Jane C. Higgins

Of Counsel | Lexington | 859-559-4097 | jhiggins@ppoalaw.com

Jane worked as a litigation paralegal for fifteen years before returning to school to obtain her law degree. She graduated from the University of Kentucky School of Law in 2004 and began practicing law in a large defense firm. Jane routinely handles automobile and commercial trucking accident cases, product liability cases, environmental law cases, and premises liability cases. She has tried cases throughout the state and successfully argued two cases before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

Jane joined PPOA in October 2008 and manages the firm’s Lexington office. She has received an AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell and has been a frequent speaker at the Kentucky Bar Association annual meeting.

Jane is a former citizen Foster Care Review Board member and is actively involved with Habitat for Humanity. In her spare time, she enjoys snow skiing, reading and traveling.

Legal Honors & Awards

– AV Preeminent Rating – Martindale Hubbell

Areas of Concentration

Automobile & Commercial Trucking Litigation
Products Liability
Premises Liability
– Environmental Use

Bar Admissions & Organizations

– Kentucky Bar Association
– Fayette County Bar Association
– Kentucky Defense Counsel
– U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky
– U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentuck
– U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Education

– University of Kentucky College of Law, Juris Doctor, 2004
– Eastern Kentucky University, Bachelor of Arts, Paralegal Science, 1986