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Paul A. Casi, IIPaul A. Casi, II

Paul A. Casi, II is an attorney with a long history of representing the injured and wronged in Kentucky. Since 1994, he has devoted his legal practice exclusively to personal injury law, helping individuals and families across the state who have been harmed due to negligence and wrongdoing. He has extensive experience with complex cases involving medical malpractice, birth injuries, and catastrophic injuries.

Paul A. Casi, II attended Vanderbilt University, receiving his B.A. in 1991. He then went on to the University of Louisville School of Law, graduating with his Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, in 1994. He received the George M. Moss Award as the Valedictorian of his law school class.

Over the past 23 years, Paul A. Casi, II has gained significant recognition as an aggressive, effective litigator. He has been selected to the Kentucky Super Lawyers list and has been listed in the Louisville Top Lawyers by Louisville Magazine, and he has been listed in the Best Lawyers in America from 2010-2018. He is AV-Rated by Martindale-Hubbell® and is also a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum® for obtaining million dollar settlements and verdicts.

Paul A. Casi, II is a frequent speaker at various conventions and seminars in Kentucky and across the United States. He also has published works in Trial Magazine and The Advocate.

Paul is the proud father of three sons: Paul, David, and Mark. He enjoys spending time with his wife, Karen, and their sons, and also enjoys camping, fishing, tennis, swimming, and training and showing/breeding German Shepherds.

Bar Admissions

  • Kentucky, 1994
  • Indiana, 1994
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky, 1994
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky, 1994
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana, 1994
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana, 1994
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2002
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1998
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit

Honors & Awards

  • Dan Cullan Award, from American Association for Justice, Birth Trauma Litigation Group, 2015
  • Listed, Louisville Top Lawyers, Louisville Magazine
  • Listed, Best Lawyers in America, 2010-2018
  • Listed, Kentucky Super Lawyers 2008-2018
  • Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum®
  • AV-Rated by Martindale Hubbell®
  • Brandeis American Inn of Court, 1999 – 2002
  • George M. Moss Award, Valedictorian of Graduating Class, 1994
  • Omicron Delta Kappa Award, Outstanding Graduating Senior, 1994
  • Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society (Interdisciplinary), 1994
  • Brandeis Honor Society, Scholar

Published Works

  • A Patient’s Antecedent Negligence is Not Comparative Negligence, Vol. 15, No. 1, Professional Negligence Connection. American Association for Justice (Fall 2007)
  • Shedding Light on Peer Review Privilege, Trial Magazine (June, 2013)
  • A Profile on Kentucky Chief Justice John Minton, Vol. 42, The Advocate (July/August, 2014)
  • President’s Messages, Vol. 44, The Advocate (2016) (published by the Kentucky Justice Association)

Representative Cases

  • Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital, LLC v. Adams, 536 S.W.3d 683 (Ky. 2017) (amicus brief)
  • Martin v. Ohio County Hospital, 295 S.W. 3d 104 (Ky. 2009) (amicus brief)
  • Kentucky Ins. Guar. Ass’n. v. Jeffers, 13 S.W. 3d 606 (Ky. 2000)

Litigation Percentage

100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Indiana Bar Association
  • Kentucky Justice Association, President, 2016
  • Kentucky Justice Association, Board of Governors, 1997 – Present
  • American Association for Justice- Professional Negligence Section, Chair, 2010 – 2011
  • American Association for Justice -Birth Trauma Litigation Group, Co-Chair, 2009 – 2011
  • American Association for Justice – Medical Negligence Information Exchange Group
  • American Association for Justice – Interstate Trucking Litigation Group
  • American Association for Justice – Railroad Litigation Group
  • American Association for Justice- Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group
  • Southern Trial Lawyers Association, 2011 – Present
  • Attorneys Information Exchange Group
  • Indiana Trial Lawyers Association
  • University of Louisville, Brandeis School of Law, Alumni Council, 2014-present
  • Louisville Bar Foundation, Board of Directors, 2007 – 2012
  • Citizens for Better Judges, 2008 – 2010

Education

  • University of Louisville School of Law, Louisville, Kentucky
    • J.D. magna cum laude – May, 1994
    • Honors: Class Rank 1st
  • Vanderbilt University
    • B.A. – May, 1991
    • Major: Political Science
    • Minor: Business Administration

Law School Activities

  • Journal of Family Law, Senior Editor, 1993-1994
  • Journal of Family Law, Member, 1992-1993
  • Journal of Law and Education, Member, 1992-1993

Invited Presentations

  • Cross Examination of Defendants, Professional Negligence Section, American Association for Justice Annual Convention, July 10, 2018, Denver, Colorado
  • Rate and Progression of Injury, Birth Trauma Litigation Group, American Association for Justice Annual Convention, July 8, 2018, Denver, Colorado
  • Damages in Catastrophic Cases, Kentucky Justice Association, Gathering of Legends and Champions Seminar, June 22, 2018, Louisville, Kentucky
  • Faculty/Speaker, American Association for Justice, Electronic Fetal Monitoring in Birth Injury Cases, March 1-2, 2016, Philadelphia Pennsylvania
  • Faculty/Speaker, 34th Annual Conference, Obstetrics, Gynecology, Perinatal Medicine, Neonatology and the Law, January 1-5, 2018, Maui, Hawaii
  • -Shoulder Dystocia & Brachial Plexus Injury: A Plaintiff’s Perspective
  • Maternal Death: Hemorrhage, Professional Negligence Section, American Association for Justice, Annual Convention, July 25, 2017, Boston, Massachusetts
  • What to Look for in Experts, Professional Negligence Section, American Association for Justice, Winter Convention, February 12, 2017, Austin, Texas
  • Jury Selection in a Medical Malpractice Case, Seminarweb, February 9, 2017
  • Effective Cross Examination of Defense Experts, Kansas Trial Lawyers Association, 2016 Annual Meeting, December 10, 2016, Kansas City, Missouri
  • Issues and Concerns in Handling the Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC) Case, 360 Advocacy, Injured Babies Seminar, September 12, 2016, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Handling Emergency Department Cases: Emergent Airway Cases, Professional Negligence Section, American Association for Justice, Annual Convention, July 24, 2016, Los Angeles, California
  • Faculty/Speaker, Chorioamnionitis and Cerebral Palsy in the Term Baby: Myths v. Facts, 32nd Annual Conference, Obstetrics, Gynecology, Perinatal Medicine, Neonatology, and the Law, January 2-6, 2016, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Jury Selection in a Medical Malpractice Case, Seminarweb, July 28, 2015
  • Jury Selection in Medical Malpractice Cases, American Association for Justice, Annual Convention, July 14, 2015, Montreal, Canada
  • Faculty/Speaker, Electronic Fetal Monitoring in Birth Injury Cases Seminar, American Association for Justice, June 18-19, 2015, Washington, D.C.
  • Faculty/Speaker, Total Electronic Fetal Monitoring Immersion Seminar, American Association for Justice, June 26-27, 2014, Washington, D.C.
  • Jury Selection in a Medical Malpractice Case, Seminarweb, May 7, 2014
  • Jury Selection in a Medical Malpractice Case in a Rural Venue, Southern Trial Lawyers Association, 26th Annual Convention, February 28, 2014, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Ten Tips from a Recent Medical Malpractice Jury Trial, Birth Trauma Litigation Group, American Association for Justice, Mid-Winter Convention, February 9, 2014, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Overcoming the Patient Safety Quality Improvement Act Privilege in Medical and Hospital Negligence Cases, Professional Negligence Section, American Association for Justice Annual Convention, July 23, 2013, San Francisco CA
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC): “Immediate Availability”, Facility Resources & Informed Consent, Birth Trauma Litigation Group, American Association for Justice Annual Convention, July 21, 2013, San Francisco CA
  • Cross Examination of Medical Experts in Medical Negligence Cases, Kentucky Justice Association/Seminar Web, June 13, 2013
  • Cross Examination of Medical Experts in Medical Negligence Cases, Mastering the Deposition: A Critical Skills Workshop, Kentucky Justice Association, May 10 & May 17, 2013
  • Overcoming the Patient Safety Quality Improvement Act Privilege in Medical and Hospital Negligence Cases, Kentucky Justice Association/Seminar Web, March 21, 2013
  • Handling Medical Malpractice Cases, Boot Camp for Attorneys, Kentucky Justice Association, Louisville & Lexington KY, June 15 & June 22, 2012
  • Effective Cross-Examination of Defense Experts, Michigan Association for Justice, Medical Malpractice Seminar, Novi MI, December 2, 2011
  • Emergency Drills in Obstetrics, Birth Trauma Litigation Group, American Association for Justice Annual Convention, New York City, July 10, 2011
  • Participant, The Emerging Role of Mid-Level Providers in Emergency Medicine, Emergency Physicians Monthly, July 8, 2011
  • Birth Injury Cases, Missing High Value Cases: How to Recognize and Handle Claims Many Lawyers Overlook, Kentucky Justice Association, Louisville KY, June 3, 2011
  • Emergency Drills in Obstetrics, The Southern Trial Lawyers 23rd Annual Conference, March 4, 2011, New Orleans LA
  • Hospital Liability in Obstetric Cases, Birth Trauma Malpractice, New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers, February 23, 2011, NY
  • Combating the NICHD/ACOG Fetal Monitoring Guidelines, Professional Negligence Section, American Association For Justice, July 13, 2010, Vancouver BC
  • Adverse Lay and Expert Witness Depositions, KJA’s Deposition and Discovery College, Kentucky Justice Association, May 17, 2010, Lexington KY
  • Plaintiff Conducting Jury Selection, Advanced Trial Skills, Kentucky Justice Association/ Kentucky Defense Council, May 7, 2010, Lexington KY
  • Seminar Co-Chair, Loss of Consortium: Evaluating and Handling Your Current and Future Cases, Kentucky Justice Association, Louisville KY, April 22, 2010
  • Proving Consortium Damages in Child Death Cases, Loss of Consortium: Evaluating and Handling Your Current and Future Cases, Kentucky Justice Association, April 22, 2010 (written presentation only)
  • Spousal Loss of Consortium: How It Impacts Your Current and Future Cases, Kentucky Justice Association, Teleseminar, November 17, 2009
  • Post-Partum Hemorrhage, Birth Trauma Litigation Group Meeting, American Association for Justice, Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA, July 27, 2009
  • Handling The Oversized Load Case, Kentucky Justice Association, Big Truck Seminar, June 19, 2009
  • Mentor, Kentucky Justice Association Trial College, May 16-May 20, 2009
  • Computerized Fetal Heart Monitor Records, Birth Trauma Litigation Group Meeting, American Association for Justice, Mid-Winter Convention, New Orleans, LA, February 9, 2009
  • Hospital Liability, Ohio Association for Justice, Annual Convention, Columbus OH, May 9, 2008
  • Hospital Liability in Obstetric Cases, Birth Trauma Litigation Group Meeting, American Association for Justice, Annual Convention, Chicago IL, July 15, 2007
  • Effective Use of Accident Reconstruction Experts and Cross Examination of Defense Accident Reconstruction Experts, Essentials for Winning Your Auto Case, Kentucky Justice Association, June 15 and June 19, 2007
  • Shoulder Dystocia/Brachial Plexus Injury Cases: Effective Settlement Strategy and Use of Exhibits and Animations, Birth Trauma Litigation Group Meeting, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Mid-Winter Convention, Miami, FL, February 11, 2007
  • Kentucky Evidence Workshop, PESI, Inc., April 25, 2006
  • Cross Examination of Defense Obstetric Experts, Birth Trauma Litigation Group Meeting, Association of Trial Lawyers of America Mid-Winter Convention, Honolulu, HI, February 19, 2006
  • Motor Vehicle Collisions: Finding Additional Sources of Recovery, Nuts and Bolts of Trying a Car Wreck Case, Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys, April 29, 2005
  • Defense Medical Examinations: Obtaining Information and Cross-Examination, Auto 2004: New Directions for Full and Fair Verdicts, Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys, May 14, 2004 and June 18, 2004
  • Automobile Black Boxes, Annual Auto Litigation Seminar, Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys, June 6 and 13, 2003
  • Handling Causation Issues and Effective Cross-Examination of Defendant’s Experts, Building a Strong Medical Malpractice Case Seminar, Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys, November 8, 2002
  • Recognizing and Dealing with Discovery Abuse, Ethics Express Seminar, Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys, June 26, 2000

Family

  • Wife Karen and three sons: Paul, David and Mark.

Hobbies

  • He enjoys travel, tennis, reading, theater, history, and fishing, but his favorite pastime is spending time with his family.

Fraternities

  • Alpha Tau Omega

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