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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WHT Attorneys Selected to 2023 Best Lawyers in America; Two Attorneys Awarded “Lawyer of the Year”

Ward, Hocker & Thornton is pleased to announce that eight of our attorneys have been included in the 2023 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America with two lawyers included as the 2023 The Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch. Additionally, two of our attorneys have been awarded “Lawyer of the Year”. This prestigious … Continued Read More

WHT is Hiring: Associate Attorney

WHT has openings for an Associate Attorney with up to 5 years’ experience in our Lexington and Louisville offices. WHT can generally be described as an “insurance defense” litigation firm in that it routinely represents individuals, businesses and corporations through their respective insurance policies. We also directly represent insurance carriers and self-insured corporations (many of … Continued Read More

WHT Obtains Defense Verdict in Nelson County

This week, WHT partners Ashley Brown and Graham Barth obtained a defense verdict in favor of their client, Whispering Wheels Roller Rink. In this Nelson County jury trial, the plaintiff, who was attending a roller skating party at the rink, and was wearing roller skates, alleged that rink employees directed her to an alternate restroom … Continued Read More

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