O’Brien Batten & Kirtley, PLLC, is pleased to be able to announce that Harold L. Kirtley II, partner, has been selected to the 2019 list of Super Lawyers in the state of Kentucky. With this recognition, Hal joins the firm’s other two partners, Stephen M. O’Brien III and B. Clark Batten II, in the ranks of this special group warranting recognition for their work in the medical malpractice and personal injury areas of legal practice.

This honor is bestowed annually by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters rating service. Selection is limited to no more than 5 percent of lawyers in each state and is based on a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of the candidates and reviews by peers across more than 70 practice areas. The patented multi-phase vetting process ensures that this list of exceptional attorneys is credible, comprehensive and diverse.

Hal joined O’Brien Batten & Kirtley, PLLC, in 2012. He is noted for his passion in advocacy on behalf of injured individuals and their families, especially victims of nursing home neglect or abuse and medical negligence. Trial practice is one of Hal’s particular passions. His experience includes success in trying both civil and criminal cases. He also has argued successfully before Kentucky’s Supreme Court.

We know Hal deserves this Super Lawyers honor and feel privileged to have him on the team at O’Brien Batten & Kirtley, PLLC.