J. Tucker Willis

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tucker.willis@whtlaw.com

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J. Tucker Willis is an attorney in the Lexington office, focusing solely on civil litigation defense. His litigation experience includes successfully handling the defense of personal injury claims all the way through trial. He regularly works with insurance companies in all aspects of civil litigation, achieving cost-effective resolutions. He has also developed a practice of handling probate matters for varying sizes of estates, and he can assist clients with estate planning.

In his early years of practice, Tucker has experience in taking numerous depositions of parties and witnesses, working with clients and expert witnesses on discovery issues and drafting and arguing motions before Kentucky’s state courts. Tucker has been instrumental in handling various construction defect, premises liability and auto cases across Kentucky and various arbitration forums.

Awards and Honors

“Kentucky Rising Star” by Super Lawyers®, 2021-2022

Memberships

Fayette County Bar Association
Kentucky Bar Association
Kentucky Defense Counsel
Kentucky Defense Counsel Young Lawyers Section
Claims and Litigation Management Alliance

Admitted to Practice

Kentucky Supreme Court, 2013

Education

J.D., University of Kentucky, 2013
B.A., Accounting, Transylvania University, 2010

Community

Southland Christian Church, Member
Jarrett’s Joy Cart

Hometown

Lexington, Kentucky