top of page

Sheldon L. Haden

  • Education: 

    • University of Louisville, B.A., summa cum laude (1997)

    • University of Louisville, J.D., cum laude (2001)

  • Admitted to the Bar: 2001, Kentucky

  • Memberships:

    • Kentucky Bar Association​

    • Louisville Bar Association

    • Kentucky Association for Justice

    • Women Lawyers Association for Jefferson County (President 2013)

    • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys

    • Louis D. Brandeis American Inn of Court

  • Awards:

    • Paul G. Tobin Pro Bono Service Award 2011​

    • Outstanding Volunteer Attorney 2004

Sheldon Haden is an attorney with over 20 years of experience. Sheldon started her career at Stites & Harbison, a large regional law firm, where she defended hospitals, doctors, manufacturers, and various companies against claims. After 10 years at Stites, Sheldon decided to change hats and represent the victims of such claims. She has never looked back. In addition to her litigation experience, Sheldon spent over 2 years as a staff attorney to all 14 judges on the Kentucky Court of Appeals gaining appellate expertise. She has also practiced elder law, estate planning, and probate law.  


Sheldon has spoken about and published various articles and chapters regarding trials, settlement/mediation, and medical malpractice. In February 2009, she was featured in Today's Woman Magazine.   


Sheldon has volunteered her time to the Domestic Violence Advocacy Program, Legal Aid, Commonwealth Theatre Center, her neighborhood’s swim team, and to her children’s schools. 

Sheldon and her husband, Chris, a fellow plaintiff's attorney, have three teenage children: Atticus, Zoey, and Samantha. 

bottom of page