Ann B. Oldfather

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Ann B. Oldfather

Attorney in Louisville, KY
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Areas of Law

Areas of Law
  • Plaintiffs' Personal Injury
  • Product Liability
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Appellate Matters
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Complex Family Law
  • Family Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Appellate Advocacy

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  • Meets very high criteria of general ethical standards
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Experience & Credentials

Firm Details
Position
Principal
Admission Details
Admitted in 1976, Kentucky
U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky
U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
Law School Attended
University of Louisville, Brandeis School of Law
Class of 1975
J.D.
magna cum laude
University Attended
Mount Holyoke College
Class of 1971
A.B.
Bar Fellowship
Award from the Brandeis School of Law of the University of Louisville. Ann was inducted in the International Academy of Trial Attorneys in April, 2004. One of Ann's proudest achievements was receipt of the 2001 Peter Perlman Trial Lawyer of the Year award from the Kentucky Association for Justice. Employment: Associate, Wyatt, Grafton and Sloss, 1976-1980; Associate, Wyatt, Tarrant and Combs, 1980-1982; Partner, Wyatt, Tarrant and Combs, Louisville, KY, 1982-1984; Solo Practitioner, 1984-1985; Partner, Oldfather & Morris, Louisville, KY, 1986-2006. Awards and Recognition: "Best Lawyers In America, 1994—," in the 2007 edition, listed in five specialties, Personal Injury Litigation, Medical Malpractice, Mass Tort Litigation, Legal Malpractice and Family Law, published by Woodward/White; "Kentucky Super Lawyers, 2007," recognized on the cover as "The Relentless Crusader" and identified as one of the Top 10 Lawyers in Kentucky; Has achieved the highest rating for legal ability in Martindale-Hubbell; Recipient, 2001 Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys Peter Perlman Trial Lawyer of the Year; Appointment as Special Justice, Kentucky Supreme Court, 1990; Fellow, International Academy of Trial Lawyers (elected 2004), limited to 500 lawyers worldwide; Recipient, University of Louisville Distinguished Law Alumni Award, 1988; Recipient, University of Louisville Outstanding Law Alumni Service Award, 1990; Recipient, Brandeis School of Law Alumni Fellow Award, 1997; Who's Who in the World, 17th Edition 2000 (Millennium Edition) published by Marquis Who's Who. Civil Associations: University of Louisville, Board of Overseers; Citizens for Better Judges; Board Member, Hospice of Louisville, 1983-1987; Former Member, Board of Governors, The Jefferson Club; Board Member, E. P. Tom Sawyer Foundation, 1986-1992. Speaking Engagements: "Masters in Trial," Panelist, American Board of Trial Advocates, New York City, NY, October 20, 2005, Anchorage, AK, September 25, 2003, Columbus, OH, September 12, 2003 and October 22, 1993; "Trial Tactics From Trial Masters: Technology: Creative Approach to Cases," Lexington, KY, May, 20, 2005; "It's a Wrap: The Ethics of Law and Media," Panelist, 2003 Kentucky Bar Association Annual Convention, June 13, 2003; "Not Just Another Tech Seminar," Seminar Co-Chair and Presenter, presented by the Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys, March 19, 2003; "Taking the Lead: Strategies for Trial Lawyers," 2001 Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys Annual Convention, Lexington, KY, September 13, 2001; Presenter in Masters in Trial Program presented by the Kentucky Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates, Kentucky Bar Convention, June 14, 2001; "Discovery of In House Material," Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys Maximizing Recovery For Your Clients Seminar, Covington, Kentucky and Louisville, KY, March 23, 2001 and April 20, 2001; "Damages for Loss of Love, Society and Affection in Death Cases," Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association 2000 Annual Convention, Memphis, TN, June 9, 2000; "Cross Examination Of A Medical Witness," "Cross Examination of Technical Experts," Lorman Education Services Conducting An Effective Cross Examination in Kentucky Seminar, Louisville, April 25, 2000; "Handling A Child's Loss of Consortium Claim," Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys Power Litigation Seminar, Louisville, May 21, 1999; "A Child's Loss of Parental Affection and Guidance: Some Thoughts on Kentucky's Newest Tort," Panelist, 1998 Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys Convention, Louisville, September 17, 1998; "Law & Life, A Perfect Balance: Voir Dire: Art, Science or Luck?" Panelist, 1996 Kentucky Bar Association Convention, Lexington, June 20, 1996; Seventh Annual Fayette Bench/Bar C.L.E. Program, Instructor, Fayette County Bar Association, June 29, 1995; "Kentucky's Unpublished Opinions, Rules & Practice: Does It Merit Change," Panelist, 1995 Kentucky Bar Association Convention, Louisville, June 9, 1995; "Using the Kentucky Constitution as the Basis for Appeal," Lecturer, Louisville CLE Institute, December 7, 1994; "Fair Trial And The Public's Right To Know," Roundtable Discussion, University of Louisville, The Center for Humanities and Civic Leadership, April 29, 1994; District Court Judges Judicial College, Instructor re Contempt, KY Administrative Office of The Courts, January 11, 1994; 1993 Circuit Court Judges Judicial College, Instructor re Contempt, KY Administrative Office of The Courts, October 27, 1993; "How to Find the Courthouse," Panelist/Instructor, LBA/Young Lawyer Section, Louisville CLE Institute, December 3, 1992; "Effective Closing Arguments," Panelist, Louisville CLE Institute, April 12, 1991; "Voir Dire - The Art of Jury Selection," Panelist, Louisville CLE Institute, February 9, 1990; Trial Advocacy Workshop, Instructor, University of Louisville Seminar, Louisville, KY, April 21, 1988; "Trends Toward Joint Custody - Experience of Bench & Bar," Panelist, Kentucky Bar Association, June 12, 1987; Resolution of the Negotiating Impasse, University of Kentucky Seminar, College of Law, Lexington, KY, April 19-20, 1985; "An Overview of the Domestic Relations Tax Reform Act," University of Louisville Seminar, Louisville, KY, November 9, 1984; Kentucky Reports, 1983 Panelist, "Divorce Between Professionals," Kentucky Educational Television, September 28, 1983; Discovery Tactics and Techniques, Federal Bar Association, Louisville, KY, September 23, 1983; Annual Update Series, Domestic Relations, Presenter, Louisville Bar Association, Louisville, KY, September 20, 1983; "Dissolution: Practical Problems in Preparing and Presenting the Complex Action," Chairperson and panelist, University of Louisville Seminar, Louisville, KY, September 15, 1983; Trial Avoidance Techniques: Better Representation in Domestic Litigation, Tenth Annual Seminar, Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys, Lexington, KY, October 16, 1982; "Tax Aspects of Dissolution: Practical Problems and Typical Property Settlement Provisions," Annual Convention, The Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Toronto, Canada, July 20, 1982; "Tax Aspects of Divorce," Fayette County Bar Association, Lexington, KY, May 7, 1982; "Drafting Agreements: Tax Clauses and Antenuptial Contracts," University of Kentucky Domestic Relations Seminar, Lexington, KY, April 16, 1982; Overview of Divorce Law, Republic Women's Club, Louisville, KY, February 18, 1982; Moderator, Judicial Panel, Joint Custody Seminar; Women Lawyers Association, Louisville, KY, January 15, 1982; LBA Annual Update Series, Domestic Relations, September 22, 1981; "Division of Marital v. Non-Marital Property," Custody and the Division of Assets at the University of Louisville, November 13, 1981; Norton Children's Hospital presentation on adoption, April 16, 1981; "Tracing of Non-Marital Property, Appreciation in Value After Marriage, Inherited Property," Domestic Relations at the University of Louisville, March 20, 1981; Legal Ethics and Law Office Management at the University of Louisville, January 30, 1981; Presentation to psychiatry residents on the family and the law sponsored by Norton Children's Hospital, December 9, 1980; "Property Division and Settlement Agreements," Seminar on Family Law at Midway College, October 9, 1980; "Practical Problems and Typical Property Settlement Provisions," Seminar on Domestic Relations at University of Kentucky, August 22-23, 1980; "Drafting Antenuptial Agreements," Family Law at the University of Louisville, July 10-12, 1980; A Practical Problems and Typical Property Settlement Provisions: Tax Aspects of Marital Dissolutions at the University of Louisville, June 13, 1980; Domestic relations presentation at the University of Louisville, April 1, 1980. Publications: The Court's Authority to Assign Assets, Trial Magazine, a publication of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, March, 1984; "Basic Property Disposition Rules," Chapter, Valuation and Distribution of Marital Property, published by Matthew Bender and Co., Inc., April 1984; "Kentucky Civil Practice At Trial," Chapter, "Juries," Civil Practice Handbook, Volume II, University of Kentucky, Office of Continuing Legal Education, 1990; "Legal Issues For Indigents Charged With Contempt," The Advocate, a publication of the Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy, October 1994. Brandeis Society, University of Louisville School of Law. Former President, University of Louisville Law Alumni Council. Master of The Bar, Louis D. Brandeis Chapter, American Inns of Court, 1996—. Member: Louisville, Kentucky and American Bar Associations; American Association for Justice; Kentucky Association for Justice; American Board of Trial Advocates (Kentucky Chapter President, 1998, 1999); Jefferson County Women Lawyers Association (Former President and Vice-President). Fellow, International Academy of Trial Attorneys, 2004.
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