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Patent, Trademark, Copyright, Trade Secret, Corporate, & Litigation Services

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We have over three decades of experience representing businesses and individuals in the Western Kentucky region. As a patent, trademark, and copyright attorney, Ms. Tennyson is able to represent clients nationwide. She also assists start-ups and small businesses with corporate formation, employment, litigation, licensing, and contract issues. Mr. Marcum represents clients in a wide variety of areas in Kentucky including family law, criminal defense, probate and estate litigation, and general civil litigation.

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Julie Tennyson

Julie A. Tennyson



Ms. Tennyson has been licensed to practice law since 2003 and has practiced in Paducah, Kentucky since 2009. Of those, nearly 7 years were with a mid-size insurance Defense Firm. Prior to that, she worked for about 4 years in Atlanta, GA at two different international law firms practicing exclusively patents, trademarks, and copyright law. After law school, she clerked for U.S. District Judge Thomas B Russell in the Western District of Kentucky. She is a Registered Patent attorney with experience in Trademark, Copyrights, and Trade Secrets. She also has experience in Probate, Corporate, and Litigation. In February 2020, she was appointed to serve as a Special Justice to the Supreme Court of Kentucky for the purpose of hearing and deciding Lindsey Childers, et al. v. William S. Albright, et al, No. 2019-SC-00226-D. Ms. Tennyson also authored the opinion on the case.

  • Kentucky, Tennessee, and Georgia
  • U.S. District Courts for the Western District of Kentucky, Western District of Tennessee, Eastern District of Tennessee, Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia
  • Sixth and Eleventh Circuit Courts of Appeals
  • JD., 2003, University of Tennessee, Magna Cum Laude
  • M.S.W. 1999, University of Georgia
  • B.S., 1996, East Tennessee State University, Magna Cum Laude
  • Board member, Sprocket Inc. (2018 – Present)
  • Board member, Child Watch Counseling and Advocacy Center Inc.
    (2019 – Present)
  • Board Member of the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence 
    (2021 – Present)
  • Ruling Elder at First Presbyterian Church of Paducah (served 2015-2017); Co-chair of Pastor Nominating Committee (2015-2016)
  • Clerk of Permanent Judicial Commission of the Presbytery of Western Kentucky (2016 – 2022)
Scott Marcum

S. Scott Marcum



Mr. Marcum has been practicing law since 2004 and in Paducah, Kentucky for most of that time.

Mr. Marcum has experience in almost all areas of the McCracken County District Court including guardianship, juvenile, probate, evictions, civil cases under $5,000, and misdemeanor criminal cases. 

Marcum also regularly handles both civil and criminal matters in other state and federal courts including appeals, automobile liability, premises liability, construction law, family law and criminal defense.


Mr. Marcum is currently admitted to practice before all courts in Kentucky including the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky, the Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia, the Western District of Tennessee, the 11th Circuit, the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, and United States Supreme Court. He is also admitted to practice in Georgia.

  • J.D., 2004 University of Kentucky
  • B.A., 1996, Centre College of Kentucky

Mr. Marcum is a member of the McCracken County Bar Association, the Kentucky Bar Association, and the State Bar of Georgia.

  • Ruling Elder at First Presbyterian Church of Paducah (served 2018-2020); Clerk of Session (2020)
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Automobile and Premises Liability • Civil Litigation • Construction Law • Divorce • Criminal Defense • Litigation • Probate and Estate Litigation • Employment • Patent Attorney • Trademarks • Copyrights • Trade Secrets

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