Joe Effinger and Matt Piekarski successfully defended a premises liability action brought against Norton Hospitals, Inc. Plaintiff claimed damages resulting from an incident involving water being discharged from an air conditioning unit. After several days of evidence, a Jefferson County jury returned a defense verdict.
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John “Jack” C. Phillips, Matthew J. Wheatley, and Ryan D. Nafziger have recently been hired as new associates in the Louisville office. Jack graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Law in 2015 and spent a year as a clerk for The Kentucky Supreme Court before joining the firm this summer. He is the […]
William Orberson and Joseph M. Effinger were selected as SuperLawyer® in Civil Litigation Defense; John W. Phillips, Susan D. Phillips, and John F. Parker were selected in Medical Malpractice Defense; and Patricia Le Meur, M. David Thompson and Nicholas R. Hart were chosen as Rising Stars for 2015.
Colleen Davis recently passed the Kentucky Bar Exam and joined the firm as an Associate. Colleen graduated from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri in 2014, and clerked with PPOA during the summer of 2013. Colleen is a native of Lexington, Kentucky. Her practice will focus primarily on medical and professional liability.
After finishing two summers as a law clerk with PPOA, Laura Edelen has agreed to join the firm as an Associate following her graduation from the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law in May 2015. Laura is a native of Bowling Green, Kentucky, and completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Kentucky.
Founding partners, John Phillips and Susan Phillips, were recognized in Louisville Magazine’s 2014 list of “Top Lawyers.” John was recognized as a top lawyer in the fields of Medical Malpractice Law – Defense and Professional Malpractice Law – Defense. Susan was recognized as a top lawyer in the fields of Medical Malpractice Law – Defense […]
On May 30, 2014, PPOA participated in its 14th consecutive Relay for Life and raised $6,953 for the American Cancer Society. This year brought PPOA’s total contributions to more than $100,000. In the months before the event, PPOA raised funds through other efforts, including hosting a silent auction and the firm’s weekly inter-office “casual for […]
On May 12, 2014, Jennifer Jabroski, Carrie Laughlin, and Langdon Worley of the Lexington office of PPOA participated in an event for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The Lexington office has regularly supported the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation for several years.
On April 21, 2014, Susan Phillips gave the keynote address at the University of Kentucky College of Law Litigation Banquet. Susan, and PPOA, have been long-time supporters of UK’s Trial Advocacy Board and U of L’s Moot Court Program, serving regularly as volunteer judges at local, regional and national trial competitions. PPOA believes that the […]
PPOA is excited to announce that David Thompson and Tricia Le Meur have been named partners of the firm. David joined PPOA in 2008 after practicing for seven years in Washington DC and Northern Virginia. During his time at the firm, David has successfully defended physicians, hospitals, as well as other professionals and entities in […]
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