies2013
Handling Complex Auto Insurance Coverage Disputes (Seminar Materials)Ethical Issues in Representation2012
National Business Institute SeminarPremises Liability: Defending the Premises Liability Case in Kentucky1999
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Louis D. Brandeis School of Law at the University of LouisvilleLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
Long Island University, C.W. Post CampusPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1982
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Litigating Slip, Trip and Fall Cases in KentuckyRepresenting the Business: Defense Attorney Stratagies2013
Law DayStudents and the Bill of Rights2013
Handling Complex Auto Insurance Coverage DisputesEthical Issues in Representation2012
Law Day in SchoolStudents and the Bill of Rights2011
Credit Abuse Resistance EducationCredit education for High School students2011
Credit Abuse Resistance EducationCredit education for High School students2010
Preparation and Trial of a Difficult Case in KentuckyDefending the Premises Liability Case in Kentucky1999