Chauncey R. Hiestand

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Louisville, KY

Winton & Hiestand Law Group, PLLC
 | 905 Baxter Avenue, Louisville, KY 40204
Phone: 502-882-3133
Fax: 502-882-3134
Selected to Rising Stars: 2017
Licensed Since: 2004
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

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Attorney Profile

The head of the litigation department at Winton & Hiestand Law Group, PLLC, Chauncey R. Hiestand provides representation for clients throughout the state who have been harmed by the negligence of others. His personal injury and wrongful death practice includes cases involving car, truck and other motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, defective products and dog bites.

As an undergraduate, Mr. Hiestand attended the University of Kentucky, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in psychology in 2004. He then went on to pursue his legal studies at California Western School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 2004. While in law school, Mr. Hiestand served a summer clerkship with a Louisville firm that he joined as an associate after graduation and remained until forming Witnon & Hiestand Law in 2013. Admitted to practice before all Kentucky state courts, he is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit.

In just the last four years in forming his own firm, Winton & Hiestand has obtained obtained more than $40 million dollars for their clients, including several sizable verdicts multi-million dollar settlements. Mr. Hiestand is recognized and/or received: AV Preeminent Rated and honored with the Client Distinction Award by Martindale-Hubbell, rated by Super Lawyers, 10/10 Superb rated (Top Personal Injury Lawyer) by AVVO, the Multi-Million Dollar Verdict or Settlement Achievement Award by Elite Lawyers of America and is a member of the Million Dollar and Multi-Million Advocates Forums (Life Member).

With a love for travel, Chauncey and his wife took their 2014 honeymoon around the world visiting California, Fiji, Australia, Tanzania, Zanzibar, Dubai to Washington. They have also explored Alaska, Dominican Republic, China, Hawaii, Italy, Bocas Del Toro and Costa Rica.

 

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (100%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents

Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Dram Shop Laws, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Trucking Accidents

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Rising Stars: 2017

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About Chauncey Hiestand

Admitted: 2004, Kentucky

Professional Webpage: http://www.wh-lawgroup.com/attorneys/chauncey-r-hiestand/

Honors/Awards:

  • Client Satisfaction Award, Martindale-Hubbell, 2017
  • Received highest honor of Platinum Status., Client Champion (Platinum), Martindale-Hubbell, 2018
  • Distinguished Justice Associates, Top 1% (Personal Injury), 2018
  • Top Trial Lawyers in America, Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2015
  • Motor Vehicle Trial Lawyers Association - Member, 2006
  • Kentucky Colonel, Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels, 2016
  • Community Leadership Award and Key to City, Mayor Greg Fischer , 2015
  • Premier 100 Civil, American Academy of Trial Attorneys, 2016
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum, 2016
  • Client Champion , Martindale-Hubbell, 2018
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers (Civil Plaintiff), The National Trial Lawyers, 2014
  • Profiled in Attorney at Law Magazine - "Attorneys You Need to Know in 2015"  http://www.attorneyatlawmagazine.com/kentucky/law-firm-month-winton-hiestand-law-group-pllc/, 2015
  • Distinguished Member, Civil Litigation, Lawyers of Distinction, 2016
  • AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell, 2014
  • Community Service Award, Kentucky House of Representatives, 2015
  • Client Satisfaction Award, American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys, 2016
  • Multi-Million Dollar Verdict or Settlement Achievement Award, ◦Elite Lawyers of America, 2018
  • Distinguished Member, Civil Litigation, Lawyers of Distinction, 2018
  • Top 10 Under 40, National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys, 2016
  • Profiled in LIBA (Louisville Independent Business Association)http://www.keeplouisvilleweird.com/Winton-&-Hiestand 
  • Ranking 10/10 (Superb) Civil Litigation, AVVO, 2015
  • 10 Best Client Satisfaction Award, American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys, 2015
  • Top 40 Under 40, The National Trial Lawyers, 2010

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • United States Court of Appeals, for the 6th Circuit, 2005
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • United States District Court, Western District of Kentucky, 2005
  • Kentucky Justice Association (KJA)
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky, 2005
  • Louisville Bar Association

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Mock Trial for KJA, Kentucky State Fair  
  • Mock Trial for KJA, Kentucky State Fair  

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • DARRELL GRIFFITH FOUNDATION: Sponsor and participant with charity events including the Annual Kosair Homeless Christmas Dinner
  • Volunteers of America - Power of 1 Community Member
  • Louisville Independent Business Association (LIBA)
  • Sons of AMVETS- including Pro Bono work for veterans  
  • Rutherford Elementary - Rutherford Reads Annual Book Drive
  • KIDS CENTER FOR PEDIATRIC THERAPY: Sponsor and participant for Team Liam in the "Walk and Roll" Awareness Walk.
  • Sponsor - Finley 5k Walk for SIDS Awareness
  • Bro Bono work for veterans. Work to get honors such as purple hearts to veternas when they have been wrongly denied., 2017

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • PIP Benefits & Denial of PIP Benefits - A Discussion by Chauncey Hiestand, Esq., Writer and Lead Speaker, Auto Damages: Making the Most for Your Client, CLE

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • $150,000.00 Slip and Fall settlement against McDonalds. ZERO offer pre-suit., 2013
  • $50,000.00 Verdict, pro Bono co-representation in civil trial for rape victim , 2014
  • Verdict for the Plaintiff against Defendant insurance company, for failure to pay PIP. One of the first PIP suits in Kentucky for unreasonable denial/delay of PIP payments., 2008
  • $1,000,000.00 Dram Shop Action. Client suffered TBI. Zero presuit offer., 2018
  • $1,200,000.00 policy limits settlement for injured Iraqi Veteran; Def offered 100,000.00 30 days from trial., 2013
  • $605,000.00 settlement against trucking company. ZERO offer pre-suit. , 2015
  • $2,000,000.00 policy limits settlement wrongful death commerical case; Def offered $300,000.00 presuit offer., 2017
  • $250,000.00 Verdict for assault case involving President of Local Little League and elderly patron, 2007
  • $780,000.00 settlement against LMPD. ZERO pre-suit offer., 2014
  • $435,522.00 settlement against bus company. ZERO pre-suit offer., 2016

Educational Background:

  • University of Kentucky with a B.A. in Psychology
Office Location for Chauncey R. Hiestand

905 Baxter Avenue
Louisville, KY 40204

Phone: 502-882-3133

Fax: 502-882-3134

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Last Updated: 7/17/2018

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