Emily T. Cecconi

Emily T. Cecconi


Phone (502) 562-0050


Emily T. Cecconi joined Diana L. Skaggs + Partners, PLLC in 2018, following her graduation from the University of Kentucky College of Law with a Juris Doctor Degree, Cum Laude. Ms. Cecconi’s interest in family law began when she worked as a law clerk for a Kentucky circuit court judge during the summer following her first year in law school. While working toward her degree, Ms. Cecconi served as a certified legal intern with the University of Kentucky College of Law Legal Clinic. As a member of the U.K. Legal Clinic, Ms. Cecconi used a limited license to advise, counsel, and represent indigent clients in a variety of civil legal matters, including divorce and advanced directives. Prior to law school, Ms. Cecconi graduated Cum Laude from Bellarmine University with a B.A. in English and Political Science.


  • J.D. University of Kentucky College of Law, 2018, Cum Laude
  • B.A. in English and Political Science, cum laude, Bellarmine University, 2015
  • Bar Admissions and Professional Memberships
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Kentucky Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division 2018-Present
  • Kentucky Bar Association, Family Law Section 2018-Present
  • Louisville Bar Association, Family Law Section 2018-Present


  • Alan T. Slyn and Hon. Richard A. Revell 29th Annual Domestic Relations Update, Louisville Bar Association, Louisville, 2020.
  • “Case Law Update” Nuts and Bolts of Family Law, Louisville Bar Association, Louisville, 2019
  • Alan T. Slyn 28th Annual Domestic Relations Update, Louisville Bar Association, Louisville, 2019.


  • 2019
    • Cross-Examination: A Lawyer’s Only Chance to Testify, Louisville Bar Association, Louisville, KY
    • Divorce for Farmers, National Business Institute, Web
  • 2018
    • Court of Appeals Family Case Law Update and Appellate Practice Tips,Louisville Bar Association, Louisville, KY
    • Kentucky Bar Association 2018 New Lawyer Program, Louisville, KY
    • Bankruptcy in Divorce, National Business Institute, Web

Recent Posts

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Do I Have to Pay Child Support if I Have my Children Half of the Time?

In Kentucky, child support is calculated using the statutory guidelines provided in KRS 403.212. These guidelines take into account the monthly gross income of both parents and the number of children requiring support. The base child support obligation is divided between each parent in proportion to their respective incomes. Unfortunately, the child support guidelines were...
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Do I Get to Keep My Inherited Property in my Divorce?

One question that frequently arises in the context of divorce is whether one spouse may claim rights to another spouse’s inheritance that was acquired either before or during the marriage. At divorce, property is classified as either marital or nonmarital. Nonmarital property is restored to each spouse as his or her separate property and marital...
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