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John Evans was born July 17, 1938 in Reading, Pennsylvania.  He served as an officer in the United States Navy from 1960-1971.  After finishing his Naval service, John became a Lecturer and Assistant Professor of Law at the University of North Carolina.  In 1971, John joined the U.S. Department of Justice, Tax Division, where he served as a trial attorney until 1975 1975.  Since then, John has been practicing law in Louisville, Kentucky where he is an active community leader. 


University of Louisville, B.A., 1960; LL.B., With Distinction

Duke University Law School, 1966. 

Professional and Community Activities

Mayor, City of Prospect, Kentucky, 2013 – present

Former City Attorney and City Councilman  

Louisville Bar Association  

Church Committees

Rotary Club of Louisville  

Former Alumnus Advisor, Lambda Chi Alpha, U of L Chapter.


Order of the Coif, North Carolina Chapter

Senior Counsellor, Kentucky Bar Association

Outstanding Alumnus, Lambda Chi Alpha, U of L Chapter

Paderewski Gold Metal in piano performance.  

Key Practice Areas

  • Wills
  • Trusts
  • Estate Administration
  • Estate Litigation
  • Tax Litigation


Admitted to Practice

  • Oh. Sup Ct.
  • Ky. Sup. Ct.
  • U.S. Supreme Ct.
  • Fed. 6th & 9th Cir.
  • W.D.Ky
  • N.D.Oh
  • U.S. Claims Ct.
  • U.S. Tax Ct.