William A. Hoskins, III

Phone: (859) 288-2828 | Fax: (859) 281-6478 | Email: whoskins@jacksonkelly.com
175 East Main Street, Lexington, KY 40507
500 Lee Street East, Suite 1600, Charleston, WV 25301-3202

William A. Hoskins, III, is a member in the Firm's Lexington, Kentucky office where his practice is focused on business law and related litigation.  Mr. Hoskins serves as counsel to leading acute care hospitals, the area's most prominent equine breeding and racing operations, racetracks, numerous state associations including alcoholic beverage associations, coal and energy companies and others.  He has lectured at various law schools, medical schools and before other institutions on related issues. Mr. Hoskins serves on the Firm’s Executive Committee and Chairs the Firm’s Shares or Compensation Committee.

Mr. Hoskins has been recognized every year since 2005 in Woodward/White's publication, The Best Lawyers in America®, and has received an AV Preeminent rating by Martindale-Hubbell.  He is a member of the Kentucky Bar Association, the Woodford and Fayette County Bar Associations and the American Academy of Healthcare attorneys.

Mr. Hoskins received his undergraduate degree from Georgetown University and his law degree from the University of Kentucky.  During law school, Mr. Hoskins was a member of the Law Journal, the International Moot Court Team and the National Moot Court Board. 

Legal Experience
1985 - PresentJackson Kelly PLLC
1978Private Practice
1977Kentucky Attorney General's Office, Assistant Attorney General
1976J.D.University of Kentucky College of Law
1973B.S.Georgetown University (DC) (Foreign Service)
Bar Admissions
Court Admissions
1976Kentucky State Courts
1976U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky
1976U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit

Professional Involvement:
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Woodford County Bar Association
  • American Academy of Healthcare Attorneys

Awards and Honors:
  • Rated AV Preeminent® by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® for Health Care Law, 2005-2018
  • International Moot Court Team
  • Dean's List, 1969-1973
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