John E. Cornett

I am an attorney in Georgetown, KY practicing law throughout Central Kentucky. I am a member of:

  • National College for DUI Defense
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Kentucky Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Kentucky Bar Association Criminal Law Section (KBA)
  • Kentucky Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Section


  • Salmon P. Chase College of Law at Northern Kentucky University – 1986
  • Georgetown College – 1981


I have been practicing law through Central Kentucky for more than twenty years. I have extensive experience in the fields of:

  • DUI Defense
  • Criminal Defense
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Personal Injury

I began practicing law for the Commonwealth of Kentucky, where I gained valuable experience handling workers compensation cases which allowed me to open my practice in 1990 in Georgetown, Kentucky. Since then I have represented many Kentuckians in their search for justice and appropriate compensation for their injuries.

My years of experience is extremely important in advising my clients on how to proceed in any criminal case.

The American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys has recognized the exceptional performance of Kentucky’s Criminal Law Attorney John E. Cornett as 2016 10 Best Criminal Law Attorneys for Client Satisfaction.

There is no fee for my initial consultation. Please contact my office at 502-868-5300 to discuss your case.

My email address is

Visit John’s Kentucky Criminal Defense website.

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