Jeffrey Ray Prather

  • Criminal Law, Appeals & Appellate
  • Kentucky
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Summary

Jeff began his legal career as a public defender in 2002. In his first felony trial, he earned an acquittal for his client. In 2005, He began representing the Commonwealth of Kentucky as an Assistant Attorney General. For the next ten years, Jeff was a special prosecutor and he tried cases throughout Kentucky. During that time, he was also appointed as a Special Assistant United States Attorney to assist with federal cyber-crimes prosecutions. As an appellate attorney, Jeff has briefed cases for the Kentucky Supreme Court and the Court of Appeals, argued before the Court of Appeals, and handled habeas petitions in both U.S. Districts of Kentucky. Jeff is currently a special attorney with the Kentucky Office of the Attorney General, Office of Special Prosecutions.

Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • Appeals & Appellate
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Kentucky
6th Circuit
Professional Experience
Assistant Attorney General
Kentucky Office of the Attorney General
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Special Assistant United States Attorney
United States Attorney General
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Assistant Public Defender
Louisville Metro Public Defender
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Education
University of Louisville
J.D. (2002) | Law
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Activities: Journal of Law and Education; Student Bar Association; Negotiations Team
Professional Associations
Kentucky Bar Association # 89306
Member
- Current
Louisville Bar Association
Member
- Current
Publications
Websites & Blogs
Website
Kentucky Office of the Attorney General
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Contact & Map
Office
1024 Capital Center Drive
Frankfort, KY 40601
USA
Telephone: (502) 696-5337