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Guy R. Colson
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Lexington Attorney
Guy R. Colson

Phone: 859.252.6700


Languages: English

Guy R. Colson is a Member of the firm and chair of the firm’s Litigation, Insurance and Education Law Groups, with a focus on professional liability, civil litigation and education law. Mr. Colson represents his clients with a depth of legal knowledge honed over 40 years of experience handling challenging litigation and business matters in state and federal courts. He is a seasoned litigator with a notable record of successful trial before the state and federal courts as well as substantial appellate experience before the Kentucky and United States Supreme Courts. In addition to his litigation practice, Mr. Colson has substantial experience representing School Boards across the Commonwealth in matters involving students, teachers and school system issues.

Practice Areas

  • Civil Litigation
  • Education Law
  • Insurance Defense
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Bad Faith
  • Professional Liability
  • Personal Injury
  • Real Estate


  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • Kentucky Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit


  • University of Kentucky College of Law
    Juris Doctorate, 1974
  • Eastern Kentucky University
    Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, 1969


  • Martindale-Hubbell®, AV rating
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2007-present
    Insurance Law
  • Super Lawyer, 2007-present
  • Fayette County Bar Association Citizen-Lawyer Award, 2009
    For distinguished civic activity and exemplary legal service to clients, the community and the Bar

Community Involvement

  • Southland Christian Church
    Active on the Board since 1978
    Former Chair of Personnel Committee
    Former Chair of the Elders
    Former Chair of the Finance Committee
    Christian Benevolent Outreach, Inc.
    Executive Committee and Chairman of the Board
  • Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government Arboretum Committee
    Former Board Member
  • Fayette County Bar Foundation
    Founding Member
    Board Member
  • University of Kentucky Fellow
  • Kentucky Bar Foundation

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Kentucky Bar Association
    Character and Fitness Committee, 1985-1986
  • Fayette County Bar Association
    Board of Governors, 1980-1982
  • American Inns of Court (Henry Clay Inn)
    Board of Directors, 1991- present
  • Kentucky Defense Counsel
    President, 1998-1999
    Board of Directors, 1993-1997
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI)
  • Kentucky Counsel of School Board Attorneys
  • Fayette County Legal Aid
    Former Member of the Board of Directors
  • St. Ives Journal Club

Presentations & Publications

Mr. Colson regularly gives presentations for Continuing Education Courses on Litigation, Education Law and Insurance.

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Fowler Bell PLLC

300 West Vine Street
Suite 600
Lexington, KY 40507
United States

Law Firm Contact: Matthew D. Ellison

Tel: 859.252.6700

Fax: 859.255.3735



Member Since: 2009

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