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Jamie L. Harris


Jamie Harris’ practice is guided by a desire to find effective cost-efficient strategies that work for businesses and individuals dealing with financial distress. Jamie respects the uniqueness of each and every case and strives to tailor her solutions to the individual needs of her clients. Through passionate advocacy, communication, and accessibility, Jamie works in partnership with her clients to obtain results and implement financial strategies.

Jamie’s practice focuses on consumer and commercial bankruptcy and workouts. She has experience in filing Chapter 7, 11, 12, and 13 bankruptcies. In her Chapter 11 cases, Jamie has represented companies from many different industries including healthcare, nonprofit, trucking, construction, commercial real estate and telecommunications.

Outside of work, Jamie enjoys volunteering for organizations like Junior Achievement and C.A.R.E. (“Credit Abuse Resistance Education”) that promote financial literacy and awareness for young people. Jamie also enjoys reading books, attending University of Louisville sporting events, target practice, and bowling. She is the organizer of DelCotto Law Group’s bowling team.

Jamie's Accomplishments

Education
  • Brandeis School of Law, University of Louisville, J.D., 2003

  • Centre College, B.A., History, cum laude, 2000

Admissions & Certifications
  • Kentucky, 2006

  • U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky, 2007

  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, 2016

Memberships & Activities
  • Fayette County, Kentucky Bar Association

  • Credit Abuse Resistance Education (C.A.R.E.) Volunteer Presenter

  • Junior Achievement Volunteer

  • Lexington Young Professionals Association

  • IWIRC, Member

Honors & Awards
  • Kentucky Super Lawyers "Rising Star," 2016

  • The Best Lawyers in America, Bankruptcy and Creditor Debtor Rights / Insolvency and Reorganization Law, 2015, 2016

Publications & Presentations
  • Speaker, Topic: The Pros and Cons to Filing an Individual Chapter 11, Northern Kentucky Banktrucky Law Seminar, May 2017

  • Co-author and speaker, FDCPA Compliance in Kentucky, National Business Institute, June 2016

  • Author and speaker, Introduction to Bankruptcy: The Different Chapters, Tax Professional Training Day, November 2015

  • Co-author and speaker, Chapter 7 and 13 Bankruptcy: Line-by-Line Workshop, National Business Institute, June 2014

  • Co-author and speaker, Collection Law From Start to Finish, Pre-Bankruptcy Workout Strategies, National Business Institute, May 2014

  • Co-author and speaker, Chapter 11 Individual Reorganization, Bankruptcy Law Seminar, Northern Kentucky Bar Association, June 2013

  • Author and speaker, Tax Issues and the Bankruptcy Code, Tax Professional Training Day at Rupp Arena, November 2012

  • Co-author and speaker, Ethical Obligations of Debtors' Counsel, National Business Institute, June 2012

  • Co-Author and speaker, Chapter 13 Issues, Nuts and Bolts of Bankruptcy Law, National Business Institute, June 2009 and June 2010

  • Speaker, Déjà Vu: Bankruptcy and Debtor/Creditor Issues in Today’s Troubled Economy, KY Law Update, London, KY, 2009