LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC announces the addition of three attorneys to the firm. Two are based in the Louisville, Ky., office; one is based in the Lexington, Ky., office. All are admitted to practice in Kentucky.
Joshua Barnette joins the Torts & Insurance Practice Service Group in Lexington. He earned his J.D. from the University of Kentucky College of Law in 2017 and his Master of Public Administration from Columbus State University in 2008. While in law school, Barnette served as a Managing Articles Editor and a Staff Editor of the Kentucky Law Journal. He also was a Kentucky Mock Trial Championship Finalist. Prior to joining the firm, he served as a Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable Gregory F. Van Tatenhove, U.S. District Court Judge, Eastern District of Kentucky, 2017-18, and a Summer Associate for the firm, 2016. Before law school, Barnette was a U.S. Probation Officer in Atlanta, 2009-13. Outside of the firm, he is a board member of AthensWest Theatre Company and Seedleaf, Inc.
Grace Greenwell is a member of the Business Litigation Service Group and an adjunct member of the Creditors’ Rights & Bankruptcy Service Group in Louisville. She received her J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Kentucky College of Law in 2018 and a Master of Science in International Law & Human Rights from the London School of Economics in 2013. In law school, Greenwell earned the American College of Bankruptcy’s Distinguished Law Student Award for the 6th Circuit and was a Duberstein Moot Court Semi-Finalist. She also volunteered at the UK Law Clinic. Prior to joining Stites & Harbison, she was a 2016 and 2017 Summer Associate for the firm. Before law school, Greenwell was the Director of a fundraising and communications consultant group in Cambridge, Mass., 2013-14.
Jennifer Henry Jackson joins the Torts & Insurance Practice Service Group in Louisville. She graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Law, magna cum laude, in 2018. During law school, she served as a Production Editor of the Kentucky Law Journal and volunteered at the UK Law Clinic. Before joining Stites & Harbison, Jackson was a Summer Associate for the firm in 2017. Prior to law school, Jackson served the Office of Mayor Jim Gray as a Mayor’s Fellow in the summer of 2015. She also taught English in Arkansas for Teach For America, part of the AmeriCorps national service program, 2013-15.