Kelly A. Schoening represents private and public employers in all facets of employment law. Her employment law practice includes advising clients on compliance with various employment laws and providing in-house training on such issues. Kelly has experience working with the EEOC, DOL, DOJ, Kentucky Commission on Human Rights, Kentucky Labor Cabinet, Ohio Civil Rights Commission, as well as litigating cases in federal and state courts.
She has successfully defended clients in the following:
She also advises companies on I-9 compliance and performs I-9 audits.Kelly resides in Batavia with her husband and two children.
Kentucky Bar Association
Northern Kentucky Bar Association
Cincinnati Bar Association
Society for Human Resource Management
Northern Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management
CBA Grievance CommitteeJoint Rules Committee for Kentucky Federal Courts
J.D., Salmon P. Chase College of Law (cum laude, 1996)B.A., Franklin College of Indiana (cum laude, 1990)
Outstanding Woman of Northern Kentucky-Toyota 2008
Outstanding Recent Alumnus Award-Chase Alumni Association 2006
Women to Watch-Cincinnati Enquirer 2006Outstanding Attorney Award-Deters, Benzinger & LaVelle 2001
Board of Directors for St. Charles Care Center
Board of Directors for the Diocesan Catholic Children’s Home, Chair 2010-2011
Chase Alumni Association, 2010-present
SOAR Participant, 2008-2009
St. Veronica Performing Arts Boosters, Secretary
St. Veronica Capital Campaign Steering Committee
Cincinnati Bar Association Cincinnati Academy of Leadership for Lawyers-2007 Class
Elected as Class President of Leadership Northern Kentucky 2005 and member of the Steering Committee for 2006In the past, Kelly was a focus counselor at Our Lady of Visitation and St. Veronica Churches. She was also a member of the Franklin College Alumni Council and Board of Directors for Welcome House of Northern Kentucky and coached youth soccer and volleyball.
Numerous seminars for lawyers and clients that include:
“Immigration Law & Residential Contractors” – Home Builders’ Association
“Update on FMLA, COBRA and EEOC Avoidance” – Greater Cincinnati Human Resource Association; and"Ethics in Practice – The Northern Kentucky Law Review Symposium