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Patrick T Schmidt - Louisville, KY

401 West Main StreetSuite 1400 Louisville, KY 40202

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Updated: 09/22/2023

Louisville Business Transactions & Organizations (M&A) Lawyer


Patrick T. Schmidt is a member in the Louisville firm of Tilford, Dobbins, & Schmidt, PLLC where he practices in the areas of business law and transactions, real estate, tax, and estate planning.

Patrick received his B.S. in Accounting in 1989 and J.D. in 1992 from the University of Kentucky. He is a member of the Kentucky and American Bar Associations, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Kentucky Society of Certified Public Accountants...

About Patrick T Schmidt

Practice Areas

  • Business Transactions & Organizations (M&A)
  • Business & Commercial Law
  • Banking
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Construction Law


  • 10%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Member


  • English


Bar Admissions

  • Kentucky, 1992
  • U.S. Tax Court, 2007

Specialties and Certifications

  • Certified Public Accountant, Kentucky, 1994
  • Certified Public Accountant, Kentucky Society of CPA's
  • Member, AICPA
  • Member, Kentucky Society of CPA's

Other Affiliations

  • Kentucky Bar Association, 1992 - Present (Member)
  • Louisville Bar Association (Member)
  • American Bar Association, 1992 - Present (Member)
  • Kentucky Society of CPA's, 1994 - Present (Member)
  • AICPA, 1994 - Present (Member)


  • University of Kentucky College of Law, Lexington, Kentucky
  • University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky
    Major: Accounting

Fraternities and Sororities

  • Pi Kappa Alpha
  • Beta Alpha Psi

Past Positions

  • Coopers & Lybrand, Tax Manager, 1992 - 1998
  • Ernst & Young, Tax Manager, 1998 - 1999

Pro Bono Activities

  • Board Member of the Louisville Independent Business Alliance
  • Kentucky Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth
  • Former Member, The Clifton Center, Kenwood Montessori School
  • Board Member of The James Graham Brown Cancer Center
  • Past Chair of the ABA Young Lawyers Tax Committee
  • Past Board Member of the Louisville Bar Association Tax Committee
  • Board Member, University of Kentucky Alumni Association
  • Past Board Member, Kentucky Chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
  • Past Coach, Triathlon Team, Team in Training program for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Classes and Seminars

  • “The process of selling a business and related legal and drafting considerations”, 15th Biennial Business Associations Law Institute, University of Kentucky Office of Continuing Legal Education
  • “Exit stage right- family business succession planning”
  • “Real Estate broker liens in Kentucky”
  • “Drafting Acquisition documents (practical mechanics and examples)” - mergers and acquisitions: nuts and bolts, NBI
  • “Employee vs. independent contractor: difference you need to know and document planning tips”, 16th Biennial Business Associations Law Institute, University of Kentucky Office of Continuing Legal Education


Other Sources of Feedback About Patrick T. Schmidt

Included on the 2024 Kentucky list

Past Lists

  • 2023 Kentucky Super Lawyers list
  • 2022 Kentucky Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Kentucky Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Kentucky Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Kentucky Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Kentucky Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Patrick T. Schmidt on Super Lawyers


  • AV peer review rating from Martindale-Hubbell
  • Named as One of the Top Lawyers in Louisville, Louisville Magazine for 2012, 2013, and 2014
  • Recognized as a Kentucky Super Lawyer


Office Information


401 West Main StreetSuite 1400 Louisville, KY 40202


  • 502-584-2318


Representative Cases

  • PBI Bank, Inc. vs. Schnabel Foundation Co, 392 S.W. 3d. 421 (Ky. App. 2013)
  • John S. Ford, Trustee for the Marie Ford Family Trust vs. Rhoda Faller, et al., 439 S.W. 3d 173 (Ky. App 2014)

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