Guy R. Colson

Guy R. Colson

Guy R. Colson is a Member of the firm and chair of the firm’s Litigation, Insurance, Education Law and Real Estate Groups, with a focus on insurance defense, insurance coverage, professional liability, personal injury, civil litigation, education law and real estate.

Mr. Colson represents his clients with a depth of legal knowledge honed over 40 years of experience handling challenging litigation and business matters in state and federal courts. He is a seasoned litigator with a notable record of successful trials before the state and federal courts as well as substantial appellate experience before the Kentucky and United States Supreme Courts.

In addition to his litigation practice, Mr. Colson has substantial experience representing School Boards across the Commonwealth in matters involving students, teachers and school systems.

Education

University of Kentucky, College of Law, J.D. – 1974

Eastern Kentucky University, B.A., Political Science – 1969

Admissions

Supreme Court of the United States

Kentucky Supreme Court

U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit

U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky

U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky

Honors

Martindale-Hubbell®, AV Preeminent Rating

 

Best Lawyers in America, 2007-Present

– Insurance Law

 

Super Lawyer, 2007-Present

 

Fayette County Bar Association Citizen-Lawyer Award, 2009

– For distinguished civic activity and exemplary legal service

to clients, the community, and the Bar

 

Corporate INTL, 2014-2017

– Litigation, KY USA

Professional Associations

Kentucky Bar Association


– Character and Fitness Committee, 1985-1986

 


Fayette County Bar Association

– Board of Governors, 1980-1982

 


Kentucky Defense Counsel

– President, 1998-1999

– Board of Directors, 1993-1997

 


Defense Research Institute (DRI)

 


Kentucky Counsel of School Board Attorneys

 


Fayette Country Legal Aid

– Former Member of the Board of Directors

 


International Society of Primerus Law Firms

 


Litigation Counsel of America, Fellow

 


St. Ives Journal Club

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