R. Michael Sullivan, a shareholder at Sullivan, Mountjoy, Stainback & Miller, P.S.C., will serve as president of the Kentucky Bar Association (KBA) for a one-year term beginning, Friday, July 1, 2016. Mike Sullivan participated in swearing-in ceremonies during the 2016 KBA Annual Convention. He received his oath of office during the Annual Banquet on Thursday, May 12th.
Before beginning his term as president, Sullivan served as a member of the Kentucky Bar Association Board of Governors from 2007 to 2013, vice-president in 2014 and president-elect in 2015. The KBA Board of Governors oversees the management of the KBA, an independent agency of the Kentucky Supreme Court. The board assists the Court in regulating the practice of law in Kentucky, including lawyer discipline and continuing legal education. Additionally, it works to promote the efficiency and improvement of the judicial system in accordance with Supreme Court Rules.
Sullivan’s areas of concentration include business services, employment law, civil litigation, construction law, insurance defense, real estate law and personal injury.
Sullivan has earned an AV Preeminent rating through the Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings – the highest level of professional excellence, has been ranked by Kentucky SuperLawyers as a top rated civil litigation attorney. Sullivan served as special justice to the Kentucky Supreme Court in Commonwealth v. Davidson, 277 S.W.3d 232 (Ky. 2009).