Allison Grogan Buckley


P 859-288-7433

F 859-259-0649


250 West Main Street

Suite 1600

Lexington, KY 40507

Allison Grogan Buckley is a member of the Firm's Real Estate and Lending Service Team.  She concentrates her practice in real estate, construction and immigration law.

  • Representative Matters 
    • Drafting deeds conveying real estate to and from businesses, trusts, trust beneficiaries and individuals.
    • Assisting in the drafting of commercial loan documents including mortgages, security agreements, promissory notes, guaranties, trademark assignments and amendments extending lines of credit.
    • Assisted nationally recognized railroad company in multi-million dollar acquisition of several miles of right-of-way.
    • Provided local counsel opinions in connection with a variety of multi-state loan transactions.
    • Represented landlords and tenants in various commercial lease transactions.
    • Regularly represents lenders in foreclosure of commercial and residential properties.
    • Regularly performs commercial and residential title examinations.
    • Represents employers in securing various forms of nonimmigrant visas (H, L, E) for professionals.
    • Assisted healthcare provider in obtaining J-waiver for physician employee.
  • Honors 

    • Recognized by her peers as a Kentucky Super Lawyers® Rising Star, 2016-2018
  • Education 

    2010 - J.D., University of Kentucky, Order of the Coif, Real Estate Transactions CALI Award, Kentucky Law Journal Business Manager, Moot Court Board

    2006 - B.A., magna cum laude, (English Writing and Spanish), DePauw University

  • Presentations 
    • "Title Search and Examination Fundamentals," NBI "Title Law From Start to Finish" Seminar, Louisville, Kentucky (June 2015)
    • "The Title Insurance Commitment and Closing Letters," NBI "Title Law From Start to Finish" Seminar, Lexington and Louisville, Kentucky (June 2015)
    • "Employers' Guide to Compliance with Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act," Indiana Society for Human Resource Management ("SHRM") Speaker Series (January 2013)
    • "How to Get Sued:  HR Errors to Avoid," Wyatt Employment Law Seminar for HR Professionals and In-House Attorneys, Co-Presented with Courtney Samford, (April 2012)
  • Professional Activities and Memberships 
    • Fayette County and Kentucky Bar (Young Lawyers Division; Women Lawyers Section) Associations
    • Vice President, Bluegrass Families First, Inc.
    • Pro Bono Representation, Lexington Habitat for Humanity, Inc.
    • Co-Chair of Wyatt's Corporate Giving Program for LexArts
    • Board of Directors, Grogan's Healthcare Supply, Inc.
  • Admissions 
    • Kentucky
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky
  • Publications 
    • "Legal Aspects of Horse Farm Operations," (4th ed. 2014), University of Kentucky College of Law, Office of Continuing Legal Education, Contributing Author.
    • "Restraints on Alienation of Coal Leases," Thirty-Third Annual Energy & Mineral Law Institute, Vol. II (2012), Energy & Mineral Law Foundation, Contributing Author.
    • "The Title Insurance Commitment and Closing Letters," NBI "Title Law From Start to Finish," (2015).