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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 and Pikeville College. He is a graduate of the Appalachian School of Law. He was admitted to the bar in Kentucky in 2006. He served as an Assistant County Attorney for Menifee County from 2006-2011. He is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Pikeville teaching Sports Business Law. He is admitted to practice in the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky. He is a member of the American Bar Association, the Kentucky Bar Association, the Kentucky Justice Association, and the Pike County Bar Association. He is also on the Board of Directors of the 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.
A lifelong Kentucky native, Alex grew up in Johnson County and attended Johnson Central before moving on to Pikeville College and then the University of Kentucky College of Law where he received his J.D. in 2003. Following law school, Alex moved to northeast Kentucky and began his litigation practice. He is a member of the Kentucky Bar Association and the West Virginia State Bar and is additionally admitted to practice in the Federal District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky, the Federal District Court, Southern District of West Virginia and the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. He is listed in The Best Lawyers in America®; and has been selected for Kentucky Rising Stars List® and the West Virginia Rising Stars® List. Alex is also involved in the community as a board member at Greenup Christian Church and as a baseball coach at Russell High School.