Throughout Northern Kentucky, Jim West has a reputation for honesty and integrity among clients (insurance companies and individuals), judges, attorneys, community members and legal and medical professionals. He was recently elected by his peers to serve on the Judicial Nominating Commission for the 16th Judicial Circuit.
Mr. West also co-founded Check Your Genes, a non-profit charitable organization, after losing his mother (age 49), sister (age 40) and aunt (age 45) to hereditary breast and ovarian cancer. As a result, Mr. West is a tireless and effective advocate encouraging individuals that have a history of breast and ovarian cancer to “Check Your Genes” and seek genetic counseling/DNA test to find out in advance if they have a significantly increased risk for developing these deadly cancers. If you are at risk, there are simple steps to reduce or eliminate your risk. www.checkyourgenes.org
As an elder at Lakeside Presbyterian Church, Mr. West has served on Session, Personal Committee and also as a Deacon. Married for more than 21 years, Mr. West has three children and is active in all of their childhood activities.
On March 22nd, he coached the Dixie Heights High School Mock Trial team to the state championship in the Kentucky High School Mock Trial state tournament.