attorney

Brian M. Bennett

Brian is an attorney in the Louisville office, where he is a member of the Creditors' Rights & Bankruptcy Service Group.

Brian's practice focuses on lender liability actions, contested mortgage litigation, consumer protection litigation (TILA, RESPA, FDCPA, FCRA, TCPA), commercial foreclosure, forcible detainer & eviction and other real estate disputes, residential and commercial compliance, and general commercial litigation in state and federal courts.

Brian has served on the Louisville Office Recruiting Committee since 2011 and served as the Louisville Office Summer Associate program coordinator during summer 2017. He is also a member of the firm's Diversity Committee.

Recent News, Articles & Speaking Engagements

Other Consumer Protections

FDCPA and Collection Law, National Business Institute Seminars, Louisville, KY, June 8, 2018

What Bankruptcy Attorneys Should Know About RESPA and Mortgage Servicers

co-presenter, 14th Biennial Consumer Bankruptcy Law Conference, UK Law Continuing Legal Education, Lexington, KY, March 22, 2018

Mentoring Works with Big Brothers Big Sisters

Bar Briefs, Louisville Bar Association, February 2017

Are you subject to the FDCPA?

The FDCPA & CFPB: What Debt Collectors Must Know for 2017!, National Business Institute seminars, Webcast, December 27, 2016

The FDCPA and CFPB's Role in 2017

The FDCPA & CFPB: What Debt Collectors Must Know for 2017!, National Business Institute seminars, Webcast, December 27, 2016

Legal Descriptions

and "Title Insurance Dissection - Real-World Examples," Legal Descriptions, Title Insurance and Surveys in Real Estate Transactions, National Business Institute Seminars, April 4, 2016

An emphasis on experience: Law firms have the seasoned talent today's business clients demand

by Robert Hadley, The Lane Report's 2015-16 Market Review of Central Kentucky, November 2015

Continuous change expected as lawyer's career progresses

Business First of Louisville, March 20, 2015

Enforcing Forum-Selection Clauses Under Federal and Kentucky Law

co-author, Bar Briefs, August 1, 2014

Recent Developments from the Dodd-Frank Act

Creditors' Rights Conference, Keeneland, April 2014

Kentucky Mortgage Loan Companies and Mortgage Loan Brokers

a chapter of UK/CLE Real Estate Law and Practice Handbook, 4th ed. (2013), co-authored with Richard A. Vance

CFPB and the Dodd-Frank Act

with Katherine A. Bell, Creditors' Rights & Bankruptcy Seminar, Keeneland Creditors' Rights Conference, Lexington, KY, April 2013

Case Law and Legislative Update

Old Republic National Title Insurance Company 2012 Kentucky Agency Seminar, June 19, 2012

Regulatory Climate Under the Trump Administration

Our Money is on: Compliance Issues - A Tip Sheet for 2016

2015 Regulatory Racecard

Recovering Runaway Collateral (Even Across State Lines)

Kentucky Attorney General offers protection for secured lenders

Federal law forces banks to reassess their garnishment procedures

Bankruptcy Claims Trading: Mechanics, Strategies, and Ethics

Recent Assignments
Bar Admissions
Indiana
Kentucky
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky
Firm Leadership

Louisville Office Recruiting Committee, Member

Diversity Committee, Member

Memberships
American Bar Association
Kentucky Bar Association
Louisville Bar Association
Community Involvement

The Louis D. Brandeis American Inn of Court, Brandeis Inn of Court, Barrister member

Capital Access Corporation-Kentucky, Board Member

Louisville Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, Vice Chair (2014); Chair (2015)

Legal Aid Society, Domestic Violence Advocacy Program, volunteer attorney (2012-2016)

Leadership Louisville Center, Focus Louisville, graduate (2014); Ignite Louisville, graduate (2015)

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana, volunteer Big Brother (2006-present); Big Leadership Team, Vice-President (2016-17)

Credit Abuse Resistance Education (C.A.R.E), presenter

Beargrass Christian Church, Young Adults Committee; Legal Committee

Sigma Chi Fraternity, Iota Lambda Chapter, House Corporation President

Education
More Than Stites & Harbison

Mr. Bennett has a passion for mentoring and has served as a volunteer for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana since 2006. He is also a board member of Capital Access Corporation-Kentucky. Brian is an avid runner and a lifelong fan and supporter of the University of Louisville. He also enjoys spending time with his wife, Chelsea, and his triplet sons, Aiden, Bryson, and Theo. A Louisville native, Mr. Bennett participated in the firm's summer associate program in 2009 and also clerked with the firm during his final semester of law school.

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Events

14th Biennial Consumer Bankruptcy Law Conference

Date: 3/22/18 - 3/23/18

The Marriott Griffin Gate Resort, 1800 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY 40511

This program is designed to provide both debtor and creditor attorneys, as well as trustees, with a crucial update on consumer bankruptcy law.

Brian M. Bennett October 06, 2017
Presentations

Regulatory Climate Under the Trump Administration

Stites & Harbison attorneys Rick Vance, Brian Bennett, Blaine Early and Dustyn Jones discuss the regulatory climate under the Trump Administration in this presentation to a live audience at Keeneland Race Track in Lexington, Kentucky.

by Brian M. Bennett, W. Blaine Early III, Dustyn B. Jones, and Richard A. Vance April 13, 2017
Presentations

Our Money is on: Compliance Issues - A Tip Sheet for 2016

Stites & Harbison attorney Brian Bennett and former attorney Katie Bell presentation to a live audience at Keeneland Race Track in Lexington, Kentucky.

by Brian M. Bennett April 14, 2016
Press Releases

Louisville Bar Association honors Doug Farnsley and Brian Bennett

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The Louisville Bar Association (LBA) recently recognized Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorneys Doug Farnsley and Brian Bennett with awards for th...
by Stites & Harbison, PLLC February 22, 2016
Presentations

2015 Regulatory Racecard

Stites & Harbison attorney Brian Bennett and former attorney Katie Bell presentation on CFPB Mortgage Servicing Rules, Successors in Interest Proposed Changes.

by Brian M. Bennett April 23, 2015
Client Alerts

Recovering Runaway Collateral (Even Across State Lines)

Stites & Harbison recently tried and won a bench trial on behalf of a creditor-client seeking to recover its dump-trailer collateral that it had financed b...
by Brian M. Bennett and Bruce B. Paul June 30, 2014
Client Alerts

Kentucky Attorney General offers protection for secured lenders

Uniform Commercial Code Article 9 (Secured Transactions), which is codified in the Kentucky Revised Statutes, is an important body of law for banks and other...
by Brian M. Bennett November 07, 2012
Articles

Reconsidering the Motion to Reconsider

It is never enjoyable to open the daily mail and find an order entered against your client. This is especially true when you or more importantly, your clie...
by Brian M. Bennett and Chadwick A. McTighe June 01, 2012
Client Alerts

Federal law forces banks to reassess their garnishment procedures

Until recently, bank personnel had no reason to check the source of a customer’s deposits before enforcing a garnishment order. In the wake of an increase ...
by Brian M. Bennett February 24, 2012
Press Releases

Stites & Harbison welcomes new associates

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The law firm of Stites & Harbison announced today the addition of new associates to the firm. Assigned to the Louisville, Ky., office: B...
by Stites & Harbison, PLLC November 14, 2011
Presentations

Bankruptcy Claims Trading: Mechanics, Strategies, and Ethics

Introduction Claims trading is a process by which Chapter 11 bankruptcy claims are sold to third party buyers. The purposes of these transactions are to ...
by Brian M. Bennett and W. Robert Meyer June 24, 2011