Dettman is a local personal injury attorney who is trying to help his clients
and his community.
very grateful to Louisville. My community involvement is personal,” said
Dettman, an attorney and head of Dettman Law. “We try to sponsor local
adoption and foster care organizations, like Via Colori or Wednesday’s Child.
We’ve also helped raise money for a van that went to an orphanage in Malawi,
Africa. I built my family this way and never would have been able to do so
without Louisville and our community.“
is also a Louisville booster. His firm sponsors The University of
Louisville Hockey Team and the University of Louisville Rugby Team.
and his wife moved to Louisville from Florida when she took a job as a
journalist at WLKY-TV. Soon, they fell in love with the city, and
realized they wanted to put down roots here.
up in Fort Lauderdale as the oldest of four brothers,” Dettman said.
“College at Johns Hopkins, followed by Stetson Law. Our plan was to move on
when my wife’s contract expired. It never happened. We love it here. I have
four kids now, and it’s a great family city.”
is the proud dad of two 6-year-old daughters from Malawi, a country in
southeast Africa with spectacular highlands and extensive lakes. He’s
also in the process of adopting his two young foster sons.
member for two years, Dettman is eager to give back to the community.
anyone out there runs a local non-profit or charity, please enter it for our
Month of Giving,” Dettman said. “In February every year we try to bring
awareness to the community by giving away $200 a day to local non-profits.”
said his law firm has donated to all types of non-profit groups, including
animal rescues, homeless shelters, and foster care organizations. He often
posts videos of charities the firm has helped to increase their
visibility. Non-profits wanting more information can find it at:
Instagram: @lawdettman; Twitter; @trackmylawyer; www.louisville-injury-lawyer.com.
said he loves waking up every day and going to work as an attorney. What
sets his firm apart is the litigation and trial work, and the client
communication. Dettman believes if you have a lawyer you should be able
to speak to him or her. He also believes your lawyer should be willing to
take a case to trial to get maximum value.
third grade I was reading books about winning arguments,” he said. “Wasn’t any
fun for my parents or teachers, but I was always meant to be a lawyer. I’m
lucky that I can use a skill to help people.”