Scott Emerson Powell

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Louisville, KY

The Powell Law Firm, PLLC
 | 4965 U.S. Highway 42, Suite 1000
Louisville, KY 40222
Phone: 502-242-7000
Selected to Rising Stars: 2013 - 2018
Licensed Since: 2008
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (50%)

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Attorney Profile

Attorney Scott Emerson Powell, founder of The Powell Law Firm, PLLC, in Louisville, Kentucky, focuses his practice on personal injury law. A highly experienced litigator, Mr. Powell has represented clients throughout southern Indiana and northern Kentucky in all types of injury cases. Throughout his career, he has handled various matters including injuries, medical negligence, nursing home neglect and wrongful death.

He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences, a master’s degree from the University of Kentucky Patterson School of Diplomacy and International Commerce and earned his law degree from the University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law. In addition to his law practice, Mr. Powell is an adjunct professor at the University of Kentucky Louis D. Brandeis School of Law.

During law school, Mr. Powell gained valuable legal experience by interning at the United States Attaché Office at the U.S. Embassy in London. He also participated in moot court while attending law school.  

Admitted to practice law since 2008, Mr. Powell quickly rose to prominence within his chosen field of law. He has been mentioned in publications including Bloomberg Businessweek, Forbes and Attorney at Law Magazine. He has also been named one of the “Top 100 Trial Lawyers” by the National Trial Lawyers and one of the “Top 10 Under 40” by the National Academy of Family Law Attorneys.

Admitted to practice in both Kentucky and Indiana, Mr. Powell is also licensed before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana and U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (50%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (50%): Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - General: Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Medical Malpractice, Birth Injury, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 6 years

Rising Stars: 2013 - 2018

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About Scott Powell

Admitted: 2008, Kentucky

Professional Webpage: http://powell.law/meet-scott/

Honors and Awards:

  • Top 10 Under 40, NAFLA, 2015
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2013-2017
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers, 2015

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky
  • Indiana
  • Kentucky

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Adjunct professor, Louis D. Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Featured in publications such as Attorney at Law Magazine, Forbes, and Bloomberg Businessweek

Educational Background:

  • University of Kentucky, Patterson School of Diplomacy, M.A.
  • University of Kentucky, College of Arts and Sciences, B.A. 
Office Location for Scott Emerson Powell

4965 U.S. Highway 42
Suite 1000
Louisville, KY 40222

Phone: 502-242-7000

 

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Last Updated: 3/13/2017

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