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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


Carter Named Director of Marketing & Business Development at ELPO Law

Ashley E. Carter was recently named Director of Marketing and Business Development for English, Lucas, Priest & Owsley, LLP. In her role, Carter will be responsible for developing business opportunities for the firm as well as increasing visibility and marketing effectiveness. She brings over a decade of marketing, development and… Read More


ELPO Law Expands Into Western Kentucky

(June 2, 2022) – English, Lucas, Priest & Owsley, LLP (ELPO Law) announced today that after almost 50 years of office locations solely in Bowling Green, Ky that it will now be expanding its regional footprint into Western Kentucky with the opening of a new office in Elkton. Longtime Elkton-based… Read More


R. Nicholas Rabold Joins ELPO Law as Associate Attorney

Nicholas “Nick” Rabold has joined English, Lucas, Priest & Owsley, LLP as an associate attorney. Rabold currently practices in the areas of general litigation, healthcare and government, and appeals. Rabold previously served as Assistant United States Attorney for the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Kentucky. There,… Read More