Benjamin Lee Kessinger, III

Benjamin Lee Kessinger, III: Attorney with Kessinger Law Group, PLLC


Lee’s experience includes litigation, trial and appellate representation in state and federal courts with a concentration on cases involving complex personal injury and business litigation. He has represented companies and individuals in litigation involving complex personal injuries and wrongful deaths; business litigation; transportation (motor carrier, air and rail) litigation, claims and accidents; commercial/business transactions; product liability litigation; contractual negotiations; municipality litigation; personal injury defense; insurance coverage disputes; misrepresentation and fraud claims; unfair competition; misappropriation of trade secrets; consumer protection and deceptive trade practices; financial and creditor litigation; and claims involving alleged sexual harassment and employment activities. He is also a Certified Arbitrator with the American Arbitration Association. Lee has an AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®

Chair, Kentucky Bar Association Annual Convention (2001)
Member, International Association of Defense Counsel
Member, Transportation Lawyers Association
Member, Kentucky Justice Association
Appointed by Gov. Steve Beshear to Colon Cancer Screening Advisory Committee (2010-2018)
Editorial Board Member for World Trade Magazine (2002)
Arbitrator, American Arbitration Association
Fellow, University of Kentucky
Chair, Finance Committee of Crestwood Christian Church (2004-2005)
Deacon, Crestwood Christian Church (for 2007-2009; to serve 2011-2013)
Trustee, Crestwood Christian Church (for 2009-2011)
Fayette County Pro Bono Program (Board Member, 1998-2004)
Member, Fayette County and Kentucky Bar Associations
Admitted to bar, 1989, Kentucky; U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky and U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit

University of Kentucky College of Law.

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Transportation Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Products Liability Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Commercial and Business Litigation
  • Arbitration

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
859-253-2105  Phone
859 492 7981  Cell Phone
877-747-9184  Fax
University Attended:
Auburn University, B.A., 1986
Law School Attended:
University of Kentucky, J.D., 1989
Year of First admission:
1989, Kentucky and U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky; U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
Fayette County and Kentucky Bar Associations; Kentucky Justice Association; International Association of Defense Counsel; Transportation Lawyers Association; Fayette County Pro Bono Program (Board Member, 1998-2005).
Birth Information:
Lexington, Kentucky, January 6, 1964

Peer Reviews

  • 4.6/5.0 (31 reviews)
  • 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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