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4.4 stars | 16 reviews

Sharon R. Handy

Louisville, Kentucky


Phone: (502) 371-3501
Fax: (502) 371-9201
Email: handy@derbycitylaw.com

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  • Named in Louisville Magazine as a “Top Lawyer” in the field of employee benefits and retirement benefit law in 2016. The "Top Lawyers" were picked by their peers.
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honorary Society
  • Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity Scholastic Award
  • Brandeis Legal Honorary Society

Affiliations & Memberships

  • Kentucky Bar Association, Member, Business Law, Probate and Trust Law, Taxation, Labor and Employment Law, Elder Law, and Real Property Law Sections
  • Louisville Bar Association, Member, Probate and Estate, Taxation, Labor and Employment Law, and Business Law Sections

Admissions and Courts

  • Kentucky, 1984
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky


  • University of Louisville School of Law, Louisville, Kentucky
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1984
    • Honors: Brandeis Scholar
    • Honors: Cum Laude, Ranked Second In Class
  • Hanover College, Hanover, Indiana
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 1978
    • Honors: Cum Laude, with Departmental Distinction
    • Major: Theology

Pro Bono Activities

  • Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana – Board Chair
  • Community Foundation of Southern Indiana, Board Chair
  • Friends of the Ohio River Greenway, Past President (F.O.G.), Board Treasurer
  • Women in Networking, Past President
  • Financial Women International, past Local President, past State President, and National Board of Directors

Practice Areas

  • Commercial Transactions
  • Mortgage-based Commercial Loans
  • Business Law
  • Charitable Planned Giving
  • Probate and Estate Administration
  • Estate and Tax Planning
  • Trusts
  • Real Estate
  • Employment Law
  • Employee Benefits (ERISA)
  • Elder Law
  • Tax
  • New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC)
  • Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC)
  • Deferred Compensation (407a, 403b, Stock Options, Phantom Stock)
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