John E. Selent

Biography

John is a member of Dinsmore's Board of Directors. He focuses his practice primarily on administrative law and commercial litigation, with a special emphasis on telecommunications and public utility law. John frequently represents clients in regulatory and commercial disputes before state and federal courts, state public utility commissions, and other administrative agencies. He also provides counsel with respect to regulatory and general corporate matters arising in the conduct of commercial operations in the telecommunications, energy and banking industries.

Education

  • University of Notre Dame Law School  (J.D., 1980)
  • Bellarmine College  (B.A., 1977)

Bar Admissions

  • Kentucky

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky

Affiliations/Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Louisville Bar Association
  • University of Louisville, Antitrust Law, adjunct professor
  • Bellarmine University, Board of Overseers
  • Urban Renewal Committee of the City of Louisville, past member and chairman
  • GuardiaCare, past Board of Directors
  • Kentucky Public Service Commission, Tariff Regulation Advisory Group
  • Actors Theatre of Louisville, Board of Directors
  • Louisville Bar Foundation, Board of Directors
  • Electric Cooperative Bar Association
  • Federal Communications Bar Association

Distinctions

  • Peer Review Rated AV in Martindale-Hubbell
  • Best Lawyers® 
    • Administrative, Regulatory and Communications Law 
    • "Lawyer of the Year" in Louisville for Communications Law (2016)
  • Kentucky Super Lawyers® 
  • "Top Lawyers” by Louisville Magazine (2013, 2016)