Kevin M. Olsen
The entirety of Kevin’s career has been in criminal law – both as a defense attorney and as a prosecutor. He has defended and prosecuted nearly every type of criminal case arising under Kentucky law, from DUI to felony charges, trying a large number of them to a jury, and also has extensive experience representing clients facing criminal charges in federal court.
Since 2007, Kevin has also represented clients who have been injured by the negligence of others, whether due to car wrecks, injuries suffered at a business, or injuries due to professional negligence.
Kevin leads the firm’s criminal defense section and assists with the firm’s personal injury cases and jury trials and serves as lead counsel in all criminal jury trials.
Areas of Practice
Criminal Defense – DUI, Drug Charges, Misdemeanors, Felonies, Theft Charges, Assault, Battery, Murder, Juvenile
Personal Injury – Car Wrecks/Automobile Accidents, Truck/Semi-Truck/Tractor-Trailer Wrecks, Trucking Accidents, Motorcycle Wrecks, Bicycle Wrecks, Pedestrian Fatalities, Distracted Divers, Dram Shop, Boating Accidents, Farm Accidents, Slip and Fall/Trip and Fall, Spinal Cord Injury, Paralysis, Traumatic Brain Injury/TBI, Wrongful Death
Kentucky – Admitted to Practice 2001
U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky
University of Wyoming, Laramie, Wyoming
- B.S. – 1997
- Major: Psychology
Southern Illinois University, School of Law, Carbondale, Illinois
- J.D. – 2001
Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy, Paducah, Kentucky
Staff Attorney, 2001-2003
McCracken County Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office, Paducah, Kentucky
Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney, 2003-2007
The Law Office of Kevin M. Olsen, PLLC, Paducah, Kentucky
Olsen & Oliver, PLLC, Paducah, Kentucky