Gregory K. Jenkins

Of Counsel
(859) 259-1900 Ext. 2226

Gregory K. Jenkins was born on January 30, 1952 in Louisville, Kentucky. He was admitted to the Bar of Kentucky on May 2, 1977. He is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky, as well as all State Courts in Kentucky. Mr. Jenkins received his undergraduate degree from Georgetown College (B.A., 1974, Magna Cum Laude with Honors in American Studies). He received his law degree from the University of Kentucky J. David Rosenburg College of Law (J.D., 1977), where he was on the staff of the Kentucky Law Journal and served as Comments and Kentucky Law Survey Editor. He was awarded Best Brief and Best Overall in the First Year Moot Court Competition.

Mr. Jenkins was a partner and practiced in the Lexington Office of Boehl, Stopher and Graves for twenty-two years. He formed a law firm and was Managing Partner of Jenkins Pisacano Robinson and Bailey, and later known as Jenkins Smith and Welleford, in Lexington from 1998 to 2012, practicing primarily in defense of medical malpractice litigation and liability matters for other professionals such as pharmacists, lawyers, CPAs, architects and engineers, as well as products liability and complex personal injury and other civil litigation matters. Mr. Jenkins has been a litigator and trial attorney for over 40 years. He has litigated well over a thousand cases and tried over 150 cases to jury verdict in the State and Federal Courts of Kentucky. Mr. Jenkins was elected as a Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers in 2000. He has been listed in Best Lawyers in America and Kentucky Super Lawyers for many years, as well as AV Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell for over 35 years.

In addition to his litigation practice, Mr. Jenkins is a trained mediator, and has conducted several hundred mediations in his practice. He is currently Vice-Chair of the Dispute Resolution Section of the Kentucky Bar Association and has served as a trainer for KBA Basic Mediator Training Programs.

Mr. Jenkins has been involved in the Lexington community since 1974 and has served on the boards of numerous non-profit and civic groups. Most notably, he served on the Governing Board of the Lexington Philharmonic for over 15 years, including two separate terms as President of the Board. In addition to his support of and interest in the arts, Mr. Jenkins is an avid golfer, curler and dabbles as a visual artist.
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