28 Mar

Adams Stepner Gives Back: Adams Stepner Attorneys Give U@18 Presentations to Local High School Students

By |March 28th, 2018|Community News, Firm Blog, News and Updates|

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 […]

22 Mar

Adams Stepner Member Stacey Graus Obtains “Not Guilty” Verdict

By |March 22nd, 2018|Firm Blog, News and Updates|

Adams, Stepner, Woltermann and Dusing obtains yet another trial victory this month. This week, Member Stacey Graus obtained a “not guilty” verdict in Boone District Court bench trial for a client charged with Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence of Alcohol, First Offense (DUI).

The foundation of Mr. Graus’ defense argument hinged on the precedent […]

19 Mar

Adams Stepner Attorneys Secure Defense Verdict in Federal Jury Trial

By |March 19th, 2018|Firm Blog, News and Updates|

Adams Stepner Member, Claire E. Parsons and Associate, Robin D. Neace, successfully defended two Newport police officers on excessive force and battery claims in a federal jury trial last week. In the case of Gerken v. Marksbury, et al., United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky, Case No. 2:15-CV-148-WOB-CJS, the Plaintiff had […]

7 Mar

Adams Stepner Attorney Presents at Kentucky Council of School Board Attorneys Seminar

By |March 7th, 2018|Firm Blog, News and Updates|

Adams Stepner Member, Claire E. Parsons, presented at the Kentucky School Board Association Council of School Board Attorneys Winter Meeting on Friday, March 2, 2018. Claire is a member of the Firm’s Local Government and School Law practice groups and regularly presents on issues relating to school law and special education. Her presentation entitled, “Napoleon […]

15 Feb

ELEVATE Kentucky Selects Lee Metzger for Class of 2018

By |February 15th, 2018|Firm Blog, News and Updates|

Adams, Stepner, Woltermann & Dusing, PLLC is pleased to announce that Lee Metzger, a partner in the firm’s litigation practice group, has accepted an invitation from ELEVATE Kentucky to join its Class of 2018.  ELEVATE Kentucky is designed for millennials and young professionals who are advancing in their careers, involved in their communities, and interested […]

17 Jan

Marsy’s Law (KY) Analysis – PART I — Blurring the Lines Between Civil and Criminal Law

By |January 17th, 2018|Firm Blog, News and Updates|

Earlier this month, the Kentucky Senate voted to pass SB 3, more commonly known as “Marsy’s Law.” The bill seeks to create a new section of the Kentucky Constitution which would provide rights for crime victims. By providing these rights via a Constitutional amendment, those designated as victims of crime would be afforded “standing” to […]

9 Jan

Adams Stepner Partner Lee Metzger Obtains Dismissal of Personal Injury Suit

By |January 9th, 2018|Firm Blog, News and Updates|

Adams, Stepner, Woltermann and Dusing continues to win in court.  In December, the Kenton Circuit Court dismissed the personal injury claims asserted in Gilley v. Rabe, Case No. 16-CI-1969.  The claims were premised upon injuries the plaintiff had allegedly sustained in a car accident.  Adams Stepner attorney Lee Metzger, one of the premier litigators in […]

23 Mar

Adams Stepner Partner Gerald F. Dusing Named Chair of Kentucky Board of Bar Examiners

By |March 23rd, 2017|Firm Blog, News and Updates|

The Supreme Court of Kentucky has appointed Adams Stepner Partner, Gerald F. Dusing, to serve as Chair of the Kentucky Board of Bar Examiners, effective April  1, 2017. The Kentucky Board of Bar Examiners is charged with the responsibility of administering the Kentucky Bar Examination, which law school graduates must pass before they may be […]

1 Mar

Adams Stepner Participates in Statewide Hunger Relief Campaign

By |March 1st, 2017|Community News, Firm Blog|

On February 7, 2017, ASWD partner Lee Metzger attended the kickoff ceremonies at the Capitol building in Frankfort for the first annual Kentucky Legal Food Frenzy. Mr. Metzger is the Co-Chair of the inaugural Legal Food Frenzy planning committee.

The Legal Food Frenzy is an initiative of the Kentucky Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, the Attorney […]

14 Feb

Adams Stepner Attorney Tommy Simendinger Named Chairperson of Innovation Alley Activation Team

By |February 14th, 2017|Firm Blog, News and Updates|

Adams Stepner is pleased to announce that Tommy Simendinger, a member of the firm’s Business Representation Group, has been named as the Chairperson of the Innovation Alley Activation Team for 2017, further strengthening the firm’s ties and dedication to promoting entrepreneurship throughout the Northern Kentucky region. Innovation Alley, located behind UpTech and between Washington […]