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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Jake Fulcher, Josh Gessling to Present Overtime Pay Seminar for Southwest Indiana Chamber on August 4, 2016

KDDK labor and employment law attorneys Jake Fulcher and Josh Gessling will present a seminar at the Southwest Indiana Chamber on Thursday, August 4, 2016.  Fulcher and Gessling will discuss the U.S. Department of Labor’s recent regulatory changes impacting the payment of overtime and exempt classif...

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“Reasonable Procedure” Required Under OSHA’s New Accident Reporting Rule

On May 12, 2016, the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) published a final rule regarding reporting injuries and illnesses in the workplace and protecting employees who make those reports.  The new rule expands OSHA's enforcement powers, requires employers to make disclosures to e...

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Josh Gessling to Present in Advanced Business Law Seminar at ICLEF 2016 Masters Series Conference

KDDK labor and employment law attorney Josh Gessling will serve on the program faculty for the Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum (ICLEF) 2016 Masters Series Conference™ being held July 14 to July 16, 2016, in French Lick, Indiana.  Gessling will discuss wage and hour updates and employee ...

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With a keen understanding of people and organizations, his advocacy skills empower clients to effectively achieve their goals.

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Brian P. Williams

Co-Managing Partner
Joshua B. Gessling

Assist business clients with workforce management and operational issues in the U.S. and abroad.

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Joshua B. Gessling

Shannon S. Frank

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

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Helps businesses, financial institutions, individuals, and other clients reach effective resolution for complex legal issues.

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Mark S. Samila

Co-Managing Partner

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