James T. "Blaine" Lewis


Blaine concentrates his practice in the areas of product liability, FELA and railroad defense, trucking, professional liability, and general tort litigation. He has an active trial practice and has tried several cases to verdict during his career.


  • University of Kentucky College of Law  (J.D., 1997)
    • The Journal of Natural Resources and Environmental Law, editor-in-chief
  • Indiana University  (B.A., 1993)

Bar Admissions

  • Kentucky

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana


  • Louisville Bar Association
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Kentucky Defense Counsel
  • Louisville Legal Aid Society Campaign for Justice
  • International Association of Defense Counsel Trial Academy
  • National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel
  • Brandeis Inns of Court


  • Kentucky Super Lawyers® 
  • Best Lawyers®  for Product Liability Litigation - Defendants