J. Kevin West
(614) 458-9889
Office: Columbus
J.D. University of Kentucky
A.B. Centre College of Kentucky
Licensure: KY | OH | WV
See Education

Speaking Engagements

Co-author, “Co-tenancy and Statutory Unitization in the Appalachian Basin,” Chapter 7, Energy & Mineral Law Institute, 39th Annual Institute, 2018

Panel, "Energy Development," Energy, Environment, and the Economy, 2018 Ohio State Business Law Journal Symposium, April 2018

Co-author, “Eminent Domain Authority for Midstream Pipelines,” Chapter 3, Energy & Mineral Law Institute, 35th Annual Institute, 2014

Author, University of Kentucky, CLE Kentucky Civil Practice Before Trial Handbook, 4th ed. (2016), Chapter 7 "Claims for Relief"

"Claims for Relief," Kentucky Civil Practice

Key Experience

Tried several trespass actions
Defended producers in several class actions regarding post-production expense deductions
Represented natural gas transportation company in federal condemnation action for major interstate pipeline

Memberships & Awards

Ohio Bar Foundation Life Fellow
Peer Review Rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell
Energy & Mineral Law Foundation
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Kentucky Oil & Gas Association, Board of Directors
Ohio Oil & Gas Association
Young Lawyers Section Board of Directors, Kentucky Bar Association 1988-2004
Kentucky Law Journal, 1984-1986
Ohio State Bar Association - Natural Resources Section, Litigation Section, Criminal Practice Section
Kentucky Bar Association - Mineral Law Section, Criminal Practice Section