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Litigation: Commercial and General

Tilford Dobbins & Schmidt, PLLC has successfully litigated commercial and individual disputes for nearly a century. We advocate on behalf of business, governmental, nonprofit and personal clients before administrative agencies and in state and federal courts in Kentucky and Indiana.

Persistent, effective litigators advocating for our clients.

Our attorneys have diverse knowledge and experience and are thus able to provide a variety of services in the litigation area. We work diligently to plan and budget in order to meet the needs and goals of our clients. Our attorneys handle jury and non-jury trials in cases that involve a broad range of substantive areas, including:

  • Commercial litigation
  • Construction and development disputes
  • Employment law disputes
  • Motor vehicle accidents
  • Personal injury and negligence claims
  • Probate litigation
  • Workers’ compensation claims
  • Contract disputes
  • Labor law disputes
  • Telecommunications and utility matters
  • Real estate litigation
  • Insurance defense

The firm has special experience in representing governmental entities and has defended the Commonwealth of Kentucky, the City of Louisville, many Kentucky and Indiana counties, and governmental self-insured groups against tort claims, workers’ compensation claims, employment claims and actions alleging political retaliation.

We also have a great deal of experience in representing clients in commercial litigation, construction and development disputes, employment and workers’ compensation claims, insurance defense and telecommunication litigation, and with probate issues and in administrative proceedings relating to each of these substantive areas.

Please direct questions about this practice area to Mark W. Dobbins, or Edward L. Galloway.


Tilford Dobbins & Schmidt, PLLC serves businesses and individuals throughout the Louisville, Kentucky metropolitan area and surrounding counties, including southern Indiana.