Tony Colyer

Top rated personal injury attorney in Louisville, Kentucky

Colyer Law Firm, PLLC
Tony Colyer
Colyer Law Firm, PLLC

Practice Areas: Personal injury, Civil litigation, Medical malpractice; view more

Licensed in Kentucky since: 2008

Education: University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2021 - 2022

Colyer Law Firm, PLLC

11921 Brinley Ave
Suite 202
Louisville, KY 40243 Visit website


Tony Colyer is an attorney and the owner of the Colyer Law Firm located in Louisville, Kentucky. He represents clients throughout the state of Kentucky with matters involving civil litigation and personal injury, including car wrecks, premises liability, animal bites and wrongful death.

Mr. Colyer has focused on injured victims throughout his entire career in civil litigation. He maintains that victims of personal injury and other vulnerable persons should be shielded by the legal system. His experience includes several years of defending disputes on behalf of insurance companies as well. This knowledge broadens his perspective and enhances his capacity to speak for his clients’ demands.

Although Mr. Colyer acknowledges that some matters necessitate litigation and trial, he believes that a skilled trial lawyer should focus on getting outcomes quickly while keeping the clients’ costs to a minimum. Nevertheless, he won't hold back from going to trial whenever needed.

A graduate of the University of Kentucky, Mr. Colyer has a bachelor’s degree in political science and government. He attended the Louis D. Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville and obtained his Juris Doctor in 2008. He is licensed to practice in Kentucky and the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky.

Extremely active in the legal community, Mr. Colyer is a member of the Louisville Bar Association, the Kentucky Bar Association, the Board of Tax Appeals’ Kentucky Claims Commission, the Kentucky Justice Association, the American Association of Justice, the American Inns of Court, and the Kentucky Bar Association Well-Being Committee.

Mr. Colyer co-founded the St. Xavier Emerging Leaders Society and is a fervent supporter of the St. Patrick Church. He firmly believes in giving back to his community. He is closely involved with other organizations and charities as well. He has received a “Very Good” rating on Avvo.

Practice areas

Personal injury - general: plaintiff, Civil litigation: plaintiff, Personal injury - medical malpractice: plaintiff, Personal injury - products: plaintiff

Focus areas

Animal bites, Motor vehicle accidents, Personal injury - plaintiff, Wrongful death, Premises liability - plaintiff, Medical malpractice, Delayed or incorrect diagnosis, Motor vehicle defects

  • 70% Personal injury - general: plaintiff
  • 10% Civil litigation: plaintiff
  • 10% Personal injury - medical malpractice: plaintiff
  • 10% Personal injury - products: plaintiff

First Admitted: 2008, Kentucky

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Educational Background:
  • St. Xavier High School
  • University of Kentucky, 2005
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • St. Xavier Emerging Leaders Society, Charter Member
  • Member of St. Patrick Church
  • Kentucky Registry of Election Finance
  • American Cancer Society, "Real Men Wear Pink", 2018
  • Marshall College of Law Moot Court Team Competition, Weinburg Scholarship Award for Best Overall Advocate, 2006
  • Rising Star in the area of Personal Injury Law, Kentucky Super Lawyers
  • Kentucky Colonel, Commonwealth of Kentucky, 2022
  • Marshall College of Law Moot Court Competition, "Best Oralist", 2006
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Commissioner, Board of Tax Appeals, Kentucky Claims Commission, 2020
  • American Inns of Court, Barrister Member
  • American Association of Justice
  • United States District Court, Western District of Kentucky
  • Nativity Academy at St. Boniface - Associate Board, 2022
  • Appointed Member, Kentucky Bar Association Well-Being Committee, District of Louisville, 2020
  • United States District Court, Western District of Kentucky
  • American Inn of Court, Barrister Member
  • Kentucky Justice Association, Board of Governors
  • Louisville Bar Association
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Louisville St. Patrick Athletic Ministry - Board Member and Peewee Athletic Director, 2022

Office location for Tony Colyer

11921 Brinley Ave
Suite 202
Louisville, KY 40243

Phone: 502-685-5478


2 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2021 - 2022

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