About Nima

Hard Worker

  • Nima Kulkarni moved to the United States when she was six. Her parents, Suhas and Surekha, left their life in India to seek improved opportunities for Nima and her brother Nikhil.
  • Her family knew that working hard was important to their new life as Americans and they owned and operated the 8 to 8 grocery store in Germantown where Nima and Nikhil worked delivering groceries.

Champion of Public Education

  • Educated in the Jefferson County Public School System
  • Graduate of Atherton High School
  • B.A. (English) University of Louisville
  • Master of Business Administration (M.B.A), University of Louisville
  • J.D. from David A. Clarke School of Law, University of DC

Practicing and Recognized Lawyer

  • Owner, Indus Law Firm specializing in immigration, employment and business law.
  • Member of both the Georgia, Kentucky and Louisville Bar Associations.
  • Juris Doctor (J.D.), University of the District of Columbia’s Antioch (Now the David A. Clarke) School of Law.
  • 2013 Business First 40 under 40

Community Involvement

  • Serves on the board of Community Foundation of Louisville, Louisville Public Media, the Indian Professional Council of Kentucky, and the Beaded Treasures Project, which empowers refugee and underprivileged women in Louisville.
  • Member of Greater Louisville Outstanding Women (GLOW), Rotary Club of Louisville, and serves as County Ambassador for the Greater Louisville International Professionals (GLIP).
  • Volunteers for New Americans Initiative, dedicated to educating, engaging and building awareness of immigration and immigration-related issues in our community.


  • Nima lives in the St. Joseph’s neighborhood of District 40 with her partner Raegan Maddox.