Legal Experience You Can Trust

Coy, Gilbert, Shepherd & Wilson is a full-service law firm in Richmond which has been serving clients for more than 55 years. Our attorneys have a long record of success in settlement negotiations as well as trials.

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Kentucky’s Top Civil and Criminal Litigation Attorneys


Coy, Gilbert, Shepherd & Wilson, is a full-service law firm in Richmond which has been serving clients for more than 55 years. Our attorneys have a long record of success in settlement negotiations as well as trials. Coy, Gilbert, Shepherd & Wilson is proud to have received an “AV” peer review rating from Martindale Hubbell* for legal ability and general ethical standards. Our attorneys are native Kentuckians, well versed in law, and licensed to practice in all state and federal courts in Kentucky – in both civil and criminal matters.

As a full-service law firm, our attorneys are able to help you with a variety of legal problems. Whether you have been injured in a car accident caused by another driver, need a criminal defense lawyer following a DUI/DWI arrest, want advice about a real estate transaction, or need help starting a new business; we are ready to serve you.

Our attorneys are native Kentuckians, well versed in law, and licensed to practice in all state and federal courts in Kentucky – in both civil and criminal matters.

If you live or work in Richmond, Kentucky and need legal help call 859-623-3877 or contact our firm today to arrange a meeting with one of our skilled and caring attorneys.

We help individuals cope with a wide range of legal issues, including personal injury claims, criminal charges, divorce and family law issues, bankruptcy, and wills and estate planning. Our business attorneys are skilled at helping small businesses with business formation, business transactions, commercial real estate and other business needs.

*CV, BV, and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties, Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards, and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the Judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories-legal ability and general ethical standards.

Featured Practice Area

Handling Large and Small Personal Injury Claims

Our personal injury department is led by attorney J.T. Gilbert, who is Board Certified as a Civil Trial Attorney by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and has recovered several verdicts and settlements in excess of 1 million dollars. Our firm has the litigation skills and resources needed to aggressively pursue compensation for clients injured in motor vehicle accidents, hurt by defective products, or injured in slip and fall accidents on dangerous premises. We also provide compassionate and determined representation in wrongful death claims to families who have lost a loved one in a tragic, fatal accident.

A special note to injured persons: You don’t have to have a monstrous personal injury lawsuit to engage our law firm to help you recover damages due to someone else’s negligence. We hope to hear from you no matter what your injuries. Whether you have a brain injury or soft tissue injury, we are here to handle the insurance companies who are unwilling to negotiate fairly.

Contact us today to schedule an appointment with one of our attorneys. Major credit cards are accepted.

A special note to injured persons: You don’t have to have a monstrous personal injury lawsuit to engage our law firm to help you recover damages due to someone else’s negligence.