April Hollon Gatlin

April Hollon Gatlin

Fort Mitchell, Kentucky

April Hollon Gatlin has a breadth of experience in various areas of the law including, probate, municipality, real estate, domestic, and, litigation.  As a complex litigator and trial attorney, April has been lead attorney covering a wide range of matters including real estate, contract disputes, construction, leases, title disputes, felony defense, estates and insurance defense.  As a domestic attorney, April has represented mothers and fathers in child support, custody, visitation, guardianship and adoptions.  As a general practitioner, April has a unique understanding of the interplay between estate planning, probate and real estate and applies a multi-disciplinary approach to solving problems.

April previously served as Grant County Master Commissioner, overseeing hundreds of foreclosures per year.  She served as a City Attorney for several Northern Kentucky cities and previously was a prosecutor handling adult jury trials and juvenile court.

April has always been very active in her community.  She has served as both President of her local Kiwanis and Kindervelt chapters.  She has also served as Secretary on the Holly Hill Board and was selected as a member of the Grant County Chamber of Commerce vision 2020.

April grew up on a dairy farm in Gravel Switch, Kentucky and showed many champion dairy cattle.  Her time growing up on a farm in rural Kentucky taught her the value of hard work, honesty, and compassion toward others.  As a proud mother of four children, April understands the challenges that face families in todays world.  April resides in Union, Kentucky with her husband and law partner Jack Gatlin.  Jack and April met their freshman year at the University of Kentucky and continued on together graduating from the University of Kentucky College of Law.

Areas of Practice

  • 25% Litigation
  • 25% Estate planning
  • 25% Real Estate
  • 25% Domestic

Litigation Percentage

  • 75% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Kentucky, 2001
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky, 2002
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky, 2002


  • University of Kentucky College of Law, Lexington, Kentucky
    • J.D. - 2001
  • University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky
    • Business Administration - 1998
    • Honors: Campus Editor, Kentucky Kernel
    • Honors: Student Activities Board, Homecoming Committee
    • Honors: With Honors
    • Major: Business Management

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Kindervelt, Past Major Event Chair
  • Kentucky Bar Association, 2001 - 2016
  • Grant County Extension Board, Secretary

Past Employment Positions

  • Grant County, Master Commissioner, 2005 - 2010
  • Ackman Lorenz Gatlin Voelker, Member, 2003 - 2010
  • Pendleton County Attorney, Assistant County Attorney, 2004 - 2005
  • Gatlin & Gatlin, Member, 2001 - 2003

Pro Bono Activities

  • Holly Hill Children's Services, Board Member and Secretary
  • Williamstown Kiwanis, President
  • Boone County Schools PTA, Member, 2016
  • Grant County Chamber of Commerce, Member
  • Community Partner--Young Professionals Association
  • Vision Quest


  • English


  • Kappa Alpha Theta