Mr. Adams has practiced law for over thirty years and had been licensed in Kentucky, Indiana and Massachusetts. Mr. Adams is a 1974 graduate of the University of Louisville School of Law and started his legal career in a dual role as a prosecutor and handling complex civil litigation. He has practiced at all levels of the court system, including the United States Supreme Court. He has represented private businesses and been legal counsel for local economic development agencies in the public sector. He has been trained as a mediator, concentrating in resolution of disputes related to technology and the computer industry.
He has lectured on subjects including formation of businesses, entrepreneurship, business litigation, and the use of limited liability companies as a business strategy and an estate planning technique. He has frequently presented seminars to various industry groups the Kentucky Bar Association, and other organizations on technology problems and solutions, as well as on e-commerce and business management issues for lawyers. He has taught an adult education course for the Jefferson County Public Schools on “Entrepreneuring” and starting a small business.
A major area of his practice involves representation of entrepreneurs and small to medium-sized businesses, which are embarking on or engaged in issues relating to electronic commerce.
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He is the principal of a business consulting company, and is a founding equity member and member of the executive committee of Intellas, a multi-disciplinary technology and business management consulting company.
He was president of The Entrepreneur Society, and a co-founder of the Bluegrass Inventors Guild. He served on the Board of Directors of KNITE (Kentucky Network of Information Technology Enterprises) until it merged with the Advanced Technology Council (ATC) and has served on the Board of the successor organization, the Technology Network of the Greater Louisville Region (TeN), as well as on the Board of The Venture Club of Louisville.
He is an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Louisville, Brandeis School of Law and also volunteers his time as a Certified Mentor with the Louisville chapter of SCORE, a resource partner of the United States Small Business Administration.
He has contributed to a number of publications, including the Courier Journal, Business First and TechRepublic. He has also written a monthly column for Louisville Computer News on legal issues related to the computer industry and is writing a book, which is being concurrently published online and in print, on how to start an E-commerce business.