Jennifer K. Christian

 

Ms. Christian was born in Sikeston, Missouri and raised in East Prairie, Missouri. She moved to Lexington, Kentucky, shortly after graduation from high school, where she resided for approximately sixteen years. Ms. Christian attended the University of Kentucky where she majored in political science. In 2012, Ms. Christian earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Paralegal Studies, cum laude, from Sullivan University in Lexington, Kentucky.

 

In 2018, Ms. Christian earned her Juris Doctor degree from Southern Illinois University School of Law. While at SIU, Ms. Christian worked in the Domestic Violence Clinic. In 2018, she earned the CALI Award for her achievement in the study of Disability Law.

 

Ms. Christian joined Miller Hahn, PLLC in 2018. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Christian worked at Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, a national full-service law firm. She primarily assisted with commercial litigation matters and Chapter 11 Debtor and Creditor rights in bankruptcy proceedings. Ms. Christian worked on several complex litigation cases and assisted with the preparation and filing of complex Chapter 11 Debtor cases and more than 50 preference actions for a Liquidating Trustee.

 

Currently, Ms. Christian assists the firm with maritime matters, including Jones Act cases and general maritime law involving personal injury, death and collisions, vessel purchase and financing contracts and vessel documentation issues. Ms. Christian also assists with estate planning matters and creditors’ rights in bankruptcy matters.

 

Bar & Courts:

Kentucky Bar, 2019

United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky, 2019

 

Professional Associations:

American Bar Association

Federal Bar Association

Kentucky Bar Association

McCracken County Bar Association

Port of Paducah Propeller Club

Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA/GAL)

SIU Alumni Association

Sullivan University Alumni Association

 

Ms. Christian enjoys spending time with her son and family, reading and watching University of Kentucky basketball.

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