David Trevey

I could never perform open heart surgery or design a building, but I can help those that do to understand any claim against them and lay out a roadmap to the best resolution of the matter.

Practical Experience

Advocating for medical professionals. Defended a rural hospital in federal court against broadly drawn attacks against employees and very business and brought to a successful resolution.
Advocating for nursing homes. Managed all litigation for a group of nursing home owners across Eastern Kentucky, bringing several cases to trial and successfully resolving others.
Professional advocacy. Obtained Summary Judgment for a lawyer alleged to have been negligent in family law practice based on Statute of Limitations.

Proven Expertise


JD, University of Kentucky 2004
BBA, Finance/Management, University of Kentucky 2000, Cum Laude


Admitted to Practice

Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky Federal Court


Professional Achievements

2013 – 2018 Super Lawyers Rising Stars List, Professional Liability: Defense


Professional Memberships

Kentucky Bar Association
Defense Research Institute
Kentucky Association of Hospital Attorneys
Better Business Bureau, Panel Arbitrator


Speaking Engagements

2018, Kinkead & Stilz Ethics + Tax Conference, Digital Ownership / Who Owns Your Email.
2017, Kentucky State Tax Update, Close Encounters for Tax Preparation Professionals, HalfMoon Education, Inc.
2017, Kentucky Association of Healthcare Facilities Annual Meeting: Medical Review Panels and Legal Considerations, KAHCF.
2017, Kentucky Chapter of American Academy of Pediatrics Resident Retreat, KYAAP – Legal Considerations, KYAAP.
2017, The Gibson Company, Considerations on Commercial Real Estate Transactions and Liability.
2016, Managing Engineering Risk and Ethics Issues, Adopting Strategies to Minimize Professional Liability Risk.
2015, Kentucky Association of Healthcare Facilities Annual Meeting Board of Directions, KAHCF.