Adams, Stepner, Woltermann & Dusing, PLLC is a proud legal partner of the Kentucky League of Cities (KLC) and is committed to its mission in the Commonwealth. The firm is a Cornerstone Partner to KLC and its member cities. We will be participating in the 2019 KLC Conference & Expo to be held at the Northern Kentucky Convention Center in Covington, Kentucky from […]
Hidden in Shel Silverstein’s children’s book, Where the Sidewalk Ends, there is a dire warning: “If the track is tough and the hill is rough, THINKING you can, just ain’t enough”.
Among the myriad of actions undertaken by a City Council in the course of the year, the development and implementation of a sidewalk plan is […]
What can cities do about the free newspapers, phone books, and other materials that gets dropped off in your driveway? As more information becomes available online, far more written material that gets delivered to our doors may be unwanted. The U.S. Court of Appeals from the Sixth Circuit has provided guidance on how cities can […]
Adams, Stepner, Woltermann & Dusing, PLLC is pleased to announce that Jeffrey C. Mando has been awarded the “Defense Lawyer of the Year” by the Kentucky Defense Counsel (KDC). Jeff received the award and acknowledgement at the 2018 Fall Annual Meeting & Awards Lunch in Lexington, Kentucky on November 9.
The Kentucky Defense Counsel is the […]
Earlier this year, the Kentucky General Assembly voted to pass the “Marsy’s Law” measure, which seeks to create a new section of the Kentucky Constitution and provide an array of rights for victims of crime. Because this measure will amend Kentucky’s Constitution—a significant feat not to be taken lightly—it must be ratified by voters in […]
The giant footfalls of the FCC have shattered local control of neighborhoods, streets, and sidewalks, heralding a seismic transformation of cities from Main Street, USA to Westworld, USA. With the ruling entered on September 26, 2018, the Federal Communications Commission has upended city control of local rights of ways. Now cities must quickly approve or […]
On September 5, 2018, Adams Stepner Partner Lee Metzger presented a guest lecture to students enrolled in Lloyd Memorial High School’s Criminal Justice seminar. Mr. Metzger educated the students on the anatomy of a murder trial, exploring topics such as jury selection, the requisite mental state for certain offenses, defense theories, jury deliberations, and sentencing. […]
The Kentucky legislature recently amended KRS § 403.270(2) to create a presumption of joint parenting in custody cases. The amended statute reads:
“There shall be a presumption, rebuttable by a preponderance of the evidence, that joint custody and equally shared parenting time is in the best interest of the child. If a deviation from equal parenting […]
Adams, Stepner, Woltermann & Dusing again participated in the Legal Food Frenzy, the Kentucky Bar Association’s annual food drive competition to support the members of the Kentucky Association of Food Banks. The campaign was sponsored by the KBA’s Young Lawyer’s Division.
Over 700,000 Kentuckians, including more than 200,000 children, struggle with hunger. Yet only 1 in […]
Adams Stepner Gives Back: Adams Stepner Attorneys Give U@18 Presentations to Local High School Students
Last Friday, Adams Stepner Partner, Lee Metzger, and Associate, Olivia Amlung, spent the afternoon educating high school seniors at Gallatin County High School about the basic rights and responsibilities that accompany becoming an adult. The U@18 Program, sponsored by the Kentucky Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division, seeks to prepare program Kentucky’s 18-year olds for the […]