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Comprehensive Frankfort Law Firm Puts Experience to Work for You

ATTORNEYS WITH 65 COMBINED YEARS OF EXPERIENCE SERVE CLIENTS THROUGHOUT KENTUCKY

Located in the state capital of Frankfort, Kentucky, Johnson Bearse, LLP is the firm clients trust for aggressive representation and compassionate client service. Known as the “Capital’s Law Firm,” we represent a wide base of clients throughout the Commonwealth of Kentucky. We are a general practice firm with a focus on personal injury, criminal defense and family law. In these areas and others, we give our clients an optimal mix of personalized attention, experience and skills. We work diligently to obtain the most advantageous outcome possible. Although we aggressively defend you in the courtroom, we place a strong emphasis on treating you compassionately and giving you the attention and respect you deserve.

DEDICATED LAWYERS COMBINE BIG-FIRM RESOURCES WITH SMALL-FIRM SERVICE

Legal challenges and opportunities often don’t come with second chances, so it’s important to retain an attorney you can trust. When you choose us, you will benefit from our:

  • Wide range of legal services — As a general practice law firm, we can help you with a variety of legal matters. Many legal issues require knowledge of several practice areas. Our comprehensive approach means that we look at the big picture and consider how a legal problem in one area could impact another part of your life.
  • Teamwork — When you work with us, you’ll be able to count on attorneys who have 65 combined years of experience and are dedicated to using the skills they’ve developed to find creative solutions to the toughest problems.
  • Accomplished attorneys — Our lawyers have earned praise and honors from clients, colleagues and professional publications. Partners William E. Johnson and Nicole Bearse have earned AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Ratings by Martindale-Hubbell® for their high ethical standards and professional ability.

From your first consultation through the conclusion of your matter, we will work tirelessly to deliver the highest levels of representation, service and professionalism.

Practice Areas

SKILLFUL ADVOCATES HANDLE FAMILY LAW, INJURY AND CRIMINAL DEFENSE MATTERS

In Franklin County and across the state, our firm delivers sound counsel and determined advocacy in matters relating to:

  • Personal injury — We represent clients in a full range of personal injury cases, including claims arising from car accidentsslip and fall incidents, dog bites, medical malpractice and defective products. If a family member was the victim of a fatal instance of negligence, our lawyers advise you of whether wrongful death damages are available.
  • Family law — For divorce and other family law concerns, such as custody, child support and adoption, we deliver compassionate guidance while safeguarding your rights.
  • Criminal defense — Our attorneys protect and defend our clients’ rights in all types of criminal defense. Whether you’ve been accused of drunk driving, theft, a drug offense, a traffic violation or some other criminal misconduct, we’ll stand up for you against police and prosecutors.
  • Administrative law — If you have a state or federal administrative law issue, we have a thorough understanding of the applicable rules and procedures used by such agencies as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, and the Kentucky Personnel Board.
  • Civil litigation — As experienced trial lawyers, we can help you with all types of general civil litigation, including business litigation, breach of contracts, property damage, personal injury claims, insurance claims and torts, in state and federal courts.
  • Health law — We apply our in-depth knowledge of health law to ensure that you remain in compliance with regulations and issues associated with the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Medicaid, Medicare and other aspects of the healthcare system.
  • Mediation — In all family and civil matters, we offer mediation services to help resolve disputes through consensus while avoiding the unnecessary delays and expense associated with litigation.

Regardless of your specific concerns and goals, we will develop a thorough strategy to help you achieve your objectives as completely and efficiently as possible.

Speak with a knowledgeable Kentucky attorney to discuss your legal matter

Johnson Bearse, LLP in Frankfort represents Kentucky clients in several legal practice areas, including family law, personal injury and criminal defense. We welcome the opportunity to get to know you and advise you on your situation. Please call 502-605-6100 or contact us online to schedule a consultation at our office.

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    5.0/5.0

    Eric Bronco has stuck by me through think and thin. I'm a father who won sole custody of my son from one ex. Also won custody of my daughter's from my first ex. We all know as a father that's a hard thing to get done. I highly recommend Eric B...

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    5.0/5.0

    I contacted Nicole for a long complex custody case that involved previous court rulings, form previous judges in deferent counties. all the while with myself living out of state. Nicole and Maria worked countless hours to gather existing court docs, ...

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    5.0/5.0

    After a stressful battle with my ex husband over child support and custody, Nicole helped me win my case. She was honest, kind and caring, as well as stern when she needed to be. I feel Nicole sincerely cared about me and what was best for my daughte...

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    5.0/5.0

    I was able to connect with Nicole through a referral. My case is very complex and has spanned numerous years with terrifying challenges that few have been able to manage well. Nicole has a focus on fairness, justice, truth and thoroughness. In the la...

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    5.0/5.0

    I prosecute domestic violence and child abuse. Nicole is often a defense attorney, or G.A.L. involved in these cases. She is the best, competent and ethical attorney I deal with in the area of family law. She has my highest recommendation.

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