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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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

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

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