Michael Kunjoo Serves on Panel for 2019 Emerge Conference

WHT attorney Michael Kunjoo was chosen as a panelist for this year’s EMERGE conference held on March 12, 2019 at the University of Kentucky Gatton Student Center. Michael was part of a four person panel discussing “Coopertition”. The panelists, each from different professions, discussed their personal experiences in dealing with competition in their respective fields … Continued

WHT Attorneys Discuss House Bill 2 Changes to Workers’ Comp Law

WHT Attorneys Don Walton and Whitney Kunjoo traveled to St. Louis, MO on March 8, 2019 to discuss newly enacted House Bill 2 with clients. House Bill 2 became effective on July 13, 2018, bringing the biggest changes to Kentucky Workers’ Compensation law in twenty-two years. House Bills 2 serves as a legislative response to … Continued

WHT Sponsors JA Miss Business Dress For Your Future Fashion Show

For the second year in a row, Ward, Hocker & Thornton had the unique opportunity to sponsor the Dress for Your Future Fashion Show at the 2019 Junior Achievement Miss Business event held on March 20 in Lexington. The JA Miss Business educational workshop is designed to help young women develop a successful business and … Continued

WHT obtains Summary Judgment in Premises Liability Case

WHT attorneys Gregg Thornton, Max Smith and Josh Ellis obtained summary judgment on behalf of Divine Providence Inc. and Catholic Action Center in their case, Evie Edmonds v. Divine Providence Inc. and Catholic Action Center before Judge Bunnell in the Fayette Circuit Court. The Catholic Action Center is a non-profit one hundred and thirty-four bed … Continued

WHT Obtains Summary Judgment in Commercial Auto Claim for UIM Benefits

Gregg Thornton and Betsy Catron obtained summary judgment in their case, United Financial Casualty Company v. Jillianne Warner, in an action for declaratory relief before Judge Joseph H. McKinley in the United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky, Louisville Division. UFCC filed a complaint for a declaration of rights under the contract … Continued

WHT Named to 15th Annual Best Places to Work in Kentucky List

Ward, Hocker & Thornton has been named to the 15th Annual Best Places to Work in Kentucky list.  Every year the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce and the Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management select the Best Places to Work winners in three separate categories. This is the fourth straight year that WHT has been included … Continued

Kentucky Court of Appeals Upholds Summary Judgment Obtained by WHT Attorneys

The Kentucky Court of Appeals recently handed down an opinion affirming a summary judgment entered by the Taylor Circuit Court in favor of WHT’s client, Trace Creek Girls’ Softball, Inc.  A softball player claimed to have sustained injuries while sliding into a base during a game at Trace Creek Park, owned by the City of … Continued

Ten WHT Attorneys Named to the 2019 Kentucky Super Lawyers List

Ward, Hocker & Thornton, PLLC is pleased to announce that ten of the firm’s attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2019 Kentucky Super Lawyers publication. Attorneys Walter Ward, George Hocker, Gregg Thornton, and Gene Zipperle were named to the Kentucky Super Lawyers list. Ashley Brown, Jillian House, Whitney Kunjoo, Michael Kunjoo, Rebecca Burroughs, and Max Smith were named to the Kentucky Rising … Continued

Chad Wells and Donnie Niehaus Elected Members at Ward, Hocker & Thornton

Ward, Hocker & Thornton, PLLC is pleased to announce that attorneys Chadwick A. Wells and Donnie J. Niehaus have been elected to become Members within the firm.  The announcement was made at this year’s WHT Christmas Party on December 1, 2018. Chad Wells has been with the firm since 2001 and has focused his practice … Continued

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