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Hon. Thomas J. Knopf (Ret.), Mediator & Arbitrator, Louisville, Kentucky.

Hon. Thomas J. Knopf (Ret.)

Retired Judges Mediation & Arbitration Services, Inc.
P.O. Box 70318
Louisville, KY, 40270
Tel: (502)721-9900
Fax: (888)389-3559
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Recognized to Kentucky Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration Other ADR Services: ADR Training/CME, Insurance Umpire, Mini-Trial Judge


Judge Tom Knopf was a judge for over 27 years. He served 12 years as a District Judge and 15 years as a Circuit court judge in Louisville Kentucky. He was Chief Judge of both the Jefferson District and Circuit Courts. He is listed in the Best Lawyers in America for 2008-2015 in the field of alternative dispute resolution.He is also listed for 2016 in Super Lawyers in Kentucky Judge Knopf has mediated over 3000 cases in the past twelve years.

Case Experience

  • Commercial/Business
  • Construction
  • Employment
  • Insurance
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Homes
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Probate
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Torts
  • Trusts / Estates
  • Wrongful Death


  • Xavier University, B.S. Economics (Magna Cum Laude), 1970
  • University of Louisville School of Law, J.D., 1973

Memberships & Affiliations

  • 1996 Member, Louisville Bar Association Executive Committee
  • 1977-78 Member, District Court Advisory Committee
  • 1973-Present Member, Kentucky Bar Association
  • 1973-Present Member, Louisville Bar Association

Rates Information

$300.00 per hour

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