John M. Williams is a native of Harlan County, Kentucky, and a partner in Rajkovich, Williams, Kilpatrick & True, PLLC, in Lexington, Kentucky. John graduated from the University of Kentucky with a Bachelors of Business Administration in 1984 and received his Juris Doctor from the University of Kentucky in 1987. He is AV© Rated by Martindale Hubbell and is a Kentucky Super Lawyer™ as rated by Thompson Reuters.John has extensive experience in federal and state courts. He represents numerous mineral operators in safety matters before the Federal Mine Safety and Health Review Commission. He is a frequent on mine safety and litigation issues. He also maintains a civil practice outside the mineral area, representing numerous businesses and individuals.
John has served on the Board of Directors of Special Olympics Kentucky, Inc. for over 20 years. He is also a member of the Kentucky State Corrections Commission and a Trustee for the Kentucky Lawyers Assistance Program Foundation, Inc.