McGEE LAW OFFICE | Your Advocate And Ally

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Respected Appellate And Trial Lawyer In Livingston County

Filing both civil and criminal appeals, attorney William F. McGee is skilled and knowledgeable in all aspects of appellate practice, including:

  • Analyzing court records in search of justification for appealing a verdict or conviction
  • Filing notices of appeal in the right courts and in the correct style and formatting
  • Researching and writing detailed, persuasive appropriate briefs
  • Appealing cases to the Kentucky Court of Appeals or the Kentucky Supreme Court

An unsatisfactory verdict or outcome in Kentucky is worth taking to an attorney’s office in person, if possible, or remotely through teleconferences.

Attorney McGee’s Past Work Is Unmatched By Most Attorneys

Beyond not guilty verdicts, dismissals and winning outcomes, attorney McGee has successfully represented many clients before the Kentucky Supreme Court and Court of Appeals. When Kentucky’s Attorney General moved for the United States Supreme Court to rule against attorney McGee’s client, attorney McGee’s work caused the US Supreme Court to soundly reject the Attorney General’s efforts.

To his credit, attorney McGee’s work in these courts has resulted in changes to existing law or the creation of new law in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Today, lawyers and judges throughout Kentucky often look to the published decisions in attorney McGee’s cases for guidance. For his clients, attorney McGee’s work has resulted in favorable, published decisions in legal areas including  (1) a murder defendant’s right to test evidence, (2) a drug trafficking charge’s dismissal due to an illegal search, (3) a wrongful death action against an insurance company, (4) a certified public accountant husband’s misappropriation of over $2,000,000.00 in a divorce, (5) a challenge to a widow’s claim to land and money valued at over $850,000.00, and (6) a contentious real estate dispute.

Attorney McGee has decades of experience, and his reputation accurately reflects his elite legal skills. He has a nationally recognized record of peer-reviewed distinction. Through his advocacy, he has established new case law and is always looking for new and innovative ways to defend and assert his clients’ rights.

Attorney McGee’s Cited Cases


  • O. v. Commonwealth of Kentucky, 995 SW2d 384 (Ky. 1999) (favorable decision – first degree murder)
  • Commonwealth of Kentucky v. McManus, 107 SW3d 175 (Ky. 2003) (United States Supreme Court certioria denied) (favorable decision – drug trafficking)
  • General Accident Ins. Co. of America v. Guess, 936 SW2d 97 (Ky.Ct.App. 1997) (favorable decision – wrongful death)
  • Kleet v. Kleet, 264 SW3d 610 (Ky.Ct.App. 2007) (favorable decision – divorce)
  • Vick v. Elliot, 422 S.W.3d 277 (Ky.Ct. App. 2014) (favorable decision – real estate)
  • Marshall v.Marshall, 599 S.W.3d 381 (Ky.Ct. App. 2018) (favorable decision – family law)

Request A Consultation By An Appellate Law Attorney Serving Livingston County And Beyond

If your civil or criminal case is appealable, questions demanding an answer are whether to appeal and where and how to appeal the case. To explore all aspects of your potential civil or criminal appeal, contact McGee Law Office by phone or email.

Reach out by phone at 270-854-1885 or send an email message to request a consultation about a potential appeal after a conviction or judgment. Attorney referrals are welcome.