Marcus A. Roland is a Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rated attorney who has practiced law in Kentucky for 25 years. He received his B.A. from Union College, his M.A. from the University of Cincinnati, and his J.D. from the University of Kentucky College of Law. Marcus has practice experience in multiple areas of the law but has spent the largest part of his career handling workers’ compensation claims. Marcus has represented workers’ compensation clients, appeared before workers’ compensation Administrative Law Judges and presented arguments to the Kentucky Workers’ Compensation Board, the Kentucky Court of Appeals and the Kentucky Supreme Court in over 1,000 workers’ compensation matters.

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Roland Legal has 25 years of experience representing employers and employees in workers’ compensation claims. Plus, we’re on the cutting edge of technology. With our virtual and paperless office environment, we can do more for our workers’ compensation clients easily, effectively and efficiently. Learn more ›


Mediation is always a preferable alternative to litigation. Litigation is costly, both emotionally and economically. Mediation is based on compromise, and a good mediator knows how to facilitate, not force, compromise. A good mediator is neutral and impartial and allows the parties to own their agreement. Roland Legal has the experience to meet these goals. Learn more ›


We know that vigorous representation is important to our workers’ compensation clients. Our Lexington, Kentucky practice focuses solely on ethically accomplishing this core goal.


We have over two decades of experience in a variety of law, with a particular focus in Kentucky workers’ compensation.

Our award-winning blog OUCH! covers news and issues related to workers’ compensation. It has been named by LexisNexis® as one of the top 25 workers’ comp blogs five years running.

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No action to be taken on proposed Kentucky Labor Cabinet merger

March 19th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

The Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting reports  that no legislative action has been taken on Labor Secretary David Dickerson’s request to merge his cabinet with the Public Protection Cabinet. The deadline for filing has expired.  OUCH! previously [...]