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40 West Pike Street
Covington, Kentucky 41011Locate in Google Maps
Telephone: 859-394-6200
Fax: 859-392-7200
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Mailing Address: P.O. Box 12861, Covington, KY 41012-0861
Established: 1895

Practice Areas
  • Carrier Defense
  • Automobile
  • General Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Governmental Liability
  • Insurance Law
  • Surety
  • Life and Health
  • Disability
  • Accident
  • Litigation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Civil Rights
  • Employment Law
  • Construction Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Real Estate
  • Condemnation
  • Eminent Domain
  • Domestic Relations
  • Government Practice
  • Business Representation
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About Us
Adams, Stepner, Woltermann & Dusing, PLLC is a full-service law firm with offices in Covington, Kentucky, serving clients in Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana. The firm's attorneys have been providing unparalleled legal services in the Greater Cincinnati region for more than 100 years. Our entire legal team is focused on ensuring the highest quality representation while maintaining trust with positive results for every client that we serve.

Adams, Stepner, Woltermann & Dusing, PLLC is proud to offer a full range of legal services to meet any legal challenge, including business representation, litigation, government practice, estate planning and probate, employment law, commercial litigation and real estate.
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Client Information
Insurance Clients
American General GroupAmerican Specialist Claims Service, Inc.
American States Insurance CompanyAmerican Universal Insurance Company
Canadian Universal Insurance CompanyCatholic Mutual Group
Colonial Insurance CompanyThe Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States
Erie Insurance CompanyFederated Insurance Company
Forum Insurance CompanyGolden Rule Insurance Company
Grange Mutual Insurance CompanyThe Hartford Insurance Group
Hartford Specialty Risk Services, Inc.Home Insurance Company
Housing Authority Risk Retention Group, Inc.Imperial Casualty and Indemnity Company
J. C. Penney Casualty Insurance CompanyKentucky All Lines Fund
Kentucky Municipal Risk Management AssociationKentucky National Insurance Company
Life of the South Service CompanyManchester Insurance Group
Meridian Mutual Insurance CompanyMetropolitan Life Insurance Company
National Casualty CompanyOccidental Life Insurance Company of North Carolina
Ohio Casualty GroupPhoenix Life Insurance Company
Protective Life Insurance CompanyProvidence Washington Insurance Company
Providian Financial CorporationPuritan Insurance Company
Reliance Insurance GroupScottsdale Insurance Company
Sentry Insurance a Mutual CompanyState Automobile Mutual Insurance Company
Statesman Insurance CompanySummit Risk Services, Inc.
Sun Life Assurance Company of CanadaTennessee Farmers Mutual Insurance Company
Underwriters Safety and ClaimsVernon Fire & Casualty Insurance Company
Western and Southern Life Insurance Company
Non-Insurance Clients
Alternative Service Concepts, LLCMonumental Agency Group, Inc.
Moore Group, Inc.Sears, Roebuck and Co.
Tenco Services, Inc.
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Personnel Information
Members of the Firm
Jeffrey C. Mando
Covington, KY
Admitted
  • Kentucky, 1983
  • Ohio, 1990
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky, 1983
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 1986
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1998
Memberships:
  • American Bar Association (Tort and Insurance Practice Section)
  • Ohio State, Kentucky and Northern Kentucky (Board of Directors, 1988-1990) Bar Associations
  • Defense Research Institute
Education:
  • Thomas More College, B.A., 1980
  • Northern Kentucky University, Salmon P. Chase College of Law, J.D., 1983
Born:1959
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Stacey L. Graus
Covington, KY
Telephone:859-394-6200
Fax:859-392-7253
E-Mail:sgraus@aswdlaw.com
Admitted
  • Kentucky, 1991
  • Ohio, 1992
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky, 1992
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 1993
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio, 2000
Additional Biographical Details:
Lecturer-Continuing Legal Education (Workers' Compensation; Ethics; Personal Injury; Subrogation)
Memberships:
  • American and Kentucky (House of Delegates, 2000-2005), Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati Bar Associations
Education:
  • Northern Kentucky University, B.A., 1988
  • University of Kentucky, J.D. (with distinction), 1991
Born:1965
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Mary Ann Stewart
Covington, KY
Practice Areas
  • School Law
  • Civil Rights
  • Litigation
  • Municipal Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Public Entities
  • State and Federal Courts
Admitted
  • Kentucky, 1988
  • Ohio, 1989
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky, 1988
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio, 1989
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 1991
Memberships:
  • Kentucky (House of Delegates, 1994-2000), Northern Kentucky (Board of Directors, 1995-1999) and Cincinnati Bar Associations
Education:
  • Thomas More College, B.A. (magna cum laude), 1985
  • University of Cincinnati College of Law, J.D., 1988
Fraternity Information:
Phi Alpha Delta
Born:1963
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Scott M. Guenther
Covington, KY
Practice Areas
  • Construction Litigation
  • Defense Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Workers' Compensation
Admitted
  • Kentucky, 1993
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky, 1997
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 1998
Memberships:
  • Kentucky, Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati Bar Associations
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
Education:
  • University of Kentucky, B.B.A., 1989
  • University of Kentucky College of Law, J.D., 1993
Born:1967
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Gerald F. Dusing
Covington, KY
Practice Areas
  • Litigation
  • Commercial Law
  • Personal Injury
  • Administrative Law
  • Trial and Appellate Practice
Admitted
  • Kentucky, 1974
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky, 1974
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 1974
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1986
Education:
  • Thomas More College, B.A., 1971
  • University of Kentucky College of Law, J.D., 1974
Born:1949
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Daniel E. Linneman
Covington, KY
Practice Areas
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Malpractice
  • Insurance Defense
Admitted
  • Ohio, 2004
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio, 2006
Memberships:
  • Northern Kentucky, Ohio State and Cinncinati Bar Associations
Education:
  • Ohio University, B.A. (cum laude), 1999
  • University of Cincinnati College of Law, J.D. (with honors), 2004
Born:1975
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Donald L. Stepner
Covington, KY
Practice Areas
  • Construction Law
  • Product Liability
  • Business Law
  • Litigation
  • Malpractice
Admitted
  • Kentucky, 1966
  • Ohio, 1993
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky, 1966
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 1966
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1971
Additional Biographical Details:
City Attorney, City of Union, 1978; Kentucky Delegate, House of Representatives, American Bar Association; Lecturer, Kentucky Bar Association, Northern Kentucky University, Continuing Legal Education
Memberships:
  • American, Northern Kentucky, Ohio, Cincinnati and Kenton County (President, 1973) Bar Associations
  • Kentucky Bar Association (Board of Governors, 1990-1996; Vice President, 1997-1998; President-Elect, 1998-1999; President, 1999-2000)
  • Kentucky Defense Counsel Association
  • Kentucky Bar Foundation
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers
Education:
  • Wentworth Institute of Technology, A.A., 1958
  • Kentucky Wesleyan College, B.A., 1963
  • University of Kentucky, J.D., 1966
Born:1939
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