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Warner Wheat
  • Attorney


Paducah, KY





Whether you are going through a divorce, have been catastrophically injured due to the negligence of another, or are trying to negotiate the best possible result for your business, you want to be sure you are getting an experienced lawyer to advocate for you. Warner Wheat is an experienced litigator and advocate for clients in the areas of family law, insurance bad faith, personal injury, legal and medical malpractice, business, and civil rights litigation.

Warner graduated from Vanderbilt University in 2004. After Vanderbilt he attended the Louis D. Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville where he graduated cum laude in 2008. Warner was a member of the law review and the Brandeis Honor Society.

After law school, Warner worked at The Poppe Law firm in Louisville for nearly a decade representing clients against some of the largest entities and corporations in the world including GE, Syngenta, Catholic Healthcare Initiatives, Kindred Healthcare, State Farm, Allstate, Kentucky Farm Bureau, and many others. He moved with his family to Paducah, his wife's home town, in 2016.

Warner is dedicated to achieving his clients goals and does so by listening to their needs and working with them to set up a plan to achieve the best possible result. He understands each and every case is different and presents its own facts and issues. Unlike some attorneys, he does not take a cookie cutter approach to any case but instead tailors his approach to fit your case.

Warner handles the full range of pre-divorce and post-divorce issues including inter and intra-state jurisdiction disputes, child custody, child support modification, child abuse allegations, domestic violence orders, etc. No matter how complex or contentious your divorce or child custody matter, he will handle it efficiently and economically.

Areas of Practice

  • Family Law
  • Divorce
  • Custody
  • Domestic Violence
  • Plaintiff's Personal Injury
  • Civil Litigation
  • Auto Accident
  • Trucking Accident
  • Premises Liability

Bar Admissions

  • Kentucky, 2008


  • Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky
    • J.D. - 2008
    • Honors: cum laude
    • Honors: Member, Brandeis Honor Society
  • Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee
    • B.A. - 2004
    • Major: Political Science


  • Bad Faith Law in Kentucky, McCracken County Bar Association, 2017

Honors and Awards

  • Brandeis Honor Society

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Kentucky Bar Association, Member, Present
  • McCracken County Bar Association, Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Poppe Law Firm, Associate, 2008 to 2016


  • English