Bowles Rice LLP

Law Firm in Lexington, KY

About This Firm

Bowles Rice LLP is a client-focused law firm committed to providing high-quality, effective, and efficient legal services. This commitment has contributed to the firm's development since its founding in 1920. Through expansions and mergers, we have grown into a major regional firm with eight offices and 130 attorneys. We are proud to represent individuals, professionals, organizations, small businesses, and Fortune 500 companies throughout West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Virginia, Ohio and the surrounding region.

We are deeply committed to our communities, and are actively involved in business, civic, philanthropic, educational, and political endeavors, recognizing that our success as a service organization is tied to the success of our clients, communities, and the region as a whole.

Through our firm intranet and shared technology capabilities, including video conferencing, we can provide the combined experience and knowledge of our entire team to serve our clients regionally or worldwide from any of our office locations.

Areas of Law

  • Oil and Gas Law
  • Mining Law
  • Antitrust
  • Banking Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Black Lung
  • Business Counseling
  • Corporate Law
  • Civil Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Economic Development
  • Education Law
  • Employment Law Energy
  • Coal
  • Environmental Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Exporting
  • Financial Institutions Law
  • Gaming Law
  • Governmental Relations
  • Government Ethics
  • Election Law
  • Government Contracts
  • Health Care
  • Finance
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Business Transactions
  • Labor And Employment
  • Employment Law
  • Land Use
  • Development
  • Litigation
  • State Government Law
  • Federal Practice
  • Trial Practice
  • Appellate Practice
  • Mergers And Acquisitions
  • Municipal Law
  • Patents
  • Probate
  • Oil and Gas Transportation.
  • Public Finance
  • Real Estate
  • Securities
  • Taxation
  • Local
  • Technology Law
  • Consulting
  • Toxic Torts
  • Tourism
  • Trademarks
  • Trusts
  • White-Collar Criminal Defense
  • Workers' Compensation
  • ERISA Litigation
  • Employee Benefits
  • Executive Compensation
  • Qualified Retirement Plans
  • Energy Contracts
  • Energy Project Development
  • Coal Mining
  • Mineral Law
  • Mine Safety
  • Mineral Rights
  • Mineral Leasing
  • Mineral Royalties
  • Mineral Taxation
  • Mineral Title
  • Natural Gas
  • Natural Gas Contracts
  • Natural Gas Pipelines
  • Natural Gas Regulation
  • Oil and Gas Acquisitions
  • Oil and Gas Contracts
  • Oil and Gas Finance
  • Oil and Gas Leasing
  • Oil and Gas Litigation
  • Oil and Gas Pipelines
  • Oil and Gas Regulation
  • Oil and Gas Taxation
  • Oil and Gas Title Examination

Overall Client Rating

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3.7 out of 5.0

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  • Recommended by 4 Clients
  • Last reviewed on 08/28/13
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Bowles Rice LLP
333 West Vine Street, Suite 1700,
Lexington, KY 40507-1639






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 333 West Vine Street, Suite 1700,
Lexington, KY 40507-1639


Other Offices
Charleston Office
600 Quarrier Street Charleston, West Virginia
Canonsburg Office
6000 Town Center Boulevard Canonsburg, Pennsylvania
Winchester Office
480 West Jubal Early Drive, Suite 130 Winchester, Virginia
Martinsburg Office
101 South Queen Street Martinsburg, West Virginia
Morgantown Office
7000 Hampton Center Morgantown, West Virginia
Moundsville Office
511 7th Street Moundsville, West Virginia
Parkersburg Office
501 Avery Street, Fifth Floor Parkersburg, West Virginia
Canonsburg, Pennsylvania Office: 6000 Town Center Boulevard. Telephone: 724-514-8915. Fax: 724-514-8954.
Charleston, West Virginia Office: 600 Quarrier Street, P.O. Box 1386. Telephone: 304-347-1100. Fax: 304-343-2867.
Martinsburg, West Virginia Office: (Serves Berkeley Springs and Charles Town, West Virginia). 101 South Queen Street, P.O. Drawer 1419. Telephone: 304-263-0836. Fax: 304-267-3822.
Morgantown, West Virginia Office: 7000 Hampton Center. Telephone: 304-285-2500. Fax: 304-599-1308.
Moundsville, West Virginia Office: 511 7th Street. Telephone: 304-845-1040. Fax: 304-343-2867.
Parkersburg, West Virginia Office: 501 Avery Street, Fifth Floor, P.O. Box 48. Telephone: 304-485-7973. Fax: 304-420-5587.
Winchester, Virginia Office: 480 West Jubal Early Drive, Suite 130. Telephone: 540-723-8877. Fax: 540-450-1535.

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