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2022
Kahn, Dees, Donovan & Kahn has been ranked as one of America’s “Best Law Firms” for 2023 as compiled collaboratively by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®. “All three tier rankings represent the highest-level feedback a firm can receive and demonstrate the best in the legal industry across the United States,” according to...
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Again this year, the KDDK team is honored to have multiple attorneys receive recognition from The Best Lawyers in America©. Three KDDK attorneys have been recognized as “Lawyer of the Year” in Evansville for specific practice areas including Monica Edwards, Real Estate Law; Mark Samila, Corporate Law; and Jeffrey Ahlers, Labor Law – Management. “Lawyer of...
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Steve Hoar, a partner with Kahn, Dees, Donovan & Kahn, recently was presented with a Presidential Citation by the Indiana State Bar Association (ISBA) in Indianapolis. The award was in recognition of Steve’s work as chair of the Membership and Membership Benefits Committee and as ISBA delegate to the American Bar Association. “Steve has been...
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We are excited to welcome four new associate attorneys to the KDDK Team. All four recently learned that they passed the Indiana Bar Exam and will be sworn in on October 31st. From left: Jackson Treadway, Heather Heck, Makenzie Mehringer, and Lee Braun. Leland “Lee” M. Braun, an Evansville native, obtained his undergraduate degree in...
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Joshua 'J.R.' Trockman
Congratulations to KDDK Associate Joshua “J.R.” Trockman on being named to the Rotary Club of Evansville’s 20 Under 40 Class of 2022. The program recognizes individuals in the Evansville community who are younger than forty years old and have exhibited leadership qualities and characteristics in their various roles throughout the Evansville community. Trockman and his...
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Mike Schopmeyer Kahn, Dees, Donovan & Kahn, LLP (KDDK) is pleased to announce that Mike Schopmeyer, Partner and former Co-Managing Partner, has been named to IBJ Media’s Inaugural 250 Most Influential in Indiana. According to IBJ Media, the Indiana 250 is intended to recognize “individuals who are influential statewide or in Indiana communities or regions….people...
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The Senate Enrolled Act No. 204 (SEA 204) was enacted last year to provide more flexibility for health care decisions traditionally contained in a Health Care Advance Directive (Advance Directive). An Advance Directive is a legal document allowing an individual (known as a “declarant”) to designate another individual as their health care representative (HCR), who in...
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On June 9, 2022, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed the Family Bereavement Act (the Act), an amendment to the existing Child Bereavement Act. The Child Bereavement Act, which became law in 2016, allowed parents and guardians to take leave from work in the case of the loss of a child (biological, adopted, or fostered) or...
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If you are one of the hundreds of Evansville-area businesses affected by the recent Astound Broadband outage in Indiana, you may have options in recovering losses due to the service disruption. Local businesses began reporting the disruption on Wednesday, May 4th after what an Astound spokesperson described as “an unexpected glitch” on their servers as...
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On March 3, 2022, Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb signed into law House Bill 1001, which restricts COVID-19 vaccination requirements in the workplace. Restrictions An employer may not impose a requirement that employees receive a COVID-19 vaccination unless the employer provides individual exemptions that allow an employee to opt out of the requirement on the basis...
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