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Best's Recommended Insurance Attorneys
General Defense
Kirkland, Cain & Horn, PLLC
305 Ann Street, Suite 300
Frankfort, Kentucky 40601Locate in Google Maps
Telephone: 502-223-1200
Fax: 502-227-7385
E-Mail: horn@kchfirm.com
https://kchfirm.com
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Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1100, Frankfort, KY 40602-1100

Practice Areas
  • Insurance Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Casualty Defense
  • Subrogation
  • Investigation and Adjustment
  • Administrative Law
  • General Litigation
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Cases Gone to Trial : 50+

About Us
The attorneys at the Frankfort office of Kirkland, Cain & Horn have the knowledge and decades of experience to effectively represent individuals and businesses of any size operating anywhere in Kentucky.

Our boutique law firm is dedicated to offering efficient and cost effective solutions to individuals and businesses throughout the state, in the areas of creditors' rights, administrative law, insurance defense, labor and employment law, and general litigation.

Our clients include individuals, small and large businesses, financial institutions, nonprofit organizations, political campaigns, and any other organization in need of legal representation anywhere in Kentucky.

Ultimately, our goal is to get results for our clients. We listen to our clients' needs and tailor our legal strategy to the details of each case.
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Client Information
Insurance Clients
American Bankers Life Assurance Company of FloridaAmerican Family Insurance Company
American Republic Insurance CompanyAmerican Specialty Insurance Company
American United Life Insurance CompanyAtlantic American Corp.
Clarendon National Insurance CompanyCNA Insurance Company
Equity Insurance CompanyGlobe American Casualty Company
Globe Life and Accident Insurance CompanyGoAmerica Auto Insurance
Great West Casualty CompanyGrocers Insurance Company
Hamilton Mutual Insurance CompanyHome Insurance Company
Kemper Insurance CompaniesKentucky National Insurance Company
K & K Insurance CompanyLincoln National Health & Casualty Insurance Company
Lloyd'sMadison Mutual Insurance Company
MetLife Auto & Home GroupMidwest Family Mutual Insurance Company
Phoenix Life and Annuity CompanyReliance Standard Life Insurance Company
Republic Insurance CompanyRepublic Western Insurance Company
Sentry Insurance Group21st Century Insurance Company
United American Insurance CompanyWestern Surety Company
Non-Insurance Clients
Baine Clark Company, Inc.Begley Managment Company, Inc.
Branch Banking and Trust CompanyBSI Financial Services
CU Factory Built Lending a division of SACUDitech Financial LLC
Ernst and Young, LLPInvestment Corporation of America
Kentucky Christian UniversityKenvirons, Inc.
Lincoln National BankTrailer Marketing, Inc.
21st Mortgage CorporationVanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, Inc.
Varsity Spirit Corporation
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Personnel Information
Firm Members
William D. Kirkland
Frankfort, KY
Practice Areas
  • Insurance Defense
  • Litigation
Admitted
  • Kentucky, 1967
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky, 1969
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 1970
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky, 1976
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1979
Additional Biographical Details:
Attorney for Commonwealth of Kentucky, 1967-1970; Assistant U.S. Attorney, 1970-1976
Memberships:
  • American, Kentucky and Franklin County Bar Associations
  • Sixth Circuit Judicial Conference (Life Member)
  • Kentucky Board of Elections (2002-2010)
  • Kentucky Defense Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
Education:
  • Centre College of Kentucky, B.A., 1964
  • Vanderbilt University, J.D., 1967
Born:1942
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G. Michael Cain, II
Frankfort, KY
Practice Areas
  • Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Commercial Law
  • Bankruptcy
Admitted
  • Kentucky, 1998
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky, 2004
Memberships:
  • American, Kentucky and Franklin County Bar Associations
Education:
  • Morehead State University, B.B.A. (magna cum laude), 1993
  • University of Dayton, J.D., 1997
Born:1971
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Zachary A. Horn
Frankfort, KY
Practice Areas
  • Creditors' Rights
  • Banking
  • Litigation
  • Insurance Defense
  • Bankruptcy
Admitted
  • Kentucky, 2011
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky, 2012
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky, 2013
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Kentucky
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 2015
Additional Biographical Details:
Super Lawyers Rising Star (2018)
Memberships:
  • American, Kentucky and Franklin County Bar Associations
Education:
  • Transylvania University, B.A. (cum laude), 2008
  • University of Kentucky, J.D., 2011
Language:
  • German
Born:1986
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Kembra Sexton Taylor
Frankfort, KY
Practice Areas
  • Administrative Law
  • Appellate Practice
Admitted
  • Kentucky, 1981
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky, 1985
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 1992
Additional Biographical Details:
Retired, General Counsel, Kentucky Labor Cabinet
Memberships:
  • American, Kentucky and Franklin County Bar Associations
Education:
  • Centre College of Kentucky, B.A., 1978
  • University of Kentucky, J.D., 1981
Honors:
Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Alpha Theta
Language:
  • German
Born:1956
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