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Kaplan Johnson Abate & Bird LLP believes that our firm must actively promote access to the arts and support the charitable institutions that provide much-needed services to our community. Our lawyers provide leadership on many nonprofit community boards, including:

  • Centerstone of Kentucky (current Board Chair)
  • Coalition for the Homeless
  • Jewish Heritage Fund for Excellence (Board Chair 2016-2018)
  • The Louisville Orchestra
  • Eastwood Fire Protection District
  • The Healing Place
  • Media Law Resource Center
  • Maryhurst
  • Kentucky Governor’s Scholars Program
  • Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)
  • Stage One
  • Boys and Girls Haven
  • Lakeside Board of Directors

Supporting the Community and the Arts

In additional to our individual contributions to various local nonprofit organizations, our firm annually provides support to the arts and charitable initiatives, which our partners believe will enhance the quality of life in the community.

Louisville Orchestra

Kaplan Johnson Abate & Bird LLP is a regular sponsor of Louisville Orchestra events, typically sponsoring a full orchestra event each calendar year. Examples of events the firm has sponsored include Classics: The Jazz Influence – Festival of American Music II, featured a performance by Teddy Abrams of George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue, and Classics: Schumann & Brahms, in which pianist Jorge Federico Osorio joined the Louisville Orchestra in performance.

Fête De La Musique Louisville

Kaplan Johnson Abate & Bird LLP was a 2018 sponsor of Louisville’s annual all-day musical celebration. Held on the day of the summer solstice, Fête De La Musique is an outdoor music event held in downtown Louisville. Our firm joined with other sponsors who supported this unique community event, including Alliance Francaise de Louisville, Mayor Greg Fischer, Louisville Metro Special Events, Do502, Fourth Street Live! Entertainment District and the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts. For more information, click here.

Doctors And Lawyers For Kids – Ramble 5K

Doctors & Lawyers for Kids is a medical-legal partnership that joins the Louisville Bar Association, Legal Aid Society and University of Louisville Department of Pediatrics in a common mission: addressing legal needs that affect the health and well-being of indigent children and their families. For the third straight year, Kaplan Johnson Abate & Bird LLP had a major presence at the annual Ramble 5K fun run held at Beckley Creek Park to raise funds for this program. To learn more, click here.