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David Troutman
  • Associate
Paducah, KY

David Troutman has been with Edwards & Kautz since 2011.  Prior to joining the firm, David was an Attorney at the Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy, better known as the Public Defender’s Office.  There, he represented individuals throughout Western Kentucky charged with crimes ranging from DUI to Murder.  His hard work and dedication to his clients resulted in numerous Not Guilty verdicts at trial. 

David now focuses his practice on representing people who have been injured due to the negligence of others and people who have been injured on the job.  David understands that when you’ve been injured, you deserve compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, and pain & suffering.  Since joining Edwards & Kautz, David has recovered millions of dollars for his injured clients.   

David is married to Angela Troutman and has a son named Graham.  David enjoys going to sporting events and rock concerts.  He is a longtime St. Louis Blues fan and is happy to have become a Stanley Cup Champion.  He’s also proud to have recently taken his son to his first KISS concert. 

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Car Wrecks
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Social Security Disability
  • Criminal Defense

Bar Admissions

  • Kentucky
  • Missouri
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky


  • Southern Illinois University School of Law, Carbondale, Illinois
    • J.D. - 2005
  • Murray State University
    • B.A. - 2002
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Political Science

Past Employment Positions

  • Staff Attorney, Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy, 2006 to 2011
  • The Shea Nickell Law Firm , Law Clerk, 2005 to 2006


  • English


  • Phi Alpha Delta Legal Fraternity

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