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Tyler Smyth Thompson

Personal injury Attorney at Louisville, KY

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  • State Years
    West Virginia - WV 15 years
    Kentucky - KY 37 years
  • Licensed for 15 years
    State WV
    Acquired 2008
    Status
    Active No misconduct found
  • Licensed for 37 years
    State KY
    Acquired 1986
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

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

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Tyler S. Thompson has been named one of the Top Ten Attorneys in Kentucky on multiple occasions by Super Lawyers Magazine. In 2008 he became a member of the Inner Circle of Advocates, a trial lawyer organization by invitation-only, limited to only 100 lawyers in the United States, and described by the Washington Post as “a select group of 100 of the nations most celebrated trial lawyers.” The Inner Circle of Advocates are considered to be among the best plaintiff attorneys in the United States and also to be “lawyers of excellent character and integrity.” Thompson has successfully represented injured clients in the state of Kentucky and throughout the United States, and has obtained multiple million-dollar verdicts, including some of the largest verdicts in the state of Kentucky. He has been included in one or more categories listing top lawyers by Louisville Magazine each year since 2007. Mr. Thompson is a past President of the Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys (now known as the Kentucky Justice Association).  Mr. Thompson is also a member of the International Academy of Trial Attorneys, invitation-only, limited to 500 lawyers in the world and a member of the American College of Trial Lawyers. His civic involvement includes serving as a trustee of Berea College and serving as a board member of Historic Locust Grove, The American Museum of Fly Fishing and support of numerous charities and institutions.

Location

Dolt, Thompson, Shepherd & Conway, PSC
13800 Lake Point Cir
Louisville, KY, 40223-4219

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Cost

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  • Free Consultation 60 minutes

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Senior Partner
  • Dolt, Thompson, Shepherd and Conway, PSC
  • 1986 - Present

Education

  • University of Louisville School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1986
  • Berea College
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1983

Sample of Legal Cases

  • Medical negligence jury verdict
  • 18,270,092.37

Associations

  • American Heart Association
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  • American Bar Foundation
  • N/A
  • Kentucky Justice Association
  • N/A
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • N/A
  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • N/A
  • National Trial Lawyers Association
  • N/A
  • Trial Lawyers for Public Justice
  • N/A
  • American Bar Association
  • N/A
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • N/A
  • American Heart Association
  • N/A
  • Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys
  • President
  • 2005 - 2005
  • Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys
  • President-Elect
  • 2004 - 2004
  • Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys
  • Vice President
  • 2003 - 2003
  • Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys
  • Board of Directors
  • 1989 - 2003
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2017
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2016
  • AV Peer Review Rating
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2016
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2015
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2014
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2013
  • Invited Fellow
  • Litigation Counsel of America
  • 2013
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2012
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2011
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2010
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2009
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2008
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2007
  • Invited Member
  • Inner Circle of Advocates
  • 2007
  • Louisville Top Lawyers
  • Best Lawyers
  • 2007
  • Invited member
  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers
  • 2007
  • Peter Perlman Trial Lawyer of the Year Award
  • Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys
  • 2003
  • Top Attorneys
  • National Law Journal
  • 2002
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Publications

  • Dolt, Thompson, Shepherd & Conway PSC
  • Legal Blog
  • 2022

Speaking Engagements

  • Southern Trial Lawyer Association
  • Hospital Credentialing
  • 2008
  • Inner Circle of Advocates
  • The John King Litigation
  • 2008
  • Kentucky Justice Associate
  • Effective Closing Argument
  • 2007
  • Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys
  • Proof of Economic Damages in the Car Wreck Case
  • 2005
  • Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys
  • Effective Use of Focus Groups in Trial Preparation
  • 2005
  • Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys
  • Using Experts to Maximize Damages
  • 2004
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Medical malpractice Attorney | Apr 24
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Tyler is an excellent attorney—highly skilled and experienced. I gladly endorse him."
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Louisville Personal injury Lawyer Tyler Smyth Thompson
Tyler Smyth Thompson
Personal injury Attorney
Louisville, KY
Licensed for 37 years
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