Morgantown Employment Lawyers

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Melanie Cook
Bowling Green, KY Employment Law Lawyer
(270) 781-8111 1010 College St
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Employment and Business
Dennis Gaines Penn
Bowling Green, KY Employment Law Lawyer
(270) 781-6500 1101 College St
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Employment and Workers' Comp
Nancy Oliver Roberts
Bowling Green, KY Employment Law Attorney
(270) 842-5900 1023 Kentucky St
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Employment, Business, Divorce and Family
Matthew James Baker
Bowling Green, KY Employment Law Lawyer
(270) 746-2385 911 College St
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Employment and Business
Julia Frances Shadoan
Bowling Green, KY Employment Law Lawyer
(270) 782-2500 908 State St
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Employment, Divorce, Family and Real Estate
Joy Denton
Bowling Green, KY Employment Law Lawyer
(270) 782-3938 324 E 10th Ave
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Employment, Divorce and Family
Rhondetta Walton
Bowling Green, KY Employment Law Lawyer
(270) 842-1050 918 State St
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Employment, Business and Products Liability
Michael Owsley
Bowling Green, KY Employment Law Attorney
(270) 781-6500 1101 College St
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Employment, Business and Education
Matthew Porter Cook
Bowling Green, KY Employment Law Lawyer
(270) 782-6666 921 College St
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Employment, Appeals and Business
Gregory Neil Stivers
Bowling Green, KY Employment Law Lawyer
(270) 782-8160 1025 State St
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Employment, Business, Municipal and Workers' Comp
Whayne Cravens Priest III
Bowling Green, KY Employment Law Lawyer
(270) 781-6500 1101 College St
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Employment, Education and Workers' Comp
Norman Harned
Bowling Green, KY Employment Law Lawyer
(270) 782-3938 324 E 10th Ave
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Employment, Business and Workers' Comp
Timothy Edelen
Bowling Green, KY Employment Law Lawyer
(270) 781-8111 1010 College St
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Employment and Business
Michael Dale Lindsey
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Michael Dale Lindsey
Bowling Green, KY Employment Law Lawyer with 28 years of experience
(800) 683-2708 1830 Destiny Lane
Suite 111
Bowling Green, KY 42104
Free ConsultationEmployment, Nursing Home, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Attorney Mike Lindsey grew up the son of a Western Kentucky coal miner and union factory worker. He has not forgotten his roots and has been fighting for most of his 26 years practicing law against powerful corporations. For over 21 years Mike worked as a felony prosecutor as an Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney. Mike has tried over 100 cases to jury verdict as a prosecutor and a civil practitioner. Most injury attorneys have little or no jury trial experience. In a civil case when it is time to negotiate the opposing side will...
Ashley A. Baird
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Ashley A. Baird
Franklin, KY Employment Law Attorney with 12 years of experience
(270) 202-0721 P.O. Box 1159
305 N. College Street, Ste B
Franklin, KY 42135
Employment, Appeals, Business and Divorce
Ben Fletcher III
Hopkinsville, KY Employment Law Lawyer
(270) 885-7671 700 S Main St
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Employment and Workers' Comp
Michael Sullivan
Owensboro, KY Employment Law Lawyer
(270) 926-4000 100 St Ann St
Owensboro, KY 42303
Employment and Business
Stephen Burns Lee
Owensboro, KY Employment Law Lawyer
(270) 926-1345 227 St Ann St
Owensboro, KY 42303
Employment, Business, Insurance Defense and Workers' Comp
Douglas Wetzel
Owensboro, KY Employment Law Lawyer
(270) 685-4400 2880 New Hartford Rd
Owensboro, KY 42303
Employment, Business and Construction
Daniel Thomas Burns
Hopkinsville, KY Employment Law Attorney with 43 years of experience
(270) 885-5377 707 S Main St
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Employment and Arbitration & Mediation
Jean Owen-Miller
Owensboro, KY Employment Law Attorney
(270) 926-2626 214 W 3rd St
Owensboro, KY 42303
Employment, Business and Workers' Comp
Charles Wible
Owensboro, KY Employment Law Lawyer
(270) 926-3377 324 St Ann St
Owensboro, KY 42303
Employment, Business, Civil Rights and Workers' Comp
John Bickel Jr
Owensboro, KY Employment Law Lawyer
(270) 926-4500 209 W 4th St
Owensboro, KY 42303
Employment and Business
Nina Couch
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Nina Couch
Louisville, KY Employment Law Lawyer with 6 years of experience
(502) 625-5000 130 St Matthews Ave
#301
Louisville, KY 40207
Free ConsultationEmployment, Consumer and Personal Injury
University of Louisville
Nina B. Couch, a Louisville native, is one of the founding partners at Taylor Couch, PLLC. Nina attended high school at Sacred Heart Academy and graduated with an accounting degree from Bellarmine University. Nina's passion for law led her to the Louis D. Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville where she earned her Juris Doctor degree, graduating Magna Cum Laude with multiple awards and honors. After law school Nina worked for one of the largest law firms in the region. Being the daughter of two Italian immigrants, the value of the American legal system was instilled in...
Sarah E. Clay
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Sarah E. Clay
Louisville, KY Employment Law Attorney with 8 years of experience
(502) 540-5700 Clay Law Office, PLLC
600 West Main Street, Suite 100
Louisville, KY 40202
Free ConsultationEmployment, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
University of Louisville
I am a solo practitioner in Louisville, Kentucky, and represent clients throughout the state. I completed my undergraduate studies in South Carolina before moving back to Kentucky, where I received my J.D. at the University of Louisville. I have extensive experience in criminal defense (from petty misdemeanors to class A felonies), which includes serving as lead or sole counsel in felony jury trials where my clients were acquitted on all charges. I also have experience in family law, personal injury law, estate law, and other general practice areas. I am a fourth generation attorney continuing the family...
Rheanne Dodson Falkner
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Rheanne Dodson Falkner
Louisville, KY Employment Law Attorney with 23 years of experience
(502) 583-2300 325 W Main St
#2104
Louisville, KY 40202
Free ConsultationEmployment, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home and Personal Injury
Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, University of Louisville
Rheanne Dodson Falkner is Senior Counsel in the Louisville office of Gordon & Rees and is a member of the Employment practice group.

Throughout her 22-year career, Mrs. Falkner has worked hard to provide comprehensive litigation services to her clients, while understanding that clients have legal needs and questions that arise outside of litigation and she takes time to help advise them on ways to avoid future litigation. Mrs. Falkner brings a unique perspective to her clients as she has extensive experience representing both employees and employers in a wide variety of employment matters. This unique perspective is valuable in developing...
Brent T. Ackerson
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Brent T. Ackerson
Louisville, KY Employment Law Attorney with 19 years of experience
(502) 882-5176 600 W Main St
#500
Louisville, KY 40202
Free ConsultationEmployment, Estate Planning, Nursing Home and Personal Injury
Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, University of Louisville
Brent T. Ackerson & the Ackerson Law Offices believe that every client's case should be handled in the same manner that we would want our family's case cared for. We know that our clients are going through some of the toughest times of their lives. We are experienced, aggressive, and results driven.

Brent's law practice focuses on litigation of Kentucky injury and Kentucky death cases. These cases range from motor vehicle accidents (cars, trucks, motorcycles, watercrafts, etc.), to dangerous premises incidents (slip & falls, dog attacks, swimming pools, trampolines, etc.), to matters involving defective products (dangerous medicines, to recalled products, etc.),...
Ron Aslam
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Ron Aslam
(502) 581-1676 214 South 8th Street
Suite 201
Louisville, KY 40202
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatLouisville, KY Employment Law Lawyer with 14 years of experience
Employment, Business, Criminal and DUI
University of Kentucky College of Law
The Ron Aslam Law Office handles personal injury, criminal, traffic, family, appeals, and employment law issues. We are dedicated to defending the rights and protecting the interests of individuals in and around the Louisville, Kentucky area. We have a vast range of experience on both the prosecutorial and defense sides of the courtroom, and, over the course of our first decade of practice, we have proven time and again that he can win great results for his clients.

Ron is proud to have been born right here in Louisville, in the great state of Kentucky, and he has called Kentucky his...
Kendra L. Rimbert
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Kendra L. Rimbert
Louisville, KY Employment Law Attorney
(502) 614-4096 332 W. Broadway
Suite 1500
Louisville, KY 40202
Free ConsultationEmployment, Personal Injury, Products Liability and Workers' Comp
University of Kentucky College of Law
Theodore Walton
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Theodore Walton
Louisville, KY Employment Law Lawyer with 21 years of experience
(502) 561-0085 517 W. Ormsby Ave
Louisville, KY 40203
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Consumer and Personal Injury
Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, University of Louisville
Charles Miller
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Charles Miller
Louisville, KY Employment Law Lawyer with 23 years of experience
(502) 890-9954 325 W Main St
#2104
Louisville, KY 40202
Free ConsultationEmployment, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home and Personal Injury
Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, University of Louisville
Charles W. Miller is a seasoned trial attorney and founder of Charles W. Miller & Associates. At the firm, he represents injured and wronged Kentuckians and Indianans in a wide range of personal injury and employment law matters. With a background in insurance defense, Charles understands how “the other side” operates—and what it takes to fight back on behalf of ordinary individuals who have, through no fault of their own, found themselves in difficult situations.
Charles has been practicing law since 1997 and has been in private practice representing injured individuals and employees for nearly two decades. He has earned...
Andrew Alitowski
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Andrew Alitowski
Louisville, KY Employment Law Attorney with 25 years of experience
(502) 582-9100 332 W. Broadway
Suite 613
Louisville, KY 40202
Employment, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Nova Southeastern University
Parker M. Wornall
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Parker M. Wornall
Louisville, KY Employment Law Attorney with 4 years of experience
(502) 426-1661 804 Stone Creek Pkwy Suite One
Louisville, KY 40223
Employment, Business, Estate Planning and Family
Regent University School of Law
I was raised on a thoroughbred farm in Paris, KY, and have long strived to meet the legal needs of Central Kentuckians like myself. My humble upbringing has instilled in me a tireless work ethic, honesty, and humility, all of which direct the work I do for my clients.
Rebecca A. Lambert
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Rebecca A. Lambert
Louisville, KY Employment Law Lawyer with 2 years of experience
(502) 583-2300 325 W Main St
#2104
Louisville, KY 40202
Employment, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law
Sam Nicholson
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Sam Nicholson
Louisville, KY Employment Law Attorney with 3 years of experience
(502) 296-4745 121 S. 7th Street, Suite 200
Louisville, KY 40202
Employment
University of Louisville
Kaelin Goheen Reed
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Kaelin Goheen Reed
Lebanon, KY Employment Law Attorney with 14 years of experience
(270) 321-4400 104 W Main St
Lebanon, KY 40033
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
University of Kentucky
Lebanon, Kentucky lawyer specializing in personal injury, business law, trusts & estates and employment law. Not all cases fit into a neat box. Throughout my career, I have had the great fortune of developing experience in many different areas of the law. If you think you might need to talk to a lawyer about an issue in your life, the chances are that you are right! Finding the right attorney to represent you is a choice not to be taken lightly. That’s why your first consultation is always free-of-charge.
Jennifer Leigh McCarty
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Jennifer Leigh McCarty
Louisville, KY Employment Law Attorney with 17 years of experience
(502) 459-4108 2950 Breckenridge Lane, Suite 13
Louisville, KY 40220
Free ConsultationEmployment and Civil Rights
University of Louisville
At McCarty Legal, we will listen to what happened to you in a free initial consultation, and we know what questions to ask to assess your situation. In some cases, giving you legal and practical advice is all that is required to resolve the problem; in others, we communicate and negotiate with the employer to solve the issues between you. But if necessary, we will not hesitate to protect your rights in court, taking legal action against your employer. We have successfully represented employees against Fortune 500 companies, as well as state, city and county governments.

We understand the difficulties that...
Paul Stewart Abney
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Paul Stewart Abney
Louisville, KY Employment Law Attorney with 13 years of experience
(502) 498-8585 624 West Main Street
5th Floor
Louisville, KY 40202
Free ConsultationOffers Video ChatEmployment and Civil Rights
University of Louisville
Kyle Biesecker
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Kyle Biesecker
Louisville, KY Employment Law Attorney with 17 years of experience
(502) 286-9910 101 North 7th Street, Suite 106
Louisville, KY 40202
Employment
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
Michael Macer
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Michael Macer
Louisville, KY Employment Law Lawyer
(502) 286-9910 101 North 7th Street, Suite 106
Louisville, KY 40202
Employment
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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Problems in the workplace?

Employment law governs the relationship between workers and their employers. This law, contained in federal and state statutes, administrative regulations, and judicial decisions, specifies the rights and restrictions applicable to each party in the workplace.

This area of law regulates such issues as employee benefits, discipline, hiring, firing, leave, payroll, and health and safety in the workplace. It also encompasses non-compete agreements, retaliation, severance, unemployment compensation, pensions, whistle-blowing, worker classification, wage garnishment, work authorization for non-U.S. citizens, worker's compensation, and employee handbooks.

Both federal and state laws govern the relationship between employees and employers. Federal laws such as Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and Age Discrimination in Employment Act prohibit employers from discriminating against employees based on certain characteristics. Many states have enacted their own laws similar to federal ones (and sometimes are more stringent). Cities and counties also can enact ordinances that affect employee rights, such as local minimum wage laws.

Employment lawyers can choose to accept only employees as clients, only employers, or both. Some attorneys focus on a specific area of employment law, such as workers' compensation, whistleblowing or discrimination, but many can handle a wide range of employment law issues.


Essential job functions: The fundamental job duties of the employment position that the individual with a disability holds or desires. The term essential functions does not include marginal functions of the position.

Exempt employee: An employee who is not entitled to the minimum wage or overtime pay protections of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

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