CAITLIN HOUSLEY was born in Columbus, Ohio, but was raised in Hazard, Kentucky. She graduated, summa cum laude, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Studies from Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame. She went on to earn her law degree from the University of Kentucky College of Law, where she served as the Online Content Manager for The Kentucky Law Journal. During her first summer of law school, she was a judicial intern for Chief Judge Karen C. Caldwell at the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky and Judge Sara Combs at the Kentucky Court of Appeals. During her second summer of law school, she served as a risk management extern at UK HealthCare.
Caitlin began her legal career at an insurance defense firm in Lexington, Kentucky before joining O’Bryan, Brown & Toner, PLLC in the spring of 2016. Her primary area of practice is insurance defense litigation with a focus on medical malpractice and long-term care/nursing home defense. While not in the office, Caitlin enjoys fishing, cheering on the Kentucky Wildcats and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, and spending time with friends and family.
J.D. University of Kentucky
B.A. Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, summa cum laude
Supreme Court of Kentucky
Supreme Court of Indiana
United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Kentucky Bar Association
Louisville Bar Association
Kentucky Defense Counsel
Women Lawyers Association of Jefferson County, Board Member
Louisville Bar Association Public Service Committee, Member
A Uniform Test Isn’t Here Right Now, but Please Leave a Message: How Altering the Spence Symbolic Speech Test Can Better Meet the Needs of an Expressive Society, 103 KY. L.J. 4, 657 (2015). Earned Charles S. Cassis Award – 2014.