Larry Roberts
Fayette County Attorney

201 East Main Street
Suite 600
Lexington, KY 40507

Phone:
(859) 254-4941

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Victim Advocate Program

The Fayette County Attorney’s Office, Victim Advocate Program, provides victims of domestic violence professional assistance through the court system. The Victim Advocate Program assists anyone who has been the victim of domestic violence occurring in Fayette County. It is our responsibility to offer and coordinate quality comprehensive victim services to crime victims and those wishing legal protection through civil domestic violence court. Our services include: crisis intervention for crime victims and their families, guidance through the criminal and the civil justice system, court support, safety plans, and referrals to community agencies and organizations. Additionally, we serve as a liaison with law enforcement agencies, courts and corrections, and provide assistance with crime victims’ compensation and VINE information and 911 mobile phones.

 

Pati Coulter

PATI COULTER – Program Director. Pati has over 30 years of experience in the arena of family violence. She was previously employed by Comprehensive Care’s Forensic Unit providing group treatment with the Batterer’s Intervention Program. She received her Master's Degree in Social Work from the University of Kentucky. She is a certified social worker (1996) and certified domestic violence counselor (1999) from the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
Contact Pati at (859)226-1808 or Pati.Coulter@fayettecountyattorney.com.

JenniferKelder

JENNIFER KELDER – Victim Advocate. Originally from Lexington, Kentucky, she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Public Relations from Eastern Kentucky University in 1998. After working for three years at the University of Kentucky Center on Drug and Alcohol Research, she joined our office in 2003.
Contact Jennifer at (859)226-1870 or Jennifer.Kelder@fayettecountyattorney.com.

 

 

KELLY WELLS – Victim Advocate. From Russell, Kentucky, she graduated from Eastern Kentucky University with a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and a Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology. She has worked in victim services for over 25 years in various agencies across the state including the YWCA Spouse Abuse Center, and the Friend of the Court. She has been with the County Attorney’s Office since 2010.
Contact Kelly at (859)226-1861 or Kelly.Wells@fayettecountyattorney.com.

Kristen Wilson 

 

KRISTEN WILSON – Victim Advocate. A Lexington native, she has a Bachelor of Arts in Social Work from the University of Kentucky, and a Master of Science Degree in Social Work from the University of Louisville. She has been with the County Attorney’s Office since 2011. Before coming here, she was a victim advocate with the Brenda Cowan Coalition. Kristen has work experience in therapeutic foster care, and child guidance counseling for local, private, and public schools.
Contact Kristen at (859)254-4941 ext. 865 or Kristen.Wilson@fayettecountyattorney.com.

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