Charles C. Adams, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Lexington, KY

Herren & Adams LLP, a Partnership including Peter Perlman P.S.C
 | 148 North Broadway, Lexington, KY 40507
Phone: 859-254-0024
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1986
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (20%)


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Attorney Profile

Charles C. Adams, Jr. is an attorney at the Law Offices of Herren & Adams, LLP, in Lexington, Kentucky. Mr. Adams represents clients in Lexington and throughout the state of Kentucky in personal injury matters involving car wrecks, nursing home abuse and neglect, trucking accidents and more. He and the firm also handle medical malpractice cases that are often referred through other attorneys.

Mr. Adams holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Kentucky and earned his law degree from the University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law. While in law school, he was a member of the editorial board of the University of Louisville Journal of Family Law and national co-chair of the National Conference of Law Reviews, Inc., in 1985 and 1986.

Admitted to practice law in the state of Kentucky since 1986, Mr. Adams has litigated in both state and federal courts within the state and is also licensed to appear before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. He holds the rating of AV Preeminent*, the highest possible, by the peer review organization Martindale-Hubbell and is listed in the publication “The Best Lawyers in America.”

In addition to his law practice, Mr. Adams has spoken on a variety of legal topics at seminars through the Kentucky Justice Association. He has also been actively involved in legislative matters involving injured individuals.

A member of the American Association for Justice since 1985, Mr. Adams has also belonged to the Fayette County Bar Association since 1986. He has also been an active member of the Kentucky Justice Association since 1986 and previously served as the organization’s president.

*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 (50%): Trucking Accidents, Personal Injury - Defense

Personal Injury - Products (30%): Motor Vehicle Defects

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (20%)

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - General: Trucking Accidents, Personal Injury - Defense

Personal Injury - Products: Motor Vehicle Defects


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Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2018

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About Charles Adams, Jr.

Admitted: 1986, Kentucky

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Honors and Awards:

  • National Co-Chairman, National Conference of Law Reviews, University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, 1985-86
  • Editorial Board, University of Louisville Journal of Family Law, University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law 
  • Listed in The Best Lawyers in America, 2005-2017
  • AV Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • Kentucky, 1986
  • Kentucky Justice Association, President, 2002
  • Fayette County Bar Association, Member, 1986-2017
  • American Association for Justice, Member, 1985-2017
  • Kentucky Justice Association, Member, 1986-2017

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Morales v. American Honda Motor Co., 151 F.3d 500 (6th Cir., 1998)

Educational Background:

  • Westminster High School (Atlanta, Georgia), 1977
  • University of Kentucky, BS in Accounting, 1983
Office Location for Charles C. Adams, Jr.

148 North Broadway
Lexington, KY 40507

Phone: 859-254-0024


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Last Updated: 4/17/2017

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