Poppe Law Firm®

Justice Plaza 8700 Westport Rd, Louisville, KY 40242

(502) 895-3400

(855) 864-8949

Attorneys and Team Members


  1. Hans Poppe®

    At only thirty-years of age, Hans made the decision to start his own firm. The dynamic success of The Poppe Law Firm comes as no surprise to anyone who knows Hans. He is passionate about the work he does and the people and small businesses he represents.
    Meet Hans
  2. Scarlette Burton Kelty

    A graduate from the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law in the top 10% of her class, Scarlette joined Poppe Law Firm as a clerk while attending Brandeis and studying for the Kentucky bar. After passing the bar in October 2011, she was invited to join our firm as an associate.
    Meet Scarlette
  3. Kirk Laughlin

    Kirk Laughlin is an Associate Attorney with the Poppe Law Firm. A native of greater Louisville, Kirk won multiple awards throughout high school, college, and law school in moot court and other law-related competitions. He has continued to have success in the court room as an advocate for his clients since joining the Poppe Law Firm in 2013.
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  4. Taylor Richard

    Taylor Richard is an Associate Attorney at the Poppe Law Firm. A native of Jackson, Wyoming, Taylor graduated near the top of his class from the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law in 2018. He worked as a public defender in Louisville prior to joining the Poppe law Firm in 2019.
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  1. Jami Engwer

    Jami has worked in the legal field since 2010 and obtained her degree in Paralegal Studies in 2012. Since joining...
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  2. Thea Lura

    Thea was raised in Mitchell, South Dakota, home of the world’s only Corn Palace. She graduated from the University of...
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  3. Maristela Mendes-McCoy

    Maristela Mendes-McCoy is a seasoned Paralegal with over 10 years of experience in the legal field, specialized in litigation and...
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Administrative Personnel

  1. Terri Shultz

    Since joining the Poppe Law Firm, Terri has come to love working in the civil litigation field. Terri works daily with clients, attorneys, and staffers to make sure every client’s case is given the attention needed to move forward.
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  2. Mary Sumpter

    Mary was born and raised in Louisville, KY. She graduated from Waggener High School in 1996 and earned a degree...
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