Angela L. Edwards to be named Chief Executive Officer of Lawyers Mutual Insurance Company of Kentucky
Louisville, KY – Angela L. Edwards will join Lawyers Mutual Insurance Company of Kentucky on February 5th. She will assume the position of Chief Executive Officer on July 1, 2018.
During this interim period Ms. Edwards will work closely with Asa P. “Pete” Gullett, Lawyers Mutual’s current Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer, the company staff, and the Board of Directors. Upon assuming the position of Chief Executive Officer, and in partnership with the Board of Directors, Ms. Edwards will be responsible for company policy, planning, and directing day-to-day company operations.
Mr. Gullett will step down from his position on July 1st. He will continue to work at Lawyers Mutual as assistant claims counsel, offer CLE presentations, and be a resource on legal malpractice matters for Kentucky lawyers.
Lawyers Mutual President Ruth Baxter, said, “The Board and staff are pleased to welcome Ms. Edwards. Her leadership and experience in litigation, malpractice defense, and finance ensure a strong foundation for understanding company operations and the unique mission of the company to serve the Kentucky Bar. We are pleased that Pete Gullett will continue to offer his expertise and service to the organization in his new role as assistant claims counsel.”
Prior to joining Lawyers Mutual, Ms. Edwards was a partner in the Litigation Department of Dinsmore & Shohl, LLP. She practiced in the areas of ERISA litigation, commercial litigation, and accountant and attorney malpractice defense litigation. Ms. Edwards received a juris doctorate degree from the University of Kentucky College of Law and her bachelor’s degree in Finance from Transylvania University. She currently serves on the Visiting Committee of the University of Kentucky College Of Law. She is on the Board of Regents for Transylvania University, and the Board of Trustees for the University of Kentucky. She has served as a commissioner of the Executive Branch of the Ethics Commission and President of the Louisville Bar Association.
Located in Louisville, Lawyers Mutual Insurance of Kentucky (LMICK) is the only professional liability insurance company created by Kentucky lawyers for Kentucky lawyers. Since issuing its first policy in 1987, Lawyers Mutual has stayed true to its fundamental mission of assuring that Kentucky lawyers have available liability insurance at competitive rates, provide outstanding claims service, and support the Kentucky Bar with risk management information and CLE programs, featuring ethics and malpractice prevention themes.
For more information, contact Nancy Meyers at 800-800-6101 or visit www.lmick.com.