Erin C. Sammons

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Associate
Location:
Lexington, Kentucky
Phone:
859-554-4038 (Local)
888-322-2505 (Toll-Free)
Fax:
859-233-0308
Email:
  • BV Distinguished - Martindale-Hubbell - For Ethical Standards and Legal Ability

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation
  • Employment Law
  • Insurance Defense
  • Civil Rights
  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Dental Malpractice Defense
  • Legal Malpractice Defense
  • Family Law
  • Contested/Uncontested Divorces
  • Custody/Timesharing
  • Adoptions
  • Workers' Compensation

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Kentucky, 2005
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky, 2008
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky, 2011
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 2011

Education

  • University of Kentucky College of Law, Lexington, Kentucky
    • J.D. - 2005
    • Honors: Book Award - Professional Responsibility
    • Law Review: Journal of Natural Resources & Environmental Law, Executive Editor, 2003 - 2005
  • Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire
    • A.B. - 2000
    • Honors: Academic Citation - Music & Computers
    • Major: Government

Classes/Seminars

  • Troubleshooting HR Legal Nightmares, Speaker, National Business Institute, June 2017
  • “Navigating Complicated FMLA Issues: A look at current case law”, Speaker, Greater Lexington Paralegals Association, October, 2016
  • Women of the Bluegrass - Seminar on Women in the Medical Field, Speaker, Delta Delta Delta at Transylvania University
  • FMLA and ADA: A Critical Compliance Guide, Speaker, National Business Institute, May 2016

Honors and Awards

  • Frost Brown Todd Scholarship
  • Outstanding 2L Staff Award, Journal of Natural Resources & Environmental Law
  • ATLA National Trial Team Member
  • President, Trial Advocacy Board
  • Student Public Interest Law Foundation Grant Recipient
  • Book Award, Professional Responsibility
  • Executive Editor, Journal of Natural Resources & Environmental Law
  • Academic Citation, Music & Computers
  • Martindale-Hubbell BV Peer Review Rated

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Kentucky Bar Association, Member, 2005 - Present
  • Fayette County Bar Association, Member, 2007 - Present
  • Dartmouth Lawyers Association, Member, 2005 - Present
  • American Bar Association, Member, 2004 - 2010
  • Dartmouth Club of Kentucky – District Enrollment Director, past President
  • Dartmouth Alumni Council, Regional At-Large Representative for the Atlantic States, 2014 - 2017

Past Employment Positions

  • Assistant Fayette County Attorney, Child Support Enforcement Division, 2011
  • Hon. D. Bruce Petrie, Commonwealth of Kentucky, 50th Judicial Circuit, Family Division, Judicial Staff Attorney, 2005 - 2007

Pro Bono Activities

  • Judge, Kentucky High School Mock Trial Tournament, 2006 - Present
  • Judge, Sanders Invitational Mock Trial Tournament, 2008 - Present
  • Kentucky Domestic Violence Association, 2008 - Present
  • Fayette County Pro Bono Volunteer, 2008 - Present
  • Small Claims Mediator, Fayette District Court
  • Adjunct Professor University of Kentucky College of Law, Litigation Skills

Languages

  • English

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Phi Alpha Delta
  • Phi Tau