Brian Butler

Brian Butler (Louisville, Kentucky)

Brian Butler

Attorney in Louisville, KY
877-638-6196
Client Rating N/A
Peer Rating 5.0 of 5

Areas of Law

Areas of Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Drivers License Suspension
  • Drug Crimes
  • Drugs and Narcotics
  • DUI/DWI
  • Elder Law
  • Expungements
  • Felonies
  • Health Care
  • Identity Theft
  • Juvenile Law
  • Litigation
  • Military Law
  • Misdemeanors
  • Parole and Probation
  • Sexual Assault
  • Traffic Violations
  • White Collar Crime

Peer Reviews (17)

Peer Reviews (17)
AV Rated
5.0/5.0
Peer Rating
 
High Ethical Standard
Criminal Law, Criminal Defense, Business Litigation and General Practice
Areas of Practice
Legal Knowledge
Legal Knowledge
4.9/5
Analytical Capabilities
Analytical Capabilities
4.9/5
Judgment
Judgment
5.0/5
Communication Ability
Communication Ability
5.0/5
Legal Experience
Legal Experience
4.9/5
Peer Reviews (17)
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Sole Practitioner on 05/08/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 03/04/13
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 03/04/13
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Managing Partner on 02/23/13
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Unknown on 08/18/11
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Managing Partner on 08/17/11
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Unknown on 08/13/11
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Sole Practitioner on 08/12/11
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Alwaya does a good job for his clients.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Unknown on 08/11/11
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Principal on 08/09/11
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Brain is AV material...If not then need to rethink your ratings...He is the best advocate out there.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Unknown on 07/27/11
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 07/23/11
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Brian is a top notch attorney adn top notch person. He is excellent at what he does and should get the highest rating possible, in my opinion. He is a great criminal defense lawyer and practices at teh highest level.
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Unknown on 07/18/11
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Excellent lawyer!
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Partner on 07/18/11
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
5.0/5.0 Posted by a Unknown on 07/18/11
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
5/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
4.6/5.0 Posted by a Sole Practitioner on 05/24/14
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
5/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
4/5
4.6/5.0 Posted by a Unknown on 08/18/11
Endorsed for Ethical Standing
Excellent criminal defense lawyer
Legal Knowledge
4/5
Analytical Capabilities
4/5
Judgment
5/5
Communication Ability
5/5
Legal Experience
5/5
*Individual reviews provided before 2009 are not displayed

Experience & Credentials

Firm Details
Position
Partner
Admission Details
Admitted in 1995, Kentucky
Law School Attended
University of Notre Dame Law School
Class of 1995
J.D.
Law
University Attended
University of Kentucky
Class of 1991
B.A.
History
Birth Information
Born in 1968
Elizabethtown, Kentucky, 1968
Representative Cases
Commonwealth v. Jason Stinson - Pleasure Ridge Park football coach was prosecuted in the death of a player during practice. The case received extensive national and local media attention as Coach Stinson was the first coach prosecuted in the death of a player. Coach Stinson was found not guilty of all charges.; Commonwealth v. Katie McCoy - Ms. McCoy was a Bellarmine University student charged for the murder of her baby in a dormitory bathroom. The case received national and local media attention. Ms. McCoy was acquitted of all homicide charges.; Commonwealth v. Bakari Hicks - Mr. Hicks was charged with repeatedly molesting a child at his mother's day care. The case received local media attention. Mr. Hicks was acquitted of all charges.; Commonwealth v. Darryl Fogle - Mr Fogle was charged with vehicular manslaughter relating to the death of an off-duty police officer. Mr. Fogle was acquitted of all charges.; Commonwealth v. Steve Henry - Former Lieutenant Govenor Henry was charged with allegedly violating state election laws. After months of negotiating, the matter was resolved for a misdemeanor plea involving no jail time and no active probation.; Commonwealth v. David Whitlock - Jefferson County Constable was charged with aggravated assualt associated with shooting a shoplifter as the shoplifter left a Wal-Mart parking lot. The incident was captured on video. The case received extensive local media attention. The case was resolved by permitting Mr. Whitlock to participate in a diversion program for one year and dismiss all charges if he successfully completes diversion.; Commonwealth v. Patrick Kane - Louisville banker was charged with two counts of vehicular homicide relating to the death of two people in a vehicular accident on Thanksgiving day 2010. Mr. Kane received deferred prosecution for 3 years. If he complies with the conditions of his deferred prosecution agreement, all charges will be dismissed.; Commonwealth v. Tyson Mimms - Mr. Mimms was charged with Murder for a shooting in West Louisville. His case was previously featured on the television show "The First 48." After extensive litigation, all charges were dismissed against Mr. Mimms.

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Contact Information

Contact Information
Firm Address
Dathorne & Butler, LLC
600 West Main Street, Suite 500,
Louisville, KY 40202
U.S.A.
Mobile
502-584-1802
Phone
502-882-5192
Fax
502-584-1212
Office Information
Office Information
Brian Butler
Partner
Dathorne & Butler, LLC
600 West Main Street, Suite 500,
Louisville, KY 40202

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