Scott County Criminal Lawyers

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James J. Varellas
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James J. Varellas

Kentucky Criminal Law Attorney with 43 years of experience

University of Kentucky College of Law6th Circuit, Kentucky, U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky, U.S. Supreme Court and Florida
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Adam Stotts
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Adam Stotts
Scott County, KY Criminal Law Lawyer with 10 years of experience
(502) 383-1550 102 East Main Street
Suite 4
Georgetown, KY 40324
Free ConsultationCriminal, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Family
University of Louisville
Stotts Law, PLLC is a solo practice, offering legal services over a broad geographical area, including Fayette, Bourbon, Woodford, and Scott Counties, and other surrounding areas upon request. Areas of practice include family law, divorce, child custody and time sharing, adoption, child support, domestic violence, and more.
Richard M. Rawdon
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Richard M. Rawdon
Scott County, KY Criminal Law Lawyer
(502) 863-5400 142 east main st
PO Box 1481
Georgetown, KY 40324
Criminal, Animal, Arbitration & Mediation and Consumer
John Elliott Cornett
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John Elliott Cornett
Scott County, KY Criminal Law Lawyer with 34 years of experience
(502) 868-5300 112 North Court Street
Georgetown, KY 40324
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Northern Kentucky University
A member of National College for DUI Defense, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Kentucky Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Kentucky Bar Association Criminal Law Section (KBA), Kentucky Bar Association Worker's Compensation Section, American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys
Ashley Nicole Larmour
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Ashley Nicole Larmour
Scott County, KY Criminal Law Attorney
(859) 813-5614 102 E. Main Street
Suite 7
Georgetown, KY 40324
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Ohio Northern University
William Cowper Pauley III
Scott County, KY Criminal Law Lawyer
(502) 863-4007 203 E Main St
Georgetown, KY 40324
Criminal and DUI
Charlie Perkins
Scott County, KY Criminal Law Attorney
(502) 863-9809 209 E Main St
Georgetown, KY 40324
Criminal, DUI and Real Estate
Amy Rebecca Duncliffe
Scott County, KY Criminal Law Attorney
(502) 863-6263 107 N Hamilton St
Georgetown, KY 40324
Criminal
Cameron Culbertson
Scott County, KY Criminal Law Lawyer
(502) 863-7870 198 E Washington St
Georgetown, KY 40324
Criminal
David Edward Higdon
Scott County, KY Criminal Law Lawyer
(502) 863-5515 203 E Main St
Georgetown, KY 40324
Criminal and DUI
Bing Bush
Scott County, KY Criminal Law Attorney
(502) 863-5066 213 E Main St
Georgetown, KY 40324
Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
John Elias Dutra
Scott County, KY Criminal Law Lawyer
(502) 863-9995 216 N Hamilton St
Georgetown, KY 40324
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Rocky McClintock
Scott County, KY Criminal Law Lawyer
(502) 863-2751 115 S Hamilton St
Georgetown, KY 40324
Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
Sharon Renee
Scott County, KY Criminal Law Attorney
(502) 868-0065 130 N Hamilton St
Georgetown, KY 40324
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Estate Planning
Brent Cox
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Brent Cox
(859) 258-2269 709 Millpond Road
Lexington, KY 40514-1561
Fayette County, KY Criminal Law Lawyer with 12 years of experience
Criminal, Insurance Claims, Personal Injury and White Collar Crime
The Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law
Brent has been practicing law since 2008 when he became a judicial law clerk/staff attorney to the Hon. Jeffrey T. Burdette, Chief Judge, 28th Judicial Circuit, and Chief Regional Circuit Judge, Cumberland Region. As a law clerk/staff attorney, Brent worked on matters ranging from death penalty cases to will contests, business litigation, and property claims. Brent received his B.A. in English from the University of Kentucky and his J.D. from the Ohio Northern University College of Law. During law school, Brent became a member of Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity and the American Constitution Society. He...
Bradley Clark
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Bradley Clark
(859) 493-8528 333 W. Vine St.
#300
Lexington, KY 40507
Offers Video ChatFayette County, KY Criminal Law Lawyer with 11 years of experience
Criminal, DUI, Traffic Tickets and White Collar Crime
University of Kentucky College of Law
Whether you are looking at a simple speeding ticket or a capital murder we are ready to take your problem head-on. If you are charged with a crime or under investigation for one, contact my office today.
Philip Coleman Lawson
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Philip Coleman Lawson
Franklin County, KY Criminal Law Attorney with 9 years of experience
(502) 605-9900 124 Clinton St.
Frankfort, KY 40601
Criminal, Administrative, Personal Injury and White Collar Crime
University of Louisville
Philip Coleman Lawson was born in Pineville, Bell County, Kentucky, the son of two lawyers. He attended Centre College in Danville, Kentucky. After graduating from Centre, Philip enrolled at the University of Louisville, Brandeis School of Law. While at UofL, Philip was an active member of the Moot Court Board and UofL’s Kentucky Intrastate Mock Trial Team. Philip also clerked for mid-size firm in Louisville, Kentucky and for former Chief Judge Hon. Sara W. Combs of the Kentucky Court of Appeals in Frankfort, Kentucky.

After law school, Philip moved to Frankfort to became a Trial Attorney...
Todd W. Burris
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Todd W. Burris
Fayette County, KY Criminal Law Attorney with 13 years of experience
(859) 252-2222 301 E. Main St.
Suite 1000-A
Lexington, KY 40507
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
University of Kentucky College of Law
Todd W. Burris is the founder and principal attorney at the Law Office of Todd Burris, PSC, helping people in Lexington and communities throughout Fayette County who have suffered personal injury or wrongful death due to the negligence or wrongful conduct of another. A native of Lexington, Todd Withers Burris grew up on a farm in neighboring Jessamine County until his family moved to Lexington when he was eight. He attended Henry Clay High School and later went on to earn his undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Kentucky. After graduating law school in the top third...
Kirby J. Fullerton
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Kirby J. Fullerton
Fayette County, KY Criminal Law Lawyer with 8 years of experience
(859) 971-0060 271 West Short Street
Suite 101
Lexington, KY 40507
Free ConsultationCriminal and Immigration
University of Kentucky College of Law
My practice is primarily focused on immigration law. I represent clients in removal proceedings before the immigration courts and the Board of Immigration Appeals. I also assist clients in filing petitions with the Department of Homeland Security (e.g., DACA, victim visas, asylum and family-based) and the Department of State (i.e., visas). Our firm CF Abogados also handles criminal, family and civil matters. We speak Spanish, Portuguese and Italian. We offer free consultations and would be happy to assist you. As an army brat, I lived in South and Central America for much of...
John Crafton Cornett
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John Crafton Cornett
Fayette County, KY Criminal Law Lawyer with 18 years of experience
(859) 255-2889 155 East Main St.
Suite 101
Lexington, KY 40507
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
University of Kentucky College of Law
The Cornett Law Firm offers clients representation across a variety of case types, including but not limited to, criminal defense litigation, domestic and family law disputes such as divorce and child custody, and personal injury cases. The primary focus is on representation of criminally charged clients, whether it be misdemeanors, felonies or federal charges. In addition, we represent and assist clients in the handling of protective orders, probation violations and various motions.
James J. Varellas
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James J. Varellas
Fayette County, KY Criminal Law Attorney with 43 years of experience
(877) 634-1519 249 W Short St
#201
Lexington, KY 40507
Free ConsultationCriminal, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home and Personal Injury
University of Kentucky College of Law
John Edward Reynolds
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John Edward Reynolds
Fayette County, KY Criminal Law Lawyer with 23 years of experience
(859) 881-1725 101 W. Short Street
Suite 300
Lexington, KY 40507
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
University of Kentucky College of Law
Mr. Reynolds is a former Fayette Circuit Court Judge and a graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Law. He has over 20 years of legal experience focusing on litigation, including personal injury and criminal defense.
Jeffrey Ray Prather
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Jeffrey Ray Prather
Franklin County, KY Criminal Law Attorney with 18 years of experience
(502) 696-5337 1024 Capital Center Drive
Frankfort, KY 40601
Criminal and Appeals
University of Louisville
Jeff began his legal career as a public defender in 2002. In his first felony trial, he earned an acquittal for his client. In 2005, He began representing the Commonwealth of Kentucky as an Assistant Attorney General. For the next ten years, Jeff was a special prosecutor and he tried cases throughout Kentucky. During that time, he was also appointed as a Special Assistant United States Attorney to assist with federal cyber-crimes prosecutions. As an appellate attorney, Jeff has briefed cases for the Kentucky Supreme Court and the Court of Appeals, argued before the Court of Appeals, and handled habeas...
Candice Combs
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Candice Combs
Fayette County, KY Criminal Law Lawyer with 2 years of experience
(859) 227-7977 395 Redding Road
#216
Lexington, KY 40517
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatCriminal, DUI, Domestic Violence and Family
Liberty University School of Law
Obtain legal advise from someone who takes time to listen! I am a caring lawyer who combines a compassionate heart with solid legal knowledge.

After traveling throughout the world raising a Navy family of five, I have seen the good, the bad and the extremely impoverished. My heart has always been to provide the highest level of empathy while evaluating the best outcome for any situation.

A Kentucky native, eastern KY to be specific, I know what people face in this ever changing landscape we call, "life"!

Do not look for a good lawyer, look for someone who actually...
Erritt Hill Griggs
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Erritt Hill Griggs
Fayette County, KY Criminal Law Attorney with 20 years of experience
(859) 312-6208 P.O. Box 83
Lexington, KY 40588-0083
Free ConsultationCriminal, Collections, Personal Injury and Probate
Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Northern Kentucky University
Collections, Plaintiff's Work, Personal Injury, Civil Litigation, Criminal Defense
Joshua McWilliams
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Joshua McWilliams
Woodford County, KY Criminal Law Lawyer with 11 years of experience
(859) 667-4529 106 Court Street
Suite 1
Versailles, KY 40383
Free ConsultationCriminal, DUI, Divorce and Family
Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Northern Kentucky University
McWilliams Law focuses on both trial level and appellate level practice. As a practicing attorney, Joshua A. K. McWilliams has experience arguing cases before appellate court judges and arguing cases before juries. Whether the case involves convincing a jury to return a verdict in your favor or an appellate court to order a new trial, McWilliams Law Office has experience. McWilliams Law handles all types of criminal cases. Joshua A. K. McWilliams has experience with cases ranging from simple traffic citations to capital murder cases. McWilliams Law also handles divorces, child custody cases, and...
Michael Dean Zimmerman Esq
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Michael Dean Zimmerman Esq
Fayette County, KY Criminal Law Attorney
(859) 685-1021 333 W. Vine St.
Suite 300
Lexington, KY 40507
Free ConsultationCriminal and DUI
University of Cincinnati College of Law
Shortly after passing the Ohio State Bar exam, I was called to active duty in the United States Marine Corps in October of 2002. I attended Naval Justice School and was assigned as the chief prosecuting attorney of Marine Corps Air Station New River. I served two tours in Iraq. I was active duty USMC through 2007 and continue to be a USMC Reservist and am Deputy Staff Judge Advocate of the 4th Marine Aircraft Wing. When I was no longer active duty USMC, I accepted a position as an Assistant Prosecutor for Hamilton County, Ohio. And recently, I accepted a position as a criminal...
James Osbourn Springate
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James Osbourn Springate
Woodford County, KY Criminal Law Attorney with 37 years of experience
(859) 873-6799 112 S Main St
Suite A
Versailles, KY 40383
Free ConsultationCriminal, Bankruptcy, DUI and Divorce
Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Northern Kentucky University
I have been practicing law in Versailles since 1983. I have the experience to help you in your time of need.
James Paul Brannon
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James Paul Brannon
Bourbon County, KY Criminal Law Attorney with 35 years of experience
(859) 987-5266 2255 Fords Mill Road
Paris, KY 40361
Free ConsultationCriminal, Bankruptcy, DUI and Family
University of Kentucky College of Law
Jimmy Brannon has more than 30 years successful experience in a wide array of practice areas including criminal law, bankruptcy, family law and divorce.
As a part of his criminal practice, Jimmy has tried and won numerous serious felony cases in Kentucky including three murder trials and multiple other serious felony cases in addition to misdemeanor and DUI cases.
Please take the time to look at our web site at https://www.jimbrannonlawoffice.com/ for more information about areas of practice and proven experience.
Abe Mashni
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Abe Mashni
Fayette County, KY Criminal Law Lawyer
(859) 259-0727 300 W. Short St.
Lexington, KY 40507
Criminal, DUI and White Collar Crime
Abe is a state and federal criminal defense lawyer in Lexington, KY.

Abe joined Baldani Law Group in August 2014 after working as a Staff Attorney for the Hon. Judge Kimberly Bunnell in Fayette Circuit Court.

While in private practice, Abe has successfully represented clients in over 20 counties across central Kentucky. His jury trial experience includes federal criminal defense, state felony criminal defense, state misdemeanor criminal defense, and personal injury. He has also handled several family law bench trials including divorce, custody, child support, and Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services.

Abe holds admissions to...
Breck Norment
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Breck Norment
Fayette County, KY Criminal Law Attorney with 7 years of experience
(859) 363-5959 277 East High Street
Suite 301
Lexington, KY 40507
Free ConsultationCriminal, Construction, DUI and White Collar Crime
University of Kentucky College of Law
William B. Norment III (brecknorment@gmail.com) is a zealous advocate for his clients and regularly appears on their behalf in circuit, family, and district courts across Kentucky. Mr. Norment is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the United States District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky. Mr. Norment earned his law degree from the University of Kentucky College of Law in 2013 where he graduated in the top third of his class. At UK, he also served as a staff member of the Kentucky Journal of Equine, Agriculture, and Natural Resources Law,...
Sean Marcum
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Sean Marcum
Fayette County, KY Criminal Law Attorney with 13 years of experience
(859) 806-8148 marcumlawoffice@gmail.com
300 W. Short Street
Lexington, KY 40507
Criminal and DUI
University of Kentucky
Eric L. Ray
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Eric L. Ray
Fayette County, KY Criminal Law Attorney with 8 years of experience
(859) 242-3487 271 W. Short St., Suite 100
Lexington, KY 40507
Criminal
University of Kentucky College of Law
Jason Apollo Hart
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Jason Apollo Hart
Franklin County, KY Criminal Law Lawyer with 12 years of experience
(502) 395-3665 101 Saint Clair Street
1st Fl.
Frankfort, KY 40601
Free ConsultationCriminal, Appeals, DUI and Traffic Tickets
Apollo Law, PLLC is a law office located in downtown Frankfort, Kentucky, owned and operated by Jason Apollo Hart, an experienced and dependable criminal defense attorney and personal injury lawyer. He has a passion for the fair representation of all Kentuckians and is a staunch defender of the peoples’ legal rights.
On December 12, 1981, Jason Hart and his twin brother were born in Dayton, Ohio. In the 1995, he and his family moved to Olympia, Kentucky, where Jason attended Bath County High School. Jason’s mother worked as a paralegal at a local law firm in Morehead, Kentucky and raised Jason,...
Linda Roberts Horsman
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Linda Roberts Horsman
Franklin County, KY Criminal Law Attorney with 23 years of experience
(502) 564-8006 Department of Public Advocacy
5 Mill Creek Park
Frankfort, KY 40601
Criminal and Appeals
University of Dayton School of Law
Cara Houlehan
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Cara Houlehan
Fayette County, KY Criminal Law Attorney with 9 years of experience
(859) 444-4697 226 N. Upper Street
Lexington, KY 40507
Criminal, Business, DUI and Divorce
University of Kentucky College of Law
Sarah C Bayne
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Sarah C Bayne
Bourbon County, KY Criminal Law Lawyer
(859) 987-7535 509 Pleasant Street
Paris, KY 40361
Criminal, Bankruptcy and Divorce
University of Kentucky College of Law
William Daniel Carman
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William Daniel Carman
Fayette County, KY Criminal Law Lawyer
(859) 685-1055 111 Church Street
Lexington, KY 40507
Criminal and DUI
Dan Carman is a Criminal & DUI Defense Attorney in Lexington Kentucky.
Jennifer Zeigler Hoerner
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Jennifer Zeigler Hoerner
Fayette County, KY Criminal Law Attorney
(859) 913-5533 P.O. Box 34192
Lexington, KY 40588
Criminal, Bankruptcy, DUI and Divorce
Wael Mohammad Ahmad
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Wael Mohammad Ahmad
Fayette County, KY Criminal Law Attorney with 20 years of experience
(859) 259-2021 333 W Vine St
Lexington, KY 40507
Criminal, DUI, Divorce and Immigration
Kevin John Walasinski Esq
Fayette County, KY Criminal Law Attorney
3301 Leestown Rd
Lexington, KY 40511
Criminal, Business, Civil Rights and Employment

Arrested or facing criminal charges?

Criminal law addresses the government's prosecution of individuals who have been accused of committing a crime. Such laws may be federal, state, or local. The prosecution represents the people of a particular jurisdiction, and acts on behalf of the government by bringing a case against an accused. Under the U.S. Constitution, a person accused of a crime may have the right to a criminal defense attorney during interrogations and certain other times before and during a trial.

Whether you are under police investigation, have been arrested, or are facing charges, having an advocate familiar with the criminal justice system.

Most jurisdictions classify crimes as felonies or misdemeanors, with felonies being the more serious offenses with the possibility of more severe sentences. Some criminal lawyers focus on a specific area of criminal defense law, such as white-collar crime, drug offenses, theft crimes, or violent crimes. You should consult with a criminal defense lawyer early on in the process to preserve options, such as diversion programs or plea bargains.

When hiring a criminal defense attorney, you should evaluate the experience and fee structure of the attorney. Some offer a free consultation to discuss your case.


Accomplice liability: If a person aids, assists, or encourages another in the commission of a crime, they are criminally liable as an accomplice to the crime.

Self-defense: The claim that an act otherwise criminal was legally justifiable because it was necessary to protect a person or property from the threat or action of another.

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