C. Dean Furman, Jr.

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Louisville, KY

Furman & Nilsen, PLLC
 | 2527 Nelson Miller Pkwy, Ste 101
Louisville, KY 40223
Phone: 502-791-9264
Fax: 502-244-8383
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1993
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Business Litigation (30%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Health Care (10%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (10%)

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Attorney Profile

In Kentucky, C. Dean Furman, Jr., is a former insurance and corporate defense attorney and federal prosecutor who represents clients in cases of personal injury, business litigation, employment litigation, white collar criminal defense, whistleblower lawsuits under the Federal False Claims Act, and medical malpractice. A qualified and knowledgeable attorney at Furman & Nilsen, PLLC, he has over 25 years of experience representing individuals, small businesses, the federal government, insurance companies, and/or large corporations, which allows him to use his know-how for every client.

In 1990, Mr. Furman graduated cum laude from the University of Miami with a degree in political science and philosophy, then earned a Juris Doctor in 1993 from the University of Virginia School of Law. He has been active in the Louisville legal community as well. He served as President of the Louisville Bar Association and is currently a member of its Board of Directors. At the Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, University of Louisville, he taught trial practice as an adjunct professor for a number of semesters. 

Mr. Furman is admitted to practice in all Kentucky state courts as well as before the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky, the United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky, the United States Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit, the United States Court of Federal Claims, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana.

Mr. Furman has taught seminars on insurance fraud, health care fraud, legal writing, bankruptcy fraud, whisteblower cases, and legal resources, as well as being a published author on various legal topics. A member of the Louisville Bar Association, the Kentucky Bar Association and the Kentucky Justice Association, he is focused on his clients, whether they are plaintiffs or defendants, individuals or businesses.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (30%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Business Litigation (30%): Non-Compete Agreements

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (10%): Dental Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis

Health Care (10%): Hospital Law, Health & Health Care Law

Employment Litigation (10%): Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer

Criminal Defense: White Collar (10%): White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal

Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Non-Compete Agreements, Dental Malpractice, Medical Malpractice, Delayed or Incorrect Diagnosis, Hospital Law, Health & Health Care Law, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer, White Collar Crime, Criminal Law - Federal

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Selected to Super Lawyers for 2 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2020

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About Dean Furman, Jr.

Admitted: 1993, Kentucky

Professional Webpage: http://www.lawdean.com/furman/

Honors/Awards:

  • Listed in Who's Who in American Law
  • Highest peer review attainable in legal profession by Martindale Hubbell, AV Preeminent, Martindale Hubbell
  • District's Victim Assistance Award, 1998

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, Board of Directors, Louisville Bar Association, 2013 - Present
  • President-Elect, Louisville Bar Association, 2017
  • Member, Kentucky Bar Association
  • Western District of Kentucky
  • Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • Vice-President, Louisville Bar Association, 2016
  • General Counsel, Louisville Jaycees, 1994 - 1996
  • Kentucky
  • Southern District of Indiana
  • Secretary, Louisville Bar Association, 2015
  • President, Louisville Bar Association, 2018
  • Member, Kentucky Justice Association
  • Eastern District of Kentucky
  • Federal Court of Claims

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • President, Louisville 'Canes, University of Miami Alumni Club, 2015
  • Board Member, Greater Louisville Medical Society Alliance, 2013
  • Board Member, Louisville Literary Arts, 2015
  • President, Louisville 'Canes, University of Miami Alumni Club, 2014
  • President, Louisville 'Canes, University of Miami Alumni Club, 2017
  • Board Member, Greater Louisville Medical Society Alliance, 2016
  • Board Member, Greater Louisville Medical Society Alliance, 2014
  • Board Member, Louisville Literary Arts, 2017
  • President, Louisville 'Canes, University of Miami Alumni Club, 2016
  • Board Member, Greater Louisville Medical Society Alliance, 2015
  • Board Member, Louisville Literary Arts, 2016

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Co-authored a chapter in the University of Kentucky's practice book, Kentucky Civil Practice Before Trial, Co-Author, Written Discovery Chapter, Kentucky Civil Practice Before Trial, 1997
  • Adjunct Professor, University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law, 1996, 1997, 1999, and 2003
  • Adjunct Professor, University of Louisville School of Law
  • Seminar on practicing the Federal False Claims Act from both a plaintiff and defendant's perspectives, Speaker, Federal False Claims Act Seminar, Louisville Bar Association, 2015
  • Speaker at the annual Kentucky Bar Association Convention on whistleblower laws., Speaker, Whistleblower Laws, Kentucky Bar Association, 2014
  • Article on sucessfully bringing Federal False Claims Act cases, Author, Practical FCA Cases: A Primer for Attorneys, Kentucky Bar Association, 2016
  • Article on public and personal perceptions of lawyers and how it affects practices, Author, The Perceptional Dichotomy of Lawyers in America, Kentucky Bar Association
  • Article on the False Claims Act from the whistleblower's perspective, Author, The Federal False Claims Act: An Opportunity for Justice, The Advocate
  • Article on preventing False Claims Act allegations, Author, The Federal False Claims Act: The Dangers of Ignorance, Kentucky Medical Association Journal

Educational Background:

  • University of Virginia, J.D., 1993
  • University of Miami, B.A., cum laude, Major: Philosophy and Political Science, 1990

Industry Groups

  • Healthcare
  • Hospitals
  • Physicians
  • Small Businesses
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Office Location for C. Dean Furman, Jr.

2527 Nelson Miller Pkwy
Ste 101
Louisville, KY 40223

Phone: 502-791-9264

Fax: 502-244-8383

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Last Updated: 5/6/2019

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