A tremendous benefit of membership in the Louisville Bar Association is the opportunity to join one or more of the practice-related sections. The LBA offers 20 sections covering a wide range of specialty areas.

Section chairs and vice-chairs are responsible for coordinating regular meetings, continuing legal education (CLE) seminars, section contributions to the LBA's monthly publication Bar Briefs, and at least one service project per year.

The following is a list of the 2017 Section Chairs and Vice-Chairs:

Help Needed! We are still looking to fill many of these positions. If you are interested in filling any of the below vacant positions, please contact Lisa Anspach at lanspach@loubar.org (502) 583-5314.




ADR/Mediation Position Available Position Available
Appellate Mitchel T. Denham David A. Erhart
Bankruptcy J. Kent Durning Keith J. Larson
Corporate Law James Wesley Fischer Emily B. Irwin
Criminal Law Position Available Position Available
Environmental Law Position Available Position Available
Family Law Elizabeth Howell Lauren Adams Ogen
Health Law Ozair M. Shariff Position Available
Human Rights Law Nirupama (Nima) Kulkarni .A. Holland (Holly) Houston 
In-House Counsel Position Available Position Available
Intellectual Property Mari-Elise Paul Joseph Morris
Labor & Employment Steven T. Clark Mark J. Gomsak
Litigation Justin S. Fowles Danielle Jarvis Lewis
Probate & Estate Bruce A. Brightwell C. Shawn Fox
Public Interest Law Position Available Position Available
Real Estate Colleen English Balderson Brittney N. Crenshaw
Social Security Position Available Position Available
Solo & Small Practice Bryan R. Armstrong Alex R. White
Taxation Position Available Position Available
Young Lawyers Hammad Khan John F. Bennett (CLE)
Dwight D. Young (Law School)

Section chairs and vice-chairs must be active members of the LBA. If you are interested in filling a position, please contact Lisa Anspach or call (502) 583-5314.