Richard A. Whitaker

Lexington, Kentucky
Member

Phone: (859) 252-9000
Fax: (859) 233-4269

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Biography:

Richard Whitaker

practices in the areas of real estate, transportation law, domestic relations/family law and corporate and business.

Richard has extensive real estate experience, which is essential in his management of the Lexington office’s Real Estate Department. The real estate practice handles closings for residential, agricultural and commercial loans. His experience also includes mineral title work and review of coal, gas and other property issues.

Richard has also practiced in the family law area for more than 20 years, including divorce, child custody, domestic violence and matters related thereto. He is a member of the family law sections of the Kentucky Bar Association and Fayette County Bar Association.

Richard has also worked in private industry, having more than 30 years’ experience in the transportation industry, and more than 15 years’ experience as a practicing transportation attorney. In this practice, Richard has dealt with complex issues of the transportation industry, including vehicle leasing contracts, owner-operator issues, tax audits, company personnel policy manuals, transportation-related litigation, various labor, employment and business issues.

Due to his extensive background and experience in private industry, Richard is uniquely qualified to understand and assist in the structure and formation of business entities and also able to consult as to possible issues and restructuring needs of existing businesses.

Areas of Practice:

  • Business and Corporate
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Real Estate
  • Residential Real Estate

Bar Admissions:

  • Commonwealth of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky

Education:

  • University of Kentucky
    J.D., 1989
  • University of Kentucky
    B.A., 1981
    Cum Laude

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Mortgage Bankers Association of the Bluegrass
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Fayette County Bar Association

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