Jeremy Mitchell, Attorney/Member
Jeremy is one of the founding members of Bluegrass Land Title and has been practicing real estate law since 2002. Jeremy graduated with a Bachelors of Business Administration with an emphasis on economics from Morehead State University in 1999. Jeremy then obtained his Juris Doctorate from the University of Kentucky in 2002. Upon graduation from law school, Jeremy began practicing in the real estate department of Vimont and Wills, PLLC. In 2005, he left to begin his own practice and did so until forming Bluegrass Land Title in April of 2012. Jeremy resides in Lexington with his two children.
Emily Grant, Attorney
Emily has been practicing real estate law with Bluegrass Land Title since August of 2012. A native of Owensboro, Kentucky, Emily graduated with a Bachelors of Arts in Political Science from the University of Kentucky in 2007. After obtaining her undergraduate degree, Emily spent the following two years in Washington, D.C., where she worked on the leadership staff of U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell. Her experience working in the nation’s capital inspired Emily to pursue her law degree. Emily graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Law with a Juris Doctorate in 2012, and currently resides in Lexington with her husband, Chad and their precious son, Beau.
Jim Elam, Attorney
James D. Elam is presently an Attorney with Bluegrass Land Title, LLC. He has practiced real estate law with emphasis on loan closings for a period 40 years as a member of the Law Firm of Elam and Miller, PSC. In 2004, he became affiliated with First American Title Insurance Company through acquisition. He remained affiliated with First American through various business entities and most recently Bluegrass Land Title. Mr. Elam received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Kentucky College of Law and a combined degree from Eastern Kentucky University in business administration. He has extensive experience in real estate law and courtroom litigation and has served as a member of the board of directors of the Fayette County Bar Association. He has participated in numerous seminars including various compliance seminars with HUD approved instructors for the continuing legal education of Mortgage Brokers in Kentucky and most recently served as an instructor at the University of Kentucky College of Law in the Biennial case law and legislative update in real estate law. He is a co-author in the three volume set of Kentucky Real Estate Law and practice produced by the University of Kentucky. Mr. Elam is a member of the American, Kentucky and Fayette County Bar Associations. He is an associate member of the Lexington Board of Realtors and the Homebuilders Association of Lexington.
Brian Gardner, Attorney
Brian is a native and lifelong resident of Lexington, Kentucky. A graduate of Centre College, Brian earned four letters as a Varsity football player and served as Student Body President his senior year. Upon graduation Brian was presented with the Fred M. Vinson Award, named after the only Kentuckian to serve as Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. His double majors in Government and Economics prepared him for his days at the University Of Kentucky College Of Law.
Upon Law School graduation in 1984, Brian began practicing in the area of real estate and transactional law and has continued to do so since that time. Brian was recognized as the Outstanding Young Alumni of Centre College in 1995. He has also served on various boards and community groups. In 1990 Brian was the President of the Lexington Jaycees and selected that year as one of the most outstanding local chapter Presidents in the United States. Brian served the local bar as President of the Fayette County Bar Association in 1999-2000.
Since 2001 Brian has served as an adjunct Professor of Business Law at Transylvania University. Additionally Mr. Gardner gives seminars and presentations to local realtor groups and others based upon his perspective and experience of nearly 25 years practicing transactional and real estate law and currently serves as President of the Mortgage Bankers Association of the Bluegrass.
Greta Nunnally Pittenger,Attorney/Louisville Market President
Bluegrass Land Title is very pleased to announce that Attorney Greta Pittenger has joined us in our Louisville Market. Greta is a licensed Kentucky attorney and lifelong resident of Louisville, Kentucky.
Greta joined Bluegrass Land Title in September of 2017. She began practicing real estate law shortly after law school. Since that time, Greta has worked with numerous real estate agents, loan officers, buyers, and sellers to facilitate a smooth and worry-free closing process. She prides herself on providing outstanding customer service, constant communication, and overall efficiency.
Greta earned her B.S. in Finance and Accounting from the University of Kentucky and her Juris Doctorate from the University of Lousiville Brandeis School of Law. As a law student, Greta clerked for several boutique law firms and for the Jefferson County Attorney’s Office, where she completed projects in criminal, civil, and administrative law. She has found her home at Bluegrass Land Title! Greta resides in Louisville with her husband, Ben, and their beloved Golden Retriever, Harvey.