Janet L. Blachowski
Great lawyers customize their relationships with clients, recognizing the actual people involved and the impact of any legal outcomes upon their lives. Janet Blachowski is an attorney who works with real people facing real legal issues within their lives, and is devoted to obtaining the best results for her clients. She engages with her clients from the initial appointment and provides a personalized experience to meet the needs of that individual during this stressful time in their lives.
A Kentucky native, Janet returned home to the Bluegrass State after supporting her husband in his twenty-two-year career with the United States Air Force. Janet feels privileged to continue to support the distinct needs of Kentucky Veterans in her advocacy at the firm.
Janet began her legal career aiding Kentucky’s most vulnerable population through her work through both AppalReD Legal Aid and Kentucky Legal Aid. Confirming her belief of giving back to her local community, Janet continues to support legal services through her pro bono work with Volunteer Lawyers of Appalachian Kentucky. Janet has extensive courtroom experience in a variety of legal issues and will be focusing her practice on bankruptcy, immigration and domestic work.
Janet graduated with honors from the University of Providence located in Great Falls, Montana, followed by obtaining her Juris Doctor from Regent University, School of Law in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Janet lives in Williamsburg with her husband, daughter, two dogs and a grumpy old cat. In her free time, Janet enjoys binge reading, searching for treasures in antique stores, and traveling to visit life-long friends made through her families’ multiple moves thanks to the United States Air Force.
Stefanie Ebbens Kingsley
Stefanie Ebbens Kingsley has advocated for everyday Kentuckians for more than a decade. A seasoned litigator with experience in consumer law, collection defense, family law, and administrative law, Stefanie represents individuals in state and federal court to enforce consumer's legal rights under the Kentucky Consumer Protection Act, the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act, and the Fair Credit Reporting Act, with a focus on helping clients achieve economic stability and security.
Born and raised in Wisconsin, Stefanie moved to Eastern Kentucky in 2005 to work for the Appalachian Research and Defense Fund of Kentucky (AppalReD Legal Aid). She represented low-income clients in a variety of matters, including divorce, domestic violence issues, custody issues, foreclosure, debt collection defense, and bankruptcy. She then worked for two years in the consumer law unit at the Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada, representing clients hit hard by the financial crisis. Stefanie came home to Kentucky in 2009 to return to her work serving Kentucky’s most vulnerable at legal aid. She most recently worked as an Assistant Attorney General in the Office of Rate Intervention, representing consumers before the Public Service Commission.
Stefanie graduated from Marquette University Law School in 2005. She is a member of the National Association of Consumer Advocates, National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys, and the Kentucky Justice Association, and regularly attends National Consumer Law Center trainings.
Stefanie is happy to be back in Kentucky for good. She lives in Williamsburg with her husband Fred and their four dogs and twenty-two chickens on their mini-farm. She volunteers at the Knox-Whitley Humane Association, where she helps conduct mobile adoptions in the community to boost adoption rates. Stefanie has helped teach Junior Achievement to students at Corbin High School. Stefanie is a board member of Emerge Kentucky, a candidate training program for Democratic Women, sits on the Advisory Council for the Whitley County Farmer's Market, and is a member of the Baptist Health Corbin Foundation Board.