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Biography

Austin is an associate focusing his practice on business litigation. He has assisted clients in both Kentucky and federal trial and appellate courts, including the United States Supreme Court. In addition to assisting clients with business disputes, he has a range of experience in federal law, including United States constitutional law.

Originally from Bowling Green, KY, Austin graduated from the University of Kentucky J. David Rosenberg College of Law in 2020, with Order of the Coif Honors. While in law school, Austin served as Production Editor of the Kentucky Law Review and was awarded Best Legal Writing Brief. Before law school, Austin earned his undergraduate degree in Political Science and Religious Studies from Western Kentucky University. While enrolled, Austin presented academic papers on constitutional interpretation and textual biblical criticism. Austin also earned his Associate in Arts from Southcentral Community and Technical College. During his personal time, Austin enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, watching the Cincinnati Reds, building model ships, playing piano, and sampling and learning about cigars.

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Experience

Legal Work Highlights

Mountain Valley Pipeline, LLC v. The Wilderness Society, et al. – Successfully advocated on the West Virginia Governor’s behalf as amicus in support of an emergency motion to the United States Supreme Court to vacate a stay halting progress on the Mountain Valley pipeline project.

Education

Law School

University of Kentucky J. David Rosenberg College of Law, J.D., 2020, summa cum laude

Undergraduate School

Western Kentucky University, B.S., Political Science, 2016, summa cum laude

 

 

Clerkships

Austin served as a clerk for the court(s) and judge(s) below:

The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, Honorable Eugene E. Siler, Jr.

The United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky, Honorable Greg N. Stivers

Bar Memberships

Austin is licensed to practice in the following state(s):

Kentucky, 2020

Courts

Austin is admitted to practice before the following court(s):

The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Professional Affiliations

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

Witherspoon Institute Summer Seminar: Natural Law & Public Affairs, Princeton University, 2017

Civic Activities

Civic & Charitable Organizations

Southcentral Community and Technical College, Alumni Advisory Board, 2023

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