“Both Emily and Cathy have truly distinguished themselves in the courtroom and in the community. The firm’s partners recognized their commitment and service to our clients and welcome them as new partners,” said managing partner Jim Dressman.
Emily is a partner in the firm’s litigation practice group with an emphasis in commercial and contract litigation, estate litigation, and banking and creditor’s rights. She is a 2003 graduate from the Salmon P. Chase College of Law and has a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Northern Kentucky University.
Emily currently serves as a board of director for the Kenton County Public Library Foundation and was elected president of the foundation in January 2013. Emily formerly served six years as a board of director for Welcome House of Northern Kentucky, including one year as president of the board of directors. She has also served as an adjunct faculty member of the Salmon P. Chase College of Law where she taught law students trial advocacy skills. Emily also helped spearhead fundraising efforts on behalf of the Cathleen W. Kirtley Memorial Fund, a charitable organization set up in honor of her late mother. This organization made significant contributions to the St. Elizabeth Medical Center Hereditary and High Risk Cancer Center.
Emily resides in Erlanger with her husband, daughter and son.
Cathy is a partner who practices employment law, healthcare law, medical malpractice, and workers’ compensation law. She is a 2002 graduate from Salmon P. Chase College of Law and also has a B.A. in Clinical Psychology and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Prior to entering the legal field, Cathy worked with adults with disabilities and was a critical care and emergency room nurse in two Northern Kentucky hospitals.
Cathy currently serves on the Board of Directors for Senior Services of Northern Kentucky, a non-profit organization that provides food, transportation and Ombudsman services to seniors throughout the Northern Kentucky area.
Cathy resides in Lakeside Park with her husband.« Back to news