Ken Connor, J.D.

Distinguished Fellow for Law and Human Dignity
Center for a Just Society

Kenneth L. Connor, a founding member of the law firm of Connor & Connor, LLC, has been an active trial lawyer since 1972.  Licensed to practice law in fourteen states and the District of Columbia, Ken has tried cases from Florida to California. Throughout his career, his career, his clients have been awarded verdicts exceeding $100 million dollars in the aggregate.

Ken received his B.A. and his Juris Doctorate from Florida State University. He has been selected for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America and has been named as one of Florida’s “Legal Elite,” a select group comprising the top two percent of lawyers practicing in that state. He was also named one of “Washington’s Top Lawyers” in 2007 by Washingtonian Magazine and identified among the Top Lawyers in South Carolina in 2013 by the Legal Network. In 2014, he was named among the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by The National Trial Lawyers.  Ken is a widely-published author and frequently lectures across the country on law related topics, including trial techniques.

Highlights of Ken’s lifetime of advocacy include serving as President of the Family Research Council from 2000-2003, serving on Florida’s Task Force on the Availability and Affordability of Long Term Care, and serving on Florida’s Constitution Revision Commission where he was recognized as Most Effective in Debate. Ken also represented Florida Gov. Bush in connection with the Terri Schiavo case. Ken served as chairman of the Center for a Just Society, a Washington-based public policy group committed to maintaining human dignity and social justice in law, policy and the public square prior to the Center’s merger with the John Jay Institute.  In 2013, Ken was designated “Distinguished Fellow for Law & Human Dignity” by the John Jay Institute located in Philadelphia. 

Ken resides in Aiken, South Carolina with his wife Amy. He has four children and 15 grandchildren.