21 Mar

Adams Stepner Notice to Clients — COVID-19 Response

By |March 21st, 2020|Firm Blog, News and Updates|

In light of the public health threat posed by the COVID-19, the law firm of Adams, Stepner, Woltermann & Dusing, PLLC, like many of the businesses in our area, is temporarily modifying its business operations.  Effective immediately, all attorneys and support staff will be working remotely, and our building at 40 West Pike Street shall […]

24 Sep

Adams Stepner Partners with Kentucky League of Cities For Annual Conference

By |September 24th, 2019|Firm Blog, News and Updates|

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 […]

23 Sep

Does Your City Have A Sidewalk Plan?

By |September 23rd, 2019|Firm Blog, News and Updates|

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 […]

15 Feb

What Can Cities Do About Unwanted Written Materials? The Sixth Circuit Provides Some Guidance

By |February 15th, 2019|Firm Blog, News and Updates|

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 […]

16 Nov

Kentucky Defense Counsel Names Adams Stepner Partner, Jeff Mando, As “Defense Lawyer of the Year”

By |November 16th, 2018|Firm Blog, News and Updates|

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 […]

5 Nov

Marsy’s Law (KY) Analysis – PART 2 The Current State of Crime Victims’ Rights

By |November 5th, 2018|Firm Blog, News and Updates|

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 […]

11 Oct

FCC Co-Opts City Streets And Sidewalks For Wireless Cell Carriers

By |October 11th, 2018|Firm Blog|

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 […]

10 Sep

Lee Metzger Presents Guest Lecture at Lloyd Memorial High School

By |September 10th, 2018|Firm Blog, News and Updates|

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.  […]

13 Jun

Kentucky Legislature Passes New Amendments for Joint Parenting

By |June 13th, 2018|Firm Blog, News and Updates|

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 […]

3 May

ASWD Feeds the Hungry

By |May 3rd, 2018|Community News, Firm Blog|

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 […]