Louisville Kentucky personal injury lawyer Liz Shepherd

Liz J. Shepherd


Liz Shepherd has focused primarily on medical negligence, product liability, and auto accident cases since she graduated from law school. Ms. Shepherd has been a Louisville personal injury attorney at the firm since 1993 and is the current President of the Kentucky Justice Association. She served on the Board of Governors of the Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys (now known as the Kentucky Justice Association) and also served as Fourth District Vice President. Ms. Shepherd has lectured in the areas of medical negligence, personal injury, and auto insurance law.

Ms. Shepherd is a graduate of Transylvania University and the University of Louisville School of Law. She is a member of the Kentucky Justice Association, American Association of Justice, and the Kentucky and Louisville Bar Associations. She is married and has three children.

Areas of Practice

Litigation Percentage

  • 95% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Kentucky, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky, 1992
  • West Virginia, 2008


  • University of Louisville School of Law, Louisville, Kentucky
    • J.D.
  • Transylvania University, Lexington, Kentucky
    • B.A. – 1988
    • Major: Political Science

Honors & Awards

  • Selected to Super Lawyers, 2021

Classes/Seminars Taught by Liz Shepherd

  • Lecture: Personal Injury and Auto Insurance Law

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys, Board of Governors since 2000
  • Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys, Fourth District Vice President
  • Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys, Member
  • American Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Kentucky Bar Association, Member
  • Louisville Bar Association, Member
  • Kentucky Justice Association President, 2017
  • American Association for Justice, Birth Trauma Litigation Group, Medical Negligence

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