Noah R. Friend

Noah R. Friend

Pikeville, Kentucky
Noah Friend has spent most of his life in Pikeville, Kentucky, and graduated from Pikeville High School. He attended the University of Kentucky for undergraduate, where he majored in History. He then attended law school at the University of Kentucky, and graduated in the top 25 of his class.

After completing law school, he spent over three years working for the United States Magistrate Judge in Ashland and Pikeville.

Mr. Friend has been in private practice since January, 2011. His practice has focused on bankruptcy, appellate practice, and federal criminal and civil litigation, including consumer rights issues, and constitutional law.  He has participated in cases filed before the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, the Kentucky Court of Appeals,and the Kentucky Supreme Court.

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

Areas of Practice

  • Bankruptcy
  • Consumer Protection
  • Criminal Law
  • Federal Criminal Law
  • Appeals


  • University of Kentucky College of Law, Lexington, Kentucky
  • University of Kentucky
    • Major: History