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ELPO Law attorney Lindsay Tate Porter has been named the Second District Representative for the Kentucky Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division. Membership in the Young Lawyers Division (YLD) of the Kentucky Bar Association (KBA) is open to all KBA members aged forty and under and all KBA members who have… Read More


ELPO Law Attorney J.A. Sowell Joins ELEVATE Kentucky Class of 2023

Leadership Kentucky is proud to announce members of the ELEVATE Kentucky Class of 2023. ELEVATE Kentucky began in 2017 and has provided young professionals with an in-depth personal and professional development program that fosters a better understanding of challenges facing our Commonwealth. The class participates in three sessions, taking place… Read More


Three ELPO Law Attorneys to Serve as Co-Counsel in Lawsuit Against the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, and other associations announced Wednesday, February 22, 2023 that they have filed a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Army Corps of Engineers challenging their new Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule.  The lawsuit was filed… Read More


English, Lucas, Priest & Owsley, LLP Celebrates its 50th Anniversary

English, Lucas, Priest & Owsley, LLP (ELPO Law) is celebrating a major milestone: its 50th anniversary. For five decades, ELPO Law has collaborated with clients across Kentucky to develop creative solutions to their most difficult legal problems. In January 1973 four attorneys, Charles E. English, James Lucas, Michael Owsley, and… Read More


Leah A. Morrison Named Partner at English, Lucas, Priest & Owsley, LLP

Leah A. Morrison has been named partner at English, Lucas, Priest & Owsley, LLP effective January 1, 2023. Leah is an attorney who assists individuals and families in all matters related to estate planning and probate, including drafting wills, trusts, powers of attorney and living will directives, and assisting clients… Read More


Eight ELPO Law Attorneys Named 2023 Super Lawyers; One Named Rising Star

Eight attorneys at English, Lucas, Priest & Owsley, LLP (ELPO Law) have been named 2023 Super Lawyers, and one named as a Rising Star. Super Lawyers recognizes attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their legal practice. Candidates are nominated and chosen based on an evaluation of 12 eligibility requirements which… Read More


ELPO Law Attorney Brett Reynolds Named President of the Kentucky Land Title Association Board of Directors

Last week the Kentucky Land Title Association (KYLTA) installed ELPO Law attorney Brett Reynolds as President of its Board of Directors for 2023. Reynolds was subsequently sworn in as President at the association’s annual meeting held in Louisville, KY on November 10th. The KYLTA is a statewide trade association representing… Read More


Nationally Recognized Attorney LaJuana Wilcher Attends Clean Water Act 50th Anniversary

ELPO Law partner LaJuana Wilcher is in Cleveland, Ohio as an invited guest of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Michael Regan to participate in a special recognition of the 50th anniversary of the enactment of the federal Clean Water Act (CWA). The celebration is taking place on the banks of… Read More


John S. West Joins English, Lucas, Priest & Owsley, LLP

John S. West joins the law firm of English, Lucas, Priest & Owsley, LLP as Senior Counsel effective September 1, 2022. John is a seasoned trial attorney with over three decades of litigation experience. Over the last twenty years he has focused on environmental law issues involving water, air, waste… Read More


Nine ELPO Law Attorneys Recognized as Best Lawyers 2023; Five Named Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch

The Best Lawyers in America© announced today that it has ranked nine ELPO Law attorneys for its 2023 listing. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Based on peer review feedback and meticulous vetting, the Best Lawyers’ selection process… Read More