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Christy Howell Sweeney

Christy Howell Sweeney


Criminal Defense and Personal Injury Lawyer
The Law Office of CH Sweeney, PLLC
Lexington, KY
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Attorney Biography

Christy Howell Sweeney, Esq. has been a member of the Kentucky Bar since 2001. After graduating from UK’s College of Law she worked in a firm as an associate practicing insurance defense and subrogation.. She decided to open her own firm in 2003 and has remained in private practice ever since, refocusing her talents in the areas of business law and contract negotiations, estate planning and criminal defense.

Mrs. Sweeney is a member of the Kentucky Bar Association and admitted to practice before all Kentucky State Courts. She is also licensed to practice before the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, the US District Court Eastern District of Kentucky and the US District Court Western District of Kentucky.

Mrs. Sweeney graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Law in 2001. She also received her undergraduate degree from the University of Kentucky in 1998, obtaining a Bachelor of Arts, double majoring in Spanish and Political Science. While pursuing her education, Ms. Sweeney was actively involved in the university. She served as the President of Pi Sigma Alpha (Political Science Honor Society), and as the Vice President of Societas Pro Legibus (Legal Honorary). She was also a member of the Spanish Honorary and the Golden Key Honorary. While in law school, Ms. Sweeney was a member of the Student Bar Association and the Women’s Law Caucus.

As a Kentucky Colonel, Mrs. Sweeney is very dedicated to community service. She has volunteered on numerous occasions as a Judge for the Annual Robert E. Sanders Eastern Kentucky University Invitational Mock Trial Tournament. She has volunteered her legal services to inmates at the Federal Medical Center. She has further donated her service assisting elderly and financially underprivileged persons helping to draft wills, create power of attorneys and assisting with divorce and custody issues. She gave a presentation to single mothers and abused and/or homeless women regarding their legal rights, community resources and educational and job placement opportunities at the Salvation Army. She has volunteered with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society as well as being a member of the "Friend Finder’s Board" at the Woodford Humane Society.


Practice Areas

 
Criminal Defense (13%)
 
DUI / DWI (7%)
 
Drug Crimes (7%)
 
Marijuana Law (7%)
 
Domestic Violence (6%)
 
Seal or Expunge Criminal Record (6%)
 
Firearm and Weapon Charges (6%)
 
Probation Violations (6%)
 
Personal Injury (6%)
 
Estate and Probate Law (6%)
 
Wills (6%)
 
Estate Planning (6%)
 
Business Law (6%)
 
Contracts (6%)
 
Alternative Dispute Resolution (6%)
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Bar Licenses

Kentucky State Bar
Kentucky
Member in Good Standing
2001

Work Experience

The Law Office of CH Sweeney, PLLC
Corporate Counsel/ Co-Owner at Sweeney Holdings, LLC
2006Present

Owner at The Law Office of CH Sweeney, PLLC
2003Present

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Education

University of Kentucky College of Law
University of Kentucky College of Law
Juris Doctor
2001

University of Kentucky
BA
1998

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Associations

Kentucky Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member
Kentucky Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Commercial Recognitions

Professional Involvement badge
Recognized for Professional Involvement
Lawyer Legion
2022

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Contact Christy Howell Sweeney

Christy Howell Sweeney
The Law Office of CH Sweeney, PLLC
PO Box 24384
Lexington, KY 40524
www.centralkylaw.com
Office: 859-963-1342

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KACDL provides networking, advocacy and educational opportunities for Kentucky criminal defense lawyers.


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