David L. Yewell

David L. Yewell

Location:
Owensboro, Kentucky
Phone:
(270) 926-5305
Fax:
(270) 685-6879
Email:

Areas of Practice

  • General Civil Litigation
  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Adoption
  • Grandparents' Visitation & Custody
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate Law
  • Education Law
  • Business Organization
  • Real Estate Law
  • Business and Commerical Law
  • Kentucky Appellate Practice
  • Federal Appellate Practice
  • Personal Injury & Wrongful Death

Litigation Percentage

  • 75% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Kentucky, 1967
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1967
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky, 1967
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky, 1967
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1974
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 2002
  • U.S. Court of Appeals Federal Circuit, 2005

Education

  • University of Kentucky College of Law, Lexington, Kentucky
    • Juris Doctor - 1967
  • Transylvania University, Lexington, Kentucky
    • Bachelor of Arts - 1964
    • Honors: Inducted into Pioneer Sports Hall of Fame - April 2007
  • Hinds Junior College, Raymond, Mississippi
    • Associate Degree - 1962
    • Honors: Inducted into Sports Hall of Fame - October 2006

Honors and Awards

  • Special Justice, Supreme Court of Kentucky, Authored Opinion of Court in "Kentucky Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Co v. McKinney," 831 SW2 164 (May 14, 1992)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Kentucky Bar Association, President, 1990 - 1991
  • Kentucky Bar Association, President-Elect, 1989 - 1990
  • Kentucky Bar Association, Vice President, 1988 - 1989
  • Kentucky Bar Association, Board of Governors, 1982 - 1991
  • Daviess County Bar Association, President - 1983, 1967 - Present
  • American Bar Association Foundation, Fellow
  • Kentucky Bar Foundation, Fellow
  • Kentucky Justice Association
  • The American Association for Justice
  • Kentucky Council of School Board Attorneys, President, 1985
  • National Council of School Board Attorneys
  • Kentucky Bar Center, Trustee, 1993 - 2000
  • Southern Conference of Bar Presidents

Ancillary Businesses

  • Lawyers Mutual Insurance Company, Board of Directors, 1990-2015
  • Lawyers Mututal Insurance Company, Secretary, 1998-2015
  • Lawyers Mutual Insurance Company, Executive Committee, 1998-2015

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Yewell Law, LLC
221 West 2nd Street
Owensboro, KY 42303

Phone: 270-926-5305
Fax: 270-685-6879
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