Andy M. Yocum
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Phone: (859) 255-6885                        ext.116

E-mail: ayocum@kjpjlaw.com

Summary


Andrew M. Yocum was born and raised in Lexington, Kentucky. He has extensive experience litigating matters involving bodily injury including auto and truck accident litigation and premise liability litigation, as well as professional liability defense. He also has experience in the areas of small business services, estate planning, employment law, and workers’ compensation. He previously worked as a prosecutor in Lexington, Kentucky, and focused on the prosecution of domestic violence and family crimes. In his spare time, he enjoys playing tennis and spending time at the lake.




Education and Memberships


University of Kentucky (J.D., 2013) University of Kentucky (B.B.A. Finance; 2010) Kentucky Bar Association, 2013 to present Fayette County Bar Association, 2013 to present Woodford County Bar Association, 2013 to present American Inns of Court, 2013 to present Kentucky Defense Counsel, 2013 to present Defense Research Institute, 2013 to 2019




Honors and Awards


2015 Kentucky Prosecutors Institute Trial Advocate 2015 Effective Investigation Prosecution of Child Exploitation Offenses.




Published Cases


Gooch v. Commonwealth, 496 S.W.3d 492 (Ky.App.2016). Waugh v. Parker, 584 S.W.3d 748 (Ky. 2019)
Phelps v. Bluegrass Hosp. Management LLC, 2018-CA-001279-MR, 2019 WL 4565230, (Ky. App. 2019)




Community Service


Bluegrass Youth for Christ, Board of Directors (2015-2019), Secretary (2016-2019)
Rotaract of Lexington, Leadership Committee (2015 – 2016)