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About Us

We Have A Reputation for Taking on Tough, Serious Cases

Our Policy: If you have been injured or lost a loved one in an accident, we would like to help you. Come see us for free!
Insurance adjusters deal with injury claims all the time. You don’t, which puts you at a disadvantage. Before talking to an adjuster who wants to “resolve” your claim, you need to know your legal rights or you may make a permanent, costly mistake. It’s our job as your law firm to make sure you’re treated fairly. The law is supposed to protect your rights. We’ll make sure it does!
Our law firm has the experience and resources to handle your claim. Our first concern is you and your peace of mind. When a serious injury or wrongful death happens to a loved one, you need a law firm experienced in handling sensitive and difficult cases.

We Can Help You

  • Whether your claim is big or small.
  • Get your medical expenses paid.
  • Get your wage loss reimbursed.
  • Get you full compensation for injuries & disability.
  • Get you full compensation for pain & suffering.
  • Get you full compensation for loss of earning capacity.
  • By handling details and negotiations with the insurance companies.
  • By taking your case to trial if a fair settlement offer is not made.

Meet Our Attorneys

Ray Jones, Kevin Keene, William Hickman, III and Roy Downey








*Ray S. Jones (seated); Kevin Keene (left); William Hickman III (center); and Roy Downey (right)


Ray S. Jones II

Ray S Jones, II

Ray S. Jones II has been representing clients in complex personal injury claims for nearly 20 years. He has obtained substantial verdicts and settlements in difficult cases involving motor vehicle collisions, medical malpractice, construction and mining accident cases as well as workers’ compensation claims.

Ray was born in Whitesburg, Kentucky, and grew up in Pike County. After high school, Ray attended Eastern Kentucky University where he graduated magna cum laude in 1991. Ray obtained his Juris Doctor from the University of Louisville School of Law in 1994. While at the University of Louisville, Ray received numerous academic awards, including the Corpus Juris Secundum Award for academic excellence in Torts, as well as book awards in Corporations and Negotiable Instruments. Upon returning to his native eastern Kentucky, Ray entered private practice in 1995, and has practiced extensively in state courts throughout Kentucky, as well as in federal court. Ray was twice elected president of the Pike County Kentucky Bar Association, and in November 2000, Ray was elected as State Senator for the 31st Senatorial District. He was subsequently re-elected in 2004, 2008 and 2012.

The 31st Senatorial District currently is comprised of Pike, Martin, Lawrence, Elliott and Morgan Counties. Ray currently serves on several key legislative committees, including the Senate Committees on Appropriations & Revenue, Judiciary, Transportation, Natural Resources & Energy, Special Subcommittee on Energy, and the Budget Review Subcommittee on Transportation.

Ray is married to Dr. Paula Jones; they have three children, Grayson, Lauren and Lawson.


Kevin P. Keene

Kevin is a native of Pike County. He graduated from Johns Creek High School, Morehead State University and Salmon P. Chase College of Law. He was admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Kentucky in 1999 and since that time has practiced almost exclusively in the area of personal injury. He and his wife, Tiffany, have two sons, Colin and Cooper.


William Hickman III

Bill is a Pike County native. He graduated from Virgie High School, Eastern Kentucky University, the University of Kentucky Law School and began practicing law in Pike County in 1975. Bill served as Staff Attorney and as an Executive Officer of Community Trust Bank, with over 20 years of banking and banking law experience. Bill is also a veteran of the U.S. Army.


Roy J. Downey

Roy J. Downey has been representing the interests of injured people for over 20 years. He has extensive experience in motor vehicle accidents, workers’ compensation and social security. Roy has practiced law at all levels of the court system in Kentucky. He is a retired Colonel in the USAR, having served in Afghanistan and Iraq.

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