As you look for legal solutions in the Louisville area, we invite you to read more about what sets Tibbs Law Office apart.
About Krsna Tibbs, Esq.
Originally from Atlanta, Georgia, Mr. Tibbs considers himself a Louisvillian, having lived here for two decades and counting. He first came to town to attend the University of Louisville on a debate scholarship in 1994. In his first year as a team member, he finished in the semi-finals of the Collegiate Novice National Debate Tournament held at Northwestern University. Mr. Tibbs served on the team for three years before moving into a position as assistant coach.
After graduating with a Degree in Business Management, he attended the Brandeis School of Law and the University of Louisville Graduate Business School. In 2001, he received his MBA from the University of Louisville and graduated from the law school in 2003. In law school. Mr. Tibbs was a member of the National Criminal Law Moot Court team.
While in law school, he was the first African-American to win the Pirtle-Washer Moot Court Competition. Pirtle-Washer is the law school’s “oldest and most prestigious moot court competition,” and his achievement here speaks to his skill as a well-prepared and impassioned trial lawyer.
After graduation, Mr. Tibbs became a member of the Adult Trial Division of the Louisville Metro Public Defender’s Office, successfully defending clients charged with complex felonies. Mr. Tibbs has tried over 40 cases in the District and Circuit courts of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. He has received seven Walker Awards for excellence in advocacy (awarded only when a client is acquitted of all charges in a felony trial in circuit courts).
In October of 2008, Attorney Tibbs was promoted to Deputy Chief of the Adult Trial Division, becoming Chief of that division in July 2010. He was selected out of a national pool to attend the National Criminal Defense College Trial Practice Institute at Mercer University in Macon, Georgia, graduating in 2007.
In 2008, Mr. Tibbs received the prestigious Frank E. Haddad, Jr. Young Lawyer of the Year Award, given to the top lawyer under 35 in Louisville. He is a member of several civic and professional legal organizations including the Louisville Black Lawyers Association, NAACP, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and Kentucky Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. Mr. Tibbs is also a member of the Louis D. Brandeis American Inn of Court.
In his spare time, he is the Assistant Mock Trial Coach for duPont Manual High School in Louisville, Kentucky.
Our Firm’s Services
Currently leading a practice of his own with a number of counsel attorneys, Attorney Tibbs represents clients throughout Louisville in a number of fields—among them:
Attorney Tibbs defends the wrongfully accused or those who have been accused of crimes, taking seriously their right to vigorous legal representation.
Mr. Tibbs offers empathy and advocacy in divorce cases, child custody suits, and more. He is one of the top family lawyers in the Louisville area.
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