Catie Coldiron Joseph



Catie Coldiron Joseph is an attorney in Ward, Hocker & Thornton’s Lexington office. She was recently named 2024 Kentucky Rising Star by Super Lawyers. Catie was recognized as Kentucky Defense Counsel’s 2023 Young Lawyer of the Year. She earned her J.D. from the University of Kentucky College of Law in 2017. While there she was the Special Features Editor of the Kentucky Law Journal.  She was also a member of Moot Court Board and a Legal Intern with the College of Law’s Legal Clinic.

Prior to coming to WHT, Catie gained valuable experiences as a staff attorney for Fayette Circuit Court Judge Kimberly N. Bunnell.

J.D., University of Kentucky, 2017
B.A. in International Studies, Centre College, 2014

Lexington, KY

Kentucky, 2017
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky, 2021
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky, 2022

Kentucky Bar Association
Fayette County Bar Association
Kentucky Defense Counsel

2024 Kentucky Rising Star by Super Lawyers

2023 Recipient of the Kentucky Defense Counsel’s Young Lawyer of the Year Award.

Best Second-Year Staff Editor, Kentucky Law Journal