Leslie P. Vose

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Location:
Lexington, Kentucky
Phone:
859-554-4038 (Local)
888-322-2505 (Toll-Free)
Fax:
859-233-0308
Email:

Areas of Practice

  • Employment Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Commercial Fraud
  • Civil Rights
  • Insurance Coverage Issues

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Civil Trial Specialist (Kentucky does not certify specialties in legal fields), National Board of Trial Advocacy, 1991

Bar Admissions

  • Kentucky, 1978
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky, 1979
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky, 1979
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1985
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1988

Education

  • University of Kentucky College of Law, Lexington, Kentucky
    • J.D. - 1978
    • Law Review: Kentucky Law Journal, 1977 - 1978
  • University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky
    • B.A. - 1975
    • Honors: With Distinction
    • Honors: Outstanding Sophomore Woman
    • Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
    • Honors: Kappa Alpha Theta - President 1974-1975
    • Major: Journalism

Published Works

  • Legislative Changes in Workers' Compensation: The Pendulum Swings Kentucky Bench & Bar, October, 1982

Representative Cases

  • Kendrick v. Bland (US Supreme Court 1989)

Representative Clients

  • Scottsdale
  • Western Heritage
  • Great West Casualty
  • Heritage Hospice
  • Wold Wide Equipment
  • Lawyers Mutual Insurance Company of Kentucky

Classes/Seminars

  • UK Emply Seminar, 2009 - Present

Honors and Awards

  • Top 25 Female Kentucky Super Lawyer® for Employment and Labor Law, 2015
  • Appeared before the U.S. Supreme Court in Kendrick v. Bland
  • Kentucky Super Lawyers, 2008 - 2015
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2013 - 2014
  • Best Lawyers in America, Lawyer of the Year 2014 for Employment Law - Individuals, Lexington
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Peer Review Rated
  • Henry T. Duncan Award, by FCBA for Distinguished Personal and Professional Conduct, 1997
  • Henry T. Duncan Award,Fayette County Bar Association for Distinguished Personal and Professional Conduct and Community Service, 1997
  • Best Lawyers in America ,Employment Law - Individuals , 2015 - Present
  • Best Lawyers in America ,Employment Law - Management, 2015 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Fayette County Bar Association, President, 1989 - 1990
  • Fayette County Bar Association, President-Elect, 1988 - 1989
  • Fayette County Bar Association, Vice-President, 1987 - 1988
  • Fayette County Bar Association, Treasurer, 1986 - 1987
  • Kentucky Bar Association, Commission Expires, November 9, 2004
  • Kentucky Bar Association, Iolta Board of Trustees, Trustee for 5'" Judicial District, 1986 - 1993
  • Kentucky Bar Association, Treasurer, 1988 - 1993
  • Kentucky Bar Association, Board of Directors, Kentucky Bar Foundation, 1990 - 1993
  • Kentucky Bar Association, KBA Supreme Court Committee on Jury Instructions, Civil, 1990 - Present
  • Kentucky Bar Association, CLE Chair, Mid-Winter Convention, 1991
  • Kentucky Bar Association, Kentucky Supreme Court Trial Commissioner, Disciplinary, 1988 - Present
  • Kentucky Bar Association, Member, Biden Committee for Judicial Efficiency, Appointed by Federal Judges, Eastern District of Kentucky, 1990 - 1995
  • American Bar Association
  • Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Fayette County Bar Pro Bono Association, Chair, 1988 - 1989
  • National Board of Trial Advocacy, Certified Trial Specialist, 1991 - 2011
  • Super Lawyers of Kentucky, 2008 - Present
  • Best Lawyers, Employment, 2011 - Present
  • Litigation Counsel of America, Fellow, 2008 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Commonwealth of Kentucky, Assistant Attorney General, 1978 - 1979

Pro Bono Activities

  • Chair, Fayette County Pro Bono Association, 1989 - 1990
  • Treasurer, Board Member, President, Fayette County Bar Association, 1986 - 1990
  • Board Member, IOLTA, 1985 - 1991
  • Lex Fay County Planning commission Member, 1991 - 1998

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Phi Beta Kappa