KBA Ethics Opinion E-442: Beware “Reply All”

Email communications are a staple of the practice of law. Consider that the United States issued a copyright for the term “EMAIL” in August 1982, and according to a study conducted by the Radicati Group in 2017, there were 3.7 billion email users sending about 269 billion emails a day. To many of us, it … Read more

Welcome, Meredith Cave!

Kinkead & Stilz is pleased to welcome Meredith Cave as a summer associate. Ms. Cave is a rising 3rd year at the University of Kentucky College of Law. Ms. Cave previously attended Georgetown College and is native to the Central Kentucky area. Ms. Cave will be focusing her summer work on civil litigation matters. We … Read more

 Why you, too, need a workplace sexual harassment policy

As an employer, ensuring that your workplace is free of harassment isn’t just the right thing to do; it has many practical benefits, including improved employee morale and productivity. But even if you think your anti-harassment stance goes without saying, adopting and following a written policy aimed at preventing and, if necessary, redressing illegal harassment … Read more

Kinkead & Stilz Ethics and Tax Conference

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 its … 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 … 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

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