Jonathan Tyler Adkins
(304) 353-8104, (859) 219-8200
Office: Charleston, Lexington
J.D. Salmon P. Chase College of Law
B.S. Northern Kentucky University
Licensure: KY | WV
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Tyler Adkins is an associate in the firm’s litigation department and he represents law enforcement personnel, governmental entities, insurance companies, corporations, and small businesses.  He routinely handles cases in both state and federal courts.

Work Experience

2016 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
2015-2016 Fowler Bell PLLC
2014-2015 The Adkins Firm, PLLC (Solo Practitioner)

Speaking Engagements

"Qualified Immunity and Police Liability Claims Settlement," National Business Institute Police Liability Claims Seminar, June 2016

Key Experience

Defended police officer in state court accused of claims ranging from negligence to assault
Handled corporate matters for various companies that included drafting amendments to bylaws and non-compete clauses
Represented police officer in federal court accused of civil rights violations under 42 USC 1983

Memberships & Awards

American Bar Association
SuperLawyers® 2017 Kentucky Rising Star; Civil Rights
SuperLawyers® 2016 Kentucky Rising Star; Civil Litigation-Defense
Kentucky Bar Association
Kentucky Defense Counsel, Inc.
Defense Research Institute, Young Lawyers Committee
Lexington Young Professionals Association, Rising Star, 2015