Shawn E. Cantley
Shawn Cantley is an attorney and entrepreneur based in Louisville, Kentucky.
He is a founding member of Bahe Cook Cantley & Nefzger PLC. During
his legal career, Mr. Cantley's practice has focused primarily on
health care law and
Legal Background & Practice
Mr. Cantley began his legal career as a litigation associate at Stites
& Harbison PLLC, one of the largest defense firms for corporations,
physicians, and insurance companies in the Southeast. Prior to attending
law school, Mr. Cantley was an insurance claims adjuster and a District
Director for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (in addition to years
of waiting tables).
Mr. Cantley earned his Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from the Brandeis School
of Law at the University of Louisville, graduating with honors. While
in law school, he made Law Review and was later selected as Senior Editor
of the Law Review. Mr. Cantley also has a Master of Arts (M.A.) degree
in National Security Studies from California State University, San Bernardino
and a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree from Cal State Fullerton.
A Knowledgeable Legal Partner
Shawn Cantley is one of a select number of Kentucky attorneys to have been
elected by his colleagues to serve on the Board of Governors of the Kentucky
Justice Association (also known as the Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys).
He serves on several civic organizations and is a past member of the Publications
Committee of the Kentucky Bar Association.
Prof. Cantley also served as an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University
of Louisville School of Law, teaching Civil Litigation Skills to senior
law students with his wife and law partner, Vanessa Cantley.