Erin R. Ratliff


Practice Areas: Divorce, Child Custody, Child Support, Adoptions, Domestic Violence, Litigation, Personal Injury, Collections, Wills, Probate, Estate Planning, Contracts

Admitted: 2007, Kentucky

Law School: University of Louisville, J.D., 2007.  Student Bar Association Vice-President, Moot Court Board Vice-President, Journal of Law and Education Notes Editor.

College: University of Louisville, B.A., 2004

Member: Kentucky Bar Association

Born: Louisville, Kentucky, December 29, 1981

Erin was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky, but has practiced law continuously in Shelbyville, Kentucky since February 2008.

Erin enjoys her practice, which primarily consists of domestic relations cases.  Erin serves the Legal Aid Society as a volunteer lawyer for low-income clients and has assisted in piloting a volunteer lawyer program in domestic violence court in Shelby County, Kentucky.

Erin believes strongly in community service, and therefore served as President of the Shelbyville Rotary Club from November 2012 through June 2014.  Upon completion of her term as President, she will serve a three year term as Assistant District Governor for her Rotary district.  Erin is also active in the Younger Woman’s Club of Louisville, serving as charity ball chair 2012 – 2013 and as charities group chair 2013 – 2015.

After working as an associate in a law firm for almost three years, Erin left to open a solo practice in late 2010.  Erin then joined the firm of Mathis, Riggs, Prather & Ratliff, PSC in February 2014.

Erin loves the practice of law because it allows her to help other people through what are sometimes the worst periods in their lives.  She believes that fair and professional representation is the key to helping people overcome legal obstacles in their lives.