Stanley S. Dawson

Stanley S. Dawson

Stan was born in 1965 in Versailles, Kentucky. He is a graduate of Western Kentucky University and the University of Kentucky College of Law. He has represented employers and insurers in the areas of workers’ compensation, Federal Black Lung and subrogation since 1991, and has lectured on workers compensation and Federal Black Lung issues at legal seminars. Stan also previously served as in-house counsel for a major mining concern, handling mine safety and health, environmental, corporate and transactional matters. He is a member of the Kentucky Bar Association and is admitted to practice before the U. S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky, as well as the U. S. Courts of Appeals for the Sixth and Tenth Circuits. Stan and his wife, Ellen, live in Louisville and have two children.


Biographical Information:

Born in Versailles, Kentucky, and resides in Louisville, Kentucky.

Education:

University of Kentucky College of Law
Lexington, Kentucky
Juris Doctor

1987 — 1990

Western Kentucky University
Bowling Green, Kentucky
Bachelor of Arts

1983 — 1987

Professional Experience:

Fulton, Devlin & Powers LLC
Louisville, Kentucky

2002 — Present

Lodestar Energy, Inc.
Lexignton, Kentucky

Corporate Counsel

1998 — 2002

Ferreri & Fogle
Louisville, Kentucky

Partner (1997 - 1998)
Associate (1991 - 1996)

1991 — 1998

Commonwealth of Kentucky, 28th Judicial Circuit
Somerset, Kentucky

Staff Attorney (1990 - 1991)
Law Clerk (1990)

1990 — 1991

Professional Memberships:

Kentucky Bar Association

Workers' Compensation Section

1990 — Present

United States District Court —

Eastern District of Kentucky (1995 - Present)
Western District of Kentucky (1998 - Present)

United States Court of Appeals

Sixth Circuit (1996 - Present)
Tenth Circuit (1997 - Present)

Professional Activities & Accomplishments:

Kentucky Coal Association
Workers' Compensation Task Force

Member

1998 - 2002

Kentucky Bar Association Workers' Compensation Section
1998 Annual Mid-Year Convention
New Orleans, Louisiana

Guest Speaker

1998

Kentucky Bar Association Workers' Compensation Section
2001 Annual Mid-Year Convention
Las Vegas, Nevada

Guest Speaker

2001

National Business Institute's Seminar on Complex Workers' Compensation Issues

Guest Speaker on Legal Ethics

2014

National Business Institute's Seminar on Advanced Workers' Compensation Issues

Guest Speaker on Kentucky Case Law Update
Guest Speaker on Ethical Obligations in Workers' Compensation

2015