Patrick T Schmidt

Patrick T Schmidt

Member
Location:
Louisville, Kentucky
Phone:
502-584-1000
Fax:
502-584-2318
Email:

Patrick T. Schmidt is a member in the Louisville firm of Tilford, Dobbins, & Schmidt, PLLC where he practices in the areas of business law and transactions, real estate, tax, and estate planning.

Patrick received his B.S. in Accounting in 1989 and J.D. in 1992 from the University of Kentucky. He is a member of the Kentucky and American Bar Associations, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Kentucky Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Patrick was named one of the Top Lawyers in Louisville in business and corporate law by Louisville Magazine Multiple times. He has an AV peer rating from Martindale-Hubbell. He has been recognized as a Kentucky Super Lawyer.

Patrick is currently the President of the Greater Louisville University of Kentucky Alumni Association.

Patrick is currently a Board Member of the Louisville Independent Business Alliance, the James Graham Brown Cancer Center, the Kentucky Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth, The Clifton Center, and the Kenwood Montessori School. He is the past Chair of the ABA Young Lawyers Tax Committee and the Louisville Bar Association Tax Committee.

Areas of Practice

  • Business Transactions & Organizations (M&A)
  • Business & Commercial Law
  • Banking
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Construction Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 10% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Certified Public Accountant, Kentucky, 1994
  • Certified Public Accountant, Kentucky Society of CPA's
  • Member, AICPA
  • Member, Kentucky Society of CPA's

Bar Admissions

  • Kentucky, 1992
  • U.S. Tax Court, 2007

Education

  • University of Kentucky College of Law, Lexington, Kentucky
    • J.D. - 1992
  • University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky
    • B.S. - 1989
    • Major: Accounting

Representative Cases

  • PBI Bank, Inc. vs. Schnabel Foundation Co, 392 S.W. 3d. 421 (Ky. App. 2013)
  • John S. Ford, Trustee for the Marie Ford Family Trust vs. Rhoda Faller, et al., 439 S.W. 3d 173 (Ky. App 2014)

Classes/Seminars

  • “The process of selling a business and related legal and drafting considerations”, 15th Biennial Business Associations Law Institute, University of Kentucky Office of Continuing Legal Education
  • “Exit stage right- family business succession planning”
  • “Real Estate broker liens in Kentucky”
  • “Drafting Acquisition documents (practical mechanics and examples)” - mergers and acquisitions: nuts and bolts, NBI
  • “Employee vs. independent contractor: difference you need to know and document planning tips”, 16th Biennial Business Associations Law Institute, University of Kentucky Office of Continuing Legal Education

Honors and Awards

  • AV peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell
  • Named as One of the Top Lawyers in Louisville, Louisville Magazine for 2012, 2013, and 2014
  • Recognized as a Kentucky Super Lawyer

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Kentucky Bar Association, Member, 1992 - Present
  • Louisville Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member, 1992 - Present
  • Kentucky Society of CPA's, Member, 1994 - Present
  • AICPA, Member, 1994 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Coopers & Lybrand, Tax Manager, 1992 - 1998
  • Ernst & Young, Tax Manager, 1998 - 1999

Pro Bono Activities

  • Board Member of the Louisville Independent Business Alliance
  • Kentucky Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth
  • Former Member, The Clifton Center, Kenwood Montessori School
  • Board Member of The James Graham Brown Cancer Center
  • Past Chair of the ABA Young Lawyers Tax Committee
  • Past Board Member of the Louisville Bar Association Tax Committee
  • Board Member, University of Kentucky Alumni Association
  • Past Board Member, Kentucky Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
  • Past Coach, Triathlon Team, Team in Training program for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Languages

  • English

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Pi Kappa Alpha
  • Beta Alpha Psi