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Michael W. Oyler

Michael W. Oyler

Louisville, Kentucky
888-442-1603 (Toll Free)

A member of Reed Weitkamp Schell & Vice since 1998, Mr. Oyler focuses his practice in the areas of commercial and business litigation, intellectual property litigation, employment and health care law. He has substantial civil trial and administrative tribunal experience in both Kentucky and Indiana, representing businesses and individuals in a variety of commercial, health care, intellectual property, and employment disputes. He also has substantial experience in alternative dispute resolution procedures, including mediation and arbitration. Mr. Oyler has represented a variety of businesses and individuals in licensure and administrative penalty proceedings in Kentucky.

Areas of Practice

  • Commercial and Business Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana, 1991
  • Kentucky, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana, 1991
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana, 1992
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1992
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1992


  • University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, Virginia
    • J.D. - 1991
  • Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
    • B.A.
    • Honors: Phi Beta Kappa
    • Major: History and Political Science

Published Works

  • 2011 Update -- Kentucky Business Torts, Daller, Business Torts: A Fifty-State Guide (2011), 2011


  • Business Considerations for Practicing Medicine, Univ. of Louisville, Dep't of Orthopedic, 2008 - 2010
  • Eminent Domain Considerations in Kentucky, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, 1998 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Kentucky Bar Association, 1991 - 2011
  • Indiana State Bar Association, 1991 - 2011

Past Employment Positions

  • Brown, Todd & Heyburn, Associate Attorney, 1991 - 1993

Pro Bono Activities

  • 100+ Annual Hours for Indigent Defendants (Misdemeanor Criminal matters only), 1995 - 2011


  • English


  • Alpha Chi Rho