The McBrayer law firm continues to grow at a tremendous pace, adding seven new attorneys between its Lexington and Louisville offices and establishing Kentucky’s premier estate planning department.
In the firm’s Lexington office, Brad Derifield joins as Of Counsel, practicing as part of the firm’s corporate law team. He brings a wealth of experience in real estate transactions and serves as the Acting County Attorney for Lawrence County. Jonas Bastien, a newly-admitted member of the Kentucky Bar Association, joins the firm’s healthcare law practice.
In the firm’s Louisville office, Member Su Kang brings her robust family law and domestic relations practice to McBrayer, joined by experienced paralegal Kimberly Bowlin. William Carroll joins the Louisville office as an Associate, where he will practice as a litigator, especially in matters involving insurance defense and medical malpractice. Lee Garlove joins as a Member, practicing as part of the firm’s corporate law team. He brings a wealth of experience in handling corporate legal matters, focusing primarily on entity formation, corporate contracting, commercial transactions, and real estate transactions. Alan Linker joins McBrayer as a Member and has decades of experience as an estate planner with high net-worth clients in areas such as estate planning, estate and trust administration, fiduciary representation, tax planning, business succession planning, and more. C. Shawn Fox likewise will join McBrayer as a Member in the McBrayer estate planning team as of November 8th with a background in estate planning and estate and trust litigation. Phillip Pearson joins the McBrayer estate planning team as an Associate, and the addition of these latter three attorneys, along with experienced paralegal Tammy Naples, round out the firm’s already formidable Estate Planning Team, now consisting of Sean Mumaw, Ivan Schell, Alan Linker, Alan Pauw, Phillip Pearson, C. Shawn Fox, Elizabeth Panduro, Virginia Lawson, Kenton Ball, Maxine Bizer, and Courtney Hampton.
“As we approach the end of 2021, McBrayer has much for which to be grateful,” said Managing Member James H. Frazier, III. “We look forward to working with the many new attorneys joining the firm and we especially look forward to seeing the growth of our estate planning practice with such an excellent and experienced team of attorneys.”