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Jerome P. Prather

Jerome P. Prather

Garmer & Prather, PLLC
  • Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home Abuse, Personal Injury ...
  • Kentucky
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Summary

Coming from a long line of small-town attorneys, Jay has always devoted his practice to representing clients who have been badly hurt or killed, or suffered other injuries at the hands of others. Jay has experience in both jury trials and appellate practice, in various practice areas including medical malpractice, birth injuries, trucking accidents, and defective products. His philosophy is that every client should be fully prepared for trial, with the hope of achieving a satisfactory result for his clients short of the courtroom. Jay is rated AV-Preeminent® by the Martindale-Hubbell* peer review. He is a governor of the Kentucky Justice Association, and has been selected as a member of the American Inns of Court. He has been named a “Superlawyers Rising Star” since 2015, and a local litigation star by Benchmark Litigation. Jay also serves the profession through leadership with the Young Lawyer's Division of the Kentucky Bar Association, and by writing for professional publications and presenting continuing education seminars to other attorneys, in Kentucky and nationally. *Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™ fall into two categories - legal ability and general ethical standards. AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used under in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.

Education
University of Kentucky College of Law
J.D.
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Vanderbilt University
B.A. | Economics, Political Science
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Professional Experience
Attorney
Garmer & Prather, PLLC
- Current
Associate
Garmer & O'Brieln, LLP
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Awards
Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
Recognized as a "Super Lawyer" since 2020.
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Recognized as a "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers 2015-2019.
AV-Preeminent
Martindale-Hubbell
Professional Associations
Kentucky State Bar
Member
Current
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Kentucky Justice Association
Board of Governors
Current
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Fayette County Bar Association
Member
Current
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American Association for Justice
Member
Current
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Kentucky Justice Association
District Vice President
Current
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Federal Bar Association
Member
Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Kentucky
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5th Circuit
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6th Circuit
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11th Circuit
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U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky
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U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
    Medical Malpractice
    Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors
    Nursing Home Abuse
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
    Products Liability
    Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts
Additional Practice Areas
  • Insurance Bad Faith
  • Truck & Railroad Accidents
  • Veterinary Malpractice
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Websites & Blogs
Website
Jerome P. Prather's Website Profile
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Garmer & Prather, PLLC Website
Blog
Kentucky Injury Law News
Contact & Map
Garmer & Prather, PLLC
Opera House Office Building
141 N Broadway
Lexington, KY 40507
Telephone: (859) 254-9351