Support Staff Bios

For a complete listing of our support staff department listings and descriptions, see our main Support Staff page.

Sarah Butler

Mrs. Butler graduated cum laude from Sullivan University with a Bachelor of Science in Paralegal Studies in 2008. While in school, she served as a paralegal intern in the Domestic Violence & Child Abuse Unit at the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office. The internship developed into a full time position. In 2010, Mrs. Butler successfully completed the KPA certification exam and became a Certified Kentucky Paralegal. Mrs. Butler is a professional member of the Louisville Association of Paralegals, Kentucky Paralegal Association, and the Louisville Bar Association. Mrs. Butler is currently assigned to the Special Victims Unit.

Rachel Davis

Rachel Davis graduated from the University of Louisville in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science in English. She has been employed with the court system since 2010, where she began her career with the Office of the Circuit Court Clerk. After working in Circuit Criminal as a bench clerk, Rachel transitioned to the Civil Circuit division, handling lawsuits. Rachel ultimately comes to the Commonwealth Attorney’s Office after working for the Kentucky Court of Appeals as a case specialist. Rachel is assigned to the Violent Crimes Unit.

Shana Farmer

Paralegal for the Grand Jury. Shana graduated from U of L with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Police Administration. Post-baccalaureate in Paralegal Studies, Sullivan University; Retired detective with LMPD Financial Crimes; Retired from Kentucky Army National Guard 615th MP Det (CID); Member of River City Lodge #614; Assistant Chapter Commander, Greater Cincinnati Team (KY, OH, IN) Sheep Dog Impact Assistance; Secretary on the Board of Directors for The Coopers, support group for Louisville City FC; Certified Peer Mentor for Active Heroes.

Courtney Taylor

Courtney Taylor graduated from the University of Louisville with a Bachelor of Science in Justice Administration and minored in Communications. Courtney has also interned in the summer with the Office of the Commonwealth in Lexington, KY. Prior to working as a Special Victims Unit Paralegal, she has worked as an Assessment Case Manger
with the Department of Child Services, as well as a Pretrial Officer for the Administrative Office of the Courts.