Djenita Pasic is a multinational, multilingual business attorney with experience in mergers and acquisitions, general corporate, international law, and trade compliance matters. For eight years she has practiced law with Frost Brown Todd as a member of its International Services Group. She has also counseled a number of European and American businesses in their business and legal matters through her consulting company, Brainswork USA, where she continues to serve as General Counsel and Chief Networking Officer for the United States. Since 2005, Djenita began a teaching career as visiting professor at international business schools teaching International Commercial Contracts in Lebanon and France. She has also taught transactional corporate courses as an adjunct professor at her alma mater, Louis D. Brandeis School of Law at University of Louisville.
As a partner at Pasic and Lewis, Djenita has joined Todd Lewis to assist the growing immigrant population in the Louisville Metro area. Her practice is now focused on the needs of ordinary people who have been injured or wronged and who do not know how to navigate the complex legal system in the United States. Together with Todd Lewis and their network of colleagues versed in various areas of law, Djenita has been assisting her clients in need of representation in personal injury, workers’ compensation, social security disability, workplace discrimination, estate planning, immigration and other matters.
As a passionate advocate for civil and human rights, Djenita is a member of many non-profit organizations, and serves on the Boards of Directors of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) http://www.aclu-ky.org/, the Kentucky Refugee Ministries http://www.kyrm.org/, among others. Since her permanent resettlement to the United States due to the war in her home-country of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Djenita has been a vocal advocate for Bosnian immigrants, locally and nationally. She serves on the boards of Bosnian-American Advisory Council for Bosnia and Herzegovina, and is a founding member and former President of the Bosnian-Herzegovinian-American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She has received numerous recognitions and awards for her civic engagements and is often an invited speaker and participant at various events. Djenita is married to Dr. Resad Paya Pasic, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. Their daughter Ema lives and works in Boston, Massachusetts.
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