Eric G. Farris


Eric focuses his practice on K-12 public school, corporate and real estate law. His experience includes counseling local boards of education and school administrators on a multitude of public school issues, including litigation, as well as advising developers and brokers on economic development, real estate, and corporate matters. He regularly appears before boards of education, planning commissions, boards of zoning adjustment, city councils, and fiscal courts. 


  • University of Kentucky College of Law  (J.D., 1982)
  • University of Louisville  (B.S., 1979)

Bar Admissions

  • Kentucky


  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Louisville Bar Association
  • Kentucky Council on Post-Secondary Education, vice chair
  • Governors Scholars of Kentucky, Board of Directors, vice chair
  • Ky Counsel of School Board Attorneys, past president
  • National School Attorney Association
  • Beargrass Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Elder, member since 1977


  • Beshear Administration Transition Team Co-Chair for the Ky Economic Development Cabinet (2019)
  • 20 People to Know in Economic Development in Business First – Louisville (June 2017)