Christopher Jackson

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Covington, KY

Law Offices of Christopher L. Jackson, LLC
 | 121 East 4th Street, Jackson Law Building
Covington, KY 41011
Phone: 859-479-2921
Selected to Rising Stars: 2013 - 2014
Licensed Since: 2003
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Criminal Defense (20%)

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Attorney Profile

Attorney Christopher Jackson is the founder of The Law Offices of Christopher L. Jackson, LLC. With offices in Covington, Kentucky, and Cincinnati, Ohio, Mr. Jackson and his law firm represent clients in both states with all of their legal needs involving personal injury, criminal defense and general civil litigation.

Focusing 100 percent of his practice on litigation, Mr. Jackson has successfully tried thousands of cases throughout his career. Armed with this experience, he aggressively advocates on behalf of his clients' rights and liberties, devising effective strategies to achieve the best outcomes possible for those he serves.

After receiving his Bachelor of Science in criminal law from Kentucky Wesleyan College in 1997, Mr. Jackson clerked for various regional attorneys and law firms before returning to law school. In 2003, he obtained his Juris Doctor from Capital University Law School and his license to practice from the Ohio State Bar Association. In 2005, the Kentucky Bar Association admitted him to practice, and Mr. Jackson established his own private firm to better meet the needs of his clients.

Mr. Jackson is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Southern District of Ohio and the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit. He is also actively involved in several professional legal organizations, including the Kentucky Justice Association, the Greater Cincinnati Criminal Defense Lawyers Association and the Northern Kentucky Bar Association, among others.

In addition to practicing law, he also volunteers his time and services for numerous local and community organizations, and he has facilitated classes and conducted seminars on a variety of legal topics.

Recognized by his peers for his high ethical standards and professionalism, he has received a number of awards and honors, including a "Superb" rating from Avvo and an AV-Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell.

*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.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (80%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Criminal Defense (20%): Arrest & Arraignment, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - General: Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Criminal Defense: Arrest & Arraignment, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Felony, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations

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top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

Rising Stars: 2013 - 2014

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About Christopher Jackson

Admitted: 2003, Kentucky

Honors and Awards:

  • Top 40 Lawyers Under 40 (years old) in Kentucky
  • Top Young Lawyers in Ohio by Cincinnati Cleveland Magazine
  • AV Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell for Legal Ability and Ethics

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Executive Chair, Student Bar Association
  • Member, Kentucky Bar Association
  • Member, Ohio State Bar Association
  • Member, Greater Cincinnati Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Member, Ohio Justice Association
  • Member, Kentucky Justice Association
  • Member, Northern Kentucky Bar Association
  • Member, Cincinnati Bar Association
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 2005
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky, 2005
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky, 2005
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio, 2004
  • Kentucky, 2005
  • Ohio, 2003

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Easter Seals
  • Special Olympics, Owensboro, Kentucky
  • Newport High School Sponsor
  • Beechwood High School Sponsor
  • March of Dimes
  • American Cancer Society Annual Sponsor
  • Boys and Girls Club Sponsor through the Cincinnati Reds

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Learning the Ins and Outs of Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverage in Kentucky, KBA 2011 Law Update, 9/2/11
  • Flip This Case How to Prepare & Settle Quickly, KJA Car Wreck Cases Seminar, 4/25/08 & 5/9/08
  • Update on Kentucky Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Law – KBA, Kentucky Law Update 9/28/2006
  • KJA Nursing Home Litigation – Radisson Hotel, Cincinnati Riverfront, 6/1/2012
  • Trucking Litigation – How to Win Your Next Interstate Trucking Accident Case – Ohio Association for Justice 2012 Annual Convention, 6/22/12

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • $50,000 policy limits for pedestrian hit by a car in a crosswalk in Covington, KY, 2017
  • $45,000 for injuries sustained in a slip & fall case in Cincinnati, Ohio, 2017
  • $222,500 for injuries sustained in a car accident in Northern Kentucky., 2017
  • $110,000 for injuries sustained in truck wreck in Ohio, 2017
  • $150,000 for car crash injuries in Covington, Kentucky., 2016
  • $125,000 for car wreck injuries in Northern Kentucky, 2015
  • $100,000 for automobile accident injuries in Covington, Kentucky, 2014
  • $95,000 for pedestrian car wreck injuries in Cincinnati, Ohio, 2013
  • $110,000 for nursing home injuries in Cincinnati, Ohio, 2011
  • $250,000 for wrongful death case, 2011
  • $50,000 for electrical burn injuries, 2010
  • $300,000 for sumo suit injuries, 2010
  • $400,000 for bus crash injuries, 2010
  • $300,000 for chemical burn injuries, 2009
  • $105,000 jury verdict for injuries sustained in a car accident in Cincinnati, Ohio, 2004
  • $75,000 for physical therapy patient fall injuries

Educational Background:

  • Kentucky Wesleyan College, Owensboro, KY, B.S. in Criminal Law & Psychology, Honors: Kentucky Wesleyan College Football Member and Varsity Quarterback, 1997
Office Location for Christopher Jackson

121 East 4th Street
Jackson Law Building
Covington, KY 41011

Phone: 859-479-2921

 

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Last Updated: 3/24/2017

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