Donald L. Stepner

Donald L. Stepner is a Member at Adams, Stepner, Woltermann & Dusing, PLLC. A very experienced attorney, he has represented corporations, insurance companies, businesses and individuals in all jurisdictions throughout Kentucky. Donald has practiced in the areas of general litigation, including complex Product Liability and Insurance litigation, Personal Injury, Class Actions, Construction Law, Professional Liability and Legal Malpractice, Labor and Employment and Medical Malpractice.

Through an extensive career representing corporations, insurance companies, small businesses and private individuals, Don has provided comprehensive representation to countless firm clients throughout Kentucky and Greater Cincinnati. While experienced in all aspects of general litigation, he has focused on complex commercial litigation, including both trial and appellate practice, in both state and federal courts.

In every area of general litigation, he has counseled clients on day-to-day business issues, and guided both corporate and individual clients through the complexities of litigation. At the trial level, Don has attained results for his clients, and because of the breadth of his experience, he was recognized among the elite trial attorneys by his election to the American College of Trial Lawyers.

Drawing on experience in all areas of litigation, Don is a well-known and well- respected attorney in Kentucky who has represented clients throughout Kentucky and the Midwest.


  • Wentworth Institute of Technology (1957-1958)
  • Kentucky Wesleyan College (1960-1963)
  • University of Kentucky College of Law (1963-1966)

Admitted to Practice

  • Commonwealth of Kentucky
  • State of Ohio
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Northern Kentucky Bar Association
  • Cincinnati Bar Association
  • American College of Trial Lawyers, Fellow
  • AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated, Martindale-Hubbell
  • The Best Lawyers in America

Community Involvement

  • Kentucky Bar Association, Board of Governors (1990-1996)
  • Kentucky Bar Association, President (1999-2000)
  • Northern Kentucky Bar Association, 1999 Distinguished Attorney Award
  • Kentucky Bar Association, Board Member
  • American Bar Association – House of Delegates