Ephraim W. Helton is a partner with Helton, Walter & Noelker Attorneys at Law. Eph has been practicing law in the Commonwealth of Kentucky for the past 35 years, with extensive experience in personal injury, criminal, family law and domestic litigation.
During that time, he has achieved settlements totaling approximately $21,064,920.00 (over $21 million) in personal injury cases.
Eph has provided legal representation throughout Central and Southern Kentucky, along with successfully presenting arguments before the Commonwealth of Kentucky Court of Appeals and the Commonwealth of Kentucky Supreme Court. Additionally, Eph has served as legal counsel for the Anguilla Tennis Academy, where he has negotiated leases on behalf of the Academy involving "Crown Land" owned by the Queen of England.
In the past several years, Eph has litigated significant personal injury cases against Western Kentucky Gas Company involving an explosion of a residence, along with representing the estate of one of the passengers on Comair Flight 5191, which crashed in Lexington, Kentucky, on August 27, 2006. Throughout his legal career Eph has successfully represented a far reaching variety of clients in over 100 civil and criminal jury trials. Eph has obtained not guilty verdicts in trials involving Manslaughter, Second Degree; Rape, First Degree; Sexual Abuse, First Degree; Assault, First Degree; Trafficking in a Controlled Substance, First Degree; Trafficking in Marijuana; Burglary First Degree; Theft by Unlawful Taking; and DUI.
Respectful of his clients’ desire for cost control and effective risk management, Eph has also far-reaching experience in preventative lawyering, mediation and conflict resolution. He was selected to be included in the upcoming Top Attorneys of North America 2016 edition of The Who’s Who Top Professionals.
J.D. University of Dayton School of Law, Cum Laude, 1982
B.A. Rollins College, 1977