Robert C. Welleford

Robert C. Welleford

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Robert C. Welleford has practiced in the firm’s Litigation Group for the last decade.

His 30 years of litigation experience as a trial attorney includes work in both the federal and state courts of Kentucky. His jury trial experience during his early years as a prosecuting attorney provided a valuable foundation for defending civil lawsuits up to and through trial during the years that followed. His practice over the past 20 years has focused on the defense of professionals including physicians, directors, officers, insurance agents, attorneys and other healthcare providers.

Mr. Welleford’s unwavering courtesy, professionalism, determination and insight in all cases, large and small, have repeatedly guided his clients through the complexities of litigation to obtain the best results for each.


University of Kentucky College of Law
J.D., 1991 

University of Kentucky
Bachelors of Science in Business & Economics, 1988 
– Honors Program


Kentucky Supreme Court
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky
U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky

Professional Associations

Kentucky Bar Association
Fayette County Bar Association
Kentucky Defense Counsel
Defense Research Institute (DRI)


Martindale-Hubbell®, BV Rating

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