Barbara Jean Meritt Bowers

Barbara Jean Meritt Bowers: Attorney with Piper & Bowers, P.S.C.

Biography


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.

HONORS AND ASSOCIATIONS:

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
  • ERISA
  • 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) 231-1012  Phone
(859) 231-1015  Fax
www.piperbowers.com
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:
1983
Admission:
1983, Kentucky; 1984, U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit; U.S. District Court, District of Kentucky
Memberships:
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
ISLN:
908883002

Peer Reviews

  • 4.8/5.0 (70)
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
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    4.7/5.0
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    4.8/5.0
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    4.8/5.0
  • Barbara Jean Meritt Bowers

    5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 03/07/16 in Civil Litigation on 03/07/16

    Excellent attorney

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    Excellent attorney

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  • Barbara Jean Meritt Bowers

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

    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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    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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  • Barbara Jean Meritt Bowers

    5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 03/05/16 in Civil Litigation on 03/05/16

    I have known Barbara for over 20 years. She is hard working, experienced and dedicated. She is a well prepared and vigorous advocate for her clients..

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    I have known Barbara for over 20 years. She is hard working, experienced and dedicated. She is a well prepared and vigorous advocate for her clients..

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  • Barbara Jean Meritt Bowers

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 03/05/16 in Civil Litigation on 03/05/16

    I have known Barbara Bowers for many years and I regard her as an excellent lawyer. She is highly ethical and commands much respect with the court and the bar. She is ver...

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    I have known Barbara Bowers for many years and I regard her as an excellent lawyer. She is highly ethical and commands much respect with the court and the bar. She is very deserving of an A rating.

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  • Barbara Jean Meritt Bowers

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 03/04/16 in Health Care on 03/04/16

    Barb Bowers is a fine lawyer, bright, ethical, reliable. She deserves your highest rankings for ability and ethics.

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    Barb Bowers is a fine lawyer, bright, ethical, reliable. She deserves your highest rankings for ability and ethics.

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  • Barbara Jean Meritt Bowers

    5.0/5.0 by a Member on 03/03/16 in Health Care on 03/03/16

    Barbara is an excellent and experienced trial lawyer specializing in hospital and medical malpractice defense litigation. She also represents hospital and other health...

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    Barbara is an excellent and experienced trial lawyer specializing in hospital and medical malpractice defense litigation. She also represents hospital and other health care entities and medical practitioners in licensing and administrative credentialing matters.Barbara not only is highly competent as a lawyer, but is also is recognized as a most ethical and respectful attorney in dealing with clients, other attorneys, judges and court personnel.

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  • Barbara Jean Meritt Bowers

    5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 02/29/16 in Health Care Regulation on 02/29/16

    Barbara is very knowledgeable about health care regulation and compliance. She is an excellent health care lawyer.

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    Barbara is very knowledgeable about health care regulation and compliance. She is an excellent health care lawyer.

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  • Barbara Jean Meritt Bowers

    5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 02/29/16 in Employment Defense on 02/29/16

    Barbara is an excellent lawyer in the field of employment defense. She is very well thought of in the Lexington bar.

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    Barbara is an excellent lawyer in the field of employment defense. She is very well thought of in the Lexington bar.

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  • Barbara Jean Meritt Bowers

    5.0/5.0 by a Managing Partner on 02/29/16 in Medical Malpractice Defense on 02/29/16

    Barbara is an excellent medical malpractice defense attorney with over 30 years of experience. She is highly regarded in the Lexington bar. Barbara possesses the highest...

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    Barbara is an excellent medical malpractice defense attorney with over 30 years of experience. She is highly regarded in the Lexington bar. Barbara possesses the highest ethical and legal practice standards. She is also an excellent employment defense and healthcare lawyer.

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  • Barbara Jean Meritt Bowers

    5.0/5.0 by a Partner on 02/28/16 in Civil Litigation on 02/28/16

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