Mina Khalil is an attorney in the Louisville office, where he is a member of the Creditors' Rights & Bankruptcy Service Group. Mina’s practice focuses on representation of creditors, lender liability issues, foreclosures, consumer protection litigation (TILA, RESPA, FDCPA, FCRA, TCPA), and defending against avoidance and preference actions. Mina contributes to the Creditors’ Sidebar, a legal blog focused on bankruptcy and creditors’ rights issues. He is also a secondary affiliate of the firm’s Business Litigation group.
Mina’s practice additionally focuses on laws governing electronic signatures, recording, and notarization (UETA, E-Sign, URPERA, RULONA), Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) administrative proceedings, and RESPA requirements. He has assisted the Creditors’ Rights group in preparing presentations regarding Kentucky's need for e-recording legislation to implement electronic real estate transactions promote efficiency through e-filings, recordings, signatures, and notarizations. Mina currently serves as a member of the Kentucky Secretary of State Office’s eNotary Task Force, a team of county clerks, attorneys and interest groups drafting a bill to expand the use of e-notarization for recording real estate documents in Kentucky.
Mina also focuses on federal and state industrial hemp laws and regulations, including Kentucky’s industrial hemp pilot program, and has assisted in advising clients involved in lending and financing activities in the hemp industry.
Booker Autism Foundation of Learning (BAFOL), Music Ambassador
Walden School, Board of Trustees and Diversity Committee
Southeast Christian, volunteer with food and housing community projects
Prior to joining Stites & Harbison, Mina was a judicial clerk for two years for U.S. Magistrate Judge Edward Atkins in Pikeville, Kentucky, where he gained extensive experience in federal habeas petitions and social security claims, and helped manage half of Pikeville's entire civil and criminal docket. Outside of work, Mina enjoys spending time with his wife, Jenny, playing tennis, playing electric guitar, and listening to all genres of music.
Co-Author, Ameena R. Khan, Summer Associate. At the conclusion of a bankruptcy, the court typically enters an order discharging the debtor from personal liability for most pre-bankruptcy debts. This “discharge order” bars creditors from attempting to collect any debt covered by the order from the debtor personally. 11 USC § 524(a)(2).
The General Assembly recently passed Senate Bill 114 into law, which will reform Kentucky’s recording and notary laws in two significant ways: county clerks will soon be able to record real estate deeds, mortgages and other documents electronically, and notaries public will be able to notarize real estate documents electronically and remotely.
On December 20th, President Donald J. Trump signed the 2018 Farm Bill into law, ending any speculation surrounding the bill’s in-limbo status. Following a series of rejections and revisions, the bill’s newest version was overwhelmingly approved by the Senate 87-13 on December 11, 2018, and passed by the House in a lopsided 369-47 vote the next day.