Jerry W. Gilbert was born and raised in Berea, Kentucky. Now residing with his family in Richmond, he has strong ties to Madison County, Central, and Eastern Kentucky. Jerry is a 1978 graduate of Berea College and earned his law degree at the University of Kentucky College of Law in 1981.
He was admitted to the practice of law in Kentucky in 1981 and is admitted to practice before the United States District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky in 1983, the United States Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court in 1985. Jerry has been admitted pro hac vice (for special occasions) to practice cases in the Federal Courts in the Western District of Kentucky, Southern District of Ohio, Southern District of West Virginia, and the middle District of Florida.