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Education

J.D., University of Kentucky College of Law, 1997

B.A., University of California at Los Angeles, Sociology, 1993

Bar Admissions

  • Commonwealth of Kentucky, 1997
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky, 1998
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky, 1998
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A litigator’s most important skill is the ability to isolate the aspects of a case that really matter from those driven by ego and hurt feelings. I constantly try to focus my time and energy as well as my clients’ precious resources on the true problems at hand and avoid the unnecessary distractions that too often allow the tail to wag the dog.

Alex has practiced law in Lexington for the past 21 years. Prior to moving his practice to Reminger, he worked at two large regional firms and was also a founding member of his own. A trial lawyer with a breadth of experience, Alex has represented insurance, equine, real estate, banking and other business interests in state and federal courtrooms throughout Central and Eastern Kentucky. In addition to experience in a variety of jury trials, bench trials and arbitrations, Alex has successfully represented clients in hundreds of mediations.

He also represents executors, administrators, individuals and families in simple probate administration as well as complex disputes regarding wills, powers of attorney and trust agreements.   

After graduating from the University of California at Los Angeles, Alex attended the University of Kentucky’s College of Law, where he served as President of the Student Bar Association, as Associate Editor of the Kentucky Law Journal and as a member of the Trial Advocacy Board.

Alex is a past President of the Fayette County Bar Association and was named that organization’s Outstanding Young Lawyer in 2004. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Fayette County Pro Bono Program and the Lexington Challenger Tennis Charity, Inc., as well as a former Commissioner of the Lexington Fayette Urban County Human Rights Commission. He graduated from Leadership Kentucky in 2009.

In addition to his passion for UK and UCLA sports, Alex is an avid tennis player and an amateur disc jockey.

Honors & Recognitions

Recognized as a Super Lawyer by Kentucky Super Lawyers Magazine

Alex L. Scutchfield
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Professional Memberships & Community Affiliations

Fayette County Bar Association
-Oustanding Young Lawyer, 2014

Leadership Kentucky
-Graduate, 2009

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