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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FOURTEEN WHT ATTORNEYS SELECTED TO 2022 KENTUCKY SUPER LAWYERS LIST

Ward, Hocker & Thornton, PLLC is pleased to announce that fourteen of the firm’s attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2023 Kentucky Super Lawyers publication. Attorneys Walter Ward, George Hocker, Gregg Thornton, Brian Stephenson, Gene Zipperle, Licha Farah and John Hollon were named to the Kentucky Super Lawyers list. Ashley Brown, Jillian House, Graham Barth, Tucker Willis, Max Smith, Jim Freel and Whitney Williams were … Continued Read More

Ward, Hocker & Thornton, PLLC Ranked in 2023 “Best Law Firms”

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®, for the 13th consecutive year, announce the U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” rankings. Ward, Hocker & Thornton, PLLC has been ranked in the 2023 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list regionally in 7 practice areas. Firms included in the 2023 U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms” list are recognized … Continued Read More

WHT Attorneys Obtain Kentucky Supreme Court Ruling

WHT Member Licha Farah and attorney Whitney Williams obtained a favorable ruling from the Kentucky Supreme Court this week in favor of their client, The City of Barbourville, in a premises liability action originating out of Knox Circuit Court. The Plaintiff claimed that the City was liable for damages she sustained when she burned her … Continued Read More

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