Todd K. Childers

"We are dedicated to helping injured clients and their families."
– Attorney Todd Childers

Attorney Todd K. Childers

Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Family Law


  • University of Kentucky College of Law, Lexington, Kentucky
    • J.D. – 1993
    • Honors: Graduated top 11% in class
    • Honors: Moot Court Board, Oral Argument and Ethics Committees
    • Honors: American Jurisprudence Award (Book) Award (top grade in the study of Property Law)
    • Honors: Top Grade in Uniform Commercial Code
    • Honors: Best Oral Argument Award, 1st Year Moot Court Competition
    • Honors: Best Appellate Brief Award, 1st Year Moot Court Competition
    • Honors: Second Place Brief Overall, 2nd Year Moot Court Competition
    • Honors: Second Place Overall, 2nd Year Moot Court Competition
    • Honors: Who’s Who Among American Law Students
    • Honors: Howard Academic Scholarship 3rd Year
    • Law Journal: Kentucky Law Journal, Associate Editor
  • University of Kentucky, Lexington
    • B.A. – 1990
    • Honors: Graduated with Distinction and Departmental Honors
    • Honors: Awarded Holman-Hamilton Honor Academic Scholarship (top student in History Department, senior year)
    • Honors: UK & National Dean’s Lists
    • Honors: Phi Alpha Theta History Honorary Society
    • Major: History

Bar Admissions

  • Kentucky, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky, 1994
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1993
  • Supreme Court of Kentucky, 1993

Professional Associations

  • Kentucky Bench & Bar, Communications & Publications Committee, Past Member


  • Outstanding Service Award, Law Clerk U.S. Sixth Circuit, 1993-1994
  • Donated Legal Services Award, KBA, 1996
  • Selected Top 20 Under 40 by Corbin Times Tribune 2007
  • Voted “Best of the Best” Attorney in the Tri-County Area, Times-Tribune Readers’ Choice Award
  • Achieved Membership, Million Dollar and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forums for acting as lead counsel for clients in multiple million dollar cases
  • Tri-County Leadership graduate
  • Chosen as Member of Merit Selection Panel for Appointment of Federal Magistrate Judges for U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky at London and Ashland (2005-2006)
  • Favorably argued rule of law for procedural practice of case in Bluegrass Hosiery v. Speizman, 214 F.3d 770 (6th Cir. 2000), which is cited in law school textbook (Teply, Whitten and McLaughlin, Cases, Text and Problems on Civil Procedure, 2nd Ed., Carolina Academic Press, 2008) and in a federal practice manual (Federal Civil Procedural Manual, Rosenthal, et. al., Juris Publ. 2015, § 9.2.2, p. 299, n.19)

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Member, Board of Education, Corbin Independent Schools, 2008-Present
  • Drafted, District Code of Acceptable Behavior and Discipline for Corbin Independent School System
  • Elder, Steele’s Chapel Christian Church, 2008-Present
  • Bible Study leader, Steele’s Chapel Christian Church, 2009-Present
  • Sunday School Teacher, Steele’s Chapel Christian Church, 2009-Present
  • Music Worship leader, Steele’s Chapel Christian Church, 1981-Present
  • Guardian Ad Litem service for abused and neglected children
  • Conduct worship service for Christian Health Center of Corbin
  • Past President and Board Member, Faith Christian Youth Camp
  • Volunteer pro bono service for Spouse Abuse Center, Lexington

Past Positions

  • U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals Judicial Clerk, Judge Siler, 1993-1994
  • Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs (Lexington) Associate Atty, 1994-1997
  • Dinsmore & Shohl (Lexington) Associate Atty, 1997-1998