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Vanna R. Milligan is a member of the health care practice group.  Her health care litigation practice focuses on long term care and nursing home malpractice defense, including claims of negligence, abuse and neglect, violation of residents’ rights, breach of contract and wrongful death.

Prior to joining Middleton Reutlinger, Ms. Milligan practiced with a regional insurance defense firm where she gained significant experience defending a variety of claims including motor vehicle accidents, personal injury, UIM/UM, premises liability, and products liability.

Ms. Milligan enjoys painting, running, and traveling, and she has visited twelve countries. Ms. Milligan also lived in Merida, Mexico during the fall of 2007 and winter of 2009, and Oaxaca, Mexico during the summer of 2010.

Honors & Awards

Kentucky Super Lawyers®, Kentucky Rising Stars®, Health Care, 2019 - 2020

Representative Matters

Slone v. Moore, Perry Circuit Court, (12-CI-184) obtained a defense verdict on liability in this 3 week trial wherein the Plaintiff requested $50 million in damages following an automobile accident involving a school bus with students aboard and an 18-wheel coal truck.



Professional & Community Activities

  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Fayette County Bar Association



Compelling and Staying Arbitration in Kentucky, Thomson Reuters, Practical Law, September 2017


  • Judge Pamela Goodwine, Fayette Circuit Court, 2013-2015


  • Kentucky


The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, Washington, DC, Juris Doctor, 2013

American University, School of International Service, Washington, DC, Master of Arts in International Affairs, Latin America, 2010

Centre College, Bachelor of Arts in International Studies, Spanish, Minor in History, 2009

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