J. Tucker Willis




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 during the pre-trial procedures and summary judgment dismissals of suits prior to 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 premises liability and auto cases across Kentucky.

Awards and Honors

“Kentucky Rising Star” by Super Lawyers®, 2021


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


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


Southland Christian Church, Member
Jarrett’s Joy Cart


Lexington, Kentucky