Guy R. Colson

Guy R. Colson: Attorney with Fowler Bell PLLC
  • Member at Fowler Bell PLLC (18 Attorneys)
  • 300 West Vine Street, Suite 600, Lexington, KY 40507-1751
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  • Guy R. Colson is a Member of Fowler Bell PLLC and chair of the firm’s Litigation, Insurance and Education Law Groups, with a focus on insurance defense, insurance coverage, professional liability, personal injury, civil litigation and education law. Mr. Colson represents his clients with a depth of legal knowledge honed over 30 years of experience handling challenging litigation and business matters in state and federal courts. He is a seasoned litigator with a notable record of successful trial before the state and federal courts as well as substantial appellate experience before the Kentucky and United States Supreme Courts. In addition to his litigation practice, Mr. Colson has substantial experience representing School Boards across the Commonwealth in matters involving students, teachers and school system issues.
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Member, Moot Court Board. Listed: The Best Lawyers in America, Insurance Law, 2007-2009; Kentucky Super Lawyers, 2007-. Recipient, Fayette County Bar Association's Citizen-Lawyer Award, 2009. Member, 1998- and Chair, 2005, Executive Board of Lexington Area Sports Authority. Board Member, Christian Benevolent Outreach, Inc. Southland Christian Church of Lexington, Kentucky, Inc. Member: Board of Directors, Central Kentucky Legal Services, Inc., 1991-; Board of Directors, Fayette County Legal Aid, Inc.

Kentucky Bar Foundation; Fayette County Bar Foundation.

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Personal Injury Law
  • Insurance Defense Law
  • Real Estate Law
  • Civil Practice
  • Insurance Coverage

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
859-252-6700  Phone
859-255-3735  Fax
University Attended:
Eastern Kentucky University, B.A., Political Science, 1969
Law School Attended:
University of Kentucky, J.D., 1974
Year of First admission:
1974, Kentucky and U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky; U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit; 1994, U.S. Supreme Court
Fayette County Bar Association (Member, Board of Governors, 1980-1982); Kentucky Bar Association (Associate Member, Character and Fitness Committee, 1985-1986); Kentucky School Board Attorney Association; Kentucky Defense Counsel (Board Member, 1993-1997; President 1998-1999); Defense Research Institute, Inc.; American Association for Justice; American Inns of Court (Henry Clay Inn of Court).
Birth Information:
Lexington, Kentucky, December 7, 1947
Reported Cases:
Richardson v. Eastland, Inc., 660 S.W. 2d 7 (Ky, 1983); Clements v. Ashland Oil, Inc., 657 S.W. 2d 223 (Ky, 1983); National Gypsum Co. v. Corns, 936 S.W. 2d 325 (Ky, 1987); Plaut v. Spendthrift Farm, Inc., 1F. 3d 1487 (6th Cir., 1993), 514 U.S. 211 (1995); Kentucky v. Long, 837 F. 2d 727 (6th Cir., 1988); Gordon v. Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance Co., 914 S.W. 2d 331 (Ky, 1995); Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government v. Smolcic, 142 S.W. 3d 128 (Ky, 2004); Dailey v. American Growers Ins., 103 S.W. 3d 60 (Ky, 2003); Auto Acceptance Corp. v. T.I.G. Ins. Co., 89 S.W. 3d 398 (Ky, 2002); Stone v. Kentucky Farm Bureau Mutual Ins. Co., 34 S.W. 3d 809 (Ky, 2000); Schwartz v. Hasty 175 S.W. 3d 621(Ky App 2005).
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  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available
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