Carl J. Marshall

 

Mr. Marshall was born in Newport News, Virginia, and attended the University of Kentucky where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology in 1982.  He received his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Mississippi in 1985, graduating cum laude.

 

Prior to joining The Miller Law Firm in 2010, Mr. Marshall was a named partner in a highly respected firm in Paducah, Kentucky.  Since the beginning of his legal career in 1985, Mr. Marshall has focused his practice on admiralty law, with a special focus on litigation.  He has represented numerous clients in complex litigation matters, including Jones Act personal injury, collisions and allisions including federal limitation of liability actions, products liability, wrongful death, longshore matters, contract and charter disputes, and mass tort cases.  Mr. Marshall also has expertise in real estate litigation, eminent domain, and board of claims cases.  He has represented a diverse array of clients, including major inland river towing companies, insurers, suppliers, shipyards, and licensed mariners.  He has appeared before numerous state and federal trial courts and has briefed and argued cases before the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth, Fifth, Sixth, and Eighth Circuits and the Supreme Court of West Virginia.  He continues to practice in the field of litigation with an emphasis on Admiralty and Maritime litigation.

 

Mr. Marshall has been named by Law and Politics as a Kentucky “Super Lawyer” in the Transportation/Maritime field.  His areas of practice include Admiralty-Maritime (including Insurance, Litigation, Longshore & Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act and Transactions), Business-Corporate-Commercial Transactions, Construction (both Marine and Land), Litigation, Insurance Defense Planning and Zoning, and Real Estate Litigation (including eminent domain).

 

Bars & Courts:

• Mississippi Bar, 1985

• Kentucky Bar, 1991

• United States District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas

• United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas

• United States District Court for the Central District of Illinois

• United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois

• United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky

• United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky

• United States District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi

• United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi

• United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri

• United States District Court for the Northern District of West Virginia

• United States District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia

• United States Courts of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

• United States Courts of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

• United States Courts of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit

• United States Courts of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit

• United States Courts of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit

 

Professional Associations:

• McCracken County Bar Association

• Kentucky Bar Association

• Mississippi Bar Association

• American Bar Associations

• Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute

• Port of Evansville Propeller Club

• Mississippi Law Journal, Member

• Port of Paducah Propeller Club

 

Mr. Marshall is a former member of the board of directors of the Port of Paducah Propeller Club.  He has been a guest speaker at the Greater New Orleans Barge Fleet Association Seminar, as well as a regular speaker for the propeller clubs of which he is a member.  He is the author of an article concerning maritime liens, which was published by the St. Louis Bar Journal.  He is married to Mary Kay Marshall and they have two sons.

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