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Chris Stewart joined Middleton Reutlinger in 2019 as an associate attorney in the firm's litigation practice with a focus on complex litigation. Immediately before joining the firm, Chris served as law clerk to Chief Judge Greg N. Stivers of the Western District of Kentucky. Before that, Chris served as law clerk to Magistrate Judge H. Brent Brennenstuhl, also of the Western District of Kentucky.

Chris graduated magna cum laude from the University of Kentucky College of Law. In law school, Chris was a Staff editor on the Kentucky Law Journal, served on the Moot Court Board, and received the Faculty Cup, an award given to one graduating student for superlative contributions inside and outside the classroom.

Before attending law school, Chris earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Violin Performance from the California Institute for the Arts and was a professional violinist based in Southern California. When not working, Chris still enjoys playing music as well as running and spending time with his wife, Emily.

Honors & Awards

University of Kentucky College of Law, Faculty Cup, 2016; Best Brief, 1L Legal Writing Class

Involvement

Professional & Community Activities

National Federation for the Blind, Member and National Speaker

Practice Areas

Clerkships

  • Law Clerk for the Honorable Greg N. Stivers, Chief District Judge for the Western District of Kentucky, Bowling Green, KY
  • Law Clerk for the Honorable H. Brent Brennenstuhl, Magistrate Judge, Western District of Kentucky, Bowling Green, KY
  • Law Clerk, Garmer & Prather, PLLC, Lexington, KY

Admissions

  • Kentucky 
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky

Education

University of Kentucky College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude, 2016

  • Senior Staff Editor, Kentucky Law Journal
  • Moot Court Board, Ethics Committee
  •  American Constitution Society, President
  • Election Law Society, Co-founder and President

California Institute of the Arts, B.F.A. in Violin Performance, 2010

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