“Our emphasis at SKAGGS | POWELL PSC is on serving our clients’ needs with a focus on our relationship with the client,” John explained. “We understand the problems you may be facing and the background on which those problems are superimposed because our attorneys have lived it.” John has been practicing law for 14 years. He holds a Master’s Degree in Physics.
James has been in practice since 2001 in a variety of fields. “We emphasize being approachable and accessible. This puts our clients at ease and helps us better understand them and the issues they face,” he said.
859.303.4936 | 1795 Alysheba Way | skaggspowell.com
Bluegrass Elder Law, PLLC
Mary Ellis Patton, Assc. Atty. | Amy E. Dougherty, Member | Carolyn Lips Kenton, Managing Member
Carolyn, a three time graduate of UK, took her husband’s seat as a state legislator after his death. She draws on her life experiences as a widow and mother to help families negotiate life transitions.
Mary, a lifetime Lexingtonian, attended law school in Ohio and is licensed in Kentucky and Ohio. “I love that my job focuses on helping families,” she said. “I really enjoy finding solutions for our clients of all ages.”
Amy said, “We work diligently to ensure that our services assist our clients and their families while on the often bumpy road of the later years of life.” She previously clerked for the chief justice of the Kentucky Supreme Court and was staff attorney for Legal Aid of the Bluegrass.
859.281.0048 | 120 North Mill St., Suite 300 | bgelderlaw.com
John Tackett, Attorney at Law, PLLC
John, who loves a challenge, received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Kentucky College of Law. He began his own general practice, a Plaintiff’s law firm in 2013 after years of working for both plaintiff and defense law firms. He has served as a law clerk for Franklin Circuit Court Judge Roger Crittenden and has defended Major Case Unit (over $1 million in liability) cases for several commercial carriers and Fortune 500 companies. He uses all of his vast and diverse experience to offer his clients a broad spectrum of knowledge and expertise in his practice. In his spare time, he likes to jog, read, bike and snowboard.
859.252.8360 | 201 West Short Street | johntackettlaw.com
Fowler Bell, PLLC
Taft A. McKinstry, Managing Member | Guy R. Colson, Member
Taft McKinstry began her career in 1972 as the first female attorney at Fowler Bell. She accepted the challenges to become the firm’s first female partner in 1979 and the first female Managing Member in 1987. Ms. McKinstry’s practice assisting people with bankruptcy & financial restructuring is a culmination of her consistent entrepreneurial spirit, ethical and professional standards.
Guy R. Colson joined the Fowler Bell law firm over 40 years ago. His legal practice spans decades assisting people with insurance defense & coverage, professional liability, personal injury, civil litigation and education law.
Colson and McKinstry have always given back to the community through serving on Boards and committees, such as Commerce Lexington, Kentucky Bank Tennis Tournament, American Heart Go Red for Women and Southland Christian Church. They are thought of as visionaries, mentors and leaders by their peers and community.
859.252.6700 | 300 West Vine Street, Suite 600 | fowlerlaw.com