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  • John A. Bahe, Jr.

    Attorney John Bahe

    Partner & Louisville Personal Injury Lawyer

    John A. Bahe, Jr. is a former corporate and insurance defense litigation attorney at a large, well-known Louisville defense law firm. Mr. Bahe now uses this experience to help the injured effectively prosecute their claims at Bahe Cook Cantley & Nefzger PLC.

    Background & Professional Practice

    Mr. Bahe earned his Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from the Louis D. Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville. Prior to law school, Mr. Bahe earned his undergraduate degree (B.A.) from Centre College in Danville, Kentucky.

    He is also well-versed in contract disputes, business litigation, nursing home negligence, civil rights actions, and consumer protection claims and has effectively prosecuted several claims for insurance bad faith, both first and third party.

    Mr. Bahe also defends individuals accused of crimes, accepting a range of cases from routine traffic violations to misdemeanor and/or felony charges in both state and federal courts.

    In 2012 John was voted one of Louisville top plaintiff's litigators. This distinction was awarded by his peers in a poll conducted by Louisville Magazine.

    Mr. Bahe has also been a lecturer on several different legal topics for both the Louisville Bar Association (LBA) and the Kentucky Justice Association (KJA).

    • Education:

    • Juris Doctor, University of Louisville, 2002
    • B.A., Centre College, 1998
    • Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice:

    • Kentucky State Courts, 2002
    • Western District of Kentucky - Federal, 2003
    • Eastern District of Kentucky - Federal, 2003
    • Professional & Bar Association Memberships:

    • Kentucky Bar Association
      • Member Since: 2002
    • Louisville Bar Association
      • Member Since: 2002
    • Kentucky Justice Association
      • Member Since: 2006
    • American Association for Justice
      • Member Since: 2009
    • Kentucky Bar Foundation
      • Life Fellow
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