Tamara J. Patterson

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Top Rated Civil Litigation Attorney in Lexington, KY

Lockaby PLLC
 | 1795 Alysheba Way, Suite 4207
Lexington, KY 40509
Phone: 859-263-7884
Selected To Rising Stars: 2020
Licensed Since: 2017
Practice Areas:
  • Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Employment Litigation: Defense (20%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employer (20%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (20%),
  • Civil Litigation: Defense (10%)


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Attorney Tamara J. Patterson is an associate with the Lockaby PLLC law firm in Lexington, Kentucky. Representing the rights and interests of a diverse range of clients throughout the state, Ms. Patterson provides exceptional advocacy and support to employees who have suffered violations of their rights on the job, such as discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, wage and hour disputes, and other serious grievances. She also represents plaintiff clients who have suffered an injury or loss as a result of someone else's negligence.

In addition to handling all types of plaintiff employment law and personal injury claims, Ms. Patterson defends individuals and businesses against premises liability and product liability claims, as well as from other tortious and liability claims arising from motor vehicle accidents and other alleged acts of negligence. She also provides invaluable counsel to business owners, employers and human resources professionals to help them avoid any potential legal conflicts in the future.

Whether representing plaintiff or defendant clients, Ms. Patterson maintains an unwavering focus on her clients' needs as she aggressively pursues the most favorable outcome possible on their behalf. She has achieved considerable success at trial in state and federal courts, as well as negotiating settlements on behalf of her clients. In recognition of her professionalism and service, she has earned designation as an emerging leader in her field along with many positive reviews from those she has served.

After graduating magna cum laude from the University of Florida in 2000, Ms. Patterson earned her master's degree magna cum laude from St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary in 2005. Upon deciding to pursue her legal career, she attended the University of Kentucky College of Law, where she obtained her Juris Doctor cum laude in 2017.

She is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky, and she is an active member of the Kentucky Bar Association as well as an associate with the Central Kentucky American Inn of Court.

Practice Areas
  • 10%Civil Litigation
  • 20%Employment Litigation
  • 20%Employment Litigation
  • 20%Employment & Labor
  • 20%Employment & Labor
  • 10%Civil Litigation
Focus Areas

Wage & Hour Laws


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Rising Stars: 2020

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About Tamara Patterson

Admitted: 2017, Kentucky

Professional Webpage: https://www.lockabylaw.com/attorney/patterson-tamara-j/

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Kentucky, 2017
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Treasurer, KBA Labor & Employment Law Section, 2019
  • Associate, Central Kentucky American Inn of Court 
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky, 2018 
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky, 2019

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • The Cost of Hope at the End of Life: An Analysis of State Right-to-Try Statutes, 105 Ky. L.J. 685 (2017) 

Educational Background:

  • M.A., magna cum laude, St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary, 2005
  • B.A., magna cum laude, University of Florida, 2000
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Office Location for Tamara J. Patterson

1795 Alysheba Way
Suite 4207
Lexington, KY 40509

Phone: 859-263-7884

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Last Updated: 1/26/2020

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