Providing Results-Oriented Legal Services Since 1908

Kahn, Dees, Donovan & Kahn, LLP, is an experienced full-service law firm in Evansville, Indiana, dedicated to effectively serving the legal needs of regional, national and international clients. Our philosophy of effective representation has earned us our reputation of providing results-oriented legal services with high levels of client satisfaction.

Our clients include privately-held and public companies, healthcare providers, professionals, financial institutions, manufacturers, universities, insurers, non-profit organizations, individuals, and trusts and estates. Relationships with our clients are highly-valued; and we strive to be long-term counselors and partners to successfully meet each client’s unique needs.


To achieve effective representation, we listen and understand the client’s long-term objectives, timelines and budgets, and utilize a collaborative, principled approach to resolve issues


Since our founding in 1908, clients have the assurance of our stability and know-how to deliver the highest quality legal services


Vested in the success of our clients and community, we are attuned to emerging legal issues, industry trends and economic indicators

Practice Areas

Who Owns the Tree that Sits on Your Property Line?

Having to cope with an unwanted tree that sits directly on one’s property line is an understandable frustration.  However, a property owner should exercise caution before taking matters into their own hands because longstanding legal principles do not favor an adjoining neighbor cutting down a tree ...

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Extension to File 706 to Preserve Estate Tax Exemptions

Portability has become an important concept in estate planning and administration since it was first codified in 2010, and made permanent under the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012.  For individuals passing away after 2010, portability provides that if the spouse who passes away first does not f...

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Can a Juvenile Be Questioned by Police at School Without A Miranda Warning?

Today, the Indiana Supreme Court traveled to Evansville, Indiana, to hear oral arguments on whether a juvenile can be questioned by police at school without receiving the Miranda warnings. The answer depends on whether the juvenile is being questioned by police in a “custodial interrogation,” meanin...

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Utilizes his accounting and financial background to provide legal, practical business analysis in transactions and disputes.

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Steven M. Theising


Civil litigator and defense trial attorney, assists individuals, businesses and governmental entities in variety of claims.

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Patrick C. Thomas


    Significant experience representing employers and both public and private universities, in a broad range of issues.

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    Jon D. Goldman


    Provides exceptional service to clients, focusing on the construction industry, closely-held companies and individuals.

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