A Louisville Metro Police drug detective has been arrested by the FBI for stealing U.S. currency from a UPS package while working on a prohibition commission. Former University of Louisville basketball star charged with possession of a firearm with intent to murder, charged with possession of a stolen firearm.
Thompson faces a charge of being a career criminal under the law, in U.S. District Court in Lexington, and faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine for being a "career criminal" under the policy. He returned to the Louisville Metro Public Defender's Office in 2009 to take up a position in the Capital Trial Division, and returned to work in 2010 when he left his position at the Kentucky State Bar to set up his own practice in Louisville, Kentucky. After graduation, he worked as a deputy public defender for the Commonwealth of Kentucky and then as a staff attorney for the Kentucky Attorney General. In 2012, Mr. Lambert returned for a second term as Louisville's public defender, this time as chief of staff.
He is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisville. He is a member of the Kentucky State Bar, the Louisville Public Defender's Office, and admits to practicing in his own law firm in Louisville, Kentucky, as well as in other law firms in Kentucky.
In 2007, Goyette was named the recipient of the state's Outstanding Lawyer Award by the Kentucky Bar Association. He has also been a frequent guest speaker at the University of Kentucky Law School, lecturing on a wide range of legal issues and topics at the local and national levels. In 2009, he received the KACDL Special Recognition Award and was recognized for his contributions to the legal profession on the cover of the Louisville Courier-Journal. SuperLawyers has awarded him a Criminal Defense Category and he has been offered excellent service and ongoing legal training by the Kentucky Bar Association.
Greg had several cases that were critical in clarifying the Kentucky law on unconstitutional searches and seizures. He has also been a frequent guest speaker at the University of Kentucky Law School and the Kentucky Bar Association's annual conference.
He has written several articles about his criminal defense practice, published in the Louisville Courier-Journal, the Kentucky Law Review and other publications. He has been a frequent guest speaker at the University of Kentucky Bar Association's annual meeting and is a member of the U.S. Attorney's Criminal Defense Advisory Committee.
Ms. Seadler was elected to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky in Louisville in 1993 and to the Darrow University School of Law in 1995. Lemke attended the University of Louisville Law School and the U.S. Attorney's Office in 1985.
Greg Simms was honored for his service to the legal profession in Kentucky and the United States. He was named the recipient of the 2016 Professionalism of Excellence Award, which is co-sponsored and presented by the Kentucky Bar Association. His work has also earned him awards from the Darrow University School of Law, the U.S. Eastern District of Kentucky Law Firm in Louisville, and the Kentucky Law School.
Hannah was awarded the Clarence Darrow Prodigy Award in 2009 by the Kentucky Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. She earned her law degree in 2005 from the Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville. After graduating from law school in 2007, Ms. Edwards took up a position as an assistant professor of criminal defense law at Kentucky State University Law School.
Prior to 2012, upon her return to her hometown of Louisville, she was a member of the Philadelphia Federal Public Defender's Office, representing the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Edwards was an assistant professor of criminal defense law at Kentucky State University Law School and is an associate professor at Brandeis University School of Law in Louisville. She is the author of "Criminal Defense Lawyers of Kentucky," a book on criminal law and criminal justice reform, and is the co-founder and executive director of both the Kentucky Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Louisville Criminal Defense Law Center.
Simms has heard many different lawyers say that there is no difference between a man and a woman in the criminal justice system in Kentucky. The Department of Public Advocacy offers a unique opportunity to improve the quality of justice for young people in Kentucky. A man in this job would be a good lawyer, a great public defender, and an effective advocate for the state's children.
Mr. Roadhouse is a Louisville Metro police officer who is accused of receiving unlawful money in connection with overtime pay. Houck's case became widely known after the Nelson County Sheriff named him as a suspect in the disappearance of a woman in Bardstown, Kentucky, which drew national media attention. In 2013, Kays was charged in connection with the attempted murder of an Indiana trooper after he shot the trooper in the head during an alleged DUI traffic stop. Lemke joined Kentucky in 2010 as a deputy public defender for the Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy.