Robert C. Chaudoin

Robert C. Chaudoin

Attorney
Location:
Bowling Green, Kentucky
Phone:
270-495-0562
Fax:
270-842-2607
Email:

Robert C. Chaudoin focuses his practice on representing the business interest of his clients, ranging from the personal business matters of individuals to the commercial needs of large corporate entities. Robert's practice balances a high volume creditor practice with hands-on trial litigation, giving clients an efficient, cost effective way to pursue matters knowing they are in the hands of a capable and willing litigator when challenges arise. 

With a solid business background that predates his law practice, Robert's perspective and experience is valuable to clients over a wide array of matters, including: real estate and business transactions, construction disputes, contract disputes, employment matters, professional negligence claims, lender liability, and probate and estate planning.

Litigation Experience

  • Obtained favorable jury verdicts on a variety of claims including:
  1. Commercial contractor facing claims of inferior workmanship
  2. Manufacturing supplier defending claims of defective product
  3. Commercial leasing company facing claim of fraudulent inducement to contract
  4. Realtor facing claim of professional negligence
  • Successfully defended realtor on claim of breach of fiduciary duty; argued and prevailed before the Court of Appeals
  • Obtained judgment in favor of regional bank regarding claims of lender liability related to financial package for houseboat manufacturer

 

Creditor Rights/Bankruptcy

  • Represents local and national lenders in foreclosure and replevin cases statewide, including manufactured housing cases
  • Represents creditors in filing and negotiating claims in Chapter 13 cases, obtaining orders for stay of relief, litigating and trying actions for dischargeability
  • Represents individual debtors in Chapter 7 and 13 bankruptcy cases


Real Estate 

  • Provides full service title and closing services for in-house and secondary market lenders on residential and commercial transactions
  • Provides opinion of title for surface and mineral rights
  • Litigates contract and boundary disputes


Estate Planning/Probate

  • Provides comprehensive estate planning for individual clients seeking wills and trusts for succession and estate tax planning
  • Probates estates
  • Litigates will contests and estate issues

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Bankruptcy
  • Foreclosures
  • Real Property

Bar Admissions

  • Kentucky, 1992
  • Indiana, 2001
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Western District of Kentucky, 1995
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of Kentucky, 1997
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana, 2001

Education

  • University of Kentucky College of Law, Lexington, Kentucky
    • J.D. - 1992
  • University of Kentucky, Lexington
    • B.S. - 1985

Honors and Awards

  • Distinguished Leadership Award, Bowling Green Alumni Association, 2003

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Warren County Bar Association, Member
  • Kentucky Bar Association, Member
  • Indiana Bar Association, Mermber
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • American Law Firm Association (ALFA), Member
  • Leadership Bowling Green, Graduate, 1995 - Present
  • Bowling Green-Warren County Habitat for Humanity, Board of Directors, 2002 - 2007
  • Bowling Green-Warren County Habitat for Humanity, President, 2006 - 2007

Past Employment Positions

  • Harned, Bachert & Denton, Attorney, 1992 - 1997
  • Farm Credit Services, Loan Officer, 1987 - 1989

Pro Bono Activities

  • Bowling Green-Warren County Habitat for Humanity, Member, Board of Directors, 2002 - 2007
  • East Wood Baptist Church, (Deacon) (Sunday School teacher), Member
  • Leadership Bowling Green Alumni Association, President, 2001

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Phi Delta Phi