Robert Stephen McGinnis

Robert Stephen McGinnis: Attorney with McBrayer McGinnis Leslie & Kirkland, PLLC AV stamp icon
  • Senior Partner at McBrayer McGinnis Leslie & Kirkland, PLLC (32 Attorneys)
  • 402 Main Street, Suite 2, P.O. Box 280, Greenup, KY 41144
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  • R. Stephen McGinnis was born April 13, 1969. He graduated from Centre College in Danville, Kentucky in 1991 with a Bachelor's of Arts in Government and History. He attended and graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Law in 1994.

    After receiving his education, Stephen moved back to Greenup and began practicing. He is admitted to practice in all courts of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, the Eastern Federal District of Kentucky, the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, all courts in the state of West Virginia and the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals. He is the President of the Greenup/Lewis County Bar Association and a member of the Boyd County Bar Association.

    While maintaining a busy law practice, Stephen also donates significant time to his community. He is the Chairman of the Board of Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital Foundation, which works to serve the charitable needs of the community and Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital. He is also a member of the Independent Review Board of Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital, which helps ensure that the people with serious medical problems who participate in experimental treatment programs are treated with dignity, respect and fairness. Stephen also donates legal services to our veterans and participates in the pro bono program through Legal Aid of the Bluegrass.

    Since returning to Greenup, Kentucky, Stephen has practiced in many areas of law. Today he concentrates his practice in personal injury, domestic relations, appellate practice, workers' compensation and contracts and municipal law.
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    4.7/5.0 (12)
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Attorney Awards


Member, Board of Directors for School to Work, 1995-2000. City Attorney, City of Greenup, 2000—. Recipient, NEKLS Attorney of the Year for Greenup County, 2001. Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital IRB Comm., 2005—; Chairman and Member, 2006—, Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital Foundation Board. City Attorney: City of Flatwoods, 2005—; City of Bellefonte, 2007—. President Greenup-Lewis County bar 2007—. Member Kentucky Bar Association Ethics Board and Hotline Member 2014- ; Member Kentuky Bar Foundation Board 2014-; Member Board of Legal Aid Of the Bluegrass 2012 -.

Areas of Practice (12)

  • Appellate Practice
  • Domestic Relations
  • Personal Injury
  • Workers Compensation
  • Contracts
  • Municipal Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Civil Practice
  • Federal Civil Practice
  • Insurance Defense
  • Labor and Employment
  • Real Estate

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
888-513-1248  Phone
606-473-7303  Phone
606-473-9003  Fax
University Attended:
Centre College of Kentucky, B.A., 1991
Law School Attended:
University of Kentucky, J.D., 1994
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky and U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia; U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit; U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit; 1994, Kentucky; 1995, West Virginia
Boyd County, Greenup/Lewis County, West Virginia and Kentucky Bar Associations. President Greenup/Lewis County Bar Association 2010-.
Birth Information:
Richmond, Kentucky, April 13, 1969
Reported Cases:
City of Greenup v. Public Service Commission 182 SW 3d 535 (2005).
Hobbies & interests:
Stephen enjoys farming, working in the woods with timber and logs, his two boys, and fishing
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard and Discover

Peer Reviews

  • 4.7/5.0 (12 reviews)
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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Managing Partner on 03/01/11 in Personal Injury

    He is a highly motivated, hard working and ethical attorney.

    He is a highly motivated, hard working and ethical attorney. Read less

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Managing Partner on 02/25/11 in General Practice

    Stephen ranks among the attorneys in our district the very highest. His word can be relied upon and his clients are always in the best hands.

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