Michelle L. Williams grew up in Paducah, Kentucky, where she graduated as salutatorian of Lone Oak High School. She then moved to Lexington, Kentucky to attend the University of Kentucky where she obtained a Bachelor of Science in Individual and Family Development. After obtaining her Bachelor’s Degree, Michelle worked in various industries. She worked as the Education and Outreach Coordinator for a women’s health clinic and a restaurant manager until she followed her dream of attending law school at the University of Kentucky. During her time in law school, Michelle worked as an intern for local prosecutors offices during summer breaks while working as a server at the Movie Tavern in Lexington, Kentucky. Michelle decided to move back to Paducah, Kentucky in June 2012 to be closer to her very large family, including 18 nieces and nephews. Michelle’s history and experiences make her an enthusiastic and excellent attorney because she takes a genuine interest in her clients.
Michelle primarily practices in areas dealing with family law, but also handles some criminal law cases.
Restoration of Non-Marital Property
Marital Settlement Agreements
EDUCATION / ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Volunteer Attorney, McCracken County Family Court Domestic Relations Clinic
Lawyers Care Honor Roll – for assisting qualifying low-income individuals in need of family law services and victims of violence
JD, University of Kentucky College of Law, 2011
Vice President: Women’s Law Caucus; Recruiter: Student Animal Legal Defense fund; Member: Student Bar Association; Student Public Interest Law Foundation Grant Recipient (2 years); Litigation Skills Class Best Prosecutor; Provided legal services to low income individuals at the law school Legal Clinic; Internships: Fayette County Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office and Bourbon County Attorney’s Office.
BS, University of Kentucky, 2003 (Magna Cum Laude)
Vice President of Academic Development: Alpha Omicron Pi Social Fraternity
National Merit Special Corporation Scholarship, Bunzl USA (4 year scholarship)