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Tennessee, 2019
Kentucky, 2020
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky, 2023


Lincoln Memorial University's Duncan School of Law
Knoxville, Tennessee, J.D., 2019

  • Cum Laude
  • Dean's List for 1L, 2L, and 3L years
  • Law Student for Justice, 2019

Lincoln Memorial University
Harrogate, Tennessee, B.A., 2016

  • Major: B.A. in History; B.A. in Criminal Justice
  • Dean's List all 4 years


Colin Buckner’s law career has seen a meteoric rise since he graduated from Lincoln Memorial University's Duncan School of Law in 2019. He has since handled a wide range of litigation cases, including minor fender benders to police §1983 litigation, employment disputes, and wrongful death. His practice consists mainly of insurance defense litigation, with a focus on motor vehicle accident defense, premises liability, and police misconduct claims. Colin values clear communication with his clients and makes sure to understand their needs to build trust and confidence in his practice.

Colin enjoys spending time with his wife and their son when he isn’t working hard for his clients. He is an active member of the Bethel Baptist Church in Harrodsburg, KY, and the Danville Country Club. In his free time, he enjoys working on his farm, playing golf, and rooting for the University of Kentucky and Chicago Cubs.

Capabilities, Successes, and Assignments:

  • Practiced as a criminal prosecutor and assistant district attorney in Tennessee
  • Drafted and argued Motions in Limine, Motions for Summary Judgment, and Appellate briefs for the Kentucky Court of Appeals and Supreme Court of Kentucky
  • Obtained numerous dismissals through Motions for Summary Judgment in Circuit and Appeals Courts
  • Represented an RV/Camper Business in a premise/motor vehicle accident liability claim based on view obstruction where the Plaintiffs asked the jury for $17 million resulting in a unanimous defense verdict in his client's favor.
    • Second chair at one trial in January 2024 and awarded unanimous defense verdict. Shipp & Heath v. Arrowhead Camper Sales, Inc., 18-CI-00396.

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Additional Practice Experience


Professional Activities

  • Kentucky Bar Association Member
  • Tennessee Bar Association Member
  • Fayette County Bar Association Member

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