James N. Martin Jr.


James focuses his practice on complex litigation and tort matters. He has significant experience defending physicians, hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, and other health care providers in alleged medical negligence cases. He has represented Fortune 500 retail and food service industry corporations in tort matters. He also has experience in business litigation, employment litigation, and defending government agencies and municipalities. James advises business owners regarding non-compete and employment matters. He is licensed in both Kentucky and Indiana.

Licensed In

  • Indiana
  • Kentucky


  • J.D. University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law
  • B.S. University of Louisville


  • Legislative Committee, Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities
  • Access Justice
  • Mayor, City of Bellemeade, Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
  • United States Supreme Court
  • Louisville Bar Association
  • Indiana State Bar Association


  • Kentucky Super Lawyers Rising Star (2015-2018)
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Litigation – Insurance (2024-Present)

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