News & Events

PPOA Attorneys Selected as SuperLawyers

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 O. Davis

Colleen Davis Joins PPOA

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.

Laura F. Edelen

Laura Edelen Joins PPOA

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.

Louisville Magazine’s Top Lawyers

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 […]

Relay for Life

2014 Relay for Life

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 […]

PPOA Lexington Participates in Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Event

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.

Susan Phillips Delivers Keynote at UK Law Litigation Banquet

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 […]