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Graydon Head Attorney J. Stephen Smith '95 Elected to Kentucky Bar Association Board of Governors


J. Stephen Smith '95CINCINNATI & NORTHERN KENTUCKY– Graydon Head is pleased to announce the election of J. Stephen Smith to a second term on the Kentucky Bar Association Board of Governors, representing the 6th District. Smith has admirably served the KBA in a number of roles over the years. His previous involvement with the KBA includes serving on the Ethics Committee and Ethics Hotline (2005 - June 2011). As a Hotline member he provided ethics guidance to Kentucky attorneys in the 21 counties of the 6th Appellate District. Smith is also an adjunct professor at the University Of Cincinnati College Of Law, where he teaches Ethics. 

Licensed in Kentucky, Ohio, and Indiana, Smith has a background in employment law and litigation, complex commercial disputes, construction, white collar crime, professional ethics, attorney discipline, and securities arbitration. His clients range from family businesses to multinational corporations in both state and federal courts. Smith practices in Graydon Head’s Northern Kentucky office and is a resident of Ft. Mitchell, Kentucky.

Graydon Head attorneys serve clients in a variety of industries with particular experience working with clients in: banking and financial services; commercial real estate; media, communications and information; construction; health, education and human services; and manufacturing. The Firm’s personal planning group provides legal counsel to many local business owners and their executives and families in the estate planning and administration area. With offices Downtown on Fountain Square, in Northern Kentucky at the Chamber Center, and in the Butler/Warren area at University Pointe, the Firm provides convenient accessibility to clients in key areas of the growing Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky region.