Mr. Meadows is a pre-litigation management attorney with the Golden Law Office in Lexington, Kentucky. Mr. Meadows devotes his practice to efforts to resolve client’s claims prior to the initiation of litigation. Mr. Meadows also serves as an in-firm consultant on matters related to insurance coverage disputes, transportation regulations and mechanical issues.
Prior to joining the firm in 2018, Mr. Meadows worked for a regional insurance defense firm providing legal analysis of insurance policy coverage obligations to several national and regional insurance carriers, and represented those carriers in insurance coverage and bad faith litigation in both state and federal courts.
Before becoming an attorney, Mr. Meadows worked in the aerospace industry servicing business transport aircraft operated by civilian and military users. He also has experience working in the commercial security industry and as a disaster preparedness consultant.
Mr. Meadows graduated cum laude from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida in 1996 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Aviation Technology (Maintenance/Flight Options), and an Associate Degree in Aviation Maintenance Technology. While at Embry-Riddle, he successfully completed both the aircraft mechanics certification program, and the commercial pilot certification program. Mr. Meadows holds Federal Aviation Administration certificates, including an Aircraft Mechanic’s License with both Airframe and Powerplant Ratings (inactive), and a Commercial Pilot’s License for Single and Multi-Engine Land based Airplanes, with Instrument Rating, High Altitude Endorsement and High Performance Aircraft Endorsement (inactive).
He attended the University of Kentucky, College of Law in Lexington, Kentucky, graduating in 2006, and is a member of the Kentucky Chapter of the Order of the Coif (those graduating in the top 10% of their law school class qualify for this honor).
Mr. Meadows attends Trinity Hill Methodist Church in Lexington where he currently serves on the Safety and Security Committee, and is a part of the online service production team.
Mr. Meadows has been an amateur radio operator for nearly 30 years, and holds a Federal Communication Commission Extra Class Amateur Radio License.
Mr. Meadows is a native West Virginian, and spends much of his free time researching and actively preserving the traditional folkways of rural southern Appalachia. He also enjoys hiking, camping, and backpacking with his wife Robyn.
Memberships and Affiliations
- Kentucky Chapter of the Order of the Coif
- Fayette County Bar Association
- Kentucky Bar Association
- Tennessee Bar Association
- American Radio Relay League
- National Rifle Association, Life Endowment Member
- Bluegrass Sportsman’s League
- Anderson County Sportsman’s’ Club, where he serves on the Board of Directors
- Former community member of the Centre College Internal Review Board
- Order of the Coif, 2006
- CALI Awards in Criminal Trial Process (2005) and Remedies (2005).
- United State District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky and the Eastern, Middle and Western Districts of Tennessee
- The United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit.