Shawn D. Chapman

Shawn D. Chapman

Lexington, Kentucky
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.

Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Court of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky


  • University of Kentucky College of Law, Lexington, Kentucky
    • J.D. - 2002
    • Law Journal: Kentucky Law Journal, Articles Editor
  • University of Kentucky
    • B.A. cum laude - 1999
    • Major: English
    • Minor: Philosophy

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Inns of Court, Central Kentucky Chapter, Barrister, 2014 - Present
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Kentucky Defense Counsel
  • International Society of Primerus Law Firms, Primerus Defense Institute
  • UK College of Law Alumni Association, Treasurer, 2013 - Present