JW
JW

John Cleveland Whitfield

Licensed for 33 years

Attorney in Madisonville, KY

Practice Area: Personal Injury, Insurance Defense, Probate

Awards
AV Preeminent
Awards
AV Preeminent

Areas of Law

  • Personal Injury
  • Insurance Defense
  • Probate

Credentials

Position
Member
Admission Details
Admitted in 1983, Kentucky
Law School Attended
University of Kentucky
Class of 1982
J.D.
University Attended
University of Kentucky
Class of 1979
B.A.

Client Reviews

  • 4.8/5.0 1 review
  • 100% client recommended 1 recommendation
  • Communication

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  • Responsiveness

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  • Quality of Service

    5.0/5.0
  • Value for Money

    4.0/5.0
  • 4.8/5.0 submitted on 09/24/10

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Peer Reviews

  • 4.6/5.0 19 reviews
  • AV Preeminent
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.6/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.5/5.0
  • Judgment

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  • Communication

    4.6/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.7/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 03/17/10 in Personal Injury

    He is an outstanding trial lawyer. He is one of the best trial atty in the state of KY Read more

    He is an outstanding trial lawyer. He is one of the best trial atty in the state of KY

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Principal on 03/17/10 in Litigation

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 03/10/10 in Personal Injury

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 03/08/10 in Civil Litigation

    John is an outstanding lawyer with the highest ethics. Read more

    John is an outstanding lawyer with the highest ethics.

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      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Associate on 02/28/10 in Litigation

    • Legal Knowledge

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Senior Associate on 02/23/10 in Litigation

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 02/22/10 in General Practice

    • Legal Knowledge

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    • Judgment

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 02/21/10 in Litigation

    I have worked with (and opposite) John over the past 6 years in a series of matters, including a settlement class. John is a highly skilled lawyer who strongly advocates... Read more

    I have worked with (and opposite) John over the past 6 years in a series of matters, including a settlement class. John is a highly skilled lawyer who strongly advocates for his clients within the bounds of reasonableness and professionalism. Based upon my experiences with him, I am pleased to report that he brings great credit to himself and to the practice of law.

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      5.0/5.0
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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Principal on 02/20/10 in Plaintiffs Personal Injury

    John and I have worked on coal mine explosion cases and defective product liability cases that involved national and international companies and complex litigation issues... Read more

    John and I have worked on coal mine explosion cases and defective product liability cases that involved national and international companies and complex litigation issues. In these cases John achieved outstanding results for his clients and was able to completely grasp all of the complex legal issues involved. Undoubtedly, he is and outstanding attorney of the highest caliber warranting your highest rating.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

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    • Judgment

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  • 5.0/5.0 by a Principal on 02/20/10 in Medical Negligence

    I have worked with John on approximately 60 cases since 1989, including wrongful death, products liability and medical malpractice cases. Many of these cases have been... Read more

    I have worked with John on approximately 60 cases since 1989, including wrongful death, products liability and medical malpractice cases. Many of these cases have been extremely complex cases. John has superb trial and litigation skills and high ethical attributes. He has all the attributes necessary to be awarded your highest rating. He is simply one of the best attorneys I have ever worked with.

    • Legal Knowledge

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    • Analytical Capability

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    • Judgment

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