Louisville Divorce Attorney Claudette W. Patton | Cordell & Cordell

Claudette W. Patton

Senior Litigation Attorney

Louisville divorce attorney Claudette W. PattonLouisville divorce attorney Claudette W. Patton excels at client care and thrives in situations where she is counseling, mediating, and litigating on behalf of her client.

Advising her client of the best possible outcomes with a healthy dose of realism is a hallmark of her client care philosophy.

“Family law allows me to have direct client interaction and I’m able to use my background in law, education, and leadership to solve different family issues,” Ms. Patton said.

Ms. Patton is an intuitive listener who invests her time with clients so they can target the best outcome in a difficult situation.

“This ability helps me to focus on an optimistic outlook and assist clients to redefine their goals and purpose as they traverse through a difficult life chapter,” she said.

Ms. Patton wants her clients to trust that they are in excellent hands as she dedicates her practice to zealous representation and excellence in client care.

“This is tempered by a realistic and honest discussion on potential legal outcomes while knowing a client’s best interest is paramount,” she said.

Licenses & Admissions

Ms. Patton is licensed to practice in Kentucky.


Ms. Patton earned her Juris Doctor from Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville. She also received her M.Ed. from the University of Louisville.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Cordell & Cordell, Ms. Patton practiced family law, custody, divorce, adoptions (domestic, international, foster to adopt), dependency abuse and neglect, wills and estates, special needs trusts, and elder care and abuse.


  • Kentucky Bar Association, 1986

Speeches, Seminars, & Publications

  • Super Lawyers: Ethical Implications of Stress, Burnout and Substance Abuse – CLE program
  • Ethical Considerations in Advising our Aging Clients – CLE program
  • John Maxwell Certified Speaker