Spencer J. Brooks


Phone (502) 589-4440

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Spencer J. Brooks is a Partner at Goldberg Simpson. His practice centers largely on family law, including divorce, child custody, child abuse and neglect, domestic violence, and child support. He joined the firm after spending six years as a staff attorney to two different Family Court Judges in Jefferson County Family Court. That experience has given him an insider’s understanding of the judicial decision-making process.

Mr. Brooks has lived in southern Indiana since 2004, shortly after he graduated from Indiana University – Bloomington with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature. In 2010, he decided to pursue his life-long dream of becoming an attorney. He received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law in 2013. While in law school Mr. Brooks was the recipient of a fellowship in administrative law and his work as Senior Notes Editor on the University of Louisville Law Review won an award from the National Conference of Law Reviews.

Mr. Brooks is a member of the Kentucky Bar Association, as well as the Family Law section of the Louisville Bar Association.

Education & Professional Memberships

Indiana University Bloomington, B.A. English Literature, 2004

University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, J.D., 2013

Kentucky Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division

Louisville Bar Association, Family Law Section.

Selected Honors

Donan Fellowship in Administrative Law

Best Practices in Editing: Streamlining the Editing Process, 30 NAT’L CONF. L. REV. 203 (Spring 2014).

Scanning the Horizon: The Past, Present, and Future of Neuroimaging for Lie Detection in Court, 51 LOUISVILLE L. REV. 353 (Spring 2013).