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John Sosbe

Associate

Background

John Sosbe grew up on his family’s cattle and tobacco farm in Harrison County.  He is a 2004 graduate of Harrison County High School, and a 2008 Graduate of Georgetown College where he double-majored in History and Political Science with a minor in Security Studies.  John received his law degree in 2011 from the University of Kentucky.  While at the University of Kentucky School of Law, John was a member of UK’s National Moot Court Team and the Evan A. Evans Competition Constitutional Law Moot Court Team.  In addition to his duties with the firm, John is currently an Adjunct Professor of Political Science at Georgetown College where he teaches courses in Constitutional Law and Trial Advocacy.  John is married to his college sweetheart, Whitney (Duke) Sosbe, a native of Georgetown They own a farm in Scott County.  John’s practice focuses on business litigation, collections, agriculture and agribusiness law, and real estate transactions.  He is admitted to practice in Kentucky, in the Eastern and Western District of Kentucky Federal Courts.

Qualifications

Education

Doctor of Jurisprudence (J.D.)
University of Kentucky College of Law
Lexington, Kentucky, 2011
  • National Moot Court Team
  • Evan A. Evans Competition Constitutional Law Moot Court
  • Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
    Georgetown College
    Georgetown, Kentucky, 2008

    Bar Admissions

    Kentucky, 2011
    U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky, 2013
    U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky, 2013

    Classes/Lectures

    Adjunct Professor, Georgetown College
    Political Science - Constitutional Law and Trial Advocacy
    Adjunct Professor, Georgetown College
    Constitutional Law

    Legal Work

    Primary Practice Areas

    Civil Litigation
    Appellate Advocacy
    Commercial Collections
    Estate Planning/Probate
    Real Estate Transactions

    Representative Clients

    Lilian Mayo
    Bradley's Stamping Ground Food Store
    Kentucky Highlands Investment Corporation
    CBA, Inc.

    About John

    Community Involvement

    Kentucky Bar Association, 2011 – Present

    Fast Facts

    Year John Joined the firm:
    2011
    Litigation
    80%

    References and representative cases available upon request.