April previously served as Grant County Master Commissioner, overseeing hundreds of foreclosures per year. She served as a City Attorney for several Northern Kentucky cities and previously was a prosecutor handling adult jury trials and juvenile court.
April has always been very active in her community. She has served as both President of her local Kiwanis and Kindervelt chapters. She has also served as Secretary on the Holly Hill Board and was selected as a member of the Grant County Chamber of Commerce vision 2020.
April grew up on a dairy farm in Gravel Switch, Kentucky and showed many champion dairy cattle. Her time growing up on a farm in rural Kentucky taught her the value of hard work, honesty, and compassion toward others. As a proud mother of four children, April understands the challenges that face families in todays world. April resides in Union, Kentucky with her husband and law partner Jack Gatlin. Jack and April met their freshman year at the University of Kentucky and continued on together graduating from the University of Kentucky College of Law.