Joseph A. Saladino

Kentucky Personal Injury Attorney

Joseph Saladino

Joe Saladino graduated from Western Kentucky University with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism. He earned his Juris Doctorate in 2004 from Salmon P. Chase College of Law.  Mr. Saladino was a law clerk for the Kentucky Court of Appeals prior to joining Saladino & Schaaf, PLLC.

Mr. Saladino concentrates his practice on motor vehicle accidents, semi-truck wrecks, premises liability and workers’ compensation cases.


  • Northern Kentucky University – Salmon P. Chase College of Law (J.D.)
  • Western Kentucky University  (B.A.)


  • Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court Western District Kentucky


Mr. Saladino is a member of the Kentucky Justice Association, the Kentucky Bar Association, the McCracken County Bar Association, the American Bar Association, and the American Association for Justice.

Mr. Saladino is rated AV Preeminent by his peers, the highest rating given to a lawyer by the Martindale-Hubbell lawyer rating service. He is also a life member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.  (Membership  limited to attorneys who have won million dollar and/or multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements). Super Lawyers recognized Mr. Saladino as a Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Kentucky for 2023.

He is included in the 2024 edition of The Best Lawyers in America® for Personal Injury Litigation and was invited to join The National Trial Lawyers – Top 100 – 2024.


Joe is thrilled to be able to coach his two children Charley and Nick in Little League and Upward basketball. He enjoys spending time with his wife Chelsea, who teaches advanced Business and Technology classes at Paducah Tilghman High School. Joe is a board member of the Oscar Cross Boys and Girls Club, where he is active in child development, community building and fundraising. He serves on the committee for the Kentucky Proud Dinner, which supports multiple charitable organizations including Child Watch and Community Kitchen.

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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.

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