Meet Our Firm

Burnett & Griffin, PLLC, is a firm with deep Kentucky roots. Both principal attorneys, Mary Burnett and Cynthia Griffin, are Kentucky natives committed to helping local residents with their most pressing legal needs. Mary Burnett

Mary Burnett spent her childhood in rural Meade County. Her early experiences seeing how quality legal representation could make a powerful positive impact on people's lives encouraged her to return to the region after law school to provide affordable, effective services to Kentucky residents. She guides clients through Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy and practices personal injury and probate law.

Cynthia Griffin grew up on a farm near Hodgenville. She moved to Virginia to attend law school and to start practicing law, Cynthia Griffin then returned home to begin raising her family. Her legal focus with the firm includes:

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Providing You With The Legal Support You Need, From Start To Finish


Our attorneys are assisted by intake specialist Gina Hagan, who will gather all the relevant information our firm needs to begin our relationship with you.

Another key staff person is client services coordinator Sheila Tannehill. Sheila began her career in nursing and achieved a certified legal nurse consultant designation before joining our firm. She is a 20-year geriatric nurse with experience in home health, rehab, hospital and nursing home care.


Sheila oversees much of the community outreach for our organization, including speaking engagements, participation in local events and contributions to local media.

Gina and Sheila help us stay in close contact with what our geographic community needs in terms of legal awareness and connection. They are home-grown professionals who interact with our clients on a daily basis and partner with Mary and Cynthia to ensure that our clients' needs are met.

Experience Big-City Quality, Small-Town Service

Our staff is dedicated to maximizing your comfort as we guide you step by step through your legal issues. We serve clients in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, as well as Hardin County and surrounding locations. To get started, call our office at 270-506-0246 or email us via our online contact form.

We are a debt relief agency. We help people file for bankruptcy relief under the Bankruptcy Code.