Barbara Jean Meritt Bowers

Barbara Jean Meritt Bowers: Attorney with Piper & Bowers, P.S.C. AV stamp icon
Attorney Awards


Since 1983, Ms. Bowers practice has focused on healthcare law, medical malpractice defense, healthcare compliance, risk, and Medicare fraud and abuse. She has tried numerous cases to successful verdicts. She has served as the President and Board Member for the Kentucky Academy of Healthcare Attorneys and has been recognized by Best Lawyers in America under the category of Healthcare Law.


AV Preeminent - Martindale-Hubbell
Best Lawyers in America

Areas of Practice (21)

  • Administrative Law
  • Appellate Practice
  • Business Litigation
  • Civil Litigation
  • Contracts
  • Corporate Law
  • Employee Benefits
  • Employment Contracts
  • Estate Planning
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Labor and Employment
  • Litigation
  • Mediation
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Medicare and Medicaid
  • Privacy Law
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Whistleblower Litigation
  • Wills and Probate

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
859-402-2632  Phone
(859) 231-1012  Phone
(859) 231-1015  Fax
University Attended:
Indiana University, B.S., A.S.C.P., 1975
Law School Attended:
University of Kentucky College of Law, J.D., 1983
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court, District of Kentucky; 1984, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit; 1983, Kentucky
Fayette County and Kentucky (President-Elect) Bar Associations; Kentucky Academy of Hospital Attorneys (Board Member, 1993-1996; 2006-2007); American Society of Law and Medicine; Kentucky Society of Healthcare Risk Management; Defense Counsel, Inc.; Joint American Society of Hospital Attorneys and National Health Lawyers Association; Defense Research Institute.
Birth Information:
Evansville, Indiana, October 6, 1953

Peer Reviews

  • 4.8/5.0 (71 reviews)
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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Sole Practitioner on 03/07/16 in Civil Litigation

    Excellent attorney

  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Partner on 03/07/16 in Civil Litigation

    Ms. Bowers is an attorney with very high ability, experience and ethics. I have known her for many years and have had several cases against her, Joe Savage

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