Christopher R. Jenkins is a legal professional with 34 years of legal experience with large catastrophic losses, civil litigation and administrative experience who specializes in the areas of wrongful death, trucking and other motor vehicle losses, fire losses, medical malpractice, employment law, civil rights, school law, workers compensation, social security, jury defense. Mr. Jenkins has tried numerous cases and attended innumerable administrative hearings, including hearings involving workers’ compensation, social security, and Chapter 13B. Mr. Jenkins is a conscientious attorney and an effective communicator who thrives in a fast-paced environment.
EDUCATION AND MEMBERSHIPS
Indiana University (B.A. Telecommunicaitons, 1983); University of Kentucky (J.D., 1988).
Kentucky Law Journal, 1987-1988.
Admitted in both state and federal court; Fayette County and Kentucky Bar Associations,
American Bar Association, National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives (NOSSCR).
HONORS AND AWARDS
AV Rating, Martindale-Hubbell, the highest level of competence and
ethics as voted on by legal peers.
2018 Nick of Time Award – AppalReD Legal Aid
2015 Pro Bono Participation Award – Fayette County Bar Association
2012 Pro Bono Best New Law Firm Award – Fayette County Bar Association
Pro-bono Work (domestic relations, neglect cases, Social Security redetermination hearings referred by AppalReD
Southland Christian Church – Lay Counselor (2017 – 2019) / Production Camera Operator (2013 –Present)
Bread of Life – Volunteer & Board Secretary for Homeless Food Ministry (2014 – Present)