John E. Spainhour

John E. Spainhour

Managing Partner
Location:
Shepherdsville, Kentucky
Phone:
502-281-4731
Fax:
502-955-7000
Email:

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Real Estate
  • Estate Planning
  • Social Security
  • Banking
  • Corporate Law
  • Trials and Appeals

Litigation Percentage

  • 80% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Kentucky, 1976
  • Tennessee, 1987
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1987
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky, 1979
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky, 1987
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Tennessee, 2003
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1983
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 1993

Education

  • Vanderbilt University School of Law, Nashville, Tennessee
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence - 1976
  • University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts cum laude - 1973
    • Major: Economics and Political Science

Published Works

  • Divorce in Kentucky A Primer For Pension Valuation Kentucky Trial Lawyers Curriculum, 1989

Classes/Seminars

  • Law Office Economics, Computers, Domestic Relation, KBA, LBA, KJA
  • Trial Practice Seminar , University of Kentucky College of Law

Honors and Awards

  • Martindale-Hubble "AV" Rating, 2008 - 2015
  • Included in The Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, 2008 - 2015
  • Listed in Louisville Magazine's "Top Lawyers in Louisville", 2010 - 2015
  • Listed in Kentucky Magazine's "Kentucky Best Lawyers", 2009 - 2015
  • Included in Super Lawyers Directory
  • Included in American Trial Lawyers Association's "Top 100 Trial Lawyers"
  • Rated by Better Business Association as "A+", 2005 - 2015

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Bullitt County Bar Association, Secretary 2000; President 2002
  • Louisville Bar Association
  • Kentucky Bar Association, Life Fellow
  • Tennessee Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Kentucky Justice Association, Board of Governors, 1986 - 2008
  • American Justice Association
  • Kentucky Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys

Ancillary Businesses

  • Lecturer
  • Software Developer

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Delta Tau Delta