Gary E. Schaaf

Kentucky Personal Injury Attorney

Gary Schaaf

Gary Schaaf received both his undergraduate and Juris Doctorate degrees from the University of Louisville.  He has been practicing law in Kentucky for 27 years, the last 25 of which have been devoted exclusively to helping individuals and family members of those injured or killed by the negligence of others.

Mr. Schaaf is the firm’s managing partner and has been involved in numerous trials, settlements, mediations, and appellate decisions.  He has extensive experience litigating all manner of personal injury and wrongful death claims, including those resulting from automobile wrecks, motorcycle and truck accidents, hospital neglect, river injuries, and nursing home abuse.


  • University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law (J.D.)
  • University of Louisville School of Business (BSBA, with Honors)

State Bar and Court Admissions

  • Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky

Professional Affiliations

Mr. Schaaf is past President of the Kentucky Justice Association (KJA) and currently serves on KJA’s Board of Governors.  He is a longtime member of the American Justice Association, American Bar Association, Kentucky Bar Association, McCracken County Bar Association, Belli Society and Million Dollars Advocates Forum (membership limited to attorneys who have won million and/or multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements).

Outside the Office

Gary enjoys spending time away from the office with his wife, Kristi, with whom he also practices law, and their two children.  He is an avid waterfowl and upland bird hunter who is always looking for a reason to get outdoors.

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Saladino & Schaaf, PLLC is dedicated to providing high quality, aggressive legal representation to victims of personal injury and wrongful death. Since 1984, this firm and its predecessors have had one goal in mind – to help the victims of personal injury put the pieces of their lives back together.

Areas of Practice

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River Injuries / Jones Act learn more
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