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WILLIAM J. WILLIFORD
Attorney at Law

Attorney William Williford

"Where there's a Will, there's a way!"

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BEGINNINGS 

Will is a native son of Kentucky – born in Louisville-Jefferson county but raised and hailing from Wax, Grayson county – and started his legal career working as attorney Mike Breen and judge Kerry Morgan's law clerk at the age of 18 immediately after high school.

William Williford Mike Breen Bowling Green Kentucky Accident Injury Lawyers Attorneys(L) Attorney William Williford as (R) Attorney Mike Breen's law clerk (Bowling Green, Kentucky, 2006)

Personal Injury Accident Attorney Lawyer Mike Breen and Personal Injury Attorney William J. Williford of Breen & Williford, Injury Lawyers, PSC Bowling Green, Kentucky accident injury law(L) Attorney Mike Breen and (R) Attorney William Williford as law partners (Bowling Green, Kentucky, 2023)

MILITARY SERVICE 

He later joined the United States Army, serving in the Judge Advocate General's Corps as a non-commissioned officer (Staff Sergeant / E-6) for two enlistments; was a paratrooper in the 82d Airborne Division, Joint Special Operations Command, and 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne); and deployed to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) where he was awarded the combat action badge.  

While in uniform, he was also awarded the North Atlantic Treaty Organization International Security Assistance Force Medal Ribbon (NATO ISAF), the Overseas Service Ribbon, the Army Service Ribbon, the Army Noncommissioned Officer Professional Development Ribbon, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal Ribbon, Afghanistan Campaign Ribbon with bronze star device, the National Defense Service Ribbon, the Army Good Conduct Medal with two knot device, the Army Achievement Medal, the Army Commendation Medal with double bronze oak leaf cluster, the Joint Service Commendation Medal Ribbon, parachutist badge, Chilean foreign parachutist wings, and the Army Meritorious Unit Citation with double bronze oak leaf cluster. 

Attentive to veteran issues, Will is a Department of Veterans Affairs accredited attorney, a Disabled American Veterans Life member (DAV), and a Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Legacy Life Gold member. Will is also a volunteer for Hospice of Southern Kentucky in the Veteran to Veteran program and has proudly served on the Kentucky Bar Association Military Law Committee since 2024 when he was appointed by the KBA President.William Williford Injury Lawyer Attorney Soldier Paratrooper AfghanistanAttorney, then Specialist (E-4), William Williford deployed overseas / Operation Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan, 2010)

Personal Injury Accident Attorney William J. Williford of Breen & Williford, Injury Lawyers, PSC Bowling Green, Kentucky accident injury lawAttorney, then freshly minted Sergeant (E-5), William Williford motorpool promotion ceremony (82d Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina, 2011)

Attorney William Williford is interviewed about his military service by the Warren County Public Library as part of the Library of Congress Veterans Oral History Project (Bowling Green, Kentucky, 2017)

STATE BAR ADMISSIONS

FEDERAL BAR ADMISSIONS

William Williford Bowling Green Kentucky Injury Accident Attorney Lawyer Judge Dozier(L) Attorney William Williford and (R) Hon. Steve R. Dozier (Tennessee swearing-in) / Division I of Tennessee 20th Judicial District Criminal Court (Nashville, Tennessee)

William Williford Bowling Green Kentucky Injury Accident Attorney Lawyer Chief Justice Minton(L) Attorney William Williford and (R) Supreme Court of Kentucky Chief Justice John D. Minton Jr. (ret.) (Kentucky swearing-in) (Bowling Green, Kentucky)

EDUCATION 

A three-time graduate of Western Kentucky University, Will holds a B.A. in Political Science and a B.A. & M.A. in English; he received his J.D. from Nashville School of Law.  

Will was a member and Vice President of his law school Honor Council, a keynote speaker (Benedictarian) at his law school graduation, and was voted by his graduate program English professors to receive The Outstanding Master of Arts Student Award.

He also has a rank II Kentucky teaching license issued by the Kentucky Department of Education (EPSB ID No.: 201237927).

William Williford Bowling Green Kentucky Injury Accident Attorney Lawyer Nashville School of LawAttorney William Williford / law school graduation (Nashville, Tennessee)

Attorney William Williford delivers his law school class graduation benediction (Nashville, Tennessee)

William Williford Bowling Green Kentucky Injury Accident Attorney Lawyer WKU Western Kentucky UniversityAttorney William Williford / Western Kentucky University recognition (Bowling Green, Kentucky)

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS 

Will is a licensed attorney in both Kentucky (Member Id: 99844) and Tennessee (BPR No.: 039888). He is also a member of the American Bar Association (Member Id: 05785789), the Tennessee Bar Association, the Bowling Green – Warren County Bar Association, the Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association, and is a Kentucky Bar Foundation Life Fellow.

PROFESSIONAL AWARDS 

PRACTICE AREAS

He primarily practices in the areas of personal injury and wrongful death; this includes automobile, trucking, and motorcycle accidents, product liability, bad faith insurance claims, on-the-job injuries, premises liability, and other tort actions.

Personal Injury Accident Attorney William J. Williford of Breen & Williford, Injury Lawyers, PSC Bowling Green, Kentucky accident injury law(L) Attorney William Williford and (R) Paralegal Alea K. Scott (Bowling Green, Kentucky)

TRIAL VERDICTS

Attorney William Williford representing Plaintiff(s):

Kentucky - Barren Circuit Court 13-CI-00487 / Velma Decker, et al. v. Greg Meredith, et al. v. Scotty's Contracting and Stone, LLC and VanMeter Contracting, Inc.: judgment: $22,5000,000.00. (December 2023)

Kentucky - Warren Circuit Court, Division II, 18-CI-00162 / Doyel v. Neblett & State Farm: unanimous jury verdict: $545,000.00. (April 2023)

William Williford Bowling Green Kentucky Accident Injury Lawyer Attorney Verdict $545,000.00 Warren County KentuckyDoyel v. Neblett & State Farm jury instructions and verdict form (Bowling Green, Kentucky April 2023)

Bowling Green Kentucky car accident injury attorney William Williford Breen and Williford Injury LawyersAttorney William Williford of Breen & Williford, Injury Lawyers, PSC (Bowling Green, Kentucky)

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