Protecting Your Rights And Your Future


Jay Oakley


Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury
  • Criminal Defense


I've secured and/or collaborated to secure over $25,000,000.00+ in combined settlements and verdicts in personal injury cases including motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, dog bites, products liability, premises liability and workers compensation.

I have tried cases to juries with success in all levels of courts including state district and circuit court as well as in federal court.

I have argued before the Kentucky Supreme Court, Kentucky Court of Appeals as well as the US Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit


  • Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Highland Heights, Kentucky
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Bratton-Wirthlin Award
  • Vanderbilt University
    • B.A.
    • Honors: summa cum laude
    • Major: Economics

Bar Admissions

  • Kentucky, 2006
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky, 2007
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 2015

Fraternities or Sororities

  • Pi Kappa Alpha

Representative Cases

  • Acquittal after 1 week jury trial: 5:19-CR-101-KKC, EDKY; client charged with murder-for-hire and kidnapping
  • Over $25,000,000.00 in combined personal injury, mva, dog bite, premises liability and workers compensation settlements and verdicts secured

Professional Associations

  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Kentucky Justice Association (KJA)
  • Kentucky Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (KACDL)

Current Employment Position

  • Managing Partner