Meet Borders & Borders

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J. David BordersJ. David Borders was born in Lebanon, Kentucky in 1938. While raising four children with his wife, Margo, and working full time as an electrical engineer, David returned to law school (graduating cum laude in his class at the University of Louisville in 1971) to fulfill his dream of becoming an attorney. He quickly honed in on real estate law as his passion because it gave him a chance to help thousands of people fulfill the American dream of homeownership. Quickly earning a reputation as a kind and extremely competent attorney, David has represented hundreds of lenders and thousands of individuals over the years in real estate transactions. When not practicing law, you’ll find David in his workshop, making fine furniture for his children and grandchildren. David is a member of the Kentucky Bar Association.

John BordersJohn D. Borders, Jr. started working with his father in 1989 after earning degrees in journalism and then law at the University of Kentucky. John focuses his practice on real estate transactions in Kentucky. In addition to handling closings, he also prepares contracts, creates wills and works with probate matters. John has served on the forms committee of the Greater Louisville Association of Realtors since the mid 1990s. He is a member of the Louisville and Kentucky bar associations as well as the Florida bar. John handles the majority of the firm’s pro bono work. John is married to jewelry designer Cindy Borders, and they have three children.

Harry BordersHarry B. Borders joined the firm in 1991 after graduating in the top ten percent of his University of Kentucky law school class. Harry also has an engineering degree from the University of Louisville. In addition to real estate closings, Harry sets up companies (limited liability companies and corporations), handles IRS section 1031 tax-deferred exchanges, and works closely with real estate investors. Harry is a frequent instructor of real estate law courses at the Greater Louisville Association of Realtors. He is a member of the Louisville and Kentucky bar associations. Harry is also a member of the Kentucky Real Estate Investors Association.
Harry travels annually to Central America with Hand in Hand Ministries to help build hope for the poor of the region. Harry has four children.

Jennifer FieldsJennifer Fields graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Law in 1996 after completing her B.S. in biology from Milligan College. After working with Kentucky’s Fish and Wildlife Department in Frankfort, Jennifer joined the firm in 2001. She focuses her practice on real estate transactions, real estate investors, foreclosure purchases, business formations and IRS section 1031 tax-deferred exchanges. Jennifer is a member of the Kentucky, Indiana and Louisville bar associations. She is also a member of the Kentucky Real Estate Investors Association. Jennifer grew up in Louisville and now lives in Prospect, Kentucky with her husband, Mitch, and their two children.

Anne Scholtz HeimAnne Scholtz Heim joined Borders & Borders in 2010. Anne grew up in Louisville and graduated from the University of Kentucky, focusing on journalism and political science. She then earned her law degree, cum laude, in 1998 at the Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville. Anne’s career has focused on real estate closings and other property law issues, estate planning and probate matters, and business formations and transactions. Anne also spent several years working as a case law editor with LexisNexis, a global legal publishing company.
Anne is a member of the Louisville and Kentucky bar associations and is an active volunteer with industry, school, church and civic groups in the Louisville area.
Anne lives in Prospect with her two children, and in her free time she loves to play tennis, read and attend her sons’ sporting events.

Laura KazlauskasLaura Kazlauskas joined the firm in 2007 after working as a staff attorney for Circuit Court Judge James D. Ishmael in Lexington, Kentucky. Laura earned her law degree from the University of Kentucky after graduating from Furman University in South Carolina with a B.S. in political science. Laura focuses her practice on real estate closings and also represents estates in probate matters. Laura grew up in Clover, South Carolina, just south of Charlotte. She now lives in Louisville with her husband, Jeremy. Laura serves on the board of directors of the E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park Foundation. Outside of work, Laura enjoys reading and exercising.
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