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R. Craig Reinhardt

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Practice Areas:

  • Insurance Defense
  • Personal Injury
  • General Civil Litigation

Biography

R. Craig Reinhardt, born in Glasgow, Kentucky, on September 27, 1960; admitted to the bar 1985, Kentucky; 1986 admitted to U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky. Mr. Reinhardt is a graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Business and Economics (1982) and the University of Kentucky College of Law (1985). He is a member of the Fayette County, Kentucky and American Bar Associations, the Kentucky Defense Counsel (President, 2005-2006) and the Defense Research Institute. 

Reported cases include: Estate of Wheeler v. Veal Realtors and Auctioneers, 997 S.W.2d 497 (Ky. App., 1999); Elkins v. Kentucky Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company, 844 S.W.2d 423 (Ky. App., 1992); Kentucky Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company v. McKinney, 831 S.W.2d 164 (Ky., 1991); Jones v. Hanna, Ky. App., 814 S.W.2d 187 (1991);  Peak v. Barlow Homes, Inc., 765 S.W.2d 577 (Ky. App., 1988); Swinebroad Denton, Inc., v. Hornback, 744 S.W.2d 429 (Ky. App., 1987); Murphy v. Kentucky Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company, 116 S.W.2d 500 (Ky. App., 2002).

Mr. Reinhardt practices primarily in insurance defense, personal injury, products liability and civil litigation. 

Education

  • University of Kentucky College of Law, Lexington, Kentucky
    • J.D. - 1985
  • University of Kentucky College of Business and Economics, Lexington, Kentucky
    • B.A. - 1982
    • Honors: Dean's List 1982

Bar Admission

  • Kentucky, 1985
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky, 1986
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Western District of Kentucky, 1986

Published Works

  • Kentucky, 1985
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky, 1986
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Western District of Kentucky, 1986

Representative Cases

  • Peak v. Barlow Homes, Inc., 765 S.W.2d 577, 1988, Ky.App., 1988138268
  • Swinebroad-Denton, Inc. v. Hornback, 744 S.W.2d 429, 1987, Ky.App., 1987119616
  • Estate of Wheeler v. Veal Realtors and Auctioneers, 997 S.W.2d 497 , 1999, KY
  • Elkins v. Kentucky Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company, 844 S.W.2d 423 , 1992, KY
  • Kentucky Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company v. McKinney, 831 S.W.2d 164 , 1991, KY
  • Murphy v. Kentucky Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company, 116 S.W.2d 500 , 2002, KY

Honors

  • AV Rating, Martindale Hubble
  • Defense Lawyer of the Year, The Kentucky Defense Counsel

Representative Clients

  • Kentucky Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company
  • Zurich American Insurance Company
  • EMC Insurance Company
  • Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company
  • Occidental Fire & Casualty Company
  • Kentucky National Insurance Company

References

  • Scott Sweeney, Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance Company
  • Carolyn Berra, Zurich American Insurance Company
  • Kim Schuh, Nationwide Insurance Company
  • Brandon Garretson, Kentucky National Insurance Company

Professional Associations

  • American Bar Association, Member, 1985 to Present
  • Kentucky Bar Association, Member, 1985 to Present
  • Fayette County Bar Association, Sergeant at Arms, 1988 to 1990
  • Defense Research Institute, Member, 1990 to Present
  • Claims & Litigation Management Alliance, Member
  • Kentucky Defense Counsel, Member
  • Kentucky Defense Counsel, President, 2005 to 2006