Larry Franklin, Attorney at Law

Filed Under (Populaws) by Editor on 03-13-2013


With over 45 years of experience, Larry Franklin provides legal representation throughout the Louisville area. He focuses his practice to personal injury, birth injury, and medical malpractice matters. Franklin graduated from the University of Louisville in 1967, earning a Juris Doctorate.

He is also a member of the American Society of Law and Medicine, the American Judicature Society and the Inner Circle of Advocates – and still volunteers with the U.S. Navy in Habitat for Humanity, & also reads legal texts and novels to the blind at the University of Louisville.

Legal experience

  • Licensed to practice law before all Kentucky State Courts, District Courts, Federal Courts and the U.S. Supreme Court
  • AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Lectured and taught Trial Practice Seminars at Columbia University and the University of Louisville
  • While President of the Louisville Bar Association, initiated judicial evaluation for all Jefferson County judges and Western District of Kentucky federal judges
  • Co-founded the Louisville Bar Foundation that annually funds aid to the indigent and programs for children
  • While President of the Louisville Bar Association, along with Jack Ballantine and Riley Lassiter, toured the State of Kentucky speaking with physicians and was one of three people who formed KMIC (Kentucky Medical Insurance Corporation, a corporation owned and operated by the physicians of Kentucky)
  • Established Kentucky citizens’ rights for both compensatory and punitive damages against lawyers who file frivolous law suits — i.e., Drasin vs. Raine, 621 S.W. 2d 895 — and brought about strengthening of C.R. 11


Affiliations

  • Member of the Inner Circle of Advocates
  • Louisville Bar Association, Vice President and President
  • Louisville Bar Foundation, Co-Founder and President
  • Alumni of Leadership Louisville
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), Advocate
  • American Judicature Society
  • American Society of Law and Medicine
  • Board of Overseers at University of Louisville, Past Member
  • Citizens for Better Judges


Awards

  • 1998 University of Louisville Law School Fellow of the Year Award
  • Louisville Bar Association Lawyer of the Year
  • Recipient of the KATA Peter Perlman Award
  • Best Lawyers in America for 20 Years
  • Super Lawyers (ranked first in Kentucky by peers two consecutive years)


Community services

  • Read legal texts and novels for the blind at University of Louisville for more than five years
  • Hosted annual blood drives at the U.S. Naval Reserve Center in Louisville, Kentucky
  • Participated with the U.S. Navy in Habitat for Humanity by building homes for the poor
  • Active in program to prevent violence in schools (SPAVA), President
  • Citizens for Better Judges, Co-Founder and Member
  • Actors Theater of Louisville, Donor
  • CP Kids Center, Donor
  • USS Kentucky (SSBN 737), Member of Commissioning Committee, Naval Base Kitsap, Bangor, Washington
  • USS Louisville (SSN 724), Chairman of Commissioning Committee, Naval Base Pearl Harbor, Hawaii


Franklin Law Group, PSC
505 West Ormsby Avenue, The Speed House
Louisville, KY 40203
P: 502-637-6000
F: 502-637-1413


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