Emily Kirtley Hanna is a partner in the firm’s litigation group with an emphasis in commercial, estate and trust and debtor/creditor rights. She is based in the firm’s Crestview Hills office.
Emily obtained her law degree from the Salmon P. Chase College of Law in 2003 and has a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Northern Kentucky University. While attending law school, Emily was a member of the Salmon P. Chase Moot Court Board and the National Trial Advocacy Team, as well as the author of the 2003 Salmon P. Chase Moot Court Competition Problem.
Since 2005, Emily has served on the board of directors (board chair 2010-2011) for the Welcome House of Northern Kentucky, which provides services for the homeless and those at risk of becoming homeless. She currently serves as chair of the board of directors for the Kenton County Library Foundation and has served on this Board since 2012. In addition, Emily previously served as an adjunct faculty member of the Salmon P. Chase College of Law, where she taught law students trial advocacy skills. Emily helped raise over $60,000 for the St. Elizabeth Medical Center Foundation in honor of her late mother, to benefit women who have or are at high hereditary risk for developing breast or ovarian cancers.
Emily is also an active volunteer at her church and her children’s school, including serving as a leader of her daughter’s first grade Girl Scout Daisy Troop. Emily resides in Northern Kentucky with her husband and three children.