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Linda McCubbin Hopgood, Mediator & Arbitrator, Lexington, Kentucky.

Linda McCubbin Hopgood

Linda M. Hopgood Attorney at Law
P.O. Box 910369
Lexington, KY 40591
Tel: (859) 223-3422
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Recognized to Kentucky Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration

Regularly travels out of state to: Indiana, Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia

Other ADR Services: ADR Training/CME, Early Neutral Evaluation, Insurance Umpire, Med-Arb
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  • Practice Commenced1992
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Online / In-Person


Ms. Hopgood received her mediation training and accreditation in 1992 in Knoxville, Tennessee through the US Arbitration and Mediation Association. Since receiving her training she has successfully mediated over 7,500 cases.

Since 1994, Ms. Hopgood has been the head of her own firm and specializes in personal injury, medical malpractice, product liability cases, mediations and arbitrations.

She has served as Chair of the Kentucky House of Delegates, as a member of the Executive Committee of the Kentucky Board of Governors, and as a member of the Board of Trustees of The Lexington School. She is currently a member of the Kentucky Bar Association, Fayette County Bar Association Board of Directors and Baptist Health Lexington Board of Directors.

Ms. Hopgood’s multimillion dollar success in the Courtroom against automobile manufacturers, and her success in defending physicians have given her the practical experience as well as the insight to become a well-known settlement resource for many judges and lawyers throughout the Commonwealth of Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia & Indiana.

Ms. Hopgood utilizes her 30 years of experience in the legal profession to assist individuals involved in litigation in resolving their differences prior to trial.

Case Experience

  • Appellate
  • Automotive
  • Aviation
  • Banking & Finance
  • Business Dissolution
  • Civil Rights
  • Class Actions
  • Commercial/Business
  • Construction
  • Consumer Fraud
  • Contract Disputes
  • Discrimination
  • Education
  • EEOC
  • Elder Abuse
  • Eminent Domain
  • Employment
  • Energy Sector (Oil/Gas)
  • Engineering
  • Environmental
  • Family Businesses
  • Franchise
  • Health Care
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor/Unions
  • Land Use/Planning
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Lemon Law
  • Libel & Slander
  • Local Govt./Municipalities
  • Medical Devices
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Mining
  • Mortgage Foreclosure
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Nursing Homes
  • Partnerships
  • Personal Injury
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Police
  • Premises Liability
  • Probate
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Fees
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Railroad & Trucking
  • Real Estate
  • Religious Institutions
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Title Disputes
  • Torts
  • Trademarks/Patents
  • Transportation
  • Trusts / Estates
  • Utilities
  • Wage & Hour/FMLA
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Wrongful Death


  • Western Kentucky University, Summa Cum Laude, Scholar of the College of Business and Public Affairs, BA 1979.
  • University of Kentucky, Juris Doctor 1982, Moot Court Board

Memberships & Affiliations

Ms. Hopgood is currently on the Board of the Fayette County Bar Association. Additionally, she is on the Board of Trustees for Baptist Health Lexington. She served as the Chairman of the House of Delegates with the Kentucky Bar Association and served on the Board of Governors with the Kentucky Bar Association. She is a past Trustee of The Lexington School. She is a frequent lecturer at the University of Kentucky College of Law in the area of Mediations and Arbitrations. Ms. Hopgood was selected to the Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers for 2014 and Super Lawyers Top 50 Lawyers in Kentucky for 2013-2014 in the area of Alternate Dispute Resolution.  

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