Oakley & Oakley is a Kentucky law firm in Lexington, Kentucky that offers personalized legal services to a wide range of clients. The firm’s lead partner, Jay Oakley, offers experienced, efficient and aggressive representation with a primary emphasis on Criminal Defense—both misdemeanors and felonies in state and federal court—and Personal Injury. Jay also offers competent and experienced representation for Family Law and Collection matters.
Mr. Oakley’s services extend to all judicial levels, with representation before state, federal, and appellate courts, including the Kentucky Supreme Court and United States Court of Appeals. His office assists clients throughout all of Central Kentucky, with particular focus in Fayette County, Jessamine County, Garrard County, Boyle County, Mercer County, Woodford County, Madison County, Scott County, and Lincoln County. and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky.
John Wesley Oakley II, commonly known as Jay Oakley, is a graduate of Vanderbilt University, summa cum laude, and the Salmon P. Chase College of Law at Northern Kentucky University. While in law school, Jay graduated in the top 10% of his class, served on Law Review, and received the Bratton-Wirthlin Award for excellence in trial advocacy.
He is licensed to practice in all courts of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, Federal Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky and the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Mr. Oakley focuses his practice in the areas of Personal Injury, and Criminal Defense.