More about Our Firm

Our firm was founded in 2005 by four attorneys, who left a larger firm with the goal of providing high-quality legal representation in a more client-focused and economical manner.

Today, our attorneys have a combined experience of over 60 years in the legal industry and have tried cases throughout Kentucky in state and federal trial and appellate courts. Our firm has achieved significant high marks from our peers, which include listings in U.S. News & World Report and Best Law Firms. Our attorneys are listed in Kentucky Super Lawyers and Best Lawyers and have received high ratings in Martindale-Hubbell for competency and ethics.

Our attorneys focus their practice primarily on civil and regulatory litigation matters affecting a wide range of industries, including the mining industry and healthcare. Whether you are dealing with litigation, employment matters, a workplace safety investigation, buying or selling a business or need assistance reviewing and drafting contracts, we can help.

Meet The Team

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John M. Williams

Attorney & Partner

Phone: (859) 245-1059 EXT. 1026

Areas of Practice: Mineral & Energy | Commercial Litigation | Business Organizations and Transactions | Construction Claims | Occupational Safety (Defense)

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Melanie Kilpatrick

Attorney & Partner
Phone: (859) 245-1059 EXT. 1023

Areas of Practice: Mineral And Energy | Employment Law | Education | Commercial Litigation

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Frank Miller, Jr.

Of Counsel


Phone: (859) 245-1059 EXT. 1028

Areas of Practice: General Commercial and Civil Litigation | Transportation Law | Business Organizations and Transactions | Healthcare and Insurance | Probate and Estate Planning

Why work with us?


Our partners combine more than 60 years of legal experience in these complex practice areas. Who better to represent you than an attorney with that first-hand experience?


We have worked with healthcare organizations, mines, and Fortune 500 companies across the country in matters such as hiring, regulatory compliance and workplace health and safety. We also have a lengthy track record of success in federal and state courts.


As our client, you will benefit from the collective knowledge and experience of our entire team of partners, who all bring fresh perspectives and their own unique skills to each case to help you find the best solution.

How can we help?

Contact one of our Attorneys directly to schedule a consultation. Not sure where to start? Feel free to call our firm directly at 859-245-1059 or email our Office Administrator at [email protected].


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