JESSICA SMITH

Managing Member

Attorney at Law

201 Thierman Ln.
Louisville, KY 40207
Phone: 502-899-5600
E-mail: Jessica@vaughnsmithlaw.com

RESUME

MEMBERSHIPS
Kentucky Bar Association
Real Estate Section Member
Louisville Bar Association
Former Chair and Vice-Chair of the Real Estate Section
Featured Speaker
Published Author

ADMISSIONS
Kentucky
U.S. District Court and Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Kentucky
U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky

EDUCATION
University of Louisville School of Law, J.D., 2006
National Moot Court Team
Animal Defense League
University of Kentucky, B.A. Summa Cum Laude, 2003
Alpha Lambda Delta
Arts & Sciences Ambassador
Bluegrass Scholar
Delta Zeta Sororiety
KEES Scholar
Student Diversity Counsel

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
• “Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Real Estate and Bankruptcy” Louisville Bar Association 2012
• “Current and Ethical Issues in Real Estate Law” Louisville Bar Association, 2014
• “Ethical Considerations When Representing Multiple Clients in Real Estate Transactions and Litigation” Louisville Bar Association, 2016

PUBLICATIONS
• “The End of Equitable Subrogation for the Mortgage Market in Kentucky” Bar Briefs 2012
• “A Message from the Contributing Editor” Bar Briefs 2016

Ms. Smith is also a Board Member of The Arrow Fund based in Louisville, Kentucky.

Jessica Smith Attorney

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Real Estate Law

  • Construction Law

  • Home Owner and Condominium Owner Associations

  • Wills & Estates

ABOUT JESSICA

Originally from Murray, Kentucky, Jessica attended the University of Kentucky and then the Brandeis School of Law. Jessica is a litigator who often represents clients in real estate, contract, title insurance and probate matters.

Jessica has twice served as the Chair for the Louisville Bar Association’s Real Estate Section. Under her guidance it received the LBA Award for Section of the Year.  She has also been an affiliate member of the Women’s Council of Realtors.  She has been a long time Board Member of the Arrow Fund.

Along with numerous speaking engagements, Jessica has been published in the Louisville Bar Association’s Bar Briefs.  Jessica was born in New York, and she lives in Louisville with her husband and two daughters.