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Member Profile: Henry L. Stephens

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Mediation Offices
710 Gallant Fox Lane
Union, KY 41091
Email: Click for email

Tel: (859) 630-1204
Fax: (859) 384-3512

KY Chapter:

Henry L. Stephens regularly travels out of state to Indiana, Ohio, West Virginia

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ADR Services Include:

Mediation; Early Neutral Evaluation; Discovery Referee; Mini-Trial Judge; Special Master; ADR Training/CME


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Henry L. Stephens has substantive case experience in the following areas...

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Mr. Stephens is a Professor of Law at NKU Chase College of Law where he served as dean from 1985 to 1992 and currently teaches courses in Evidence, Trial Practice and Mediation. His career includes 16 years of general litigation practice with Middleton, Reutlinger and Baird, Robinson & McElwee, and Greenebaum Doll and McDonald, PLLC.He completed mediator training at Harvard Law School and began serving as a mediator in 1996. Having mediated over 2500 cases, he was listed in the inaugural edition, and each edition thereafter, of BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA in the category of Alternative Dispute Resolution (one of 8 Kentucky mediators so listed) and is listed in Martindale Hubbell’s Bar Registry of Preeminent Lawyers. in 2015 he was selected as "Lawyer of The Year" by Best Lawyers in America for mediation in the Greater Cincinnati Region. He brings to each mediation real solutions based upon his comprehensive knowledge of litigation, juries and verdicts, coupled with compassion, empathy , a "can do" attitude and a fervent commitment to resolution.

He and his wife Kathy are the proud parents of a professional golfer and instructor, a wonderful daughter in law, who is a pro golfer and instructor, and one grandson who doesn't have a chance of being anything other than a golfer!



  • Western Kentucky University, B.A., 1972
  • University of Kentucky College of Law, J.D., 1975
  • Moot Court Board; Staff, Kentucky Law Journal
  • Advanced Mediation Training, Harvard Law School, 1997

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Voted Best Lawyers' 2015 Cincinnati "Mediation Lawyer of the Year"
  • Recipient, Robert O. Lukowsky Outstanding Teaching Award, 2007, 2009
  • Master, Salmon P. Chase Inn of Court, 1994-present
  • Life Member, Sixth Circuit Judicial Conference 1992-Present;
  • Kentucky Bar Foundation:Charter Life Fellow, 1985-present; President, 1997-98 Member, KY Rules of Evidence Drafting Committee, 1987-1989; Member Evidence Rules Review Commission, Supreme Court of Kentucky, 2009-Present;
  • Member, Board of Directors, Cincinnati Bar Foundation, 1992-1996
  • Member, Board of Trustees, Center for The Resolution of Disputes, Inc., 1997-2002, President, 1999-2000;
  • Member, Board of Education, Covington Latin School, 2008-2012;
  • President, Board of Trustees, The Hillside Trust, 2009-2015
  • Member, Kentucky Justice Association
  • Commissioner, National Conference of Commissioners On Uniform State Laws, 2011-2017


I charge a flat rate of $295.00 per hour for all work performed, with no charge for local/regional travel( KY,OH, WV, IN, TN), no cancellation fee
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