Welcome to Fowler Bell PLLC

Formerly, Fowler Measle & Bell PLLC

Fowler Bell’s attorneys are widely respected for their integrity, responsiveness and no-nonsense style. The firm continues to be highly sought after for our ability to handle complicated matters in an efficient, highly competent manner, since 1950. You want us on your side.


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Our trial attorneys have extensive courtroom experience.


•  Appellate Advocacy         •  Electronic Discovery                    •  Premises Liability

•  Bad Faith                         •  Fraud and Arson                          •  Products Liability

•  Commercial                     •  Insurance Coverage                     •  Professional Liability

•  Construction                    •  Healthcare Industry                    •  Self-Insured Defense

•  Employment                    •  Personal Injury                            •  Insurance Defense


For over 34 years, Fowler Bell’s trial attorneys have used their negotiation skill and litigation experience on behalf of clients including businesses, institutions and individuals in the courtroom, in the boardroom and at the mediation table. Collaborating closely with their clients, Fowler Bell attorneys identify precise objectives and devise the most effective strategy to achieve them. These strategies are implemented with tactical skill, persuasive professionalism and the highest integrity, with an eye to both results and cost efficiency.

We are experienced in highly complex and multi-party litigation, appellate advocacy, insurance coverage claims, bad faith matters, fraud and arson, bankruptcy, commercial dispute and creditors’ rights litigation, the defense of professional responsibility and malpractice claims, nursing home liability, employment disputes, construction disputes, products liability defense and actions affecting the family.

Fowler Bell’s Litigation Group Attorneys are recognized by such respected groups as the National Society of Professional Insurance Investigators, the Defense Research Institute, Kentucky Defense Counsel, Super Lawyers ™ and The Best Lawyers in America®.

Group attorneys are published authors, instructors, and recognized speakers.

Members are admitted to practice in the state courts of Kentucky and North Carolina, the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western District of Kentucky as well as the United States Courts of Appeals for the Fourth and Sixth Circuit. Several are admitted to the United States Supreme Court.


Guy R. Colson

John E. Hinkel, Jr.

Matthew D. Ellison

William G. Francis

Robert C. Welleford

Scott M. Brown

Johanna F. Ellison

Susan S. Kennedy

Christopher G. Colson

Office Phone: 859.252.6700