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Best's Recommended Insurance Attorneys

General Defense


Kirkland, Cain & Horn, PLLC

305 Ann Street, Suite 300, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601

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

Cases Gone to Trial : 50+

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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

Non-Insurance Clients

  • Baine Clark Company, Inc.
  • Begley Managment Company, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company
  • BSI Financial Services
  • CU Factory Built Lending a division of SACU
  • Ditech Financial LLC
  • Ernst and Young, LLP
  • Investment Corporation of America
  • Kentucky Christian University
  • Kenvirons, Inc.
  • Lincoln National Bank
  • Trailer Marketing, Inc.
  • 21st Mortgage Corporation
  • Vanderbilt 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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