James W. Baechtold

James W. Baechtold

Partner
Location:
Richmond, Kentucky
Phone:
859-353-0878
800-494-9916
Fax:
859-623-6406
Email:
James W. Baechtold, born Lexington, Kentucky, February 28th, 1968; admitted to bar, 1994, Kentucky; 1997, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky. Education: University of Kentucky (B.A., with distinction, 1990; J.D., 1993). Member: Madison County (President, 1997; Vice President, 1996; Secretary 1995), Kentucky and American Bar Associations; Kentucky Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys.

Areas of Practice

  • State & Federal Criminal Defense
  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Child Custody
  • Adoption

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Kentucky, 1994
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky, 1997

Education

  • University of Kentucky College of Law, Lexington, Kentucky
    • J.D. - 1993
  • University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky
    • B.A. - 1990
    • Honors: With High Distinction
    • Major: History

Honors and Awards

  • Recipient of Thomas P. Bell Law School Scholarship, 1990 - 1993

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Madison County Bar Association, President, 1997 - Present
  • Kentucky Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, Member
  • Kentucky Justice Association, Member
  • Madison County Bar Association, Member
  • Madison County Bar Association, Vice President, 1996 - Present
  • Madison County Bar Association, Secretary, 1995 - Present
  • Madison County Bar Association, Former President
  • Kentucky Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Department of Public Advocacy, Attorney, 1993 - 1996

Pro Bono Activities

  • Coach Model High School Mock Trial, 1994 - 1999

Ancillary Businesses

  • Law Pharm, LLC, Real Estate Investments