Paul Brizendine

Paul Brizendine

Managing Partner
Jeffersonville, Indiana
Prior to entering the legal profession in 1995, Paul Brizendine was a union member, as well as an elected Steward and Committeeman for the Oil, Chemical and Atomic Workers' Union (OCAW) Local 4-16000 at the Ethyl Corporation Houston Plant in Houston, Texas from 1987 through 1991. His union experience in assisting the membership in employment matters, contract negotiations, and grievance proceedings sparked an interest which eventually led him to law school.

Paul Brizendine earned both his Doctor of Jurisprudence (J.D.) and Master of Science (M.S.) in Geology degrees from the University of Tulsa, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in 1994. After moving to southern Indiana and obtaining licenses to practice law in both Indiana and Kentucky, Mr. Brizendine established a law practice with an emphasis in workers' compensation, social security disability, and personal injury law. Brizendine Law Office, LLC is located in Clark County, Indiana, in what is considered to be the Louisville, Kentucky/Southern Indiana metropolitan area.

Areas of Practice

  • 50% Workers Compensation
  • 25% Social Security Disability
  • 20% Personal Injury
  • 5% General practice

Litigation Percentage

  • 75% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Kentucky, 1995
  • Indiana, 1997
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1999
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky, 1996
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana, 1996


  • University of Tulsa College of Law, Tulsa, Oklahoma
    • J.D. - 1994
    • Law Journal: Tulsa Journal of Comparative and International Law, Staff Editor, 1993 - 1994
  • University of Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma
    • M.S. - 1994
    • Major: Geology
  • University of Houston, Clear Lake, Texas
    • B.S. - 1990
    • Major: Physical Science - Geology

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • CompEd, Director
  • Louisville Bar Association, Member
  • Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Kentucky Workers' Association, Member
  • Floyd Indiana Bar Association
  • Clark County Indiana Bar Association
  • Workplace Injury Litigation Group, Member, 2005 - Present
  • Kentucky Bar Association, Member, 1995 - Present
  • Indiana State Bar Association, Member, 1997 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Law Engineering & Environmental Services, Geologist, 1994 - 1995
  • Ethyl Corporation, Laboratory Technician, Union Rep., Fireman, 1987 - 1991
  • Union Steward and Committeeman - OCAW Local 4-16000
  • Industrial Firefighter