Extensive experience in representing survivors of sexual abuse is not something an attorney takes lightly. It means that said attorney has gained the trust of sexual abuse survivors who are hurt, who carry often years of baggage, who seek validation and are in need of an advocate. Over the years, I have often been the first person survivors of sexual abuse have opened up to because they have come to me to help them with their many legal questions. Sometimes it starts with the question “do I have a case after all these years.” And that begins our attorney/client relationship. I am honored when a previous client reaches out to me, sometimes years later, to share their personal life experiences and their gratefulness for my guidance. Such is the case with Laura. She came to me for advice. I have been given express permission to share publicly this client’s voice as expressed in her writings. She has done this with the intention to help other survivors. Following is a link to her full letter, titled, Letter to my…
In 2014, William F McMurry was inducted into the Kentucky Civil Rights Hall of Fame. He was recognized as one of thirty-five people nominated that year in recognition for having improved quality of life in the areas of human and civil rights.
Since 2011, the number of claims against lawyers which resolved by the accused lawyer’s paying the aggrieved client in the range of between $1 million and $5 million has increased by 940%.
In 2008 I represented the family of three brothers who were tragically killed in a high speed police chase returning home from a Christmas pageant. The wreck resulted in four young boys losing their lives. While the Louisville Metro PD (LMPD) had recently established a stricter policy regarding the protocol used in high speed police car chases, I was able to show that they did not follow the “new” safer policy and won the case.
It is difficult to imagine that your favorite whiskey is the culprit of a black fungus that coats the homes, cars, stop signs, even trees of neighborhoods from Kentucky to the Virgin Islands to Scotland. The fungus – Baudoinia compniacensis, is reemerging, not just in the neighborhoods it has engulfed, but in the courtroom where attempts have been made for over a decade to make the corporations involved clean up their mess.