Thomas D. Bullock


        Thomas D. Bullock is a founding partner of Bullock & Coffman, LLP. Mr. Bullock is a graduate of Wake Forest University and the University of Kentucky College of Law. He is licensed to practice in all courts of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, the Federal Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky, the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, and the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Bullock focuses his practice in the areas of Complex Civil Litigation, Business Law, Business Litigation, Mediation, and Equine law.

        Thomas D. Bullock is one of the most diverse and accomplished attorneys in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Mr. Bullock’s cases have been the subject of both local and national coverage including America’s Most Wanted, Dateline, True Detective, and City Confidential. He has also been cited to the U.S. Supreme Court by the Attorney Generals of all 50 States. Mr. Bullock has handled criminal cases ranging from misdemeanors to 1st-degree murder and is equally adept in civil matters, having handled cases ranging from small civil disputes to complex, big business litigation in front of the U.S. Supreme Court. Mr. Bullock is also widely known for his expertise in equine law and has acted as general counsel for several large horse farms. Mr. Bullock has extensive experience in international legal matters as well, including document production and the taking of depositions, specifically having handled cases in France, Canada, Switzerland, China, and Ireland.


        Mr. Bullock is a member of the Kentucky Bar Association, the  National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, National Trial Layers - Top 100 Trial Lawyers, The American Association for Justice, the Kentucky Justice Association, and the Fayette County Bar Association.


        Mr. Bullock was selected by Governor Steve L. Beshear to serve as a Special Justice to the Supreme Court of Kentucky. He was also an Adjunct Professor of Business Negotiations at the University of Kentucky College of Law where he taught legal negotiations and tactics. Mr. Bullock has extensive litigation and negotiation experience, including several successful jury trials in his clients' favor.


University of Kentucky College of Law - J.D.

Wake Forest University - B.A.

Certified Mediator

Admittance: Kentucky, 1995

U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky, 1995

U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky, 1995

U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1995

U.S. Supreme Court, 2010



Kentucky Bar Association (Member)

National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (Member)

American Association for Justice (Member)

Kentucky Justice Association (Member)

Fayette County Bar Association (Member)


Commonwealth v. Sanchez, No. 2002-CA-000251-MR, 2003 Ky. App. Unpub. LEXIS 658 (Ct. App. May 30, 2003)

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