John A. Bahe, Jr.

Partner & Louisville Personal Injury Lawyer

John A. Bahe, Jr. is a former corporate and insurance defense litigation attorney at a large, well-known Louisville defense law firm. Mr. Bahe now uses this experience to help the injured effectively prosecute their claims at Bahe Cook Cantley & Nefzger PLC.
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Background & Professional Practice

Mr. Bahe earned his Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree from the Louis D. Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville. Prior to law school, Mr. Bahe earned his undergraduate degree (B.A.) from Centre College in Danville, Kentucky.

He is also well-versed in contract disputes, business litigation, nursing home negligence, civil rights actions, and consumer protection claims and has effectively prosecuted several claims for insurance bad faith, both first and third party.

Mr. Bahe also defends individuals accused of crimes, accepting a range of cases from routine traffic violations to misdemeanor and/or felony charges in both state and federal courts.

In 2012 John was voted one of Louisville top plaintiff's litigators. This distinction was awarded by his peers in a poll conducted by Louisville Magazine.

Mr. Bahe has also been a lecturer on several different legal topics for both the Louisville Bar Association (LBA) and the Kentucky Justice Association (KJA).

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Mr. Bahe’s legal practice focuses on a variety of plaintiff claims, including personal injury matters such as:

Car accidents
Slip and fall cases
Medical/chiropractic/dental malpractice
Dog bites and animal attacks
Product liability claims
Premises liability


    • Juris Doctor, University of Louisville, 2002
    • B.A., Centre College, 1998

    Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice:

    • Kentucky State Courts, 2002
    • Western District of Kentucky - Federal, 2003
    • Eastern District of Kentucky - Federal, 2003

    Professional & Bar Association Memberships:

    Kentucky Bar Association - Member Since: 2002

    Louisville Bar Association - Member Since: 2002

    Kentucky Justice Association - Member Since: 2006

    American Association for Justice - Member Since: 2009

    Kentucky Bar Foundation - Life Fellow

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