Martin H. Kinney, Jr.

Top rated Medical Malpractice attorney in Louisville, Kentucky

Dolt, Thompson, Shepherd & Conway, PSC
Martin H. Kinney, Jr.
Dolt, Thompson, Shepherd & Conway, PSC

Practice Areas: Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Products Liability; view more

Licensed in Kentucky since: 1987

Education: Indiana University Maurer School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021, 2024 - 2025

Dolt, Thompson, Shepherd & Conway, PSC

13800 Lake Point Circle
Louisville, KY 40223 Visit website


Martin H. Kinney Jr. is a partner and attorney at the law firm Dolt, Thompson, Shepherd & Conway, PSC, located in Louisville, Kentucky. Extending his service to his clients across the state, he focuses his practice on:

  • Medical malpractice
  • Products liability
  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Birth injury
  • Wrongful death

Practicing law since 1987, Mr. Kinney was rated AV Preeminent* through Martindale-Hubbell, owing to his professionalism. He stands up for people who have been wronged by corporates or insurance companies and helps them obtain the compensation and justice they deserve. He is rated “Good” on Avvo for his quality client service.

From Grinnell College, Mr. Kinney received his undergraduate degree in 1981. He received his Juris Doctor from the Indiana University Bloomington - Maurer School of Law in 1985. He is authorized to practice in Kentucky and Indiana, and before the U.S. District Courts for the Western and Eastern Districts of Kentucky, the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit.

In the 34-plus years of his legal career, Mr. Kinney has obtained multimillion-dollar verdicts for his clients for various cases, including medical negligence. He also has experience handling railroad crossing accidents, attorney malpractice and Federal Employers’ Liability Act cases. Louisville Magazine recognized him as one of the top lawyers in Louisville.

An active participant in serving the community, Mr. Kinney is the chair of the Downtown Family Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) in Louisville and is a board member of the YMCA Association for Greater Louisville. In addition, he has memberships in the Kentucky Bar Association, the Louisville Bar Association, the Kentucky Justice Association and the American Association for Justice.

*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 Ratings™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Birth Injury, Medical Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Motor Vehicle Defects, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • 80% Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
  • 10% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10% Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 1985, Indiana

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Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Board Chair for the downtown Louisville YMCA
  • Member of the Board of the YMCA Association for Greater Louisville
  • Selected to Super Lawyers, 2021
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Lecture: Personal Injury law
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Kentucky
  • American Association for Justice
  • Kentucky Justice Association
  • Louisville Bar Association
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky
  • Indiana
Educational Background:
  • Grinnell College, B.A. 1981

Office location for Martin H. Kinney, Jr.

13800 Lake Point Circle
Louisville, KY 40223

Phone: 502-530-8871


3 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2021, 2024 - 2025

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