Colton W. Givens

Associate

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Colton W. Givens

Associate

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Colton W. Givens is a 2016 summa cum laude graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Law, where he was an editorial board member of the Kentucky Law Journal and a member of UK’s National Trial Competition team.  His student note, Cases, Controversies, and Direct Democracy: Overcoming the Hollingsworth v. Perry Standing Obstacle When State Executives Decline to Defend, was published in Volume 104 of the Kentucky Law Journal and received the Faculty Award for Outstanding Note.  Colton received his undergraduate degree in political science from Murray State University in 2013.

Before joining Kerrick Bachert, Colton served as a law clerk to the Honorable Thomas B. Russell, Senior District Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky, and to the Honorable Eugene E. Siler, Jr., Senior Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

Colton has deep roots in the south central Kentucky area, having grown up in Butler County, where he now resides.  “I feel blessed beyond measure to begin my practice of law in the area I call home,” he said.  “I look forward to serving my community in the years to come.”

Education

  • J.D., University of Kentucky College of Law, 2016, Summa Cum Laude
  • B.S., Murray State University, 2013, Summa Cum Laude

Bar Admissions

  • 2016 Kentucky
  • 2018 United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky
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