A Long Record of Service
Mr. Wilhoit has consistently served his community and bar associations throughout his career. Most recently, he served on the Kentucky Bar Association's Board of Governors, the administrative and disciplinary arm of Kentucky's mandatory bar association, representing the 7th Judicial District. He has presided over the local Rotary Club and is a director of the Grayson Chamber of Commerce. Currently, Mr. Wilhoit is the 7th District representative for the Kentucky Justice Association, which seeks to protect the rights of citizens to jury trials.
He was appointed by the governor to sit as a special justice to the Kentucky Supreme Court on a death penalty case in 2005.
Formerly, he represented the local ambulance district and served as president of Carter Christian Academy's board of directors. He has also taught business law and political science at Kentucky Christian University. He is a lifetime member of the University College of Law's Lafferty Society and a life member of the U.S. 6th Circuit Judicial Conference.
A Life of Commitment
Shortly after his practice began, Mr. Wilhoit was appointed as the 7th District representative for the Kentucky Young Lawyers Section's Executive Council. Over the next few years, he served as secretary, treasurer, vice chair and chair-elect of the Kentucky YLS, and in 1999, he chaired the section for the entire state.
He then served the American Bar Association's Young Lawyers Division and was appointed as meetings coordinator for the division in 2002 and national conferences chair in 2003. He worked with the General Practice Solo Division of the ABA as the litigation group coordinator and served on the Corporate Sponsorship Committee.
Areas of Practice
- 70% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
- Kentucky, 1992
- U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky, 1992
- University of Kentucky College of Law, Lexington, Kentucky
- Georgetown College, Georgetown, Kentucky
- B.A. - 1989
- Major: American Studies