Mr. Box was born February 8, 1960, in Paducah, Kentucky. He received a B.S.B. in Business Administration from Murray State University in 1996. He received a Juris Doctor degree from the University of Memphis in 1999. After law school, Mr. Box returned to Paducah, Kentucky to practice law. In 2004, he became a partner with the law firm of Bradley, Freed & Box. In November 2005, Mr. Box left that law firm to become a partner with his former law firm of Gault & Box, and remained there until he started his own practice in May, 2013.
His practice includes the defense of claims brought by seamen under the Jones Act and general maritime law, criminal defense in both state and federal courts, toxic tort defense and prosecution of violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act, Fair Credit Reporting Act, Federal Credit Union Act, and discrimination cases under both federal and state law.
Mr. Box is admitted to practice law before the courts of Kentucky, the United States District Court for the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. He has been admitted on a pro hac vice basis in the Eastern District of Arkansas and the Southern District of Indiana. He is a member of the McCracken County, Kentucky and Federal Bar Associations; Kentucky Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers; and the Defense Research Institute. He currently practices in the areas of Admiralty and Maritime Law, Criminal Defense, Employment Law, Consumer Protection Law, Product Liability, Toxic Torts, and General Civil Litigation.
Accessible and Effective
Mr. Box is committed to being accessible, responsive, and to providing high quality legal services at reasonable costs. He can be contacted during normal business hours at 270.442.3555 or by email. During non-business hours, He may be reached through a 24-hour answering service at the same number - 270.442.3555.
Mr. Box believes that litigation is only one of many ways to resolve problems and encourages active client involvement in the litigation process to identify goals and potential strategies to reach those goals in a timely and economically efficient manner. He also believes that, in many cases, the normal litigation process is not an efficient way of resolving a problem and, where appropriate, encourages the use of early issue focused discovery, mediation and other alternative dispute resolution procedures at the earliest feasible stage.