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Flora T. Stuart

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Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Bowling Green, KY

Flora Templeton Stuart Accident Injury Lawyers
607 E 10th St
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Phone: 270-782-9090
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2023
Licensed in Kentucky Since: 1976
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
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Attorney Profile

Founder of and attorney at Flora Templeton Stuart Accident Injury Lawyers, Flora T. Stuart represents clients in the Kentucky cities of Greenville, Glasgow and Bowling Green, as well as all surrounding areas. Her focus is on personal injury law, and she has extensive experience in cases of wrongful death, truck accidents and car accidents. During her 45 years as an attorney, she recovered millions of dollars for clients, as they work to move forward and adjust their lives after a serious injury.

Ms. Stuart is admitted to practice in Tennessee and Kentucky, and before the United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky and the Supreme Court of Kentucky. At Western Kentucky University, she earned her Bachelor of Arts in 1972, graduating with honors. She then moved on to Northern Kentucky University Salmon P. Chase College of Law, where she earned her Juris Doctor.

An active member of her community and her profession, Ms. Stuart holds membership in many organizations. These include the National Association of Professional Women, the National Organization for Women, the Kentucky Bar Association, the Bowling Green-Warren County Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, the Kentucky Justice Association and the Tennessee Bar Association.

An engaging speaker and presenter, Ms. Stuart often teaches seminars at Greenwood High School, in Bowling Green, and Western Kentucky University. Her philanthropic work has led her to create BG OnStage and Poppy’s Field Trip.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Selections

4 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2023

About Flora T. Stuart

First Admitted: 1976, Kentucky

Professional Webpage: https://florastuart.com/our-team/flora-templeton-stuart/

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Kentucky Justice Association’s The Advocate
  • Bowling Green-Warren County Bar Association, 1976-present, 2019
  • Each year, Ms. Stuart far exceeds the minimum CLE credits required by the Kentucky Bar Association. This represents her dedication and achievement in her professional career.  2015: 20.75 2016: 15.75 2017: 25.25 2018: 33.75 2019: 27.75
  • Yearly attendance at KBA update seminars
  • Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys Annual Symposium (September), 2019
  • Member, American Association for Justice Truck Litigation Group, 2018
  • Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys Annual Symposium, 2018
  • Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys Annual Symposium, 2017
  • Tennessee Bar Association, 2012
  • Kentucky Bar Association, 1976

Educational Background

  • Western Kentucky University, Sociology & History, B.A. Western Kentucky University, School of Education where Ms. Stuaer received her teaching certificate, 1972

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Contributor to this book, Contributor, Women and the Criminal Justice System, 2014
  • Ms. Stuart is a contributor of "Voices of Women from the Criminal Justice System", Contributor, Voices of Women from the Criminal Justice System, Ally & Bacon, 2006
  • Ms. Stuart explained the handling of a motor vehicle accident case and the need for liability, UM, PIP coverages, Lecturer, Personal Injury Law, BG Noon Lions Club, 2016
  • Ms. Stuart has been invited to give a talk on how important it is for professionals to give back to their communities. She will be explaining how to form a 501c non-profit. , Lecturer, Philanthropy and Legal Practice, Kiwanis Club, 2019
  • Between 2010-2017, Ms. Stuart received the Certificate of Appreciation with Newspaper in Education (Daily News) in Bowling Green for lecturing on constitutional and criminal laws issues in the public schools, Lecturer, Warren County Schools, 2017

Videos

  • Ms. Stuart and Tony Rose give legal advice. , All About Law, 2014

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Top 10 Trucking Trial Lawyers, The Trucking Trial Lawyers Association, 2018
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers, 2018
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers, 2017
  • The Trucking Trial Lawyers Association– Top 10, 2017
  • National Women Trial Lawyers Association- Top 25, 2017
  • Top 25 Motor Vehicle Trial Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers' Motor Vehicle Trial Lawyers Association, 2017
  • Ms. Stuart represented Marla Pitchford, a young college student who was charged with abortion. She received national and international recognition for the acquittal that she obtained in the case. This included articles in Newsweek, Time Magazine, newspapers throughout the world, and appearances on Good Morning America and Phil Donaghue where she debated the legal aspects of abortion, 1978

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Founder, Band Together BG- a yearly fundraiser that supports various organizations and charities. In 2017, Band Together BG raised $10,000 for victims of the hurricane in Puerto Rico. In 2018, Band Together raised $10,000 for school safety. In 2019, Band Together will fundraise for veterans in need., 2019
  • Since 1996, Ms. Stuart has provided pro bono legal services with non-profit corporate status for Drakesboro Homeowners Association in Bowling Green, KY, 2019
  • President, Bowling Green Noon Lions Club (active June 2019). Ms. Stuart has been an active member of the International Lions dba Noon Lions Club for over 25 years. , 2019
  • A major sponsor for organizations and events such as Toys for Tots, Thunderfest (Kiwanis Club), Kentucky Veterans Brigade, Boys and Girls Club, and more. To view a more comprehensive list of Flora's sponsorships and donations, visit, 2019
  • Founder and President, Art Education Task Force, dba BG OnStage (501c) which provides quality training and education in the performing arts in South Central Kentucky since 2009. A community theatre for Van Meter at Western Kentucky University, AETF Inc. serves schools throughout South Central Kentucky in the theatre arts. Scholarships are provided for disabled students and those who cannot afford to attend. As president since 2009, Ms. Stuart provides pro bono legal services including the formation of the 501c and continuing requirements to qualify as a federal charity, 2019
  • Partnered with WBKO (local ABC affiliate) to establish Poppy's Field Trip and the Today's Leader award which recognizes students and educators that have made a positive impact on their community. Flora personally visits schools in the region to present awards to deserving members of the community, who are then featured on local television. In addition, throughout the year Flora donates hundreds of dollars worth of school supplies to students in need, 2019
  • Board member, International Center of Kentucky, which has helped to resettle over 10,000 refugees, victims of human trafficking, asylees, parolees, and others with similar status, as well as other immigrants from thirty (30) countries around the globe. Ms. Stuart, as a board member, provides pro bono legal services along with chairing a committee for education. (2017-Present), 2019
  • Participated in a mission trip to Jamaica through Holy Spirit Catholic Church, where Ms. Stuart is a member of the choir with voice and violin. Ms. Stuart is a mentor for the Burmese refugees at the church, 2011

Honors/Awards

  • Bowling Green Independent Schools Recognition for contributions with Band Together BG which is a local fundraiser founded by Ms. Stuart., Certificate of Appreciation, Bowling Green City Schools, 2019
  • For several years Ms. Stuart has received a Commander’s Award for recognition of her generous contributions with the Marine Toys for Tots that brings Christmas to less fortunate children. A major sponsor of Toys for Tots, Ms. Stuart was an invited speaker at the U.S. Marine Corps gathering in 2015., Commander's Award, United States Marine Corps Reserve, 2018
  • Voted "Best of Bowling Green" Attorney., Best of Bowling Green, BG Daily News, 2018
  • Ms. Stuart was recognized for supporting The Boys and Girls Club of Butler County, KY, Certificate of Appreciation, The Boys and Girls Club of Butler County, KY, 2018
  • For dedication humanitarian services., Melvin Jones Fellow, Lions Clubs International Foundation, 2017
  • Certificate of Appreciation for supporting Warren County Public Schools through "Stuff the Bus". Ms. Stuart was a major sponsor of "Stuff the Bus" for 10 years, delivering a bus-load of school supplies each year. , Certificate of Appreciation, Warren County Schools, 2015
  • Awarded for Ms. Stuart's dedication and service to her community., President Appreciation, Lions Club International, 2016
  • Ms. Stuart was award "Lion of the Year" for her dedication and service to her community, Lion of the Year, Bowling Green Noon Lions Club, 2015
  • Awarded for 25 years of dedication and service to her community. , 25 Years of Service Award, Lions Club International, 2014
  • Women's Entrepreneurship Award, Bowling Green Human Rights Commission, Women's Entrepreneurship Award, Bowling Green Human Rights Commission, 2004
  • Pro Bono cases, Pro Bono Award, Kentucky State Bar, 2000

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Office Location for Flora T. Stuart

607 E 10th St
Bowling Green, KY 42101

Phone: 270-782-9090

Last Updated: 7/19/2022

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