After graduating magna cum laude from law school at Ole Miss in Oxford,
Mississippi, in 1991, K.C. Bouchillon practiced in his hometown of Jackson,
Mississippi, until moving to Florida in 1994. He has been practicing law
in Polk County since 1999, primarily in the areas of personal injury,
wrongful death, homeowner’s insurance claims, and commercial/construction
Mr. Bouchillon is double board-certified in civil trial and in business
litigation. Of the approximately 87,000 lawyers who are members of the
Florida Bar, only about 100 hold this double certification.
Mr. Bouchillon is admitted to practice in all Florida state courts, the
Northern, Middle and Southern Federal Districts of Florida, as well as
in the State of Mississippi. He has argued appeals before the Second District
Court of Appeal in Lakeland and the Third District Court of Appeal in Miami.
Mr. Bouchillon is a member of the Polk County Trial Lawyers Association,
the Florida Justice Association, the American Association for Justice,
and the Willson American Inn of Court. He has lectured on the subject
of the admissibility of expert evidence in state, federal courts and on
trucking litigation. He also volunteers as a Guardian Ad Litem and as
a Magistrate in the Polk County Teen Court, which offers first-time teen
offenders an opportunity to be judged by their peers, and serves on the
Board of Directors of the Bartow/Fort Meade Unit of the American Cancer Society.
Mr. Bouchillon lives in Bartow, Florida, with his wife, Debra.