Celebrating 70 Years Of Service

John H. Rompf Biography

Born in 1950 in Lexington, Kentucky, John attended primary school in Fayette County but has spent summers at his family’s home in Clark County, Kentucky. John graduated from St. Joseph Preparatory School in Bardstown, Kentucky, attended the University of Notre Dame earning a B.A. Degree cum laude in 1972, and graduated from the University of Kentucky, College of Law in 1975 earning a Juris Doctorate Degree.

John joined the law firm of White, McCann & Stewart in December of 1974 as a Law Clerk, became an Associate Attorney in October of 1975, and a Partner in 1978. He and his wife, Elizabeth Lewis Rompf, who is a retired professor in the College of Social Work at the University of Kentucky, raised their four children in Winchester.

John served on the board of the Winchester-Clark County Chamber of Commerce for nearly 30 years. He was twice named Most Valuable Board Member in 1993 and in 2010. He was Vice Chair in 1994 and Chairman in 1995 and Vice President of Business Enhancement for 3 years and Vice President of Civic Affairs for 3 years.

John was a member of the Winchester Lions Club from 1976 to 2008, and served as President in 1983, Most Valuable Member in 1984, and on the Board of Directors from 1979 to 1985. He served as a Big Brother for the Clark County Big Brothers and Big Sisters Program from 1978 to 1986, was on its Board of Directors from 1979 to 1986 where he served as Board President in 1985. He also served on the Board of the Nursing Home Ombudsman Agency of the Bluegrass from 1999 for 13 years and served as Board President in 2006 and 2007.

John Rompf Jr

John H. Rompf


Practice Areas

  • Acquisitions and Commercial Transactional Law 25%
  • Real Estate 20%
  • Estate Settlements 30%
  • Estate Planning 10%
  • General Civil Litigation 10%
  • Plaintiff's Litigation 5%


  • University of Kentucky College of Law, Lexington, Kentucky
    • J.D.
  • University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana
    • B.A.
    • Honors: cum laude


Ancillary Businesses

Bar Admissions

  • Kentucky, 1975
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky, 1979
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of Kentucky, 1979
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America, 1986


  • Jeffery Monohan, President, The Allen Company
  • Michael Flynn, GM, Winchester Municipal Utilities

Professional Associations

  • KY State Bar, Member, 1975 to Present
  • Clark County Bar, Member, 1975 to Present
  • Kentucky Bar Foundation, Life Fellow

Current Employment Positions

  • Partner

Classes & Seminars

Past Positions

Representative Cases

Representative Clients

  • The Allen Company, Lexington Kentucky
  • Winchester Municipal Utilities
  • Stop N Shop, LLC

Pro Bono Activities

  • Clark County Chamber of Commerce, 1983 to 2018
  • Nursing Home Ombudsman Agency of the Bluegrass , 1990 to 2012


Published Works

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