Taft McKinstry Inducted Into The UK College Of Law Alumni Association’s Hall Of Fame

Taft McKinstry

Managing Member Taft McKinstry pictured with Noelle True (President of the UK College of Law Alumni Association) and Dean David Brennen (UK College of Law) at the Annual Hall of Fame and Alumni Awards Reception held at the Owensboro Convention Center on Wednesday, June 21, 2017, where Ms. McKinstry was inducted into the Hall of Fame. The University of Kentucky Law Alumni Association Hall of Fame was established to acknowledge graduates and long-serving faculty of the College whose extraordinary professional success and contributions, profound positive influence on the College of Law, and high degree of character and integrity are recognized by their peers. Inclusion in the Hall of Fame is the highest honor bestowed by the UK Law Alumni Association.

The UK College of Law Alumni Association will host the annual KBA Alumni Reception on Wednesday, June 21, at the Owensboro Convention Center. Join us as we celebrate and honor Taft McKinstry, Managing Member of Fowler Bell PLLC on her induction to the UK College of Law Alumni Association's "Hall of Fame."


Taft A. McKinstry is Managing Member of the firm and Chair of the firm's Commercial Law and Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights Groups. With sophisticated experience built on more than 40 years of practice, Ms. McKinstry is known for finding successful solutions to highly complicated commercial, bankruptcy and litigation matters.

She represents local and national clients in a variety of industries including insurance, heavy equipment, equine, coal, oil and gas production, retail and e-commerce. Ms. McKinstry's appellate experience encompasses numerous published opinions, including cases before the Kentucky Supreme Court and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Ms. McKinstry's effective handling of difficult bankruptcy issues is built on years of experience, including her appointment as Bankruptcy Trustee for the Eastern District of Kentucky from 1972 to 1978, and service on the Chapter 7 Trustee Panel for Kentucky's Eastern District from 1978 to 1982. Ms. McKinstry was inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy in 1994 and has been recognized in the Best Lawyers in America continuously since 1994.

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