At Ward, Hocker & Thornton we have a singular focus: results. Located in Kentucky, we are a regional civil litigation firm concentrating in insurance defense. Since 1984, our attorneys have partnered with clients to take on their most important and complex legal issues. With powerful industry knowledge and meaningful personal connections, we work to deliver our clients quality results. 

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Ashley Brown Named KDC Defense Lawyer of the Year

Ward, Hocker & Thornton, PLLC is pleased to announce that Member Ashley K. Brown has been named Defense Attorney of the Year by the Kentucky Defense Counsel. Ashley was peer nominated and selected by the KDC for the award. Award recipients will be recognized at the 2017 KDC Fall Seminar held at the Marriott Griffin … Continued Read More

Ashley K. Brown Selected to 2017-2018 Leadership Lexington Class

Ward, Hocker & Thornton Member Ashley K. Brown has been named to the Leadership Lexington Class of 2017-2018. Ashley is one of fifty class members selected to participate in the program that is designed to cultivate Lexington leaders.  Leadership Lexington is a leadership development program sponsored by Commerce Lexington and directed toward individuals who demonstrate … Continued Read More

Walter Ward Named to The Best Lawyers in America

Ward, Hocker and Thornton, PLLC Member, Walter A. Ward, was named in The Best Lawyers in America® 2018. Additionally, he was recognized as the 2018 Lexington Workers’ Compensation Law- Employers “Lawyer of the Year”. Only a single lawyer in each practice area and community is honored with a “Lawyer of the Year” award. Walter was a … Continued Read More

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