Ms. Patterson joined Walters Richardson, PLLC as a civil litigation attorney in 2017.
Before entering the legal profession, Ms. Patterson worked in the nonprofit sector. After graduating from the University of Florida, Ms. Patterson served as the Communication Director for the Orthodox Christian Mission Center in St. Augustine, Florida. Most recently, Ms. Patterson worked for the Society of Christian Philosophers, where she helped administer a grant designed to promote dialogue between American/Western European and Eastern European philosophers.
Associate, Walters Richardson, PLLC, Lexington, Kentucky, 2017
Law Clerk, Lockaby PLLC, Lexington, KY 2016-2017
Law Clerk, Blue Grass Community Foundation, Lexington, KY, 2015-2016
Research Assistant, University of Kentucky College of Law, Lexington, KY, 2015
University of Kentucky College of Law, Lexington KY, J.D., cum laude, May 2017
St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary, Yonkers, NY, M.A. in Theology, manga cum laude, May 2005
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, B.A. in History and Russian Language, manga cum laude, May 2000
Commonwealth of Kentucky
Accomplishments, Honors, and Affiliations
Central Kentucky American Inn of Court, 2016-2017
Online Content Manager, Kentucky Law Journal, 2015-2017
Overall Best Brief for the Appellee, First Year Legal Research and Writing Advocacy Tournament, 2015
Note, The Cost of Hope at the End of Life: An Analysis of State Right-to-Try Statutes, 105 Ky. L.J. (forthcoming 2017)
Outside the office, Tamara continues her work with nonprofits, serving as a Business Volunteer for the Arts with LexArts and as a board member of 5 SEES, a nonprofit film production company. She also enjoys singing and directing the acapella choir at St. Athanasius Orthodox Church in Nicholasville.