Ellen C. Ray Associate


Location Lexington, Kentucky Email @ Phone 859-721-2268 Fax 859-523-3857


Ellen Ray is an Associate at RGCM in the firm’s Probate, Estate and Trust Administration, and Estate Planning practice.   In that role, she will also assist clients with guardianships, estate litigation and other related matters.

Ellen received her J.D. from the University of Kentucky College of Law in 2021, where she served as a Notes Editor for the Kentucky Law Journal, Vol. 109 and as President of the Moot Court Board. She received the award for the Best Appellant Brief for the Harlan Writing Club in addition to the CALI Award for the highest grade in Legal Research and Writing. Ellen received her B.A. from Centre College in English with a minor in Sociology.

Prior to joining RGCM, Ellen served as a Staff Attorney to the Honorable David A. Lanphear for the 8th Judicial Circuit, Division 3.  In that role, she gained valuable experience in the area of family law and learned much about family dynamics and navigating family conflict, which will serve her well in her current probate, estate and trust administration practice.

In her free time Ellen enjoys cooking, traveling, and cheering for the Kentucky Wildcats.

Bar Admissions

  • Kentucky, 2021


  • University of Kentucky College of Law, Lexington, Kentucky
  • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence – 2021
  • Centre College, Danville, Kentucky
  • B.A., Bachelor of Arts – 2018

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Fayette County Bar Association, Member 2022-Present
  • Kentucky Bar Association, Member 2021- Present