Whitney Rowe is a native of Eastern Kentucky. She graduated from Pikeville College in 2015, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Social Work. She went on to earn her Juris Doctorate from Northern Kentucky University’s Salmon P. Chase College of Law in 2021.
Early on Whitney knew she was committed to advocating for and defending others. This allowed her to tailor her law school experience to achieve that goal. Throughout law school, Whitney had the opportunity to work as a law clerk for the Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy in Rowan and Kenton Counties. Working with the DPA provided an invaluable education and skill set for working with individuals who need help the most.
Prior to attending law school, Whitney worked in the field of substance abuse treatment as both a counselor and case manager. During that time, she assisted individuals battling addiction in regaining control of their lives and achieving sobriety.
Whitney’s background in public service, through social work and her time with the DPA, has provided her with a unique perspective of the court system. She understands the importance of utilizing community resources and working with other professionals to address all needs of the client.
Whitney’s practice is varied and includes all areas of family law, including but not limited to divorce, grandparents’ rights, custody, child support, time-sharing, prenuptial agreements, paternity, termination of parental rights, guardianship, abuse, neglect, dependency and extensive work as a Guardian ad Litem for children. Whitney’s practice also includes criminal defense, ranging from traffic violations, misdemeanors, and felonies.
Outside of work, Whitney volunteers her time as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) for children in Madison and Clark Counties. This allows her to advocate on behalf children who have experienced neglect or abuse.