Theresa L. Ballard
Theresa joined the labor and employment practice group at Frost Brown Todd LLC as a secretary in July, 1976. She became the department's first labor and employment paralegal in 1989. Since then, Theresa has developed extensive experience in all areas of labor and employment law and related litigation. She has assisted with investigations by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and state/local fair employment practice agencies as well as state/federal wage and hour investigations. Theresa has assisted with several audits by the U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, and has participated in the development of numerous affirmative action plans and their annual updates. She has also assisted in preparing for the litigation of actions involving strikes and injunctive relief, trials for discrimination, wrongful discharge and other common law employment claims. Theresa also assists with the administration and preparation of collective bargaining agreements, preparing attorneys for grievance arbitration hearings, and drafting of arbitration briefs.
Further, Theresa has assisted with appeal proceedings and the filing of appellate briefs at the Kentucky Supreme Court, Kentucky Court of Appeals, U.S. Courts of Appeal for the Fourth, Sixth, Seventh, and Eleventh Circuits, and with petitions for certiorari to the United States Supreme Court.
Memberships & Affiliations
- Louisville Association of Paralegals, Past Board Member and Membership Committee Chair
- Kentucky Paralegal Association