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

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New Trade Secrets Law Requires Certain Disclosures

Employers should be aware that on May 11, 2016, President Obama signed the Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) into law (modifying 18 U.S.C. §§ 1831, et seq.)  The provisions of the DTSA became effective immediately, but only apply to a misappropriation of trade secrets occurring on or after the DTSA’s ...

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Jake Fulcher, Josh Gessling to Speak to Evansville-Area Human Resources Association June 16, 2016

KDDK labor and employment lawyers Jake Fulcher and Josh Gessling will be featured at the Evansville-Area Human Resources Association (EHRA) meeting on Thursday, June 16, 2016.  Fulcher and Gessling will discuss the U.S. Department of Labor’s recent regulatory changes impacting the payment of overtim...

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SCOTUS Clarifies “Actual Fraud” Bankruptcy Exception; Companies Should Take Utmost Care in Managing Assets

When does omission become a lie?  Is it still lying if you don’t actually make any false statements?  Consider the same in the context of fraud. Fraud by omission is still fraud, as recently held by the Supreme Court of the United States.  Previously, the courts required some affirmative “lie” or...

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

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Patrick C. Thomas


    Substantial labor law experience, focusing on crafting efficient, timely solutions to each client’s unique business interests.

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    Larry R. Downs

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    Monica Edwards

    Brings scientific experience as a technical services chemist and environmental consultant to her practice of environmental law.

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    Finds practical, successful solutions to business and individual clients’ challenges, taking time to understand each situation.

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