The Frederick Law Firm is a family business. We are committed to providing the kind of representation we would expect if we were hiring an attorney. This approach has led us to the following guiding principles:
1. Keep the client well informed about the progress of the case.
2. Don't hide the attorneys behind a mountain of paralegals and other staff members. Cases are never handed down to paralegals or inexperienced attorneys, Steve and Carl manage every case. In addition, Clients always have access to their lawyers when they want it.
3. Really get to know the client, and take the time to understand how the injury or loss has impacted different areas of our client's lives.
4. Prepare every case, from day one, like it is going to trial. Don't sell the case short by thinking it is going to settle. The defendant insurance company or corporation must be convinced that we will take the case to triall before they will settle the case for a fair and reasonable amount in advance of trial. And if the case doesn't settle, we are ready for trial and will present the best case possible to the jury.
These principles form the core of our work ethic and have resulted in tens of millions of dollars in fair and just settlements and verdicts for our clients.
|KY||Authorized to Practice Law||1999||08/04/2021|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2017|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2016|
|Most Outstanding Board Member||Kentucky Justice Association||2011|
|2010 - 2018 - Kentucky Super Lawyer||SuperLawyers||N/A|
|2010 - present - Top 100 Trial Lawyers||National Trial Lawyers||N/A|
|2011 - present - AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating||Martindale-Hubbell||N/A|
|2011 - present - Top Attorneys in Kentucky||Kentucky Monthly Magazine||N/A|
|Partner||FREDERICK LAW FIRM||2008 - Present|
|Attorney||SEILLER WATERMAN LLC||1998 - 2008|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|American Association for Justice||N/A||1999 - Present|
|Kentucky Bar Association||N/A||1998 - Present|
|Louisville Bar Association||N/A||1998 - 2006|
|Kentucky Justice Association||Board of Governors||1996 - 2015|
|Book - (M. Lee Smith Publishers)||Medical Malpractice in Kentucky||2000|
|Book (Kentucky Justice Association Press)||Law and Practice of the Traumatic Brain Injury Case||N/A|
|(Kentucky Justice Association Press)||Kentucky Auto Case Essentials, 2nd Edition||N/A|
|Louis D. Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville||JD - Juris Doctor||1998|
|Transylvania University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1992|
|Strategic Solutions For Those Attorneys Who Do It ALL||Screening Potential Medical Negligence Cases||2013|
|KJA's Deposition and Discovery College||Deposition Psychology - Mirroring, Positioning, the Effects of Language||2012|
|Kentucky Law Update||Underinsured Motorists Coverage||2007|
|Kentucky Law Update||Juror Expectations||2006|
|How to Get Evidence and Expert Testimony Admitted Into Court||How to Get Evidence and Expert Testimony Admitted Into Court||2006|
|Webinar||Statutes of Limitation in Kentucky||2005|
|Kentucky Justice Association Auto Seminar||An Introduction to Colossus||2003|
|Kentucky Justice Association Seminar||Effective Use of Technology at Trial||2001|
|National Business institute Seminar||Medical Records Review and Analysis||1999|