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Carolyn Purcell Michener

Carolyn Purcell Michener is an attorney in the Louisville office and a member of the Business Litigation Service Group. Carolyn has a diverse litigation practice that includes professional liability defense and product liability defense.

Recent Assignments
Bar Admissions
Indiana
Kentucky
U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky
Firm Leadership

Office of General Counsel, Ethics Subcommittee, Member

Louisville Office Recruiting Committee, Member

Memberships
American Bar Association
Kentucky Bar Association
Louisville Bar Association
Louis D. Brandeis American Inn of Court, Associate (2019-22)
Community Involvement

Fund for the Arts, NeXtGen Board of Directors (2020-23)

Fund for the Arts NeXt Ambassador, Class of 2020

Education
More Than Stites & Harbison

Carolyn joined the firm after serving for a year as a law clerk to the Hon. Charles R. Simpson, III, U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky. She is a coach of the Wagner Labor and Employment Moot Court team at the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law (2016-present). Carolyn is a member of the Fund for the Arts NeXtGen board after graduating from the NeXt Ambassador Class of 2020.

In her spare time, Carolyn enjoys going to the theatre, traveling, and spending time with her family.

Accolades

Best Lawyers in America®, Ones To Watch, Commercial Litigation; Product Liability Litigation - Defendants (2023)

Kentucky Super Lawyers®, Rising Star (2020-22)

Michener Ones To Watch2023
Michener Super Law
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Press Releases

Stites & Harbison, PLLC Lawyers Named to 2023 Best Lawyers® Publications

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC is pleased to announce that 98 of its lawyers are included in the 2023 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. Additionally, 11 Stites & Harbison attorneys are named as “Lawyer of the Year” and 19 attorneys are recognized in “Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch,” which recognizes attorneys early in their careers for outstanding professional excellence in private practice in the United States.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC August 18, 2022
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Kentucky Super Lawyers Honors 37 Stites & Harbison Attorneys for 2022

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The 2022 edition of Kentucky Super Lawyers recently honored 37 Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorneys in the Covington, Frankfort, Lexington and Louisville, Ky., offices. The publication named 29 attorneys to the Super Lawyers list and eight attorneys to the Rising Stars list.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC January 11, 2022
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Kentucky Super Lawyers Honors 41 Stites & Harbison Attorneys for 2021

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The 2021 edition of Kentucky Super Lawyers recently honored 42 Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorneys in the Covington, Frankfort, Lexington and Louisville, Ky., offices.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC December 21, 2020
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Carolyn Purcell Michener Appointed to Fund for the Arts NeXtGen Board

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Fund for the Arts recently appointed Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney Carolyn Purcell Michener to its NeXtGen Board. She will serve a three-year term.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC August 25, 2020
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Kentucky Super Lawyers Honors 45 Stites & Harbison Attorneys for 2020

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The 2020 edition of Kentucky Super Lawyers recently honored 42 Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorneys in the Covington, Frankfort, Lexington and Louisville, Ky., offices. The publication named 32 attorneys to the Super Lawyers list and 13 attorneys to the Rising Stars list.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC December 12, 2019
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Carolyn Purcell Michener selected for Fund for the Arts NeXt Ambassador Class of 2020

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Fund for the Arts has selected Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney Carolyn Purcell Michener for the NeXt Ambassador Class of 2020.

by Stites & Harbison, PLLC October 28, 2019
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Stites & Harbison, PLLC adds eight attorneys

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC announces the addition of eight new attorneys to the firm. Six of the attorneys are based in the Louisville, Ky., office, one is based in the Lexington, Ky., office, and...
by Stites & Harbison, PLLC November 02, 2017