Melissa Gayheart, Partner

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Melissa grew up in Pippa Passes, Kentucky.   She graduated from Eastern Kentucky University with a Bachelor’s in Business Administration, with a double major in Finance and Accounting. She then earned her J.D. from the University of Kentucky College of Law and was admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Kentucky in 1995. She now lives in the Lexington area with her husband, Brett Cavins, and their two children.

Melissa’s practice is focused on corporate law, tax, probate administration and estate planning. Her tax practice includes income and estate tax planning, compliance, and audit representation. She represents numerous small businesses and individuals.

Education
Eastern Kentucky University
Magna Cum Laude
Richmond, Kentucky
B.B.A. in Finance and Accounting, 1992

University of Kentucky College of Law
Lexington, Kentucky
J.D., 1995

Bar Admissions
Commonwealth of Kentucky 1995

Memberships
Society of Financial Service Providers, Lexington Chapter –President
The Southland Association, Inc. – Treasurer
Elder Counsel