Private Investigator Jordan Hay

Hay & Knight, PLLC is among the few law offices in Kentucky with a Licensed Private Investigator on staff. Jordan Hay, son of attorney Richard Hay, has worked with Hay & Knight since 2011, and adds a level of service vital to ensure a speedy and successful evaluation of legal disputes.

Jordan provides professional investigatory services to attorneys that represent clients involved in civil lawsuits, including conducting witness interviews, evidence and data collection, extraction and analysis, document review, photographing scenes, locating assets, witnesses, and other people of interest, serving subpoenas, and all aspects of trial preparation.


  • University of the Cumberlands: Master of Science in Digital Forensics and Cybersecurity (May 2023)
  • University of Kentucky: Bachelor of Science in Plant and Soil Sciences, Minor in Economics (May 2009)


  • Conducting Witness Interviews
  • Use of Investigatory Databases
  • Background Investigations/Research
  • Locating Witnesses/People of Interest, and
  • Comprehension of State and Federal Law
  • Video and Photo Editing Tools
  • Data Extraction
  • Digital Forensics
  • Document Forensics (Analysis for Missing,
    Forged, and/or Manipulated Data)
  • Proficient in a variety of forensic programs,
    including Autopsy, Wireshark, Registry Explorer, and FTK
  • Tech Setup, Troubleshooting, and Network


  • Licensed Private Investigator, State of Kentucky

Jordan Hay