James B. Compton


Lexington Office

444 East Main Street, Suite 201

Lexington, Kentucky 40507

Telephone: (859) 226-0057

Facsimile: (859) 226-0059


James B. Compton is a partner in the Lexington, Kentucky office of Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A.  He has over 15 years of experience representing employers, self-insured employers, insurance carriers and third party administrators in workers' compensation claims.  He practices in the areas of civil litigation, and handles a wide range of complex liability encompassing property and casualty involving practically every type of injury and disability claim.  Mr. Compton's practice also includes civil liberty, medical negligence, and wrongful death matters.  He is included as a "Top Rated Workers' Compensation Attorney" in Kentucky Super Lawyer's listing. Mr. Compton spent 10 years with a statewide insurance defense law firm representing self-insured employers, insurance carriers and third-party claim administrators; he also worked at various other law firms defending insurance-related civil litigation matters including black lung and personal injury. Mr. Compton received his Juris Doctor from Northern Kentucky University Salmon P. Chase College of Law in 2001 and Bachelor of Science cum laude from Georgetown College, Kentucky in 1998. He is licensed to practice law in Kentucky.   RELATED ARTICLES Administrative Law Judge Dismisses Plaintiff's Case with Prejudice

Areas of Practice

  • Automotive Liability
  • Governmental Liability Defense
  • Insurance and Insurers
  • Labor and Employment
  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Workers' Compensation Defense


Georgetown College, B.S., cum laude (1998)

Northern Kentucky University Salmon P. Chase College of Law, J.D. (2001)

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