Judson F. Devlin

Judson F. Devlin

Judd was born and resides in Louisville, Kentucky. He graduated with honors from Eastern Kentucky University in 1985 and received his law degree from University of Kentucky College of Law in 1988. He was admitted to the practice of law in 1988. He is a member of the Louisville and Kentucky Bar Associations. He is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky and the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.

He is a frequent lecturer and guest speaker at workers’ compensation seminars for attorneys and claims professionals. He has been selected as among the “Best Lawyers in America®” since 2007 and as a “Super Lawyer” by Kentucky Super Lawyers® since 2008, both in the field of workers’ compensation.


Biographical Information:

Resides in Louisville, Kentucky.

Education:

University of Kentucky College of Law
Lexington, Kentucky
Juris Doctor

1985 — 1988

Eastern Kentucky University
Richmond, Kentucky
Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude

1981 — 1985

Professional Experience:

Fulton, Devlin & Powers LLC
Louisville, Kentucky

2017 — Present

Fulton & Devlin, LLC
Louisville, Kentucky

1997 — 2017

Ferreri & Fogle
Louisville, Kentucky

Partner (1994 - 1997)
Associate (1989 - 1993)

1989 — 1997

Mills, Mitchell & Turner
Louisville, Kentucky

Associate (1988 - 1989)

1988 — 1989

Professional Memberships:

Kentucky Bar Association

Life Fellow (2015 - Present)
Member - Workers' Compensation Section (1988 - Present)

1988 — Present

Louisville Bar Association

1997 — Present

United States District Court —

Western District of Kentucky

1992 — Present

United States Court of Appeals —

Sixth Circuit

1995 — Present

Professional Activities:

Kentucky Crushed Stone Association Annual Meeting
Elizabethtown, Kentucky

Guest Speaker

1993

KBA Workers' Compensation Section
1994 Annual Mid-Year Convention
Freeport,Bahamas

Guest Speaker

1994

Comp Ed, Inc. Workers' Compensation Seminar
Louisville, Kentucky

Guest Speaker

2001

KBA Workers' Compensation Section
2002 Annual Mid-Year Convention
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Guest Speaker

2002

Kentucky Employers Safety Association
Annual Membership Meeting and Seminar
Louisville, Kentucky

Guest Speaker

2002

Workers' Compensation Seminar
Comp Ed, Inc.
Louisville, Kentucky

Guest Speaker

2003

Workers' Compensation Seminar
Comp Ed, Inc.
Louisville, Kentucky

Guest Speaker

2005

Workers' Compensation School for Kentucky Employers
Travelers Insurance Company
Louisville, Kentucky

Guest Speaker

2008

KESA Annual Membership Meeting and Seminar
Louisville, Kentucky

Guest Speaker

2013

Kentucky Workers' Compensation Education Association Annual Conference & Seminar
Louisville, Kentucky

Guest Speaker

2013

University of Kentucky 20th Biennial Workers' Compensation Institute
Lexington, Kentucky

Guest Speaker

2014

Travelers Kentucky Claim Academy & Seminar
Louisville, Kentucky

Guest Speaker

2014

Electric Insurance Company — Advanced Workers' Compensation Issues
Louisville, Kentucky

Guest Speaker

2016

Travelers Kentucky Claim Seminars
Indianapolis, Indiana

Guest Speaker

2018

University of Kentucky 22nd Biennial Workers' Compensation Institute
Lexington, Kentucky

Guest Speaker

2019

Honors and Accomplishments:

Beta of Richmond, Inc.

Board of Directors; Member of Executive Committee

2005 - 2008

Trinity High School, Inc.

Board of Directors

2018 - 2010

Rated "AV" for Very HIgh to Preeminent Legal Ability by Martindale-Hubbell®

2007 - Present

Selected for Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America®

Under Specialy of Workers' Compensation

2006 - Present

Selected for Inclusion in Kentucky Super Lawyers®

Under Specialy of Workers' Compensation

2008 - Present

Selected by The Best Lawyers in America® as Lawyer of the Year

Workers' Compensation Law — Employers (Louisville — 2014)

2014

Selected by The Best Lawyers in America® as Lawyer of the Year

Workers' Compensation Law — Employers (Louisville — 2019)

2019

Publications:

Kentucky Bar Association - Bench & Bar Quarterly Magazine (September 2008)

Workers’ Compensation Symposium

Guest Author: “The Ever-Changing Law on Limitations and Repose for Gradual Injury Claims”

Published Decisions:

Hutchins v. General Electric Co., 190 S.W.3d 333 (Ky. 2006)

Cepero v. Fabricated Metals Corp., 132 S.W. 3d 839 (Ky. 2004)

Wright v. Oberle-Jorde Co., Inc., 910 S.W. 2d 241 (Ky. 1995)

Brockway v.  Rockwell International, 907 S.W.2d 166 (Ky. App. 1995)

Coslow v.  General Electric Co., 877 S.W.2d 611 (Ky. 1994)