Providing legal excellence for over 60 years in Kentucky

Leslie P. Vose

Leslie P. Vose

Litigation Counsel Of America
Recognized by Best Lawyers 2021 - Landrum & Shouse LLP
Super Lawyers Top 25
Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence 2020

Education

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

Bar Admission

  • 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

Practice Areas

  • Civil litigation
  • Trucking
  • Professional Negligence
  • Municipal Liability
  • Insurance

Published Works

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

Representative Cases

  • Kendrick v. Bland, 1989, US Supreme Court

Honors

  • Top 25 Women, Kentucky Super Lawyers®
  • Recognized for 25 years of certification from the National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2017, Employment Law - Individuals and Employment Law - Management in Lexington
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2016, Employment Law - Individuals and Employment Law - Management in Lexington
  • Top 25 Female Kentucky Super Lawyer® for Employment and Labor Law, 2015
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2015, Employment Law - Individuals
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2015, Employment Law - Management
  • Appeared before the U.S. Supreme Court in Kendrick v. Bland
  • Kentucky Super Lawyers, 2008 - 2020
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Best Lawyers in America, Lawyer of the Year 2014 for Employment Law - Individuals, Lexington
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Pre-eminent
  • Henry T. Duncan Award, by FCBA for Distinguished Personal and Professional Conduct, 1997
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2020, Employment Law - Individuals
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2020, Employment Law - Management in Lexington

Classes & Seminars

  • UK Employment Seminars, 2009 to Present

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Chair, Fayette County Pro Bono Association, 1989 to 1990
  • Treasurer, Board Member, President, Fayette County Bar Association, 1986 to 1990
  • Board Member, IOLTA, 1985 to 1991
  • Lexington Fayette County Planning Commission, Member, 1991 to 1998

Representative Clients

  • Nationwide
  • One Beacon
  • LFUCG
  • Scottsdale
  • Western Heritage
  • Great West Casualty
  • Heritage Hospice
  • Worldwide Equipment
  • Lawyers Mutual Insurance Company of Kentucky

Past Positions

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

Fraternities or Sororities

  • Phi Beta Kappa

Professional Associations

  • Fayette County Bar Association, President, 1989 to 1990
  • Fayette County Bar Association, President-Elect, 1988 to 1989
  • Fayette County Bar Association, Vice-President, 1987 to 1988
  • Fayette County Bar Association, Treasurer, 1986 to 1987
  • Kentucky Bar Association, Commission Expires, 11/2004
  • Kentucky Bar Association, IOLTA Board of Trustees, Trustee for 5'" Judicial District, 1986 to 1993
  • Kentucky Bar Association, Treasurer, 1988 to 1993
  • Kentucky Bar Association, Board of Directors, Kentucky Bar Foundation, 1990 to 1993
  • Kentucky Bar Association, KBA Supreme Court Committee on Jury Instructions, Civil, 1990 to Present
  • Kentucky Bar Association, CLE Chair, Mid-Winter Convention, 1991 to 1991
  • Kentucky Bar Association, Kentucky Supreme Court Trial Commissioner, Disciplinary, 1988 to Present
  • Kentucky Bar Association, Member, Biden Committee for Judicial Efficiency, Appointed by Federal Judges, Eastern District of Kentucky, 1990 to 1995
  • American Bar Association
  • Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Fayette County Bar Pro Bono Association, Chair, 1988 to 1989
  • National Board of Trial Advocacy, Certified Trial Specialist, 1991 to Present
  • Super Lawyers of Kentucky, 2008 to Present
  • Best Lawyers, Employment, 2011 to Present
  • Litigation Counsel of America, Fellow, 2008 to Present
  • Federal Rules Committee, Kentucky Federal Courts, Member, 2017 to Present

Certified Legal Specialties

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

Current Employment Position

  • Partner