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Paul Brizendine

Paul Brizendine

Managing Partner Location: Jeffersonville, Indiana Phone: 812-258-9654 Fax: 812-590-3094 Email: Email Me 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
  • 25% Personal Injury

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

Education

  • 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

Representative Cases

  • Kentucky Employees, Muf. Ins. V. Burnett, 432. S.W. 3d 733 (Ky. Ct. App. 2014)
  • Belcher v. Manpower of Indiana, 492 S.W. 3d 156 (Ky Ct. App. 2016)
  • Doerr v. Lancer Transport Services, 868 N.E. 2d 890 (In. Ct. App. 2007)
  • Smith v. Champion Trucking Co. Inc, 901 N.E 2d 620 (In. Ct. App 2009)
  • Smith v. Champion Trucking Co. Inc, 925 N.E 2d 362 (In 2010)
  • Jones v. Indiana Farmers Mut. Ins. Co., 926 N.E. 2d 116 (In. Ct. App. 2010)

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
  • State Bar Association of Indiana, 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

Recommendations

  • Samson Recommends Paul Brizendine

    Paul Benzedine is someone who deserves and knows what he does,I would like to say that he is an Hero for me.Paul Brizendine est excellent et merite son titre d'Avocat et je croie qu'il vient tout droit du Ciel.
  • A. Rodriguez Recommends Paul Brizendine

    Excellent and professional service always answered all of my questions and got back to me immediately thanks so much without you I would have never won my case
  • S. Reed Recommends Paul Brizendine

    Been working with them in my case for the past 2 years. I must say they were very attentive. Always made sure they answered my questions and had me covered. They took care of everything for me and I would not recommend anyone but them to anyone. When I was at a low point they helped me out. Thank...
  • V. Kingsley Recommends Paul Brizendine

    He's a very good work comp lawyer and he helped me get a very fair settlement for my injury. I'd referr anyone to this firm.
  • CJ Recommends Paul Brizendine

    Helpful, knowledgeable and honest. Paul and his staff are above reproach.
  • M. Willis Recommends Paul Brizendine

    Excellent customer service. They really care about your interest. Hard working attorneys.
  • E. Riggs Recommends Paul Brizendine

    Kyle and Heather are awesome they handled my workers comp claim and kept me constantly informed I really.appreciate everything they did and just wanna say Thanks for all you did.
  • Patrick Recommends Paul Brizendine

    I had developed a seizure disorder from a work injury.The burden of taking medicine the rest of my life and the possibility of worsening. I wish that day never happened. Paul can't change that but he can sure get u what your entitled to. Very sincere and intelligent with a great staff. Left me wi...
  • C. Ducan Recommends Paul Brizendine

    Everything was really handled well. The settlement for my workman's comp claim was fair and I am really happy with the work here. All during the process, my questions were answered fast, and my calls and e-mails were responded to very quickly. I would recommend this law office very highly.
  • Z. Berry Recommends Paul Brizendine

    Had the privilege of having Kyle and Heather representing my case. Couldn't be happier with their hard work and dedication! Thank you so much for all you did.
  • L. Dixon Recommends Paul Brizendine

    Very pleased with Kyle Samoans and Heather done a great job need a lawyer call Kyle!
  • Anonymous Recommends Paul Brizendine

    Paul Brizendine and his entire staff are the cream of the crop! From my fist visit with him to the settlement of my case, it couldn't have gone smoother! Thanks so much for your attention to detail. Will definitely be using your office for any future legal needs!
  • M Willis II Recommends Paul Brizendine

    Best experience and outcome I could hope for. Kyle Samons's represented myself, worked very hard for my case. Great customer service and they work for your interest, not their own. Overall best legal experience I've had.
  • J Mathews Recommends Paul Brizendine

    Could not be happier with the service and outcome of my workman's comp case!! Great people and great firm! Highly recommend!
  • T. Nance Recommends Paul Brizendine

    Excellent service and very professional. Helped us very much in getting my settlement!
  • M. Jordan Recommends Paul Brizendine

    W want to thank you for all you have done for me and my husband. You all work with use and for the people, so thank u for that.
  • J. Clifton Recommends Paul Brizendine

    Outstanding communication and response time but best of all the treat you like you matter and not just a client. Two thumbs up and highly recommended!

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