Kirby J. Fullerton

Top rated immigration attorney in Lexington, Kentucky

Carman & Fullerton
Kirby J. Fullerton
Carman & Fullerton

Practice Areas: Immigration, Criminal defense, Family law; view more

Licensed in Kentucky since: 2012

Education: University of Kentucky College of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2018 - 2022

Carman & Fullerton

111 Church St
Lexington, KY 40507 Visit website


An immigration law attorney and partner at the law firm of Carman Fullerton, Mr. Kirby J. Fullerton has been handling the legal issues faced by the immigrant community for nearly 10 years. He has helped a number of immigrants make a new life for themselves in the United States. Clients in Lexington, Kentucky, rely on his services for the following:

  • Family-based immigration
  • Green card, visas and citizenship
  • Removal/deportation defense
  • Immigration divorce
  • Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions

A graduate of the University of Florida, Mr. Fullerton obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in political science and Spanish in 2007. He then attended the University of Kentucky J. David Rosenberg College of Law and earned his Juris Doctor in 2010. During his time in law school, he was part of the Kentucky Law Journal, the Environmental Law Society and the Latino Law Student Association.

Initially, Mr. Fullerton served as a law clerk at the Office of the Commonwealth's Attorney and the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet. He was a judicial extern at the Kentucky Court of Appeals for Judge Glenn E. Acree. He later worked at another prominent Kentucky law firm for over two years before partnering with Carman Fullerton.

An energetic globetrotter, Mr. Fullerton has traveled throughout South and Central America and has lived in different countries such as Costa Rica, Brazil, Peru, Argentina and Panama. This diverse background has helped him communicate better, gain cultural competence and manage a wide range of immigrants.

Fluent in English and Spanish, Mr. Fullerton stays active in the legal community. He is a member of the Kentucky Bar Association’s Immigration & Nationality Section, the Fayette County Bar Association and the American Immigration Lawyers Association. He provides services to those in need through various organizations such as the Moveable Feast Lexington and the Alano Club.

Practice areas

Immigration: consumer, Criminal defense, Family law

Focus areas

Naturalization & citizenship, Criminal law, Divorce

  • 60% Immigration: consumer
  • 30% Criminal defense
  • 10% Family law

First Admitted: 2012, Kentucky

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Bar/Professional Activity:
  • American County Bar Association, Member
  • Fayette County Bar Association, Member
  • Kentucky County Bar Association, Member
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • University of Kentucky College of Law, Kentucky Law Journal, Member
Educational Background:
  • University of Florida, Bachelor of Arts in Political Science

Office location for Kirby J. Fullerton

111 Church St
Lexington, KY 40507

Phone: 859-340-1997


5 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2018 - 2022

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