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The Kentucky Association of Counties

County Partner Program Members

KACo thanks our County Partner members for their support. KACo believes that we are stronger together and working in partnership with the private sector to foster relationships toward a shared vision is the foundation of our County Partner Program. The program offers four levels of membership, each renewable annually and designed to find the best value for your organization’s interests and level of engagement with KACo. Learn more here.

County Champions

Central Bank & Trust Company

300 West Vine Street
Lexington, KY 40507

Rooted in community since 1946. Central Bank is committed to neighborly service, a wealth of borrowing and banking options and trusted local professionals who can help you reach your financial goals.

Timothy D. Fyffe, Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager
Luther Deaton, Chairman, President and CEO
Barry Hickey, Executive Vice President and Trust Manager


Kinkead & Stilz, PLLC

301 East Main St; Ste 800
Lexington KY 40507

Kinkead & Stilz has provided legal assistance to county officials and agencies in both federal and state courts across Kentucky for 25 years. Kinkead & Stilz defends a wide range of alleged civil rights deprivations including, but not limited to, excessive force claims, wrongful death claims, denial of medical services claims, and wrongful termination claims. Other areas of practice include business transactions, estate planning, and tax preparation and planning.

D. Barry Stilz, Member
Lynn S. Zellen, Member

Porter, Banks, Baldwin, & Shaw, PLLC

327 Main Street
Paintsville, KY 41240

As the oldest established insurance defense law firm in Eastern Kentucky and one of the oldest law firms in Kentucky, the law firm of Porter, Banks, Baldwin & Shaw, PLLC, provides aggressive and experienced representation to insurance companies, self-insureds and professionals throughout Kentucky. The law firm has been in existence for more than 100 years, and our current attorneys have centuries of combined experience protecting our clients’ interests.

Jonathan Shaw, Partner/Attorney


Vaughn Petitt Legal Group, PLLC

7500 West Highway 146
Pewee Valley, KY 40056

The lawyers of Vaughn Petitt Legal Group, PLLC offer decades of experience representing individuals, private businesses and local governments in civil lawsuits. We offer a combination of intelligence and ability to out-work our opponents which truly makes us unique. Our lawyers have personally handled thousands of cases from ordinary motor vehicle accidents, to slip and trip and falls, to large-scale torts, to civil rights cases, to employment law and on and on.

Kyle M. Vaughn, Member
Carol Schureck Petitt, Member


Underwriters Safety & Claims

PO Box 436499
Louisville, KY 40253

Underwriters Safety & Claims (US&C) is a nationwide third-party claims administrator. While handling claims nationwide, US&C has the unique ability to provide customized claims services for our clients. The US&C staff provides a wealth of experience in handling auto, general, and professional liability claims, and workers' compensation exposures for a wide variety of clients in the public and private sector.

Joyce Young, BHN Manager
Jeremy Russell, US&C Manager
Ed Meredith, US&C Manager

Williams & Towe Law Group, PLLC

303 South Main Street
London, KY 40741

Our law firm provides clients across the great Commonwealth of Kentucky with trial and litigation solutions. We have a long and successful history of defending insureds, insurers, municipalities, businesses, self-insured corporations, and third-party administrators throughout our jurisdictions. We are focused on providing the highest quality of legal services to our clients against a wide variety of civil claims at competitive rates.

Jason Williams, Partner
Adam Towe, Partner
Brandy Anderson, Paralegal
Brooke Smith, Office Manager


County Investors

ER Assist Disaster Funding Solutions
P.O. Box 431
Bentonville, AR 72712
Keuler, Kelly, Hutchins, Blankenship & Sigler LLP
100 S. 4th Street, Suite 400
Paducah, KY 42001

County Supporters

McCarroll Nunley Hartz & Lee
922 Triplett St. Ste. 4
Owensboro, KY 42303
HMC Service
6909 Enterprise Dr.
Louisville, KY 40214
Election Systems & Software
11208 John Galt Blvd.
Omaha, NE 68137
Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC
201 West Main St. Ste. A
Frankfort, KY 40601
Coleman Lochmiller & Bond
2907 Ring Road
Elizabethtown, KY 42701

Friends of Counties

Bruce E. Smith Law Offices, PLLC

Software Solutions, Inc.


Energy Optimizers, USA

KY Crushed Stone Association

Metal Culverts, Inc.

Dorsey, Gray, Norment, & Hopgood

Environmental Testing & Consulting Of Kentucky

Jones & Jones Law Office, PLLC


Brown Equipment Company

Southern Health Partners Inc.

Bricker & Eckler, LLP

McGinnis Leslie, PLLC

Equipment Marketing Company

Brown & Breeding, PSC

Baird & Baird, PSC

Selby Asphalt Maintenance Inc.


Kentucky Association of Counties
400 Englewood Drive Frankfort, KY 40601