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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 […]

12 Nov

2018 Sentencing Guidelines Take Effect

By |November 12th, 2018|Criminal Law|

On November 1, the 2018 United States Sentencing Guidelines Manual took effect. This manual is used in federal criminal cases to determine the recommended range of imprisonment for those convicted of one or more offenses. New amendments this year have changed the Guidelines on Tribal Issues, Social Security Fraud, Synthetic Drugs, Marijuana Equivalency, Illegal Reentry, […]

7 Nov

Adams Stepner Attorney Speaks at NKY Education Council Fall Coalition Meeting

By |November 7th, 2018|News and Updates|

Member, Claire E. Parsons, spoke last week at the Northern Kentucky Education Council’s Fall Coalition Meeting to encourage other community leaders and parents to join in efforts to support education in the region. As a member of the Firm’s local government and school law practice groups, Claire has worked with school districts and educators for […]

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 […]

23 Oct

Adams Stepner Attorney Olivia Amlung Publishes Article on Persistent Felony Offender Laws

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

This month’s edition of the Northern Kentucky Bar Association’s publication, the Lex Loci, includes an article written by Adams Stepner Attorney Olivia Amlung. The article aims to explain Kentucky’s criminal Persistent Felony Offender laws in a way that is easy to understand. In Kentucky, individuals who are charged and convicted of two or more felony […]

18 Oct

Adams Stepner Member Presents at NKY Chamber Women’s Initiative Regional Summit

By |October 18th, 2018|News and Updates|

Claire E. Parsons, a member of the Firm’s Local Government, Business Litigation, and School Law practice groups presented yesterday at the third annual NKY Chamber Women’s Initial Regional Summit. Over 300 women professionals attended this conference which offered sessions on a number of topics focused on helping attendees “Unlock their Potential.” In particular, Claire led […]

12 Oct

Adams Stepner Honored by Covington Catholic High School

By |October 12th, 2018|News and Updates|

On October 3, 2018, Adams, Stepner, Woltermann & Dusing was recognized for its continuous support of the Covington Catholic High School Mock Trial Team.  Covington Catholic faculty member Diane Ruth presented a commemorative plaque to Managing Partner Scott Guenther and Partner Lee Metzger in a ceremony honoring the firm.  Mrs. Ruth praised the firm for […]

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 […]

9 Oct

Jury Imposes Minimum Sentence Following Quintuple Homicide Convictions

By |October 9th, 2018|News and Updates|

Adams Stepner Partners Stacey Graus and Lee Metzger recently represented an individual charged with five counts of Wanton Murder.  It was a high profile case in Northern Kentucky.  The trial was streamed live nationally.  The allegations were that the client had been driving a vehicle while intoxicated and high on marijuana, that he tried to […]

5 Oct

Adams Stepner Attorney Appointed to NKBA Board

By |October 5th, 2018|News and Updates|

Adams Stepner attorney Bryce C. Rhoades has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Northern Kentucky Bar Association (NKBA) for a three-year term beginning January 1, 2019. This will be Bryce’s second time on the NKBA Board. He previously served on the Board as Chair of the Young Lawyers Section in 2014 and […]