Sean P. Paris


Sean P Paris

Louisville, Kentucky

Pearson & Paris is general practice firm with a focus on criminal defense. We offer comprehensive legal solutions to meet the needs of businesses and individuals. Pearson & Paris is known for outstanding service to our clients and for our proven ability to solve even the most complex problems.

Sean P. Paris is one of the founding members of Pearson & Paris, who manages the Kentucky office, where he practices in the areas of criminal defense, family law, civil litigation, to include commercial litigation, personal injury law and real estate disputes. He also practices in the area of estate administration and probate law.

Pearson & Paris, P.S.C. serves the greater Louisville metro area to include Oldham County. Indeed, Sean P. Paris hails from Louisville where he graduated from Ballard High School. He earned a degree in criminal justice from the University of Louisville in 1993 and he attended the Salmon P. Chase College of Law in northern Kentucky where he earned his law degree in 1996. Mr. Paris now calls La Grange his hometown. Mr. Paris is licensed to practice law in Kentucky and Colorado and he brings well over 20 years of trial experience to any litigation matter.

With more than 50 years of combined practice experience between our two founding attorneys and a long track record of success across the firm, we successfully handled many difficult cases across the legal spectrum and have collectively taken well over 1000 cases to trial.

Areas of Practice

  • Business and Commercial
  • Child Support
  • Contracts
  • Criminal
  • Drug Crimes
  • Sex Offenses
  • Custody
  • Divorce
  • DUI
  • Elder Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Family Law
  • Insurance Defense
  • Probate
  • Real Estate Law
  • Trademarks
  • Traffic
  • Wills

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Colorado, 1997
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado, 1997
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 2008
  • Kentucky, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky


  • Northern Kentucky University, Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Highland Heights, Kentucky
    • J.D. - 1996
  • University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky
    • B.S. - May, 1993
    • Honors: With High Honors
    • Major: Police Administration

Published Works

  • Contributing Columnist for a Legal Column, Park County Flume newspaper

Honors and Awards

  • Certificate of Recognition Presented by FBI Director Robert S. Mueller, III
  • Commendation - Park County Sheriff - Operation "I Luv U Guys"
  • Martindale-Hubbell Top AV rating
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyer in Criminal Defense, National Trial Lawyers

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Colorado Bar Association, September 1, 1997 - Present
  • Jefferson County (1st J.D.) Bar Association, June 1, 2009 - Present
  • Colorado Special District Association, Associate member, June 1, 2012 - Present
  • Faculty of Federal Advocates, November 1, 2006 - Present
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Louisville Bar Association

Past Employment Positions

  • Pearson, Horowitz, & Burnett, P.C.
  • Park County District Attorney's Office, Senior Prosecutor


  • Dutch
  • Flemish
  • French