Michael Stevens brings a rich and diverse career experience to every case he handles at Isaacs & Isaacs. Experience that includes serving in the military as an Army Judge Advocate and Military Judge to his career as a trial lawyer for multiple insurance companies. This unique blend of insight and knowledge into the inner workings of the insurance companies offers is rare among lawyer’s representing those injured through the negligence of others in car collisions and accidents, motorcycle collisions, wrongful death cases, “slip and fall” accidents, to name a few.
Michael has a Doctorate of Law degree from Washington & Lee University, School of Law and graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. from Marshall University. He also attended the U.S. Army’s Judge Advocate Generals School and received a Master’s Degree Equivalent in Military Law.
Michael has been admitted to practice in Kentucky, Virginia and West Virginia. His career highlights include admissions before the United States Supreme Court, U.S. District Courts of West Virginia and Kentucky, U.S. Army Court of Military Review, U.S. Court of Military Appeals, U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims and U.S. Court of Federal Claims and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth and Sixth Circuits.
In addition to representing clients in over 70 jury trials throughout Kentucky, Michael has also protected the interests of his clients making oral arguments before the Kentucky Court of Appeals, Kentucky Supreme Court, and the United States Court of Appeals for Federal Claims in Washington, D.C.
Among Michael’s present and past professional memberships include the Kentucky Bar Association (Former Member, House of Delegates), the Virginia Bar Association, the West Virginia Bar Association, the Louisville Bar Association, Kentucky Justice Association, American Justice Association and the Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Legal Program.
Michael is a proud member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, has written numerous law review articles and has been a speaker at the Kentucky Bar Association and various legal seminars on insurance and trial practice in Kentucky.
Michael was a soldier, both active duty and the reserves, retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army Reserve, Judge Advocate Generals Corps, in 2002 after serving over 20 years of honorable service to our country (Honorable Discharge).
Family and community are very important to Michael. He is married to Diane Cox Stevens and they are the parents of four children and have five grandchildren. The Stevens family are members of Northeast Christian Church in Louisville, Kentucky and both Michael and Diane serve there as teachers. In addition, Michael has taught for the University of Louisville and for the military. He gives his time in Pro Bono work for disabled veterans and was a judicial candidate receiving endorsements from the Citizens for Better Judges and the Courier-Journal newspaper.