Alfred S. Joseph  III - Stites & Harbison, PLLC

Alfred S. Joseph III

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1983

Fred Joseph has been an attorney for more than 45 years, earning a national reputation in real estate law. Fred was the first attorney to receive the March of Dimes REACH Award given annually to a person whose commercial real estate activities and community service have significantly enhanced the Kentuckiana Area.  He was also honored by induction into the Atherton High School Hall of Fame.

A transactional lawyer, he focuses on all aspects of real estate law with an emphasis on affordable housing, commercial lending and land use.

Before Stites & Harbison

After law school, Fred was Assistant Counsel in the Office of Economic Opportunity in the Executive Office of the President. He was Assistant Counsel to the Civil Rights Oversight Subcommittee of the Judiciary Committee of the U. S. House of Representatives.

Wesleyan UniversityBA 1965University of Michigan Law SchoolJ.D. 1968
American College of Real Estate LawyersAmerican Bar AssociationKentucky Bar AssociationLouisville Bar Association

Case History

  • Lead attorney representing the Louisville Metro Housing Authority in the award winning $200+ million HOPE VI Park DuValle Revitalization and the $235 million Clarksdale Hope VI Revitalization, and the $255 million Sheppard Square Revitalization
  • Counsel to The Cordish Company in the $75 million revitalization of Louisville Galleria as 4th Street Live 
Real Estate — Lead real estate counsel to the Louisville Regional Airport Authority in the Heritage Creek Innovative Housing Program 

Client Comments

"Mr. Alfred Joseph is very dedicated to providing the best possible service to his clients. He is always responsive to inquiries and questions and is easily available by phone or email. He is very capable and knowledgeable in all aspects of real estate law as a result of several years practice. He is consistently thorough and provides sound legal advice and assistance in all matters."

-Wavid Wray
Deputy Executive Director-Financial Services
Louisville Metro Housing Authority

"Alfred Joseph is outstanding on all fronts."

-Stephen Gault
Stephen C. Gault Co.

Office Location

400 West Market Street, Suite 1800
Louisville, KY 40202-3352
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2014 Lawyer of the Year in Real Estate Law of the Louisville Metro Area2013 Lawyer of the Year in Land Use and Zoning Law of the Louisville Metro Area2010 Lawyer of the Year in Real Estate Law of the Louisville Metro Area
Alfred S. Joseph III has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2014!Alfred S. Joseph III has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2013!Alfred S. Joseph III has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2010!

Practice Areas

Land Use and Zoning Law (Land Use, Real Estate, Redevelopment, Zoning)
Real Estate Law (Affordable Housing, Commercial, Finance, Government Real Estate, Industrial, Land Use, Tax Certiorari, Zoning)

Other Information

Gender: Male