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20 Jun

Adams Stepner Attorney Selected for Leadership Kentucky

By |June 20th, 2017|Firm Blog, News and Updates|

Claire E. Parsons, a Member at Adams, Stepner, Woltermann and Dusing, PLLC, was selected to participate in Leadership Kentucky Class of 2017. Leadership Kentucky is a state-wide leadership program developed and administered by the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce. Claire is one of only seven Northern Kentuckians to participate in the program for 2017. As part […]

8 Jun

Sentencing Commission Releases Study on Youthful Offenders

By |June 8th, 2017|Criminal Law|

The United States Sentencing Commission has released a study titled “Youthful Offenders in the Federal System.”  Youthful offenders are defined as offenders age 25 or younger at the time they are sentenced.  The age of 25 was chosen because medical and psychiatric research shows that the average person’s brain is not fully developed until he […]

30 May

Adam Stepner Partner Completes Collaborative Law Training

By |May 30th, 2017|Firm Blog, News and Updates|

Stacey L. Graus, a Partner at Adams, Stepner, Woltermann & Dusing, PLLC, recently completed Collaborative Law Training and Certification in Indianapolis. In his more than 20 years of experience practicing in the area of domestic relations, Stacey has found that a negotiated resolution is often best for his clients and their families. Stacey attended and […]

19 May

Commitment to Northern Kentucky’s Urban Core

By |May 19th, 2017|Firm Blog, News and Updates|

Northern Kentucky’s urban core has received increased attention in the Greater Cincinnati region over the past few years as economic activity has been revived through projects that have captured the public’s imagination, such as Hotel Covington, Braxton Brewery and the Aqua on the Levee condominiums in Newport. Due to this economic renaissance, new residents and […]

15 May

Adams Stepner and Several Employees Honored at Cincinnati Paralegal Association Annual Meeting

By |May 15th, 2017|Community News, Firm Blog, News and Updates|

Adams Stepner and several of its outstanding paralegals, Amanda Mosbaugh, Claire Kegley, Christy Walkley, Tabitha Mills, were recognized at the Cincinnati Paralegal Association Annual Meeting on May 10, 2017. Amanda Mosbaugh accepted the role as Vice President and Director of Marketing and Events. Claire Kegley accepted the role of Newsletter Committee Chair. Christy Walkley accepted […]

3 May

Adams Stepner Partner Preserves Another Client’s Liberty

By |May 3rd, 2017|Criminal Law|

Adams Stepner criminal defense lawyer Lee Metzger has kept another criminally accused client out of prison.  The defendant had been federally charged with bank fraud. Although the defendant eventually chose to plead guilty to the fraud, Mr. Metzger was able to obtain a favorable sentence that did not involve ANY period of incarceration in the Bureau […]

25 Apr

Adams Stepner Partner Elected to Kentucky Bar Association YLD Executive Committee

By |April 25th, 2017|Firm Blog, News and Updates|

Adam Stepner Partner, Edward L. (“Lee”) Metzger III, has been elected by his colleagues in the bar to serve on the Executive Committee of the Kentucky Bar Association’s Young Lawyers Division (“YLD”).  Mr. Metzger will serve from June 2017-June 2018 as the YLD representative for the Sixth District.  This district includes Bath, Bracken, Boone, Campbell, […]

10 Apr

Judges May Consider Mandatory Minimum Sentence for Gun Offense When Determining Appropriate Sentence for Predicate Offense

By |April 10th, 2017|Criminal Law|

Under federal law, it is a crime to use or carry a gun in relation to a crime of violence or drug trafficking crime, or to possess a gun in furtherance of such a crime. 18 USC 924(c).  This crime carries a distinct penalty that must be imposed in addition to the punishment provided for […]

3 Apr

Sentencing Commission Releases New Recidivism Study

By |April 3rd, 2017|Criminal Law|

In March 2017, the United States Sentencing Commission published a report titled, The Past Predicts the Future: Criminal History and Recidivism of Federal Offenders.  The report’s findings were based on a study of over 25,000 federal offenders who were released from prison or placed on probation in 2005.  The study was designed to analyze the […]

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 […]