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Nicole Kersting

Nicole Kersting, Attorney-At-Law

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.

  • - Kentucky, 2011
  • - University of Louisville, J.D., 2011
  • - University of Louisville, B.A., 2008
  • - National Association of Women's Lawyers Award
  • - "The Legalization of Love, the Ever-Changing Status of Recognition of Same-Sex
  • Marriage in the United States" The Advocate, Kentucky Justice Association, Volume 41, Number3, May/June 2013.  
  • - 2014 LEO Weekly Watch List Member 
  • -   Commentator, MSNBC's Hardball with Chris Matthews, October 2010 - Video
Nicole Kersting on Hardball with Chris Matthews

Practice Areas
  • Same-sex family law
  • Gay and Lesbian couples
  • Family Law
  • LBGTQ Rights
  • Criminal Law
Contact Information
  • Office (502) 420-2863
  • Cell (502) 654-8317
  • nicole@mylouisvillefamilylawyer.com

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