Meet Our Family

Benjamin J. Humphries, attorney at law

Born in Knoxville, Tennessee and raised in Hopkinsville, Kentucky. Ben is proud to have been selected as a McConnell Scholar and received a full scholarship to the University of Louisville where he studied and received a Bachelor Degree in Political Science. Ben was then awarded a scholarship to attend the University of Louisville Law School. After law school Ben moved to Elizabethtown to be near his family and to work with his cousin John Scott. Ben then started his own practice in 2008 and then went into practice with his good friend Lewis Graham, whom he met in law school.

Together, Ben and Lewis have handled every type of case, but soon realized that the people of Hardin County and Elizabethtown could not get the enhanced type of estate planning that was available in bigger cities. So Ben and Lewis joined a nationwide program called Lawyers With Purpose with the goal of learning about asset protection, irrevocable trusts, Medicaid applications and they both have been through the Practice With Purpose Program, in which they were trained on trusts and Medicaid and asset protection. Ben is married to Susan O’Brien Humphries and they have five children, and they attend Memorial Methodist Church. Ben is also in Rotary, and is in charge of the Memorial Food Pantry which serves over 1,000 people in need with food every month in connection with Helping Hand of Hope.


Lewis H. Graham, attorney at law

Lewis was born and raised in Hardin County, Kentucky. He is from White Mills and is a retired engineer, a farmer, and a graduate of the University of Kentucky with a degree in Mechanical Engineering, and a graduate of the University of Louisville Law School. Lewis is a registered mechanical engineer and Attorney. Lewis also passed the Patent Bar and was licensed to do patent law. Lewis is the chairman of the Board for the White Mills Christian Church, is married to Sheri Graham, and has four children. Lewis is in charge of the cooking for the White Mills Days Celebration and the annual Bridge Lighting. Lewis also helps manage his family’s farm, while also teaching the children and youth at White Mills Christian Church. Lewis began his practice with Roxanne Smalley and then started his own office before joining with Ben Humphries to form Humphries & Graham. Together, Ben and Lewis joined a nationwide program called Lawyers With Purpose with the goal of learning about asset protection, irrevocable trusts, Medicaid applications and they both have been through the Practice With Purpose Program, in which they were trained on trusts and Medicaid and asset protection.

Sarah Pait

Sarah Pait is our Drafting Coordinator. Sarah creates all word processing for the firm, including firm correspondence, trust drafting, wills, health care proxies, Powers of Attorneys, Deeds, and Petitions. She was born and raised here in Elizabethtown. She is a graduate of East Hardin High School in Glendale, KY. Her husband is Billy Pait, she has three children, Laura, Ryan and Rachel and one granddaughter, Adelyn Sarah.

Susan Humphries

Susan Humphries is our Marketing Coordinator. She schedules our workshops, works with our print media and is in charge of scheduling events for our customers and assisting with our maintenance program. Susan also manages our office finances and payroll. She was born and raised here in Elizabethtown. She is a graduate of Central Hardin High School in Cecilia, KY. Her husband is Ben Humphries and she has five children, Carlie, John Lewis, Ella, Claire and Martha.

Sherry Whalin

Sherry Whalin is our Client Services Coordinator. Sherry will schedule your meetings, go over any details you have questions about to help you through any areas of concern to guide through each step of our process easily. Sherry was born in Louisville, Kentucky and lives in the Bullitt County area. Sherry is a graduate of Holy Rosary Academy in Louisville, Kentucky and has an Associate’s Degree in Paralegal Studies. She is married to Denzil Whalin and has a son, Dakota, a step-son, Thomas and one granddaughter, Melody Leane.

Vincent Coale

Vincent Coale is our Funding & Probate Coordinator. He assists transferring assets into a trust and assists with the process of probate for clients. He will go over details of your trust assets and answer questions about the probate process. He was born and raised in Southern Illinois. He is a graduate of Fairfield Community High School in Fairfield, Illinois. He also graduated Eastern Illinois University with a degree in accounting. His wife is Marilyn Coale. He has two children, Robert, and Beth and three grandchildren, Izzy Coale, Olive Darland and Margaret Coale.