Of Counsel  

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. 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


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

Estate Administration
Estate Litigation
Tax Litigation


Admitted to Practice

Oh. Sup. Ct.
Ky. Sup. Ct.
U.S. Supreme Court
Fed. Cir., 6th Cir., 9th Cir.
U.S. Claims Ct.
U.S. Tax Ct.