Our Board

Legal Aid Society's Board of Directors is uniquely composed of members of the legal community as well as community leaders.  The full board meets regularly, at least five times a year. Board meetings are held at the Legal Aid Society at 4:00 PM on the following dates in 2020:  February 4, April 14, June 23, September 15, and December 8.

Kendrick R. Riggs (Chair)

Louisville Bar Association, Stoll Keenon Ogden

R. James Straus (First Vice-Chair)

Louisville Bar Association, Frost Brown Todd

Jo Ann Orr (Second Vice-Chair)

Senior Group Representative

Michael Aldridge

ACLU of Kentucky

George Bey

Multi-County Clients Council


Michael Brooks


Jeremiah Byrne

Louisville Bar Association, Frost Brown Todd

Cassie Yates Clagett

Hardin County Bar Association, Clagett & Barnett

Louis Cook

Multi-County Clients Council


Laurel S. Doheny

Louisville Bar Association, Straw-Boone Doheny Banks & Mudd

J. Brannon Dupree

Grayson, Breckinridge, Meade Counties Bar Associations, Schaefer & Dupree

Maria A. Fernandez

Louisville Bar Association, Fernandez Haynes & Maloney

Robert C. Ewald

Louisville Bar Association, Wyatt Tarrant & Combs

Bart L. Greenwald

Louisville Bar Association, Duncan Galloway Egan Greenwald

Brenda Griggs

Multi-County Clients Council


Martha Hasselbacher

Louisville Bar Association

Hon. Tanisha A. Hickerson

Louisville Black Lawyers Association, District Court Judge

Shelly Ann Kamei

Nelson County Bar Association, Shelly Ann Kamei Law Offices

Christie A. Moore

Louisville Bar Association, Bingham Greenebaum Doll

Prof. Lisa H. Nicholson

Louisville D. Brandeis School of Law

Delores Pregliasco

Louisville Bar Association

Robert A. Riley

Oldham and Henry Counties Bar Associations,

    James & Wells

Rose Robinson

Community Action Agency

The Honorable William F. Stewart

Shelby County Bar Association

Roosevelt Smith III

Multi-County Clients Council

Ronald Triplett

Multi-County Clients Council

Patricia Van Houten

Women Lawyers Association of Jefferson County

J. Scott Wantland

Bullitt County Bar Association

T. Morgan Ward

Louisville Bar Association, Stites & Harbison

Cynthia W. Young

Louisville Bar Association, Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs

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