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John C. Talbott



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John C. Talbott has practiced law for 20 years, largely in the areas of commercial transactions and real estate, as well as in commercial/civil litigation on behalf of employers and insurers since he was admitted to the Bar in 1994. He began his career working at one of the largest firms in Kentucky before leaving to start his own firm, Talbott & Talbott, PLLC in 2000. In 2004, he joined the current firm as a full member and partner practicing real estate law.

He has worked on both large and small real estate transactions, including representing a developer in a recent purchase, development and construction of a 400 unit apartment complex requiring in excess of $45 million in financing, as well as residential real estate transactions. He has also represented real estate investors in complex financing arrangements involving converting mortgage debt to commercial backed mortgage security arrangements. He represents most local banks as well as some out of state lenders and is affiliated with several national title insurance agencies.

John is also an integral part of the land use, zoning and development team with Nick Pregliasco and two paralegals who work closely every day with Bill Bardenwerper to quarterback a large number of land planning, engineering and architecture professionals to efficiently, seamlessly and cost-effectively handle a multiplicity of often complex issues and processes involving an ongoing array of development projects.

He was chosen for and completed the 2013 Class of Leadership Kentucky, which brings together a select group of professionals to gain insight into complex issues facing our Commonwealth. Through education and fostering new relationships among regional leaders, Leadership Kentucky gives its graduates a fresh and informed perspective to help shape Kentucky’s future.

John received his undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University and his law degree from the University of Louisville. While in law school, he was an editor of the “Journal of Law and Education.”

He has served as a member of the Board of Directors for the Building Industry Association (BIA) of Greater Louisville and presently serves on the BIA and Greater Louisville Inc. (GLI) Land Development Committees. He also is the President of the Board for the local non-profit, Visually Impaired Preschool Services which has operations in Kentucky and Indiana, and has been a member of the Board for six years.   Previously he also served for six years on the parish council for St. Brigid Church.