I graduated from law school in 2001 and worked in private practice for one year... more
I graduated from law school in 2001 and worked in private practice for one year before moving into the non-profit world of legal services. The bulk of my career has been spent as the director of a pro bono program in Lexington, Kentucky. After nine years at that position, I decided it was time to realize my dream of opening my own solo practice in my hometown of Mt. Sterling.
John has been an attorney in Kentucky for more than a decade. He has tried numerous... more
John has been an attorney in Kentucky for more than a decade. He has tried numerous jury trials in Jefferson County and in other parts of the state and handled numerous multi-million dollar injury claims. John graduated from the Louis D. Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville as a Juris Doctor. He was a member of the Brandeis Law Journal, Moot Court Board, and Book Award recipie... view profile
I've been around the legal profession my entire life, being the son of an attorney,... more
I've been around the legal profession my entire life, being the son of an attorney, and grandson of a Judge. I believe that everyone deserves good legal representation, and as such, I try to work my cases as if I were the client. Philosophically, I think most cases are not black and white, but rather shades of gray, and that often the role of the attorney is to shade that gray toward the ... view profile
Benjamin "Tom" Pugh was admitted to practice in 2010 and is currently an Associate... more
Benjamin "Tom" Pugh was admitted to practice in 2010 and is currently an Associate Attorney with the O,Hara, Ruberg, Taylor, Sloand & Sergent. He is licensed in both Ohio and Kentucky. He has extensive insurance experience after spending three years in the industry. During law school, he externed with the Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy serving in the Kentucky Innocence Project. Tom focu... view profile
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