JOHN SHOCKLEY was born in Marietta, Georgia but raised in Lexington, Kentucky. He attended Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas where he obtained his Bachelor of Business Administration. He earned his Juris Doctorate from the University of Kentucky. He joined O’Bryan, Brown & Toner as an associate attorney in 2019 after clerking with the firm during his first summer of law school.
John is licensed to practice in both Kentucky and Indiana. His primary areas of practice include insurance defense litigation with a focus on medical malpractice, long term care/nursing home negligence, the defense of general civil liability claims, and § 1983 federal claims.
Outside of the office, John enjoys spending time with family and friends, golfing, traveling, and cheering on the Kentucky Wildcats and TCU Horned Frogs.
J.D. University of Kentucky College of Law
B.B.A. Texas Christian University
Honors and Awards
The Best Lawyers in America©: Ones to Watch 2024
Recognized in Best Lawyers in America© for work in the following areas:
Medical Malpractice Law – Defendants
Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants
Kentucky Super Lawyers Rising Star®, 2023
Supreme Court of Kentucky
Supreme Court of Indiana
United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky
United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
Kentucky Bar Association
Louisville Bar Association
Kentucky Defense Counsel