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Congratulations to DBL Law Associate Attorney Katie Tranter on being named a 2017 YWCA Greater Cincinnati Rising Star. Nomination criteria for this honor include having the qualities of an outstanding performer, proven leadership abilities, and the potential to attain marked achievement in her chosen career. Rising Star Award recipients become part of a network with Read More
In a significant ruling for employers throughout the country, a federal judge in Texas yesterday declared that the Obama administration’s 2016 rule that would have significantly changed the overtime rule for all employers is invalid. U.S. District Judge Amos Mazzant granted summary judgment to over 50 business groups which had challenged the 2016 overtime rule. Read More
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July 31, 2017 – Dressman Benzinger LaVelle psc announced today that the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed the judgment of the District Court, awarding their clients over $573 million. It is the largest judgment of its kind in Kentucky history. DBL Law represented Linda Holt, Judith Prewitt, and Cynthia Roeder, three of the Read More
The Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor is seeking comments about the proposed changes to the overtime regulations that were issued last year and put on hold by a federal court. The changes were a massive overhaul of the white collar exemptions with one of the biggest changes raising the threshold from Read More
CRESTVIEW HILLS, KY – July 31, 2017 – Dressman Benzinger LaVelle psc announced today that the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed the judgment of the District Court, awarding their clients over $573 million. It is the largest judgment of its kind in Kentucky history. DBL Law represented Linda Holt, Judith Prewitt, and Cynthia Read More
CRESTVIEW HILLS, KY – July 25, 2017 – Dressman Benzinger LaVelle announces the addition of Attorney Danyel Rickman. Danyel attended University of Cincinnati’s College of Law and graduated with her J.D. in 2015. While in law school, she was involved with the Black Law Student Association and served as a Student Ambassador to the Office Read More
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CRESTVIEW HILLS, KY – July 10, 2017 – Two attorneys from Dressman Benzinger LaVelle have recently been elected to boards. Robert M. Hoffer will serve as Legal Advisor of the Kentucky SHRM Council. KYSHRM serves over 3,000 human resources professionals and advances the HR profession in Kentucky through local chapters as well as student chapters. Read More
Beth Gregory Dana Bach CRESTVIEW HILLS, KY – June 26, 2017 – Dressman Benzinger Lavelle welcomes Beth Gregory and Dana Bach to the firm. Beth Gregory is Read More
CRESTVIEW HILLS, KY – June 22, 2017 – DBL Law has announced the addition of Justin Clark to its growing practice. Clark will practice as Of Counsel to DBL Law. Justin is a partner at Top Shelf Lobby, a preeminent Kentucky government relations firm. Clark’s law practice involves general and complex business litigation, insurance regulatory Read More
DBL Law is pleased to announce the addition of Nancy A. Spivey as new Marketing Director.
CRESTVIEW HILLS, KY – April 24, 2017 – DBL Law is pleased to announce the addition of Nancy A. Spivey as its new Marketing Director. Nancy A. Spivey will provide strategic guidance in managing the firm’s day-to-day marketing efforts throughout Northern Kentucky, Greater Cincinnati and Louisville and in new markets as the firm continues its Read More
DBL Law is thrilled to announce our involvement in the Kentucky Legal Food Frenzy to benefit the Kentucky Food Association and the surrounding Kentucky community.
Crestview Hills, KY. (March 22, 2017) – DBL Law is pleased to announce that it will be participating in the inaugural Kentucky Legal Food Frenzy from March 27 to April 7, 2017. The Food Frenzy is a statewide fund drive competition among Kentucky law firms, law schools and legal organizations to support the members of Read More
Andrew concentrates his practice in real estate law, general business matters and probate and estate planning
CRESTVIEW HILLS, KY – October 27, 2016 – DBL Law is pleased to welcome Andrew C. Emmert to the firm as a partner. Drew concentrates his practice in real estate law, general business matters and probate and estate planning. His real estate practice focuses on acquisition, development and sales of commercial real property (mixed use, Read More
CRESTVIEW HILLS, KY- November 21, 2016 – We are pleased to announce that fourteen lawyers from the firm have been selected for inclusion in the 2017 edition of Super Lawyers®, which recognizes the top 5 percent of attorneys in each state from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of Read More
CRESTVIEW HILLS, KY – November 21, 2016 – DBL Law is pleased to announce, that for the seventh consecutive year since the publication’s inception, it has been named in the top-tier placement to the “Best Law Firms” list by US News & World Report. This is a national publication that seeks to recognize quality firms Read More
CRESTVIEW HILLS KENTUCKY- November 14, 2016- DBL Law is pleased to announce the addition of two new associate attorneys to the firm, Colleen R. Fausz and Joseph M. Kramer. Colleen R. Fausz will be practicing in the business organization and taxation, estate and succession planning, and banking and commercial sections within the firm. She will Read More
October 18, 2016 – DBL Law partner David V. Kramer has been named “Defense Lawyer of the Year” by Kentucky Defense Counsel (KDC), a statewide organization of civil defense lawyers organized to increase the quality of legal services and improve the administration of justice in Kentucky. The award is granted annually to an attorney based Read More
On April 13, 2016, Governor Matt Bevin signed into law a bill that allows parents and legal guardians to execute a power of attorney for the purpose of temporarily delegating parental rights and responsibilities regarding child custody. Such an appointment, while revocable by the parent or legal guardian, vests legal parental authority in the attorney-in-fact Read More
Kentucky has joined a coalition of 21 states that are challenging the new overtime rule.
The rule, issued in May, doubles the salary-level threshold for employees to be exempt from overtime, regardless of whether if they perform executive, administrative or professional duties. After Dec. 1, all employees are entitled to overtime if they earn less than $913 a week — including state and local government employees. The rule would increase Read More
At the height of the social media age, employee rights policies are standing tall against many organizations.
Section 7 of the NLRA states that “employees have a right to self-organization, to form, join or assist labor organizations…and to engage in other concerted activities for the purpose of…mutual aid or protection.” The NLRB has consistently taken the approach that employees who vent on social media are in fact engaging in concerted activity and Read More
Join us for our annual Employment & Labor Seminar and hear from leaders across the region. Topics to include: Liability of the Untrained Manager Understanding Claim Triggers, Reporting and Mitigation Employee Engagement – A Best Practice Approach No Two Background Checks Are Created Equal Importance of Employee Assistance Programs Legislative Updates Network with colleagues and business leaders Read More