Michael W. Durborow, Of Counsel

Mr. Durborow’s practice focuses on personal injury litigation. He is experienced in a wide range of litigation matters in state, district and circuit courts. He advises clients on personal injury matters, criminal, and civil law issues and has chaired numerous jury trials to verdict. He also has experience with professional liability defense.

Prior to joining Whiteford, Mr. Durborow worked for the Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy as a Directing Attorney in Southeast Kentucky.


  • Northern Kentucky University, Salmon P. Chase College of Law, 2015, J.D., magna cum laude
  • University of Kentucky, 2012, B.B.A., with honors

Bar Admission

  • Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court: Eastern District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court: Western District of Kentucky

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The Danger of Falling Debris at Construction Sites

In 2020, approximately 165,300 construction workers suffered non-fatal on-the-job injuries in the United States. That same year, 1,008 construction workers lost their lives in fatal work accidents. The reality of working in the construction industry is dangerous, and the people responsible for building our homes, repairing roads, and improving infrastructure face a real and lasting […]

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