Crystal D. Friend

Crystal D. Friend

Partner
Location:
Pikeville, Kentucky
Phone:
606-262-6067
Fax:
502-716-6158
Email:

Ms. Friend graduated from Rutgers University in 2005 where she studied both International Policy and graduated with a double major in both International Environmental Policy and Middle Eastern Studies.  Upon graduation, Ms. Friend worked as a personal banker for J.P. Morgan Chase bank.  There she learned all aspects of both personal and business banking, including lending and investments.


In 2013, Ms. Friend graduated from the Appalachian School of Law with her Juris Doctorate.  She was awarded the Book Award for Appellate Procedure and won the oral arguments school championship.  From there, she spent the next two years working as a federal clerk for the Eastern District of Kentucky.  In the fall of 2015, Ms. Friend joined the Noah R. Friend Law Firm and has a primary focus in adoption, bankruptcy, appellate practice, federal criminal and civil litigation, including civil rights litigation, wills & trusts, and immigration law.


Her bankruptcy practice includes extensive litigation involving automatic stay violations, discharge violations, and preferential transfers.

Areas of Practice

  • Adoptions
  • Bankruptcy
  • Appeals
  • Federal Litigation
  • Wills and Trusts
  • Immigration Law

Bar Admissions

  • Kentucky, 2013
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky, 2013
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky, 2013

Education

  • Appalachian School of Law, Grundy, Virginia
    • J.D.