Deener, Larry C.

106 West Vine Street, Suite 800P. O. Box 951Lexington, KY 40507

Updated: 02/15/2017


Office Info

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner

Practice Areas

  • Products Liability
  • Railroad Industry
  • Age Discrimination
  • Police Misconduct
  • Race Discrimination
  • Sex Discrimination
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Colleges & Universities
  • Private Schools
  • Public Schools
  • Commercial Insurance
  • Directors' & Officers Liability Insurance
  • Insurance Malpractice
  • Motor Vehicle
  • Property & Casualty
  • Aviation Accidents -- Defense
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents -- Defense
  • Premises Liability -- Defense
  • Property Damage -- Defense
  • Railroad Accidents -- Defense
  • Wrongful Death -- Defense
  • Apparel
  • Asbestos
  • Chemicals & Cosmetics
  • Firearms
  • Food & Agricultural Products
  • Machinery & Tools
  • Medical Products & Devices
  • Motor Vehicle Defects
  • Pharmaceutical Products
  • Recreational Products
  • Tobacco
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Railroad
  • Trucking


  • 100%

Representative Cases

  • Anderson v. Board of Educ. of Fayette County, 616 F.Supp.2d 662, 245 Ed. Law Rep. 741 (E.D.Ky. 2009)
  • Yamaha Motor Mfg. Corp. of America v. Com. of Ky., Finance and Admin. Cabin, 403 F.Supp.2d 601, 30 NDLR P 134 (W.D.Ky. 2005)
  • Larry CROUCH, Rhonda Mae Crouch, Teddy Lee Hudson, and Carolyn Sue Hudson v. HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL, INC., et al. and AVCO Corporation, 720 F.3d 333, Prod.Liab.Rep. (CCH) P 19,116 (U.S.C.A., 6th Circuit 2013)


Bar Admissions

  • Kentucky, 1979
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky, 1980
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky, 1980
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1982
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1987

Other Affiliations

  • National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel (Member)
  • Fayette County Bar Association (Member)
  • Kentucky Bar Association (Member)
  • Lexington Philharmonic Society (Director and Past President)
  • Second Presbyterian Church (Elder)


  • Best Lawyers in America, 2017, Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants and Railroad Law in Lexington
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2016 Lawyer of the Year, Personal Injury Litigation Defendants and Railroad Law in Lexington
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2015, Personal Injury Litigation - Defendants
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2015, Railroad Law
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Peer Review Rated
  • Kentucky Super Lawyers
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2014
  • Chase College of Law Outstanding Alumnus Award, 2013
  • Super Lawyers 2007 - 2017

Past Positions

  • Supreme Court of Kentucky, Law Clerk, 1979 - 1980
  • United States Air Force Reserves, Lieutenant Colonel, Retired List
  • Active Duty 1972-1976 [Captain], Aircraft Maintenance Officer
  • Past Member, Board of Trustees, Aviation Museum of Kentucky
  • Commercial Pilot, Single Engine Land Airplane-Instrument Rating , Private Pilot, Glider


  • Northern Kentucky University, Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Highland Heights, Kentucky, 1979
    Honors: Order of the Curia
    Honors: Distinguished Graduate, Class of 1979
    Law Review: Northern Kentucky Law Review, Editor in Chief, 1978 - 1979
  • University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, 1971
    Major: Secondary Education
  • Campbellsville College, Campbellsville, Kentucky, 1969


Accepts Credit Cards


Published Works

  • Appealability of Kentucky State Court Judgments, Chapter, Kentucky Civil Practice After Trial, UK CLE, 3d Ed, 2010

Office Information


106 West Vine Street, Suite 800P. O. Box 951Lexington, KY 40507


  • 859-233-0308


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