Recognitions

Kahn, Dees, Donovan & Kahn and our attorneys deeply value professional excellence and community involvement.  Though committed to living these values without want for accolades, we are humbled to have been recognized throughout the years for these efforts.

  • KDDK’s Christy Streicher Receives Florence Britzius Legal Secretary Award
    • Presented at the Evansville Bar Association-Volunteer Lawyer Program-Legal Secretaries of Southwestern Indiana Awards Luncheon, the purpose of the Florence Britzius Award is to recognize the legal secretary who has shown outstanding commitment to the profession and the legal community.  Christy truly epitomizes the standards by which the recipient of this award is selected:  Years of service, education, personal efforts to improve professionalism, service to the profession of legal secretary, and civic activities.
    • April 15, 2015
  • KDDK Labor and Employment Law Attorneys Recognized by Indiana Super Lawyers® Magazine
    • Jake R. Fulcher and Joshua B. Gessling, both labor and employment law attorneys at KDDK, have been recognized as Rising Stars in the legal profession in the 2015 edition of Indiana Super Lawyers® MagazineJake Fulcher has been named a Rising Star in Employment and Labor Law for the fifth time. Fulcher exclusively represents employers in all aspects of labor and employment law. Josh Gessling has been named a Rising Star in Employment and Labor Law for the second consecutive year. Gessling assists businesses in a broad range of employment and labor law matters, and provides litigation and trial services for the firm’s clients.
    • February 18, 2015
  • KDDK Attorneys Listed in The Best Lawyers in America© 2015
    • Mike Schopmeyer, Jeff Helfrich, and Kent Brasseale have been selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America©2015.  G. Michael (Mike) Schopmeyer, a KDDK Co-Managing Partner, was selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in the fields of Environmental Law and Litigation–Environmental.  Jeffrey K. Helfrich, also a KDDK Co-Managing Partner, was selected for inclusion inBest Lawyers in the field of Commercial Transactions/UCC Law. Kent A. Brasseale II, a KDDK Partner, was selected for inclusion in Best Lawyers in the field of Real Estate Law.  Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which almost 50,000 leading attorneys cast nearly five million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel magazine has calledBest Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”
    • August 18, 2014
  • KDDK Earns Recertification in Meritas, a Global Alliance of Independent Business Law Firms
    • KDDK has been awarded recertification in Meritas, a global alliance of independent business law firms. KDDK joined Meritas in December 1994, and, as a condition of its membership, is required to successfully complete recertification every three years. The recertification process includes exacting self-assessment, peer review by other law firms and client feedback. It examines such factors as timeliness and quality of a firm’s client service, professional conduct and adherence to Meritas policies including acknowledgement of Meritas firm or client correspondence within 24 hours.
    • July 15, 2014
  • Brian P. Williams Elected President of Boy Scouts of America Central Region
    •  Brian P. Williams, a Co-Managing Partner at Kahn, Dees, Donovan & Kahn, LLP (KDDK), was formally elected President of the Central Region of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) at the 2014 BSA National Annual Meeting, held May 22 and 23 in Nashville, Tenn. Brian has made a nearly-lifelong commitment to Scouting. For the past two years, he has served as Executive Vice President of the Central Region. As Central Regional President, he will succeed David L. Steward, founder and Chairman of the Board of World Wide Technology, Inc.
    • May 22, 2014
  • KDDK Attorneys Recognized by Indiana Super Lawyers® Magazine
    • Six KDDK attorneys were recognized for outstanding legal representation in the 2014 edition of Indiana Super Lawyers© Magazine. According to www.SuperLawyers.com, the objective is to create a credible, comprehensive and diverse listing of outstanding attorneys that can be used as a resource for attorneys and consumers searching for legal counsel.
    • February 12, 2014
  • Jeffrey K. Helfrich Named a KDDK Co-Managing Partner