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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 […]

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 […]

2 Mar

USSC Study: The Effects of Aging on Recidivism Among Federal Offenders

By |March 2nd, 2018|Criminal Law|

“Recidivism” is a term used to describe a person’s relapse into criminal behavior, often after the person receives sanctions or undergoes intervention for a previous crime.  Recidivism is usually measured by criminal acts that resulted in rearrest, reconviction, and/or reincarceration of the offender over a specified period of time.

According to the National Institute of Justice, […]

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 […]