The law firm Foreman Watson began in Owensboro, Kentucky in 1994 when Jeff Foreman and Jim Watson founded a firm with an emphasis on real estate, corporate and transaction law.

In 2008, Foreman Watson expanded into other areas of law – including divorce and family law, as well as criminal defense and estate work – with the addition of associate attorneys Tyler H. Johnson, Meghan P. Johnson and in 2009, Hollie B. Lindsey. In 2008 the firm opened an office in Hartford, Kentucky to better serve residents of Ohio County.

In January 2012, Foreman Watson formally announced the addition to the firm of Travis L. Holtrey as managing partner and officially changed the name of the firm to Foreman Watson Holtrey, LLP. Holtrey, who has litigated complex personal injury cases throughout Kentucky, brings extensive experience in personal injury law as well as corporate and small business matters. This addition now allows Foreman Watson Holtrey, LLP to focus on personal injury litigation and handle complex legal matters.

Finally, in October, 2013, Arthur Cook joined Foreman Watson Holtrey, LLP as an associate to assist with the growing needs in the areas of workers’ compensation and personal injury. Foreman Watson Holtrey, LLP is able to handle most any injury case, from accidents to malpractice to workers’ comp.

Community Service

Foreman Watson Holtrey, LLP is proud to serve our communities to protect those in need, and we feel we can always do more. We voluntarily work beyond the realm of our firm to provide our experience, advice and time to organizations that make our region such a great place to live. Following are just some of the organizations with which we work:



  • Care Net Pregnancy Center of Owensboro
  • Daniel Pitino Shelter
  • Families in Transition
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • Junior Achievement
  • Kentucky Teen Court
  • Kentucky Wesleyan College
  • New Beginnings Sexual Assault Support  Services (formerly Rape Victim Services)
  • Owensboro Dance Theatre
  • Relay for Life


Foreman Watson Holtrey, LLP is active in numerous associations in the legal community. Our membership in these organizations enables us to stay current on the law and informed on important issues. It provides a means for advocacy and tremendous resources that support our work.

Our attorneys’ memberships in these organizations and associations is not the equivalent of an endorsement. Our attorneys do not have any endorsement from any of the following organizations or associations, however we are members in good standing and participate in the activities and education offered by these organizations and associations.

Daviess County Bar Association
Ohio County Bar Association



530 Frederica Street
Owensboro, Kentucky 42301
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f: (270) 689-2335

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127 East Washington Street
Hartford, Kentucky 42347
p: (270) 298-7435
f: (270) 298-9440

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