Thomas K. Herren

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Lexington, KY

Herren Law, PLLC
 | 148 North Broadway, Lexington, KY 40507
Phone: 859-554-4629
Fax: 859-254-5991
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1980
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (60%),
  • Professional Liability: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (20%)


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Attorney Profile

Attorney Thomas K. Herren, of the Lexington, Kentucky-based Law Offices of Herren & Adams LLP, has a practice focusing on personal injury law. Mr. Herren represents clients throughout the state of Kentucky who are victims of car wrecks, nursing home abuse and neglect, trucking accidents and other types of tragedies. He and the firm also handle medical malpractice matters through referrals from other attorneys. 

After earning a bachelor’s degree from the University of Kentucky, Mr. Herren graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Law and later received a certification in civil trial law from the National Board of Trial Advocacy in 1994. He has been admitted to practice law in Kentucky since 1980. 

Over the course of his career, Mr. Herren has been involved in several significant injury cases that have resulted in million- and multimillion-dollar verdicts. In addition, he has presented at seminars for the Kentucky Justice Association. 

Mr. Herren has received recognition for his contributions to the legal profession, including being named a fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers. In addition, he has been a member of the board of governors of the Kentucky Academy of Trial Lawyers for many years.

Mr. Herren is a member of professional organizations including the Fayette County Bar Association, the Kentucky Bar Association, the Kentucky Justice Association and the American Association for Justice. He serves his community as a Little League baseball coach, serves as a board member for Metro Group Homes, Inc., and is on the administrative board of Southern Hills United Methodist Church.

Practice Areas
  • 60%Personal Injury - General
  • 20%Professional Liability
  • 20%Personal Injury - Products
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Personal Injury - Defense, Professional Malpractice - Other, Medical Devices, Products Liability


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Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2020

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About Thomas Herren

Admitted: 1980, Kentucky

Professional Webpage:


  • American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellowship

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Board Certified in Civil Trial Law, National Board of Legal Specialty Certifications (formerly NBTA), an ABA accredited organization, 1994

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Kentucky, 1980
  • Kentucky Bar Association, Member since 1980
  • American Association of Justice, Member since 1985
  • Kentucky Justice Association, Member since 1981
  • Fayette County Bar Association, Member since 1980
  • Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys, Board of Governors since 1988
  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Member
  • Kentucky Justice Association, Board of Directors, 1986
  • National Board of Trial Advocacy, Civil Trial Advocate, 1994

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Board member Metro Group Homes, Inc.
  • Little League Baseball Coach
  • Board Chairman, Admin. Bd. of So. Hills U. Methodist Church
  • Fay. Co. Bar Assoc. Law Referral Comm.

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Closing Argument, Tom Herren and Peter Perlman, Kentucky Justice Association, Kentucky Defense Counsel Joint Seminar, 2009
  • Indemnity - Passive vs. Active Negligence, Tom Herren, Kentucky Justice Association, Seminar, 2003


  • Elizabeth Watts, as next friend for Chad Watts v. Kentucky, S & H, a partnership 957 S.W. 2d 233 (KY, 97)
  • Walter McKinney v. Ky Farm Bureau Ins., 831 S.W. 2d 164 (Kentucky, 1992)
  • Tina Bryant, et al v. Mid-states Plastics, 245 S.W. 3 d 728 (Kentucky, 2008)
  • Timothy DeRossete v. Idab, Inc. Unpublished affirmed appeal, 1992
  • Tonya Oliver v. -------, M.D. 117 S.W. 3d 661 (Kentucky App., 2003)

Educational Background:

  • University of Kentucky, B.A., 1976
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Office Location for Thomas K. Herren

148 North Broadway
Lexington, KY 40507

Phone: 859-554-4629

Fax: 859-254-5991

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Last Updated: 9/24/2019

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