U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky
U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky
University of Kentucky College of Law, Lexington, Kentucky
J.D. – 2001
University of Kentucky
B.S. – 1998
Major: Business Management
Honors: Campus Editor, Kentucky Kernel
Honors: Student Activities Board, Homecoming Committee
Honors: With Honors
Professional Associations And Memberships
Kindervelt, Past Major Event Chair
Kentucky Bar Association, 2001 – 2016
Grant County Extension Board, Secretary
Past Employment Positions
Grant County, Master Commissioner, 2005 – 2010
Ackman Lorenz Gatlin Voelker, Member, 2003 – 2010
Pendleton County Attorney, Assistant County Attorney, 2004 – 2005
Gatlin & Gatlin, Member, 2001 – 2003
Pro Bono Activities
Holly Hill Children’s Services, Board Member and Secretary
Williamstown Kiwanis, President
Boone County Schools PTA, Member, 2016
Grant County Chamber of Commerce, Member
Community Partner–Young Professionals Association
April Hollon Gatlin has a breadth of experience in various areas of the law including, probate, government, real estate, collaborative law, domestic, and litigation. As a complex litigator and trial attorney, April has been lead attorney covering a wide range of matters including real estate, contract disputes, construction, leases, title disputes, felony defense, estates and insurance defense. As a domestic attorney, April has represented mothers and fathers in child support, custody, visitation, guardianship and adoptions. As a general practitioner, April has a unique understanding of the interplay between estate planning, probate, and real estate and applies a multi-disciplinary approach to solving problems.
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.