Ms. Breetz's practice focuses on both federal and state appellate advocacy, complex commercial litigation, including financial institution, real estate, and trust and estate litigation. She currently serves as co-chair of the firm's Appellate Advocacy group.
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Ethics Committee, Chair
Appellate Advocacy Group, Co-Chair
Legal Aid Society, volunteer attorney
The Center for Women and Families, volunteer attorney
Ms. Breetz was the first chair of the Kentucky Bar Association's Appellate Advocacy Section when that section was established by the Kentucky Supreme Court in 2007. She is a past chair of the Louisville Bar Association's Appellate Section. She was recently appointed to the Kentucky Supreme Court Civil Rules Committee and was named chair of the Appellate Rules Subcommittee. Ms. Breetz serves as a volunteer attorney for clients of the Legal Aid Society and The Center for Women and Families in Louisville. She also serves as a volunteer with Fern Creek-Highview United Ministries, a not-for-profit social service agency. In addition, Beth is a long-time supporter of the arts in Louisville. For three and a half years after law school, Ms. Breetz served as law clerk to the Honorable Charles Leibson and then to the Honorable Nicholas King, both of the Kentucky Supreme Court.
Best Lawyers in America®, Appellate Practice (2009-20)
Best Lawyers in America®, Louisville Areas Lawyer of the Year for Appellate Practice (2014)
Kentucky Super Lawyers® (2015-19)
Benchmark Litigation magazine, Litigation Star (2015-16)
Louisville Magazine, Top Lawyers for Appellate Law (2013-16)
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LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The 2018 edition of Kentucky Super Lawyers recently honored 55 Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorneys in the Covington, Frankfort, Lexington and Louisville, Ky., offices. The publication named 39 attorneys to the Super Lawyers list and 12 attorneys to the Rising Stars list.