Shawn D. Chapman

Location: Lexington, Kentucky
Phone: 859-554-2877
Fax: 859-255-3735
Email: Email Me

Shawn D. Chapman is an associate in the firm's Litigation and Commercial & Business Law Groups, with an emphasis on appellate practice and consultation. Mr. Chapman spent more than a decade working for the Kentucky Supreme Court on appellate cases touching on almost every conceivable legal subject. He is able to combine an academic approach to the law with a practical understanding of how cases play out in the real world to come up with creative solutions to legal problems and to best serve the interests of his clients. His unique experience also gives him insight that allows him to evaluate the strength and viability of legal positions when consulted by other attorneys.


  • University of Kentucky College of Law, Lexington, Kentucky, Juris Doctor, 2002
  • University of Kentucky, B.A. English, minor in Philosophy, 1999


  • Supreme Court of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

Professional Associations

  • American Inns of Court, Central Kentucky Chapter, Master since 2017
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Kentucky Defense Counsel
  • International Society of Primerus Law Firms
  • Primerus Defense Institute
  • UK College of Law Alumni Association, Treasurer, 2013 - Present, Board of Directors, 2009 - Present