Kenneth L. Connor

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Kenneth L. Connor

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Location:
Aiken, South Carolina
Phone:
803-226-0543
Fax:
800-480-9715
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Kenneth L. Connor, a founding member of Connor & Connor, LLC, has been an active trial lawyer since 1972. Licensed to practice law in fourteen states and the District of Columbia, Ken has tried cases from Florida to California. Throughout his career, his clients have been awarded verdicts exceeding $190 million dollars in the aggregate.

Ken received his B.A. and his Juris Doctorate from Florida State University. He has been has been selected for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America and has been named as one of Florida's "Legal Elite," a select group comprising the top two percent of lawyers practicing in that state. He was also named one of "Washington's Top Lawyers" in 2007 by Washingtonian Magazine and identified among the Top Lawyers in South Carolina's for 2013 by The Legal Network. Ken is a widely-published author and frequently lectures across the country on law related topics, including trial techniques.

Highlights of Ken's lifetime of advocacy include serving as President of the Family Research Council from 2000-2003, serving on Florida's Task Force on the Availability and Affordability of Long Term Care, and serving on Florida's Constitution Revision Commission where he was recognized as Most Effective in Debate. Ken also represented Florida Gov. Bush in connection with the Terri Schiavo case. Currently, Ken formerly served as chairman of the Center for a Just Society, a Washington-based public policy group committed to maintaining human dignity and social justice in law, policy and the public square.  In 2013, Ken was designated "Distinguished Fellow for Law & Human Dignity" by the John Jay Institute located in Philadelphia.   

Ken resides in Aiken, South Carolina with his wife Amy. He has four children and 15 grandchildren.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury-Plaintiff
  • Wrongful Death-Plaintiff
  • Nursing Home Abuse
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Products Liability Law
  • Civil Trial Practice

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Board Certified Civil Trial lawyer, Florida Bar, 1984
  • Board Certified Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy, 1999

Bar Admissions

  • Florida
  • Texas
  • Tennessee
  • Mississippi
  • District of Columbia
  • Arizona
  • Virginia
  • Pennsylvania
  • Georgia
  • Kentucky
  • Massachusetts
  • Alabama
  • North Carolina
  • South Carolina
  • Wisconsin
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 11th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 3rd Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Florida
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Mississippi
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Tennessee
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of North Carolina
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Mississippi
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Georgia

Education

  • Florida State University College of Law, Tallahassee, Florida
    • J.D. cum laude - 1972
  • Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida
    • B.A. - 1969
  • Chipola Junior College
    • A.A. cum laude - 1967

Published Works

Honors and Awards

  • Best Lawyers in America-2001, 2002 & 2006
  • Washingtonian Magazine's - Washington's Top Lawyers, 2007
  • Daniel Webster Award from the Florida Family Policy Council, 2007
  • Florida Trend Magazine's - Florida's Legal Elite, 2004
  • The Legal Network's Top Lawyers in South Carolina, 2013

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Augusta Bar Association
  • Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
  • South Carolina Association for Justice
  • American Association for Justice

Fraternities/Sororities

  • Sigma Alpha Epsilon