Providing legal excellence for over 60 years in Kentucky

Bennett E. Bayer

Erin C.S. Izzo

Biography

Judicial Nominee, Fayette Circuit Court, 2019

Education

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

Bar Admission

  • 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
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2018

Practice Areas

  • Civil Rights
  • Employment Law
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Civil Litigation
  • Appellate Litigation
  • Sexual Harassment Defense
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Discrimination
  • Ethics and Professional Negligence

Honors

  • 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

Past Positions

  • Hon. D. Bruce Petrie, Commonwealth of Kentucky, 50th Judicial Circuit, Family Division, Judicial Staff Attorney, 2005 to 2007

Professional Associations

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

Fraternities and Sororities

  • Phi Alpha Delta
  • Phi Tau

Current Employment Position

  • Partner