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Valerie is a Staff Attorney in the firm’s Louisville office, focusing her practice on commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) transactions, where she represents institutional lenders in complex real estate transactions. Valerie received her juris doctor from the University of Kentucky College of Law in 2021, her master’s degree from the University of Kentucky Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce in 2016, and her bachelor’s degree from Transylvania University in 2015.

Other Info About Val


Legal Work Highlights

Intern and Extern with the Fayette Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office

Extern with the Kentucky Innocence Project

Interim Clerk with the Department of Public Advocacy (Fayette County Trial Office).


Law School

University of Kentucky College of Law, J.D., 2021

Undergraduate School

Transylvania University, B.A., International Affairs, 2015

Bar Memberships

Val is licensed to practice in the following state(s):

Kentucky, 2021


Local & National Recognition

Best Oral Argument Award, Clay Club Legal Research and Writing Class, 2019

Best Appellate Brief Award, Clay Club Legal Research and Writing Class, 2019

Class Representative, Honor Council, 2018-2021

2021 – 2022 Rising Star, Super Lawyers, CMBS

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

Kentucky Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division

Transylvania University 100 Doors to Success Mentor

Firm Committees

Val serves or has served in the following leadership role(s) at Frost Brown Todd:

Recruiting Committee, Member

Major Publications

Val is an author or contributor to the following publications:

Author, “How to Succeed in Life” Happiness Daily03.17.2022