Louis P. Winner

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Louis P. Winner concentrates his area of practice to Family law and general civil litigation. Attorney Winner has represented clients in contentious divorce, child custody, child support, fathers’ rights, alimony/maintenance issues, relocation issues, and out of state issues. Attorney Winner has represented a number of clients who live outside of the Kentucky region, yet due to circumstances beyond their control are forced to fight a family law case in Kentucky. In response to the growing number of clients in different regions of the Country, Attorney Winner travels to meet with clients in the West Cost and Florida twice a year.
Areas of Practice
Family Law General Civil Litigation
Bar Admissions
  • Kentucky, 2002
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
Education
  • Yeshiva University Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York, New York – J.D. – 2000
  • Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
    B.A. – 1997
    Major: Political Science
    Minor: History
    Minor: Psychology
    Minor: Hebrew
Classes/Seminars
  • Attended, “The Intersection of Trial and Appeal”, Louisville Bar Association Continuing Legal Education, June 5, 2009 Speaker, “New KY Supreme Court Custody and Business Valuation Cases”, Louisville Bar Association Continuing Legal Education, March 27, 2009
  • Attended, “Enforcement of Judgments”, Lorman Education Services, December 9, 2008
  • Attended, “Parenthood in the New Millennium: Recent KY Decisions Defining…”, Louisville Bar Association Continuing Legal Education, November 18, 2008
  • Attended, “Bankruptcy Law for Family Law Attorneys; How to protect your Clients..”, Louisville Bar Association Continuing Legal Education, June 25, 2008
  • Attended, “Annual Nuts and Bolts of Family Law Seminar”, Louisville Bar Association Continuing Legal Education, June 13, 2008
  • Speaker, “Custodial Evaluations: What You and Your Clients Need to Know”, Louisville Bar Association Continuing Legal Education, December 11, 2007
  • Attended, “Economics of Law – Personal and Professional”, Louisville Bar Association Continuing Legal Education, November 16, 2007
  • Attended, “Civility and Professionalism for the Legal Profession”, Louisville Bar Association Continuing Legal Education, October 19, 2007
  • Attended, “Ethics, Justice and Values”, Louisville Bar Association Continuing Legal Education, September 21, 2007
Classes/Seminars
  • Attended, “Leadership through Services”, Louisville Bar Association Continuing Legal Education, August 17, 2007
  • Attended, “Leadership for Lawyers”, Louisville Bar Association Continuing Legal Education, July 20, 2007
  • Attended, “Collaborative Divorce Training”, Kentucky Collaborative Family Law Network, June 13, 2007
  • Attended, “16th Annual Domestic Relations Update”, Louisville Bar Association Continuing Legal Education, February 23, 2007
  • Lecturer, “Deposition Skills for Young Lawyers”, Louisville Bar Association Continuing Legal Education, May 25, 2006
  • Attended, “2006 Section of Family Law Spring CLE Conference”, American Bar Association, May 4, 2006
  • Attended, “Fifteenth Annual Domestic Relations Update”, Louisville Bar Association Continuing Legal Education, April 12, 2006
  • Attended, “What Happens at a Custody Evaluation and…”, Louisville Bar Association Continuing Legal Education, April 7, 2006
  • Attended, “Amanda Kumars Case”, Louisville Bar Association Continuing Legal Education, June 17, 2005
  • Attended, “Successful Tips for the Civil Practitioner and…”, Louisville Bar Association Continuing Legal Education, May 26, 2005
  • Attended, “14th Annual Domestic Relations Update”, Louisville Bar Association Continuing Legal Education, February 11, 2005
  • Attended, “Dependency, Abuse and Neglect Cases from …”, Louisville Bar Association Continuing Legal Education, December 17, 2004
  • Attended, “Negotiation: The New Art of War”, Louisville Bar Association Continuing Legal Education, September 21, 2004
  • Speaker, “Turning Stress into Strength & Advanced…”, Louisville Bar Association Continuing Legal Education, June 15, 2004
  • Attended, “Professional Responsibility for the Young Lawyer”, Louisville Bar Association Continuing Legal Education, April 7, 2004
  • Attended, “13th Ann, Domestic Relations Update”, Louisville Bar Association Continuing Legal Education, February 6, 2004
  • Attended, “Parts I & II: The Case For and Against ,..”, Louisville Bar Association Continuing Legal Education, December 4, 2003
  • Attended, “Section of Family Law CLE Conference”, American Bar Association, October 16, 2003
  • Attended, “Annual Nuts & Bolts: Practical Applications in…”, Louisville Bar Association Continuing Legal Education, June 20, 2003
  • Attended, “Twelfth Annual Domestic Relations Update”, Louisville Bar Association Continuing Legal Education, February 7, 2003
  • Attended, “Focus on the Children: Difficult Child Custody…”, Louisville Bar Association Continuing Legal Education, December 4, 2002
  • Attended, “New Lawyers’ Program”, KY Bar Association, October 29, 2002
  • Attended, “Annual Family Law Nuts & Bolts of Divorce Seminar”, Louisville Bar Association Continuing Legal Education, June 27, 2002
  • Attended, “An In-Depth Look at Representing Victims of…”, Access to Justice Foundation, June 25, 2002
  • Attended, Two Day seminar on Collaborative Law Training, Kentucky Collaborative Divorce Training, Louisville, Kentucky, 2007
  • Attended, Leadership for Lawyers, Leadership through Service, Ethics, Justice and Values, Professionalism & Civility in the Legal Profession, Louisville Bar Association, Louisville, Kentucky, 2008
  • Attended, Seventeenth Annual Domestic Relations Update, Louisville Bar Association, Louisville, Kentucky, 2008
  • Attended, Parenting in the New Millennium. How to Protect your Clients, Louisville Bar Association, Louisville, Kentucky, 2008
  • Attended, Enforcement of Judgments, Louisville Bar Association, Louisville, Kentucky (on-line through Lorman Education Services), 2008
  • Lecturer, New Kentucky Supreme Court Custody and Business Valuation Courses, Louisville Bar Association, Louisville, Kentucky, 2009
  • Attended, A Guide to the Basics of Law Practice, Texas (on-line Seminar), 2009
  • Attended, Collaborative Law: A Less Painful Alternative to Litigation, Louisville Bar Association, Louisville, Kentucky, 2009
  • Attended, State Bar of Texas, Annual Meeting, Dallas, Texas, 2009
  • Attended, Nineteenth Annual Domestic Relations Update, Louisville Bar Association, Louisville, Kentucky, 2010
  • Attended, 13th Annual American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and Louisville Bar, Family Law Seminar, Louisville Bar Association, Louisville, Kentucky, 2010
  • Attended, New Family Court Rules, Louisville Bar Association, Louisville, Kentucky, 2010
  • Attended, Starting Your Own Practice from Scratch, Houston Bar Association, Houston, Texas, 2011
  • Attended, Spring CLE for the Family Law Section of the American Bar Association, American Bar Association, Amelia Island, Florida, 2011
  • Attended, The Impact of Same-Sex Marriage Across the United States, Louisville Bar Association
  • Attended, Modern Trends in Business Valuations, Louisville Bar Association
  • “Fathers Rights Issues” WAVE Radio
  • “High Income and Complex Child Support”, Louisville Bar Association
  • “Divorce Basics”, Louisville Bar Association
  • Bankruptcy Issues and Family Law, Ethics in Family, How to handle High Profile Cases in Family Law, American Bar Association, San Diego, California, 2005
  • Direct Examination of the Financial Expert, High Conflict Cases
  • Turning Stress into Strength, Internet Research and Law, LouisvilleBar Association, Louisville, Kentucky, 2005
  • 8th Annual Kentucky Chapter, AAML and LBA, Louisville, Kentucky, 2005
  • Collaborative Law, The Value of an Expert: Working with a Valuation Expert Beyond Basics, American Bar Association, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 2004
  • How to Prepare for a Psychologist Testimony, Jet Set Divorces, Issues in a Borderless World, 2004
  • American Bar Association Section of Family Law, CLE Conference, Seattle, WA, 2003
  • 6th Annual Family Law Seminar Kentucky Chapter, AAML and LBA, Louisville, 2003
  • The Case for and Agent Division for the Child Support Guidelines: Maintaining the Financial Status Quo Post-Lewis, Louisville Bar Association Family Law Section, Louisville, Kentucky, 2003
  • Changes in Jefferson Family Court Due to Passage of the Constitutional Amendment, Louisville Bar Association Family Law Section, Louisville, Kentucky, 2003
  • PowerPoint Proficiency in the Practice of Law, Louisville Bar Association and University of Louisville School of Law, 2001
Honors and Awards
  • Named Best Lawyers Under 40 in Louisville Magazine, 2006 – Present
  • Member, Intellectual Property Society and Criminal Law Society
Professional Associations and Memberships
  • Local Boy Scout Troup 30, Eagle Scout
  • Young Professionals Association of Louisville
  • Local Bar, Young Lawyers Section, Past Chairman
  • Kentucky Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Kentucky Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section
  • Louisville Bar Association, Family Law Section, Board of Directors
  • Louisville Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, Chair
  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • Kentucky Association of Trial Attorneys
  • Hispanic National Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice
Past Employment Positions
  • Louis Winner & Associates, PSC, Louisville, KY, Founding Partner and Lead Attorney, 2003 – 2004
  • Diana L. Skaggs & Associates, Louisville, KY, Associate Attorney, 2001 – 2003
  • Peter D. Gordon, ESQ., Los Angeles, CA, Law Clerk, 2000 – 2001
  • Allen Futerfas, New York City, NY, Law Clerk, 1999
  • United States Magistrate Judge Henry Pitman, New York City, NY, Law Clerk, 1999
Areas of Practice
(502) 561-2005 Winner@LouisvilleFamilyLaw.com
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