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Marti E Thurman

Wrongful death Attorney at Louisville, KY

4.5   2 reviews
  • State Years
    Kentucky - KY 27 years
    Indiana - IN 28 years
  • Licensed for 27 years
    State KY
    Acquired 1996
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 28 years
    State IN
    Acquired 1995
    Status
    Active in Good Standing No misconduct found

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

About Marti

Learn Marti’s areas of practice.

As someone who has been an accident victim and who has worked with insurance companies as a defense attorney in the past, Marti understands how people feel when they’ve suffered losses through no fault of their own, and she’s aware of the tactics insurers use to reduce the compensation those victims receive. The unique perspective created by her experiences drives Marti to ensure every client receives her undivided attention and dedicated pursuit of the full compensation they deserve for their injuries and also gives her the advantage of knowing how to anticipate and prepare for defense trial strategies. As an accomplished trial attorney with a formidable track record, Marti provides every client with compassionate, committed, and competent representation while working hard to maximize their recovery and restore their lives. Born and raised in the farm country around Bowling Green, Kentucky, Marti developed the self-determination and work ethic you’ll find in America’s rural families. She spent much of her youth in Louisville and chose to attend the University of Louisville for her undergraduate work and her law degree. Marti graduated magna cum laude from the University of Louisville and near the top of her class from the University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law where she was a contributing author to the Journal of Family Law. She began her legal career at a large law firm that defended insurance companies before accepting a partnership at another Evansville firm, where she transitioned to helping seriously injured people fight for the compensation they needed. Marti finds helping individuals extremely rewarding, particularly when she gets to share the news that their case has been successfully resolved and their needs will be taken care of because of her work. She considers it a blessing to be able to serve her clients by helping them recover physically, emotionally, and financially.

As a Certified Clinical Research Professional, Marti has extensive experience working with the development and approval of new drugs and medical devices. That expertise enhances her ability to help people who have suffered because of the unsafety or harmful effects of a particular medication or a piece of medical equipment.

When she’s not helping her clients, Marti enjoys remaining active in the community, particularly in children Emily and Tyler’s extracurricular activities. She’s a longtime member of Louisville’s Southeast Christian Church.

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Location

Gerling Law Office
4965 US Highway 42
Suite 1000
Louisville, KY, 40222
Gerling Law Office
519 Main Street
Evansville, IN, 47708
Gerling Law
2645 Frederica Street
Owensboro, KY, 42301
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Posted by Adam | November 13, 2020
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| Consulted Attorney
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Marti was more than welling to listen to my legal matters on multiple occasions and offer a legal consultation that led to resolutions in my case.
Posted by Jim | April 30, 2021
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| Hired Attorney
review.
She came in on the end of the suit and got it to completion. It has been going on for o er a year.

Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 30 minutes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 7.4 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Gerling Law, PC
  • 2020 - Present
  • Senior Research Legal Counsel
  • Norton Healthcare, Inc.
  • 2019 - 2020
  • Research Legal Counsel
  • Norton Healthcare, Inc.
  • 2014 - 2019
  • Adjunct Professor of Criminal Justice and Paralegal Studies
  • ITT Technical Institute
  • 2011 - 2012
  • Adjunct Professor of Criminal Justice and Paralegal Studies
  • Harrison College
  • 2011 - 2012
  • Managing Partner
  • Collins & Associates
  • 2000 - 2014
  • Partner
  • Collins & Associates
  • 1998 - 2000
  • Attorney
  • Collins & Associates
  • 1997 - 1998
  • Attorney
  • Kightlinger & Gray
  • 1995 - 1997
  • Law Clerk
  • Kightlinger & Gray
  • 1995 - 1995
  • Judicial Law Clerk
  • Jefferson County District Court
  • 1994 - 1995
  • Law Clerk
  • Weber & Rose PSC
  • 1993 - 1995
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Education

  • University of Louisville School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1995
  • University of Louisville College of Arts & Sciences
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1992

Sample of Legal Cases

  • ESTATE OF PFLANZ v. DAVIS
  • The Court reversed the trial court's grant of summary judgment and agreed that the resolution of the question of the Hunters' breach of their duty was a question for the jury.

Associations

  • North Oldham High School
  • Marching Band Volunteer & Chaperone
  • 2019 - Present
  • Norton Healthcare, Inc.
  • Teen Board & Ambassadors Parent Volunteer & Chaperone
  • 2015 - Present
  • Kentucky Academy of Hospital Attorneys
  • Attorney Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Attorney Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • Health Care Compliance Association
  • Attorney Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • The Society of Clinical Research Associates, Inc.
  • Attorney Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • Federal Veterans Treatment Court Sponsor
  • Founding Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • Louisville Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • Model Agreements and Guidelines International (MAGI)
  • Working Group Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • Kentucky Hospital Association
  • Attorney Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1996 - Present
  • University of Louisville School of Law Alumnae Association
  • Lifetime Member
  • 1995 - Present
  • University of Louisville Alumnae Association
  • Lifetime Member
  • 1992 - Present
  • Southeast Christian Church
  • Lifetime Member
  • 1986 - Present
  • Norton Healthcare, Inc.
  • IS Data Security Risk Assessment Committee Chairperson
  • 2020 - 2020
  • North Oldham High School Varsity Cheerleaders Bike to Beat Cancer Sponsor
  • Chairwoman
  • 2016 - 2017
  • NPride, Norton Healthcare Diversity & Inclusion
  • Attorney Member
  • 2016 - 2020
  • Maryhurst Youth Services
  • Volunteer Attorney
  • 2015 - 2015
  • NPower, Norton Healthcare Women's Leadership Academy
  • Attorney Member
  • 2015 - 2020
  • North Oldham High School
  • Volunteer Attorney
  • 2015 - 2018
  • North Oldham High School
  • Varsity Cheerleading Chaperone
  • 2015 - 2018
  • North Oldham High School
  • Varsity Choir Chaperone
  • 2015 - 2016
  • Kentucky Bar Association, Health Care Law Section
  • Member
  • 2014 - 2020
  • Harmony Elementary School
  • Volunteer Attorney
  • 2014 - 2015
  • North Oldham Middle School
  • Volunteer Attorney
  • 2014 - 2018
  • Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure
  • Attorney Member
  • 2012 - 2014
  • Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure
  • Corporate Sponsor
  • 2012 - 2014
  • Castle Youth Football League
  • Cheerleading Coach
  • 2011 - 2013
  • Indiana Medical Malpractice Review Board
  • Chairperson
  • 2010 - 2014
  • Junior League of Evansville
  • Member
  • 2002 - 2014
  • Indiana Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 1999 - 2012
  • Evansville Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1998 - 2014
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Invited Speaker
  • 14th Annual Clinical Trial Billing & Research Compliance Conference
  • 2020
  • 14th Annual Conference Invited Speaker
  • ExL Clinical Trial Billing & Research Compliance
  • 2019
  • Certified Clinical Research Professional
  • The Society of Clinical Research Professionals
  • 2019
  • Invited Speaker
  • Model Agreements and Guidelines International (MAGI)
  • 2017
  • Guardian ad litem
  • Vanderburgh County Superior Court
  • 2013
  • Course Designer & Developer - Pre-legal Capstone
  • Harrison College
  • 2012
  • Court Admission
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky
  • 1996
  • Court Admission
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky
  • 1996
  • Court Admission
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit
  • 1996
  • Who's Who Among American Law Students Award
  • Who's Who Legal
  • 1995
  • Judicial Internship
  • Jefferson Circuit Court
  • 1995
  • Court Admission
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
  • 1995
  • Court Admission
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit
  • 1995
  • Senior Published Note Author
  • University of Louisville Journal of Family Law
  • 1995
  • Golden Key International Honor Society Award
  • Golden Key International Honor Society
  • 1992
  • Mortar Board National Honor Society Fellowship
  • Mortar Board National Honor Society
  • 1992
  • Woodcock Honor Society
  • Woodcock Honour Society
  • 1992
  • magna cum laude
  • University of Louisville
  • 1992
  • National Merit Scholar
  • National Merit Scholarship Corporation
  • 1988
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Attorney endorsements

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Personal injury Attorney | Nov 16
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Ms. Thurman and I attended law school together. In law school, Ms. Thurman was prepared, engaged. She has honed those skills during her legal career and is highly qualified to represent clients seeking to redress wrongs. Ms. Thurman's dedication to her clients is commendable and one of the many qualities that make her a great attorney for clients in Kentucky and Indiana."
Litigation Attorney | Oct 21
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I went to law school with Ms. Thurman and have respected her legal abilities over the years since that time. She is honest, knowledgeable and will work hard for her clients. Thus, I strongly endorse this lawyer."
Louisville Wrongful death Lawyer Marti E Thurman
Marti E Thurman
Wrongful death Attorney
Louisville, KY
Licensed for 28 years
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