Staff

Sebastian M. Joy
Licensed in both Kentucky & West Virginia

Admittance

• U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky, 2008
• U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky, 2008
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of
   West Virginia, 2009
• U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of
   West Virginia, 2009

Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2011

Experience

• Joy Law Office Founder/Attorney, Established Sept. 2011
• Curtis Legal Services Associate Attorney, July 2009-Sept. 2011
• Caummissar Law Office Associate Attorney, Aug.2008-July 2009
• Office of Surface Mining – Applicant Violator System
    Kentucky - Investigations Specialist, Federal Employee, May 2007 - August 2007
    Researched issues related to Surface Mininal Control & Reclamation Act of 1977, ownership
    and control. Also worked on Corporate Chapter 11 Bankruptcies, Depositions, Federal rule 
    writing . Helped prepare the Chief of Applicant Violator System testify in fron of Congressional
    Commitee on Natural Resources chaired by Congressman Nick Rahall on July 25th, 2007.    
• WestLaw
, Appalachian School of Law, Grundy, Virginia 
    Student Representative, May 2006 – Present 
    Assisted, trained and helped all students at the Law 
    School with their WestLaw questions, problems, and issues.

• Hon. Judge Patricia Keller, Huntington, West Virginia 
    Law Clerk, Summer 2006 
    Researched and wrote judicial bench briefs and                        
    memorandums in matters of Divorce, Alimony and Child Custody.

 

Education

• University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law,
Louisville, KY
      Visiting Student, 2007 – 2008
• Appalachian School of Law, Grundy, Virginia
      Juris Doctor, Expected, 2008
       Honors:    Deans List, Fall 2006, Class Rank – Top 35%
• University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky
      Bachelor of Science, Agricultural Economics, 2005
      Honors:     Alumni Scholarship, Fall 2002
      Activities: Phi Sigma Kappa - Vice President, Inter Fraternity
      Council member, Economics Club - Student Member. 
 

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