Chapin grew up in Louisville swimming for Plainview Swim Club, Triton Swimming, and lettered each of her four years on the varsity swim team at Eastern High School. In her senior year at Eastern, Chapin began competing in mock trial and knew then that she would one day become a litigator.
Chapin went on to attend college at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Virginia. There she continued to compete in mock trial, and won awards for her work as an advocate at the Regional and Opening Round Championship levels of American Mock Trial Association competitions. In her senior year at Mary Washington, Chapin worked for Livesay & Meyers, P.C. in Fredericksburg with the head of the firm’s criminal defense team. She graduated manga cum laude with her Bachelors in Political Science in May 2012 after just three years of study.
After obtaining her degree, Chapin returned home to attend the University of Kentucky College of Law. There she competed for UK’s Trial Advocacy Board (TAB), and was recognized for her work as an advocate by winning the Best Advocate Award at the 1L Competition, and in receiving scholarships for her work in her second and third years. Chapin competed in the National Trial Competition for UK in her second and third years, and she and her partner finished fourth in the Sixth Region both years. In her third year, Chapin served as Vice President of TAB, and graduated with the prestigious Trial Advocacy Board Outstanding Trial Advocate Award. Chapin also was a Pupil of the Central Kentucky Inn of Court in her third year. Chapin received her J.D., cum laude, from UK in May 2015.
While in law school Chapin worked for the Office of the Kentucky Attorney General, Special Prosecutions Unit, as well as for the civil litigation defense firm of Golden & Walters, PLLC / Walters Meadows Richardson, PLLC. After graduation Chapin moved back to her hometown of Louisville to join the Sheffer Law Firm. She currently practices in premises liability defense and medical malpractice defense. Chapin was admitted to the Kentucky bar in 2015.
When not at the office, Chapin enjoys decorating her house, reading in front of her fireplace, and trying all the recipes in current issues of “Southern Living”.