Tom assists clients primarily in the areas of Probate, Elder Law, Small Business Law, and Bankruptcy in Kentucky. He helps his clients address the challenges they are facing with a gentle hand and a depth of knowledge of the law.
After Law School, Tom served as owner’s representative and in-house counsel for real estate developer Othello Partners, Inc. in Seattle, Washington. He served as lead in the construction of the 355 unit apartment building, The Station at Othello Park. Returning from Seattle, Tom worked as a solo-practitioner for five years prior to co-founding Rauf & Smith.
A 1999 graduate of Covington Latin School, Tom continues to actively support and volunteer at CLS. He was previously the head coach of the Covington Latin Girls Varsity and Junior Varsity Soccer Teams. He currently serves as President of the Covington Latin School Athletic Boosters.
Tom lives in Edgewood with his wife and four children. He spends his free time coaching his children in basketball and soccer. He enjoys hiking, playing soccer and cheering on the Kentucky Wildcats.
|KY||Authorized to Practice Law||2008||06/21/2022|
|Award name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Distinguished Young Alumnus||Covington Latin School||2017|
|Partner||Rauf & Smith, Attorneys at Law||2015 - Present|
|Attorney||Law Office of Thomas A. Rauf||2010 - 2015|
|General Counsel||Othello Partners, Inc.||2008 - 2010|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Covington Latin School||Board Member||2016 - Present|
|Covington Latin School Athletic Boosters||President||2015 - Present|
|Kentucky Bar Association||2008 - Present|
|University of Kentucky College of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2008|
|University of Kentucky||MPA - Master in Public Administration||2005|
|University of Kentucky||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2004|
|Covington Latin School||1999|
|Medicaid Planning||Over $200,000 was protected for the clients family.|
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