Sturgill, Turner, Barker & Moloney add 3 new associates

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Sturgill, Turner, Barker & Moloney, PLLC announced recently the addition of three new associates.

Catherine E. Bouvier

Catherine E. “Katie” Bouvier joins Sturgill Turner’s Torts & Insurance group. She earned her J.D. from the University of Kentucky College of Law, and her B.A. in government and Spanish from Centre College. Her courtroom experience includes private practice in a regional defense firm, and prosecuting more than 500 felony cases as an assistant commonwealth attorney in Fayette County. Bouvier also spent a year as an AmeriCorps VISTA Volunteer working for CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates), an organization which serves to represent abused and neglected children in the court system. She is a board member of the Bluegrass Claims Association, and a member of numerous legal organizations, including the Central Kentucky Inn of Court, and the Kentucky and Fayette County Bar associations.

Maureen C. Malles

Maureen C. Malles joins Sturgill Turner’s Government & Municipal Law group. She graduated cum laude with a J.D. from the University of Florida Levin College of Law, and earned her B.A. from Florida State University. Her experience includes clerkships at two Florida litigation firms as well as a legal externship with Tapestry Inc., a multinational luxury fashion holding company in New York City. Prior to attending law school, Malles spent three years as a civil litigation paralegal. She is a member of several legal organizations, including the Central Kentucky Inn of Court, the Kentucky and Fayette County Bar associations, and the Women Lawyers’ Association.

Joshua G. Miller

Joshua G. Miller joins Sturgill Turner’s Torts & Insurance group. He graduated with a J.D. from the University of Kentucky College of Law, and earned his B.A. from Western Kentucky University. Miller’s extensive courtroom experience comes from more than seven years as a public defender in the Lexington office of the Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy, and as a law clerk for Chief Justice Erik Mose of the UN War Crimes Tribunal for Rwanda. He studied human rights in China while serving as an intellectual property law clerk in Beijing. He is a member of the Kentucky Bar Association. Miller has also been active in the Lexington business community as founder of the successful bar and restaurant, Al’s Bar, the 2007 recipient of the Downtown Lexington Corporation Urban Innovation Award.