Donald Stepner ‘56
Wentworth Institute AA, 1958
Kentucky Wesleyan College, BA 1963
University of Kentucky College of Law, JD 1966
Has practiced law for 42 years. Specializes in Personal Injury Litigation, Construction Law, Products Liability, Professional Malpractice. Member of American Bar Association (House of Delegates), Kenton County Bar Association (President 1974), Northern Kentucky Bar Association, Kentucky Bar Association (President 1999-2000), Ohio Bar Association, admitted to United States Supreme Court.
Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers (top 10% of trial lawyers in U.S.)
Distinguished Lawyer Award – Northern Kentucky Bar Association
AV rating, Legal Publication Martindale Hubbell (top rating one can achieve)
Recipient, Gavel Award, Award of Merit - Kenton County Bar Association
Listed, the Best Lawyers in the United States. Listed in Kentucky Super Lawyers Magazine
University of Louisville – Guthrie Circle Wall of Honor for Leadership. Public Advocate Award.
High School Soccer Referee, President of Kentucky High School Soccer Association (5 years)
Advice to Students
Don't be afraid to venture into unfamiliar territory.
Doing nothing is worse than taking chances and losing.
Inducted November 25, 2008