Randy J. Blankenship

Randy J. Blankenship

Erlanger, Kentucky
(859) 905-0936
(800) 491-9956
(859) 426-9001

Randy J. Blankenship is a magna cum laude graduate of Chase College of Law, where he graduated first in his class. He is admitted to practice in Ohio and Kentucky. He is also admitted to practice before the United States District Court and the United States Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court.

Randy has over 30 years experience in civil litigation, including personal injury, employment law, consumer protection, business litigation and family law.

Randy is involved in many social activities including membership on the Erlanger City Council and on the Boards of the Erlanger Housing and Development Corporation and Envision Learning Center. He is also a member of the Board of Directors for Baptist Life Communities, Inc.

Randy resides in Erlanger, KY with his wife Kathy, and their two children Amy and Ben. Amy is a graduate of the University of  Kentucky and is presently working on her MBA from NKU while working for Fidelity Investments.  Ben is a member of the United States Army, 92nd Airborne Division. Randy enjoys reading, ventriloquism, history and travel.

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Employment Law
  • Consumer Protection
  • Business Litigation and Family Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1986
  • Kentucky, 1987
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Ohio, 1987
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky, 1987
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky, 1992
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1990
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1996
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1996
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, 2014
  • U.S. Army Court of Criminal Appeals, 2015
  • U.S. Navy-Marine Corps Court of Criminal Appeals, 2015
  • U.S. Air Force Court of Criminal Appeals, 2015


  • Northern Kentucky University, Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Highland Heights, Kentucky
    • Honors: magna cum laude

Published Works

  • Hedonic Damages: A Remedy for Kentucky Tort Victims, The Advocate, Kentucky Trial Lawyers Journal (2000) (Co-author with N. Jeffrey Blankenship)
  • Physician Immunity: When Doctors Cry Immunity, Who Decides? Ohio Trial (2001)
  • Open and Obvious: No Longer a Bar to Liability in Slip and Fall Cases, Kentucky Bench and Bar (Sept. 2014) (Co-author with C. Ed Massey)

Honors and Awards

  • American Jurist Institute - Top 10 Personal Injury Attorneys Kentucky 2017
  • American Trial Lawyers Association - Top 100 Trial Lawyers, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012
  • American Institute of Family Law Attorneys - Client Satisfaction Award 2014
  • Super Lawyers 2018

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Chase College of Law Alumni Association, Director 2009 to present
  • Northern Kentucky Bar Association, Co-Chair, Labor and Employment Law Committee, 2010- 2014
  • Ohio State Bar Association, Appointed by Ohio Supreme Court to CLE Commission, 2003-2007

Pro Bono Activities

  • Member, The Boards of The Erlanger Housing and Development Corporation and Envision Learning Center
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Baptist Life Communities, Inc.