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Known as “The Lady Litigator,” Sheila P. Hiestand is a partner at McCoy & Hiestand, PLC Attorneys at Law. As an athlete and a musician, the focus and determination she has developed transfer over to her professional work representing clients throughout Kentucky in matters of premises liability, wrongful death, motor vehicle and trucking accidents, and medical malpractice. Admitted to practice in Indiana, Tennessee and Kentucky as well as before the Supreme Court of the United States, Ms. Hiestand has over 20 years of experience obtaining favorable verdicts for clients who have been injured by another’s negligence.
The former president of the Kentucky Justice Association, Ms. Hiestand has received many awards and honors. For her superior legal skills and her adherence to ethics, she has received the highest rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell. The National Association of Distinguished Counsel, the Kentucky Justice Association, the American Society of Legal Advocates and the Million Dollar Advocates Forum count her among their members.
Ms. Hiestand knows the pain and suffering, medical care, financial impact and mental anguish that are common after a personal injury. She approaches every case with compassion and has a reputation for her tenacity in the courtroom. A fluent speaker of Spanish, she connects with clients from many different cultures.
Before earning a Juris Doctor from the University of Kentucky College of Law, Ms. Hiestand graduated with Spanish and English degrees from Centre College. During her time as a student, she played college basketball, and is now a regular in Ironman competitions and triathlons.
* AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license 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 anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.
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Last Updated: 12/23/2016