Nick Rabold

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Overview

Nicholas “Nick” Rabold is an associate attorney with English, Lucas, Priest & Owsley, LLP (ELPO Law). Nick practices in the areas of general business litigation, healthcare and government, and appeals.

Nick previously served as the Assistant United States Attorney for the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Kentucky. There, Nick handled matters ranging from multimillion dollar fraud to capital prosecutions. Prior to serving as Assistant United States Attorney, he served as law clerk to both the Honorable Karen K. Caldwell and the Honorable Edward B. Atkins of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky. Rabold was a summer associate with both McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie & Kirkland, PLLC and English, Lucas, Priest & Owsley, LLP.

Nick is originally from Bowling Green and graduated from the Honors College at Western Kentucky University (WKU) in May of 2014 with a B.A. in History and Legal Studies. As an undergraduate, he was a four-time recipient of the President’s Scholar Academic Achievement Award. Nick twice won first prize for his presentations at the Research Experiences & Creative Heights Conference, and he successfully defended his Undergraduate Thesis with ‘Distinction.’

Nick attended the University of Kentucky College of Law, earning his J.D. in May of 2017. In his first year, Nick was named Champion of the UK Law 1L Appellate Oral Advocacy Competition. He went on to compete in two national competitions, including both the Albert R. Mugel National Tax Moot Court Competition and the UCLA Williams Institute Moot Court Competition. He was admitted as a pupil of the Central Kentucky American Inn of Court and was recipient of the Appalachian Fellowship Endowment Fund Scholarship and the Winslow Kentucky Law Journal Scholarship. His final year, Nick was named Editor-in-Chief of the Kentucky Law Journal—the highest academic honor attainable.

Bob Young, Managing Partner for ELPO Law, says, “We are excited to have Nick come back to join the ELPO Law team. Nick has a great deal of experience in the practice of law and will add much value to the legal services that we are able to offer to our clients.”

Nick currently lives with his spouse in Bowling Green. He is the incoming President of the Bowling Green-Warren County Landmark Association and a board member of the Friends of Riverview at Hobson Grove. He is a fourth-generation member of the Bowling Green Garden Club and a seventh-generation member of the Presbyterian Church of Bowling Green.

Credentials

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Commonwealth of Kentucky, 2017
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 2018
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky, 2018
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky, 2018

EDUCATION

  • University of Kentucky College of Law, J.D., 2017
    • Editor-in-Chief, Kentucky Law Journal Volume 105
    • Staff Editor, Kentucky Law Journal Volume 104
    • Albert R. Mugel National Tax Moot Court Competition
    • UCLA Williams Institute Moot Court Competition
    • Pupil, Central Kentucky Inns of Court
  • Western Kentucky University, Bachelor of Arts, History and Legal Studies, 2014
    • Honors College at Western Kentucky University Graduate

Community Involvement

  • Bowling Green-Warren County Landmark Association (Incoming President)
  • Friends of Riverview at Hobson Grove (Board of Directors)
  • Bowling Green Garden Club (Fourth-generation member)
  • Presbyterian Church of Bowling Green (Seventh-generation member)

Publications

  • Letter From the Editor, 105 Ky. L.J. i (2016)
  • New Treasury Department Rules Limit the Benefit of Corporate Inversions, Ky. L.J. Blog (May 11, 2016)
  • The Smug Assumption of Reverse Discrimination, 105 Ky. L.J. 705 (2017)

Recognition

  • Western Kentucky University, President's Scholar Academic Achievement Award (Four-time awarded)
  • Faculty-Undergraduate Student Exchange Grant (Recipient)
  • Dr. James H. Poteet Scholarship (Recipient)
  • Research Experiences & Creative Heights Conference (First prize for presentations)
  • Undergraduate Thesis (Defended with 'Distinction')
  • UK Law 1L Appellate Oral Advocacy Competition (Champion)
  • Appalachian Fellowship Endowment Fund Scholarship (Recipient)
  • Winslow Kentucky Law Journal Scholarship (Recipient)

Nicholas “Nick” Rabold is an associate attorney with English, Lucas, Priest & Owsley, LLP (ELPO Law). Nick practices in the areas of general business litigation, healthcare and government, and appeals.

Nick previously served as the Assistant United States Attorney for the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Kentucky. There, Nick handled matters ranging from multimillion dollar fraud to capital prosecutions. Prior to serving as Assistant United States Attorney, he served as law clerk to both the Honorable Karen K. Caldwell and the Honorable Edward B. Atkins of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky. Rabold was a summer associate with both McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie & Kirkland, PLLC and English, Lucas, Priest & Owsley, LLP.

Nick is originally from Bowling Green and graduated from the Honors College at Western Kentucky University (WKU) in May of 2014 with a B.A. in History and Legal Studies. As an undergraduate, he was a four-time recipient of the President’s Scholar Academic Achievement Award. Nick twice won first prize for his presentations at the Research Experiences & Creative Heights Conference, and he successfully defended his Undergraduate Thesis with ‘Distinction.’

Nick attended the University of Kentucky College of Law, earning his J.D. in May of 2017. In his first year, Nick was named Champion of the UK Law 1L Appellate Oral Advocacy Competition. He went on to compete in two national competitions, including both the Albert R. Mugel National Tax Moot Court Competition and the UCLA Williams Institute Moot Court Competition. He was admitted as a pupil of the Central Kentucky American Inn of Court and was recipient of the Appalachian Fellowship Endowment Fund Scholarship and the Winslow Kentucky Law Journal Scholarship. His final year, Nick was named Editor-in-Chief of the Kentucky Law Journal—the highest academic honor attainable.

Bob Young, Managing Partner for ELPO Law, says, “We are excited to have Nick come back to join the ELPO Law team. Nick has a great deal of experience in the practice of law and will add much value to the legal services that we are able to offer to our clients.”

Nick currently lives with his spouse in Bowling Green. He is the incoming President of the Bowling Green-Warren County Landmark Association and a board member of the Friends of Riverview at Hobson Grove. He is a fourth-generation member of the Bowling Green Garden Club and a seventh-generation member of the Presbyterian Church of Bowling Green.

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Commonwealth of Kentucky, 2017
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 2018
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky, 2018
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky, 2018

EDUCATION

  • University of Kentucky College of Law, J.D., 2017
    • Editor-in-Chief, Kentucky Law Journal Volume 105
    • Staff Editor, Kentucky Law Journal Volume 104
    • Albert R. Mugel National Tax Moot Court Competition
    • UCLA Williams Institute Moot Court Competition
    • Pupil, Central Kentucky Inns of Court
  • Western Kentucky University, Bachelor of Arts, History and Legal Studies, 2014
    • Honors College at Western Kentucky University Graduate

  • Bowling Green-Warren County Landmark Association (Incoming President)
  • Friends of Riverview at Hobson Grove (Board of Directors)
  • Bowling Green Garden Club (Fourth-generation member)
  • Presbyterian Church of Bowling Green (Seventh-generation member)

  • Western Kentucky University, President's Scholar Academic Achievement Award (Four-time awarded)
  • Faculty-Undergraduate Student Exchange Grant (Recipient)
  • Dr. James H. Poteet Scholarship (Recipient)
  • Research Experiences & Creative Heights Conference (First prize for presentations)
  • Undergraduate Thesis (Defended with 'Distinction')
  • UK Law 1L Appellate Oral Advocacy Competition (Champion)
  • Appalachian Fellowship Endowment Fund Scholarship (Recipient)
  • Winslow Kentucky Law Journal Scholarship (Recipient)

Publications

  • Letter From the Editor, 105 Ky. L.J. i (2016)
  • New Treasury Department Rules Limit the Benefit of Corporate Inversions, Ky. L.J. Blog (May 11, 2016)
  • The Smug Assumption of Reverse Discrimination, 105 Ky. L.J. 705 (2017)