James P. Landry


After graduating from the University of Kentucky College of Law, James P. (Jim) Landry practiced in Lexington as an associate attorney before relocating to Paducah in 2017. Jim concentrates his practice in the areas of civil litigation, medical malpractice, civil rights, and employment law.

During his education, Jim served as the Notes Editor of the Kentucky Law Journal and was a member of the Moot Court and Trial Advocacy Board.


Western Kentucky University, B.A. History and Biology, Cum Laude, 2013
University of Kentucky College of Law, J.D., 2016

Admitted to Practice

Kentucky, 2016
U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky
U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit

Professional Associations

Kentucky Bar Association
Kentucky Defense Counsel
McCracken County Bar Association
Paducah Young Professionals

Practice Areas

Administrative Law
Auto Accidents
Civil Litigation
Civil Rights
Employment & Labor Law
Insurance Defense
Medical Malpractice Defense
Municipal Law
Personal Injury – Plaintiff
Sexual Harassment
Wrongful Death


SuperLawyers®, Rising Stars 2023
Kentucky Defense Counsel, Young Lawyer of the Year, 2019

Paducah Tilghman Mock Trial Coach
Leadership Paducah Class #32


James P. Landry was born in Evansville, IN.
He enjoys gardening, running, hiking, and reading in his spare time.