After serving five years in the Army, Alex Gaddis graduated, magna cum laude, from California State University in 2006 and from Pepperdine University School of Law in 2010. While at Pepperdine, Alex was an accomplished member of the Honors Trial Advocacy Team, President of the School’s chapter of the Federalist Society and founding member of the Veterans Legal Society. Additionally, while in law school he served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Arthur L. Alarcon, of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. After being admitted to bar in California in 2010, he practiced personal injury and business law for two years before coming home to Kentucky to join the Office of the Jefferson County Commonwealth’s Attorney in January 2013, where he served as a prosecutor for four years.
One of the office’s most aggressive prosecutors, Alex tried nineteen cases during his tenure as an Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney. In addition to his duties as a trial prosecutor, he served as the office’s Animal Cruelty Liaison, working to hold accountable those that committed unspeakable acts of animal cruelty and torture. Alex also served as a member of the Fatal Accident Support Team (FAST), fighting for justice for the victims of felony DUI assaults and homicides.
Alex now uses his extensive courtroom and trial experience to achieve consistently favorable results for his clients.
He lives in Louisville with his wife, Stephanie, and their seven children.
California State University
Pepperdine University School of Law
Professional Associations & Memberships
American Bar Association
Kentucky Bar Association
Louisville Bar Association
Highlights & Recognitions
Kentucky Bicycle and Bikeway Commission, Commissioner 2017-20