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James J. Varellas

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Toll Free: 877-634-1519

360 E Vine St., Suite 320
Lexington, Kentucky 40507
Phone: 859-252-4473
Fax: 859-252-4476

440 South 7th St., Suite 200
Louisville, Kentucky 40203
Phone: 502-595-7955
Fax: 502-470-2202

525 West Fifth St., Suite 337
Covington, Kentucky 41011
Phone: 859-252-4473
Fax: 859-252-4476

Jim Varellas has practiced law in Kentucky throughout his career and has extensive experience as a litigator. He appears frequently in District and Circuit courts in all counties in the Bluegrass area as well as many other counties in Kentucky.

Jim is a life member of the Million-Dollar Advocates Forum, one of the most prestigious groups of trial lawyers in the United States. Membership is limited to attorneys who have won million and multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements and fewer than 1% of U.S. lawyers are members.

In addition to his extensive experience practicing law, Jim is an experienced educator in the profession. He taught Business Law at the University of Kentucky for 12 years and also taught Business Law for employees at IBM.


J.D., University of Kentucky College of Law, Lexington, Kentucky

B.A., University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky
Major: History

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice Kentucky
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky
U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
U.S. Supreme Court
Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Kentucky Bar Association


Adjunct Professor, Business Law, University of Kentucky

Instructor, Business Law, International Business Machines (IBM)

Honors and Awards

Award for Outstanding Instructor, University of Kentucky College of Business and Economics

Selected to the Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Million Dollar Advocates Forum
American Association for Justice
2015 Top 100 Lawyer
Top 40 Under 40
American Bar Association
Kentucky Justice Association
The National Trial Lawyers
Super Lawyers
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