Kinkead& Stilz Ethics and Tax Conference

Join Us. MAY 18, 8:00AM -12:25PM FREE TO ATTEND Embassy Suites 1801 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY 40511 RSVP Kay Rue at KRue@ksattorneys.com CREDIT AVAILABLE CLE 3.75 hours (including 2 hours Ethics credit) CE 4 hours PENDING (including 2 hours Ethics credit) CPE 4 hours (including 2 hours Ethics credit) SCHEDULE 8:00 Registration / Continental Breakfast 8:30 … Read more

K&S Wins Tax Appeal

K&S is pleased to announce that Member Mike Reynolds and Melissa Mattox, CPA, were recently successful in the appeal of a six figure tax penalty on behalf of a client with several central Kentucky locations. The client was assessed a penalty solely for a clerical error in failing to report W-2s to the Social Security … Read more

K&S Successful at Trial

  Kinkead & Stilz is pleased to announce successful results after years of litigation and trial by founding partner Shelby Kinkead. M&T Logging, Inc., the holder of a surface mining permit, sued B&W Resources, Inc., a surface mining company that had contracted with M&T in the Perry Circuit Court. M&T alleged that B&W had violated … Read more

K&S Authors Published in Common Defense

  Tonya Rager and David Trevey have had an article published by the Kentucky Defense Counsel on Digital Breakups: What Should Happen to Digital/Electronic Information When you Leave a Law Firm” . The article explores issues related to the ethics of leaving a law firm and what should happen to email, calendars, and other digital information that happens when lawyers leave firms. It also touches upon what steps a lawyer can reasonably … Read more

Kinkead & Stilz Supreme Court Victory

  Kinkead & Stilz litigation attorneys D. Barry Stilz and Lynn Sowards Zellen recently obtained a favorable ruling from the Kentucky Supreme Court regarding the scope of the Police Officers Bill of Rights.   The case originated after then-Boyle County Sheriff Marty Elliott terminated one of his deputies as a result of complaints by grand … Read more

Don’t Get Stuck Paying Your Ex-Partner’s Taxes: The New Partnership Audit Rules Now Apply

  The New Partnership Audit Rules apply for tax years beginning in 2018, so be sure you have reviewed and updated your partnership agreements and limited liability operating agreements. The Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015, signed on November 2, 2015, made dramatic changes not only to the way the Internal Revenue Service audits partnerships but … Read more

Leasing Legalese

As we make our way into a new year, and the economy continues to improve, I find myself preparing and reviewing more and more commercial leases. There is always an adversarial relationship to some extent between the tenant and landlord. Generally speaking, the owner wants market rent, which increases over time while the tenant wants … Read more

Kinkead & Stilz Attorneys named 2018 SuperLawyers

Kinkead & Stilz is pleased to announce that Robert C. Stilz, Jr, Robert “Coley” C. Stilz, III and David A. Trevey have all been named to the 2018 Kentucky SuperLawyers List. Robbie is as a SuperLawyer in Real Estate and Banking, Coley is named as a Rising Star in General Litigation and David is named … Read more

Melanie S. Marrs named 2017 Defense Counsel of the Year by KDC

Kinkead & Stilz Attorney Member Melanie S. Marrs received her award for co-Defense Counsel of the Year from the Kentucky Defense Counsel on Friday, November 10, 2017. Melanie was honored by the KDC along with Ashley K. Brown of Ward, Hocker & Thornton, PLLC. The photo shows a group from Kinkead & Stilz that attended … Read more

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