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
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
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
Divided COAKY Panel Reduces Punitive Damage Award in Economic Damages Case to 1:1 Ratio to Compensatory Damages
In a recent 2-1 decision, the Kentucky Court of Appeals reduced a massive punitive damages award (four times the substantial compensatory damages awarded) in a purely economic damages case to a ratio of one to one. In Grant Thornton LLP v. Yung (2016 WL 4934672 (Ky. App.) (rendered 9/16/16), a divided panel of the Court 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
The Department of Labor has made their final ruling on overtime rules, which will become effective December 1, 2016. Millions of Americans will now be eligible for overtime pay and employers need to be informed and prepared. Join us for an informative breakfast briefing regarding the new regulations: New Overtime Rule guidelines and salary thresholds 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
“Mary lovingly cradling baby Jesus continues to be an important symbol today, especially with so many assaults on the family and the upheaval in the world. We are hopeful that the sculpture will be a beacon of hope for people in our community,” said Anne Burleigh of Rabbit Hash, Kentucky. Mrs. Burleigh, along with her Read More
This article was written and published by Canadian Underwriter, Canada’s Insurance and Risk Magazine. Insurers in the United States will face competing priorities for resources and time over the next 12 months, with cyber security preparedness challenging overall regulatory compliance readiness, argues Wolters Kluwer Financial Services. While both cyber security and regulatory readiness will be major Read More
Manufacturing in Kentucky – 2016 Preview December 3, 2015 Hilton Cincinnati Airport 7373 Turfway Road Florence, KY 41042 1:15 PM – 4:15 PM, followed by a networking happy hour Additional details and agenda to follow. Email Andrea Patrick, email@example.com, with any questions or to RSVP. « Back to newsSubscribe
Join DBL Law and Blue and Co. for an engaging topic and exclusive afternoon of networking, as Jack “Goose” Givens, 1978 NCAA Champion, talks about where he’s been and where he’s going with the future of broadband in the state of Kentucky. Currently a VP at Bowlin Group, Jack has paved the way for KentuckyWired, Read More
DBL Law is pleased to announce that partner Kevin F. Hoskins has been named a 2015 Cincinnati Business Courier Forty Under 40 winner. This annual awards program recognizes young professionals in the Tri-State who have reached major milestones in their careers and also made significant contributions to the community. “It’s an honor to be recognized Read More
DBL Law is pleased to announce that Carrie Gilbert has joined the firm as an associate in the Health Care practice group. Gilbert advises healthcare clients on a variety of regulatory and general corporate matters
Judge Anthony Frohlich has a reputation as a winner that goes well beyond Boone County. Many of us know he runs an efficient docket, is a published author and commentator, and has pioneered a widely adopted felony mediation process, but he is also a winner outside the court house.