Firm History

Riggs, Prather Ratliff & Bullock, Professional Service Cooperation is a successor of Shelbyville law firms that can be traced back to 1920s.

The firm as it exists today was formed on Jan 1, 1987 when Lewis Mathis, Sherman Riggs, and Don Prather joined forces and located the firm at 500 Main Street, Suite 5, Shelbyville, Kentucky. Nathan Riggs, son of Sherman Riggs, joined the firm in May of 2002, Erin Ratliff joined the firm in March of 2014, and David Bullock joined the firm in August of 2017.

Combining their expertise has given the firm broad experience in Real Estate, Criminal Defense, Litigation, Family, Corporate, Workers’ Compensation, Social Security, Disability, Wrongful Death, and Personal Injury law.  Although a General Practice firm, these specialties continue to be the focus of the firm.

The support staff include Mary Ellen White, Real Estate Paralegal; Paula McClain, Administrative Assistant; and Bonnie Slaughter, Office Manager. Their dedication and hard work keep the office running smoothly.