Elizabeth S. Hughes

Elizabeth Hughes

Born August 31, 1966

BA from Vanderbilt University in 1988

JD from University of Kentucky College of Law in 1991

Admitted to Kentucky Bar Association in 1991

22 years experience in civil and criminal litigation

Admitted to Kentucky Supreme Court, United States District Court in the Eastern and Western Districts and Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals

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Memberships: Kentucky Bar Association (Member Criminal Law, Litigation and Labor and Employment Law Sections); Fayette County Bar Association; Claims and Litigation Management Alliance; Defense Research Institute.

Public Service: Fayette County Bar Association, Director 1998-2006, President 2004-2005; Fayette County Bar Foundation, Founding Fellow, Vice President 2007-2010; Kentucky Bar Foundation, Life Fellow; Fayette County Pro Bono Program, Inc., Member and Director 2003-2007; Legal Aid of the Bluegrass, Inc., Member and Director 2005-2009; Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government Criminal Justice Commission, 2004-2006; Kentucky Board of Bar Examiners 2002-2009; University of Kentucky College of Law Alumni Board of Directors, 2005-2008.

Legal Authorship: Hughes, Criminal Prosecution and Civil Remedies for Victims of Sexual Offenses: Amendment of the Rape Shield Law, 69 Kentucky Bench & Bar 11 (Vol.2 March, 2005); Civil Remedies for Women Victimized by Violence: A Practice Manual for Attorneys (UK/CLE Publication, 2003).

Honors: Kentucky Law Journal, Associate Editor; Superlawyers; Litigation Counsel of America, Fellow; American Bar Foundation, Fellow.