The granddaughter of Kansas farmers, Ms. Durrett relocated nearly ten times, living in various places on the East Coast, as her father earned his living in the automobile industry. Now proud to call Louisville home, Ms. Durrett is a founding partner of Durrett & Kersting. It is this nomadic, though fundamentally Midwestern,upbringing that makes Ms. Durrett a straight shooting, hard fighting advocate for her clients.
Ms. Durrett graduated from the University of North Carolina and earned her law degree from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. After practicing insurance defense for two years in metropolitan Dallas, Texas, she and her husband, a Louisville native, relocated to Louisville to start a family in 2002. After working in insurance defense in Louisville for another five years, Ms. Durrett opened De Renzo Durrett, PLLC, in 2008, shortly after she and her husband had twin sons. In 2014 Ms. Durrett founded this firm with Ms. Kersting based on the philosophy that the formula for success is zealous, ethical representation of our clients.
Ms. Kersting grew up in Northern Kentucky, just south of Cincinnati, Ohio. She moved to Louisville in 2004 to attend the University of Louisville, where she earned her Bachelors of Arts in Political Science,with minors in English and Marketing. She then continued on to earn her law degree from the Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville.
While in law school Ms. Kersting was a student attorney, representing victims of domestic violence, through the University of Louisville Law Clinic. During that time she developed a passion for representing her clients and fighting for their rights.
Ms. Kersting focuses on the law as it relates to same-sex couples and families and LGBTQ rights. She is an activist in the gay community, a member of the Coordinating Committee of the Fairness Campaign, and continues to work to advance the rights of the LGBTQ individuals in the state of Kentucky. She uses her knowledge of the law to counsel gay and lesbian couples on how the laws of Kentucky can work for them.
Ms. Kersting is a founding member of Durrett & Kersting. She and Ms. Durrett founded the firm based on their mutual dedication to zealous and ethical representation of their clients. Ms. Kersting, and the firm represent clients with legal issues in family, criminal and civil Court.