Judge B. Wilson


P 859-288-7451

F 859-259-0649


250 West Main Street

Suite 1600

Lexington, KY 40507

Judge Wilson is a member of the Firm's Governmental Affairs & Regulated Industries Service Team.  He concentrates his practice in the areas of higher education, business acquisitions, energy and equine matters.

  • Representative Matters 
    • Borrower's counsel in various municipal bond issues and refinancings, 2008 - present
    • Owner's counsel in multiple LEED certified construction and renovation projects, 2009 - present
    • Counsel and Chair of 2012 presidential transition at Berea College
    • Counsel and advisor in various higher education matters involving U.S. Department of Education, other federal and state agencies
  • Professional Experience 
    • General Counsel and Secretary, Berea College 2001-present
    • Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel for Fasig-Tipton Company, 1984-1991
    • Legislative Analyst for the Kentucky Legislative Research Commission, 1978-1982
    • Law Clerk to the Kentucky Supreme Court, 1981-1982
    • Law Clerk to the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky, 1982-1983
  • Honors 
    • Highest Professional AV Rating by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • Education 

    1981 - J.D., University of Kentucky

    1978 - B.A., Berea College

  • Admissions 
    • Kentucky
  • Professional Activities and Memberships 
    • Woodford County, Fayette County and Kentucky Bar Associations.
    • Former Chair, American Bar Association Banking and Commercial Arbitration Sub-Committee, Section of Litigation
    • National Association of College and University Attorneys
    • University Risk Management and Insurance Association
  • Civic Activities 
    • The Sayre School, Trustee
    • Christian Appalachian Project, Director
    • Horse Farm Workers Educational Assistance Fund, Director and Secretary