RUSSELL D. FORD
Executive Vice President
Russell D. Ford has been a practicing attorney since 1995 and has developed interests in a variety of different fields of law, including corporate and business development, criminal law, estate and probate work and real estate transactions, both corporate and residential.
Russell is a Louisville native, graduating from Eastern High School in Middletown before going on to receive his B.S. in Accounting with honors from the University of Kentucky.
made the Dean's list six of eight semesters at UK.
After college, he returned to Louisville to attend the University of Louisville School of Law, graduating in 1995 and making the Dean's List three semesters.
Upon graduation from law school, Russell joined the law firm of Segal and Shanks where he concentrated his efforts in the area of insurance defense and litigation.
In 1997, Russell took a position as a real estate attorney with Equity Title of Kentucky, Inc. and turned his efforts toward the practice of real estate law.
time at Equity, Russell
developed a keen understanding of complex title issues and represented lenders, purchasers, sellers, developers and builders in thousands of commercial and residential transactions.
Russell joined the law firm of Mattingly Ford in February of 2001 as an associate attorney.
He became partner and principal of Mattingly Ford P.S.C. and Mattingly Ford Title Services, LLC in January of 2003.
continues to concentrate his
efforts in the areas of real estate law and business law, including commercial and residential transactions, real estate investor needs, 1031 like-kind exchanges, corporate/LLC development and estate planning.
resides in Louisville, Kentucky, with his
wife, Lee Ann, and their sons, Devin, Jackson and Alex.