About Todd Lewis

Curriculum Vitae, F. TODD LEWIS

Email: Tlewis204@gmail.com
Phone: (502) 550-4139 (personal)

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SIGNIFICANT CLOSED CASES, TRIALS AND MATTERS

Commonwealth v. Gibson, Gibson, McDonald & Brangers (Eastern Livestock) (Metcalfe/Barren Circuit 2012), Criminal Syndication: Organized Crime; Theft by Deception (Conviction & Restitution stemming from multi-million dollar agricultural and bank fraud)

Commonwealth v. Michael Dale St. Clair (Hardin Circuit 2012), Capital Kidnapping, Attempt Murder of Police Officer (conviction and death sentence, January 2012)

Commonwealth v. Michael Dale St. Clair (Bullitt Circuit 2011), Capital Murder (death sentence October 2011)

Attorney General Public Corruption Task Force (2008 to present; task force with OAG, FBI, KSP, Dept. of Revenue)

Attorney General Election Integrity Task Force (General and Primary Elections, 2008 to present)

Commonwealth v. Mark Rapone, (Marshall Circuit) (December 2009), Rape 1st Degree, Child Under 12

Commonwealth v. Hinton (Lewis Circuit 2010), Abuse of Public Trust, Failure to Make Required Disposition of Property; Official Misconduct (Elected Official)

Commonwealth v. Ison (Elliot Circuit 2009), Abuse of Public Trust, Failure to Make Required Disposition, Official Misconduct (Elected Official)

Commonwealth v. Childress (Bullitt Circuit 2008), Rape Second Degree (Teacher)

Commonwealth v. Claudette McCracken (Jefferson Circuit) (trial May 2008), Perjury, Tampering with Public Records, Official Misconduct (Police Officer)

Commonwealth v Overson Jackson , et al (“Click Tight” Gang) (Jefferson Circuit) (trial November 2007), Criminal Syndication, Robbery, Rape, Armed Burglary

Commonwealth v. Carrie Nichols(Jefferson Circuit 2007) Financial Exploitation, Perjury, Unlawful Imprisonment

Commonwealth v. Derwin Nickelberry, et al (Jefferson Circuit 2006), Criminal Syndication, Robbery

Commonwealth v. Todd Smith & Sybil Smith, (Jefferson Circuit 2006) Theft by Deception; Theft by Failure to Make Required Disposition of Property; stemming from a nonprofit fraud

Commonwealth v. Carolyn Scoggins, (Jefferson Circuit 2006) Financial Exploitation

Commonwealth v. Sharon Frank, (Jefferson Circuit 2005) Abuse and Neglect by Caretaker; Financial Exploitation

Commonwealth v. Cecil Burks, (Jefferson Circuit 2005)Abuse and Neglect by Caretaker

Commonwealth v. Frank Smith, Jr. (Jefferson Circuit 2005) Abuse and Neglect by Caretaker, Attempt Financial Exploitation

Commonwealth v. Courtney Trowell, (Jefferson Circuit 2005) Murder, stemming from drug trade rivalry

Commonwealth v. Avram Cimmering, (Jefferson Circuit 2005) Theft by Deception, stemming from an “equity skimming” scheme by corporate landlord.

Commonwealth v. Rebecca Hughes & Bob Hughes, (Jefferson Circuit 2004) Manslaughter, Abuse and Neglect by Caretaker, Financial Exploitation

Commonwealth v. Kim Kender, (Jefferson Circuit 2003), Financial Exploitation of Disabled Adult

Commonwealth v. Dennis Lee & United Community Services, Inc, (Jefferson Circuit 2003) Misrepresentation in Sale of Business Opportunities

Commonwealth v. Timothy Beckman & Cutting Edge Services Corporation, Inc., (Jefferson Circuit 2001) Commercial Bribery, Receiving Stolen Property

PAPERS, PRESENTATIONS, AWARDS

Lafler & Frye: The Constitutionalization of Plea Bargaining, Kentucky Capital Litigation Training, Lexington, Kentucky, May 2012

Prosecuting Elder Abuse: Role of Victim Advocates, Kentucky Victim Assistance Conference, Louisville, Kentucky, April 2012

Nominee, Capital Litigator of the Year, Association of Government Attorneys in Capital Litigation, March, 2012

Prosecutors’ Response to Elder Abuse, Annual Kentucky Prosecutors’ Conference, Lexington, Kentucky, August 2011

The Criminal Discovery Process, Kentucky Capital Litigation Training, July 2010

Elder Abuse Through the Criminal Justice System, University of Kentucky Summer Series on Aging, UK Chandler Medical Center, June 2010

Financial Exploitation of the Elderly, Kentucky Bar Association Annual Convention, June 2009

OAG Investigators’ Law Updates, Office of Attorney General, August 2008 to present

Media Relations for Prosecutors, Kentucky Prosecutors’ Institute, September, 2008

Kentucky Prosecutors’ Institute, KPI, September, 2008 (trial practice trainer)

Creative Probation Conditions, Kentucky Prosecutors’ Conference, August 2008

Digital Forensics Prosecutor’s Conference, Kentucky Regional Computer Forensics Lab, June 2007

Elder Abuse: from Backroom to Courtroom, Veritas Organization, Bellarmine University, March, 2006

Strategic Use of the Rules of Evidence, Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney New Prosecutor Training Program, March, 2006

Prosecutor’s Elder Abuse Training (Film Companion to OAG Manual) (produced, scripted and filmed), Prosecutor’s Advisory Council, February, 2006

OAG Manual for the Prosecution of Crimes Against the Elderly¸ Office Of Kentucky Attorney General, Chief Editor, Contributing Author, January, 2006; update 2009

Crimes Against the Elderly: Strengthening State Responses, Council of State Governments, Annual Meeting, Wilmington, Delaware; December, 2005

Crimes Against the Elderly: Health Care and End of Life Issues, CLE Course, Kentucky Legislative Research Commission, June, 2005

Elder Abuse: Issues for Prosecutors, Kentucky Commonwealth’s Attorneys’ Association Winter Conference, 2004

Elder Abuse: Train the Trainer, Louisville Metro Police Training Academy, September, 2004

Robbery, Louisville Metro Police Department Training Academy, September, 2004

Miscellaneous Penal Code Offenses, Louisville Police Department Training Academy, August 2004

Crimes Against Seniors, Hazard, Kentucky, Area Development District, February, 2004

Crimes and Scams Against the Elderly, May 2003

Elder Abuse: Issues for Prosecutors, Kentucky Commonwealth’s Attorneys’ Association Winter Conference, 2003

Crimes Against the Elderly, International Association of Financial Crimes Investigators, Annual Conference, March 2003

Robbery, Jefferson County Police Department, Southfields Training Academy, 2002

Robbery, Louisville Police Department Training Academy, 2002

Evidence Law for Police Louisville Police Department Training Academy, 2002

Elder Abuse for First Responders Seminar, Louisville Division of Police, June 2002