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Timothy J. Wilson
Attorney at Law

Timothy J.  Wilson

Tim Wilson is the senior and managing partner of Wilson & McQueen, a firm that Mr. Wilson started in January 1987. Mr. Wilson received undergraduate and graduate degrees from Morehead State University and his law degree from the University of Kentucky in 1982. The firm of Wilson & McQueen engages in the practice of workers' compensation and personal injury law and is noted to be one of the leading firms in claims litigated. For over 40 years, Mr. Wilson has practiced exclusively in the field of worker's compensation and has participated at various levels of the workers' compensation system, including his assistance in writing proposed legislation and administrative regulations, and has presented in numerous seminars over the years. The firm of Wilson & McQueen has been recognized as a Tier 1 "Best Law Firm" by US News and World Report. Mr. Wilson has also been recognized by Super Lawyers in both the field of workers' compensation as well as in the corporate counsel edition. He has litigated an estimated 4800 cases through the Kentucky Workers' Compensation system including many appeals at the Kentucky Court of Appeals and Kentucky Supreme Court.

I'm a skilled and experienced litigator, fighting for people like you every day.

Bar Admission

  • Kentucky, 1982

  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky, 1983


  • University of Kentucky College of Law, Lexington, Kentucky

    • J.D. - 1982

  • Morehead State University, Morehead

    • B.A. - 1977

    • Honors: Presidential Medallion Recipient

    • Honors: With Distinction

    • Major: English

  • Morehead State University, Morehead

    • M.A. - 1978

    • Major: Education

Professional Associations

  • Kentucky Bar Association, Member

  • Kentucky Bar Association, Workers' Compensation Section, Member

  • Kentucky Workers’ Association (KWA)

  • Kentucky Workers’ Association (KWA), President, 2015 to 2018


  • Best Lawyer’s in America, 2010-2020

  • Kentucky Super Lawyers, 2008 - 2020

  • U.S. News & World Report Best Law Firm, 2011-2020

  • Top Attorneys in Kentucky, 2012, 2014

  • Martindale-Hubbell Rating: “AV,” a "preeminent" professional peer review rating

  • Kentucky Worker’s Compensation Task Force, 2016

Representative Cases

  • Harlan KY VA Coal, Inc. v. Baker, 957 S.W. 2d 728, Ky. App. 1997

  • Leeco, Inc. v. Asher, 919 S.W. 2d 232, Ky. App. 1997

  • Leeco, Inc. v. Caudill, 920 S.W. 2d 82, Ky. App. 1996

  • Kem Coal Co. v. Turner, 920 S.W. 2d 86, Ky. App. 1996

  • Meade v. Spud Mining, Inc., 949 S.W. 2d 584, Ky. 1997

  • Bluegrass Regional Mental Health v. Teresa Bellamy, Kentucky Court of Appeals, No. 2010-CA-000522-WC, rendered 3-11-11

  • Brian Gregory Sizemore v. Leslie Resources, Inc., Kentucky Supreme Court, No. 98-SC-785-WC, rendered 2-18-99

  • Renovared Energy Resources, Inc. v. Jeffrey Riley, Kentucky Appeals Court, No. 2006-CA-001067-WC, rendered 12-22-06

  • Kentucky River Regional Jail v. Richard Dillion, Kentucky Court of Appeals, No. 2013-CA-001794-WC, rendered 4-11-14

  • Chris Miranda v. Centimark/Cincinnati Flooring, W.C.B. No. 2008-88797, rendered 4-2-14

Past Positions

  • John Kirk Law Offices, Attorney, 1985 to 1987

  • Johnson Law Offices, Attorney, 1982 to 1985

  • Southern Ohio Correction Facility, Reading Specialist, 1978 to 1979

Fraternities or Sororities

  • Pi Kappa Phi

Current Employment Position

  • Managing Partner, 1987 - Present