About the Lucius Hawes Law Firm
OUR PRACTICE AREAS
– 1977, Beginning
Lucius graduated from University of Louisville and passed the Kentucky bar exam. Started general practice in Hopkinsville, KY.
– 1979, Civil Rights
Won civil rights case against city of Hopkinsville related to cities’ attempt to revoke business license of owner operating activities center called the “Down Stroke” for African American youth.
– 1980, Prosecutor
Hired by local county attorney. Became part-time prosecutor in district court.
– 1982, National Guard Case
During National Guard Summer Camp at Fort Polk, successfully defended Kentucky African American soldier wrongfully accused of sexual assault.
– 1982, Bankruptcy Trustee
Became counsel to Western Kentucky Bankruptcy Trustee. Focus of practice shifted to Bankruptcy practice until 1988.
– 1988, Personal Injury
Lucius became licensed to practice law in Tennessee. Practice shifted to personal injury in Kentucky and Tennessee. Included car wrecks, truck wrecks, premises liability, injury claims against the United States, and maritime injury cases.
– 1996, Workers’ Compensation
Expanded practice to include Kentucky and Tennessee workers’ compensation cases.
– 2006, New Office
Opened present office, located at 300 East 18th St. in Hopkinsville, KY.
– 2008, Super Lawyer
Became recognized as a Super Lawyer, continuing through present.
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