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Caroline Boeh Baesler is Associate General Counsel for the University of Kentucky working in the Office of Legal Counsel's Academics, Finance, Students & Athletics Group.  Ms. Baesler has more than twenty years of legal experience in the private and public sectors. 

Along with the Academics, Finance, Students & Athletics team, Ms. Baesler assists the University community in matters involving contracts and compliance, procurement, IT, real estate, employment and HR, public safety, athletics, and other internal finance and administration functions.

Prior to joining the University, Ms. Baesler worked at Foundations Human Resources Consulting in financial, business development, and consulting roles.  Before that, she served as General Counsel for the Kentucky Cabinet for Economic Development, the Commonwealth's primary state agency responsible for encouraging job creation and retention, as well as new investment, in the state.  Ms. Baesler has also worked in private practice focusing on the areas of business and commercial litigation, creditors' rights, employment law, and state taxation law, and spent ten years as a Law Clerk for the Chief Judges of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky.

Ms. Baesler was raised in Paducah, Kentucky, and graduated from Centre College (cum laude) with Bachelor of Science degrees in mathematics and economics and management.  She received her law degree from the University of Kentucky College of Law (with high distinction) where she was an Articles Editor for the Kentucky Law Journal. 

B.S., Centre College (cum laude)

J.D., University of Kentucky College of Law (with high distinction)