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undefinedLaura Jane Phelps

Associate

Laura Jane joined Wilhoit Law Office in 2019 after graduating from the University of Kentucky College of Law. Prior to and while attending law school, Laura Jane spent four years working in several capacities at Golden Law Office in Lexington, Kentucky. Her experience as a law clerk was solely devoted to civil litigation in a variety of areas, including personal injury, employment law, and medical malpractice. Laura Jane enjoys being in the courtroom, which began with her undergraduate Mock Trial team at the University of Kentucky, and receiving the top student award in her Litigation Skills class at the University of Kentucky College of Law. Laura Jane is honored to be the sixth generation attorney in her family to practice law at Wilhoit Law Office with her uncle, Will Wilhoit.

Professional Experience

  • Associate, Wilhoit Law Office, Grayson, KY- 2019 to present
  • Law Clerk, Golden Law Office, Lexington, KY- 2017 to 2019

Admissions

  • Kentucky Bar

Accomplishments, Honors, and Affiliations

  • Moot Court Board, University of Kentucky College of Law, Executive Board member
  • CALI award for highest grade in Litigation Skills, University of Kentucky College of Law
  • University of Kentucky Mock Trial Team, 2013 to 2016

Education

  • University of Kentucky College of Law, Lexington, Kentucky
    • J.D. 2019
  • University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky
    • B.A. 2016
    • Major: German
  • “Always takes great interest in his clients!”

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  • “It really amazed me how someone so young could be so precise.”

    Sylvia M.

  • “Don't know where we would have been without Claudette.”

    Lindy K.

  • “Very helpful and has a great staff!”

    Dianne F.

  • “Will is a great attorney who always has the best interest in mind for his clients”

    Morgan B.

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