Jason S. Wilson

Jason S. Wilson joined Coy, Gilbert, Shepherd & Wilson when the firm was still known Coy, Gilbert & Gilbert as an associate attorney in the summer of 2004 and became a partner the following year. Jason focuses his practice primarily in the areas of personal injury and wrongful death. He also has a significant criminal defense practice and handles family court issues, such as divorce and child custody as well. He is a native of Owsley County, Booneville, Kentucky, where he had a successful practice for three years prior to joining Coy, Gilbert & Gilbert. His Eastern Kentucky roots made him the ideal choice to spearhead Coy, Gilbert, Shepherd & Wilson’s Beattyville office, which opened in 2009.

Jason moved to Richmond in 1994 to attend Eastern Kentucky University where he received his B.B.A in Marketing in 1998.

Jason received his Juris Doctor degree (J.D.) from the Salmon P. Chase College of Law at Northern Kentucky University in 2001. He is admitted to practice in all district and circuit courts in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, the Kentucky Court of Appeals and the Kentucky Supreme Court, as well as the United States District Court for the Eastern Kentucky District of Kentucky.

He has practiced all over Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Kentucky and his personal injury practice is statewide. His areas of practice include auto accidents, big truck accidents, wrongful death claims, slip and fall claims, and dog bite/attack claims in addition to other areas.

If you have been injured due to the negligence of someone else, Jason is here to protect your rights and help you get the money you deserve.

Jason’s criminal defense practice ranges from simple misdemeanor and traffic offenses in District Court to serious felony offenses in Circuit Court. He is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL).

If you have been charged with a crime, Jason is here to put his experience and expertise to work protecting your freedom and liberty.

Areas of Practice

Car and truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, slips and falls, dog bites, Wrongful Death, Criminal Defense, Divorce/Child Custody.

Bar Admissions

Supreme Court of Kentucky (2001), United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky (2001).


Eastern Kentucky University, Richmond, Kentucky B.B.A. (1998); Northern Kentucky University, Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Highland Heights, Kentucky, J.D. (2001).

Professional Associations

Madison County Bar Association, Kentucky Bar Association, American Bar Association, National Association of Criminal Defanse Lawyers (NACDL), Kentucky Justice Association (KJA).

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