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So far Joseph Fuerst has created 48 blog entries.
4 Jun

Adams Stepner Government Practice Group Secures Summary Judgment on Excessive Force Claims

By |June 4th, 2018|News and Updates|

Jeff Mando and Claire Parsons, both Members of the Firm’s Local Government and Litigation practice groups, recently secured summary judgment in Senters v. Boyd County. The Plaintiff, Julia Senters, claimed that deputies from Boyd County Sheriff’s Department used excessive force during her arrest that occurred while the deputies investigated an assault at her home. Though […]

31 May

Adams Stepner Member Stacey Graus Secures Settlement Exceeding $110,000 in Personal Injury Claim

By |May 31st, 2018|News and Updates|

Adams Stepner Member Stacey Graus recently obtained a large settlement for a personal injury claim involving a complex psychological diagnosis. Mr. Graus’ client suffered from conversion disorder as a result of a concussion received in a vehicular collision. Conversion disorder is a neurological disorder in which an individual’s symptoms cannot be explained by standard medical […]

29 May

Adams Stepner Attorney receives “Pick of the Week” Award for Networking Blog

By |May 29th, 2018|News and Updates|

Last week, Adams Stepner Member, Claire E. Parsons, recently won the “Pick of the Week” Award from SmallLaw, a division of TehcnoLawyer for a blog post that she wrote for Ms. JD’s Writers in Residence program. As the winner of the “Pick of the Week” award, Claire’s blog, “The Introvert Lawyer’s Guide to Networking”, was […]

16 May

Adams Stepner Attorneys Are Featured Presenters at Special Education Seminar

By |May 16th, 2018|News and Updates|

Adams Stepner Attorneys and members of the School Law practice group, Claire E. Parsons and Mary Ann Stewart, were featured presenters at National Business Institute’s “Special Education Law: The Ultimate Guide” seminar in Covington, Kentucky on May 14, 2018. In the morning, Claire presented an overview and analysis of two new United States Supreme Court precedents in the […]

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 […]

23 Apr

Adams Stepner Attorneys Obtain Summary Judgment for Newport Independent Public Schools

By |April 23rd, 2018|News and Updates|

The ASWD School Law Practice group secured summary judgment for their client, Newport Independent Public Schools, in an employment case involving a teacher. Partners, Mary Ann Stewart and Claire E. Parsons led the defense, while Associates Bryce Rhoades and Paul Wischer assisted with briefing. The Plaintiff, Jessica Cope, had applied for two positions with the […]

16 Apr

Adams Stepner Attorneys Participate in KBA Inaugural Leadership Conference

By |April 16th, 2018|News and Updates|

Two of ASWD’s attorneys, Claire E. Parsons and Edward L. (“Lee”) Metzger III, participated on Friday in the Kentucky Bar Association’s Inaugural Leadership Conference in Versailles, Kentucky. The Leadership Conference was intended to encourage and empower Kentucky attorneys to get involved with community service and leadership opportunities with the KBA. Over 100 attorneys applied to […]

10 Apr

Adams Stepner Attorneys Secure Judgment on School Negligence Claims

By |April 10th, 2018|News and Updates|

The Adams Stepner Government Practice and Litigation Group secured yet another victory.  On March 30th, the Kenton Circuit Court dismissed the personal injury claims asserted in Keen v. Covington Independent Public Schools, et al., Case No. 16-CI-00150.  The plaintiff’s claims, brought against the school district and three of its employees, were premised upon an incident during […]

6 Apr

Adams Stepner Attorney Bryce C. Rhoades Named to NKY Chamber’s Employer Legal Strategies Subcommittee

By |April 6th, 2018|News and Updates|

Adams Stepner attorney Bryce C. Rhoades was recently named to the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce’s newly created Employer Legal Strategies Subcommittee. As a subcommittee of the Chamber’s Workforce Strategies Committee, the Employer Legal Strategies Subcommittee’s mission is to advocate for local and state policies that will positively impact employers in the Northern Kentucky region […]

3 Apr

Adams Stepner Attorneys Secure Summary Judgment by Excluding Testimony from Marijuana Odor Expert

By |April 3rd, 2018|News and Updates|

Adams Stepner Members, Jeffrey C. Mando and Claire E. Parsons, secured summary judgment for Martin County, Kentucky, its Sherriff and a Deputy Sheriff in the case of Pamela Blevins v. Martin County, et al. In that case, the Plaintiffs alleged that their arrest for marijuana charges was wrongful in violation of the Fourth Amendment and […]