Meet Our Attorneys
Jim G. Vanover
Jim G. Vanover was born in Virgie, Kentucky on December 24, 1953. He was admitted to the bar in 1979 and admitted to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky. He received his preparatory education from Eastern Kentucky University (A.B., with high distinction, 1976) and his legal education from the University of Kentucky College of Law (J.D., 1979). He served as Law Clerk on Kentucky’s Supreme Court from 1979-1980. He served as Assistant County Attorney, Pike County, Kentucky from 1980-1985, and is the co-author of “Kentucky Civil Trial Practice After Trial, Oral Advocacy”. He serves on the Kentucky Board of Bar Examiners. He is a member of the Kentucky and American Bar Associations, the Kentucky Justice Association, American Association of Justice and served as President of Pike County Bar Association from 1991-1992.
A Kentucky native, Adam Hall grew up in Pikeville and attended Pikeville High School, Pikeville College and eventually Appalachian School of Law, where he graduated in 2004. He has been with VHB since 2004 and served as the Assistant Menifee County Attorney from 2006-2011. In addition to working for the firm, he is an Adjunct Professor specializing in Sports and Business Law at the University of Pikeville. Adam Hall was awarded with the Moot Court Law Review in 2004, as a model and testament to how we must share our talents and gifts without fear of being surpassed in that gifting. His associations include US District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky; American Bar Association; Kentucky Justice Association; Pike County Bar Association; Board Member, Appalachian School of Law.
Keith Bartley was born in Marion, Ohio on June 13, 1966. He was admitted to the bar in 1991 and admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky. He received his preparatory education at Pikeville College (B.S., 1988) and obtained his legal education at Salmon P. Chase College of Law at Northern Kentucky University (J.D., 1991), where he was an active member of fraternity Delta Theta Phi. He served as Assistant Commonwealth Attorney for Floyd County, Kentucky, in 1991, and has served as County Attorney for Floyd County since 1996. He is also a member of the Floyd County, Kentucky, and American Bar Associations.