Thomas M. Edelen

Thomas M. Edelen

Tom was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky, where he continues to reside with his wife and two children. He graduated magna cum laude from the University of Louisville, in 1992, with a degree in history. He received his law degree from Southern Illinois University, with honors, in 1995. He was admitted to the Kentucky Bar in 1995. He is also a member of the Louisville and Kentucky Bar Associations. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court, for the Western District of Kentucky, Eastern District of Kentucky, and the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals. Tom is an avid college sports fan. He also enjoys combining two of his favorite passions, history and traveling, by planning trips to places that he has read and studied about.

Biographical Information:

Born and resides in Louisville, Kentucky.


Southern Illinois University College of Law
Carbondale, Illinois
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude

1992 — 1995

University of Louisville
Louisville, Kentucky
Bachelor of Arts, Magna Cum Laude

1982 — 1983

Professional Experience:

Fulton, Devlin & Powers LLC
Louisville, Kentucky

2009 — Present

Clark & Ward
Louisville, Kentucky

2002 — 2009

Karl Truman Law Office
Jeffersonville, Indiana

Partner (2001 - 2002)
Associate (2000 - 2001)

2000 — 2002

Hughes & Coleman
Louisville, Kentucky

1997 — 2000

Boehl, Stopher, & Graves
Louisville, Kentucky

1995 — 1997

Professional Memberships:

Kentucky Bar Association

1995 — Present

Louisville Bar Association

1995 — Present

United States District Court —

Eastern & Western Districts of Kentucky

1992 — Present

Published Decisions:

Sims v. Brunswick Bowling League, 209-KY-040.132

Helms v. Magellan Behavioral Health, 140 S.W. 3rd 579 (2004)