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Robert Edward Sanders

also known as Bob Sanders

Practice areas:

Medical Malpractice, Defective and Dangerous Products, Trucking Accident, Birth Injury, Brain Injury, Personal Injury

About Me

PERSONAL SIDE:


 


My wife, Shirley, and I have been married for 45 years. We have three adult children-- Rob, Maria, and Justin. All three are lawyers. Rob is the Commonwealth's Attorney, the elected felony prosecutor, for the 16th Judicial District of Kentucky. Maria manages our law firm, and teaches Yoga as a nationally certified instructor. Rob's wife, Delana, and our son, Justin, are partners in our firm. Maria's husband, Kal, is a partner in the Cincinnati firm of Keating, Meuthing & Klekamp. Our kids have blessed us with four grandchildren, two boys and two girls.  We  enjoy spending lots of time with  our children and grandchildren. They are our best friends.


 


My main leisure time hobbies are motorcycling, off-roading Hummer trucks, and shooting sports. I have logged well over a half million miles on motorcycles since I began riding at age 16. My regular scoot is a 1992 Harley Heritage that I've owned since it was new. I have two Hummers--an H1 and an H2. The H1 is my main off-road ride, although I've also had the H2 off-road at Black Mountain and Windrock Mountain. I am an NRA Certified Range Safety Instructor. I shoot trap and sporting clays, pistols, rifles, and shotguns. 


 


Shirley and I have a second home in the French Quarter of New Orleans, Louisiana.  We are music fans and have attended the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival every year since the mid-1980s. 


 


We know how important "family" is.  We will take care of your family with the same attention, hard-work, and love with which we take care of our own family.


 


 

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1972

  1. Medical Malpractice: 30%
    32 years, 500 cases
  2. Trucking Accident: 20%
    34 years, 100 cases
  3. Defective and Dangerous Products: 20%
    36 years, 150 cases
  4. Brain Injury: 10%
    29 years, 100 cases
  5. Other: 19%
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Payment

Fees:

Contingent (33-40%)

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Paul Joseph Dickman

    Bob Sanders is a easily one of the best trial lawyers in Northern Kentucky!

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    Paul Dickman Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Nicholas Mayaux Nighswander

    Bob Sanders is a lawyer's lawyer in the hall of fame category for trial lawyers in Kentucky and the Greater Cincinnati area. I endorse him for this listing.

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    Nicholas Nighswander Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

1017 Russell Street
The Charles H. Fisk House
Covington, KY, 41011-3052

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
OHActive197207/18/2015
KYAuthorized to practice law197201/25/2011

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2014
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2014
Top 50 Lawyers in KentuckySuper Lawyers Magazine2014
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2013
Top 50 Lawyers in KentuckySuper Lawyers Magazine2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
Top 50 Lawyers in KentuckySuper Lawyers Magazine2012
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2012
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2011
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
Top 50 Lawyers in KentuckySuper Lawyers Magazine2011
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2010
Super Lawyers - Top 50 Lawyers in KentuckyKentucky Monthly Magazine2010
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2009
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
Super Lawyer - Top 50 Lawyers in KentuckyKentucky Monthly Magazine2009
Super Lawyers - Top 50 Lawyers in KentuckyKentucky Monthly Magazine2008
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2008
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2008
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers in America2008
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2007
Super Lawyer - Top 50 Lawyers in KentuckyKentucky Monthly Magazine2007
Super Lawyer - Top 50 Lawyers in KentuckyKentucky Monthly Magazine2006
Super Lawyers - Top 50 Lawyers In KentuckyKentucky Monthly Magazine2006
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2006
Super Lawyers - Top 50 Lawyers in KentuckyKentucky Monthly Magazine2005
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2005
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2004
Super Lawyer - Top 50 Attorneys in KentuckyKentucky Monthly Magazine2004
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2003
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2002
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2001
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2000
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell1999
Lifetime Achievement AwardNorthern Kentucky Bar Association1999
Perlman Trial Lawyer of the Year AwardKentucky Justice Association1998
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell1998
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell1997
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell1996
AV Preiminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatingMartindale-Hubbell Corp.1995
M-H Bar Register of Preeminent AttorneysMartindale-Hubbell1994

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing PartnerThe Sanders Law Firm1972 - Present

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Salmon P. Chase American Inn of CourtPresident2004 - 2006
Salmon P. Chase American Inn of CourtMaster1999 - Present
American Association for JusticeBoard of Governors1998 - 2003
Kentucky Justice AssociationPresident1997 - 1998
Kentucky Justice AssociationBoard of Governors1982 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Negligent Parking Operations of Concert Center Causes Crash$14,000,000 jury verdict for Plaintiff
Rainwater v. Confidential Defendant$5,140,797 settlement
Prescription Medical Malpractice / Automobile Collision Verdict:Verdict for Plaintiffs: $4,100,000

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
The Advocate (Kentucky Justice Association)Abolition of the Impact Rule and Unintended Consequences of Osborne v. Keeney2014
Northern Kentucky Law ReviewBystander's Right to Bring a Cause of Action for Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress in Kentucky: An Analysis of Major v. General Motors Corp. and Deutsch v. Shein2011
The Advocate, Journal of the Kentucky Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys• The New Kentucky Evidence Rules, Provisions that Should Worry Criminal Defense Lawyers1991
AAJ TrialProducts Liability, Unplugging Faulty Heat Tapes1990
The Advocate, Journal of the Kentucky Association of Criminal Defense AttorneysSelf Defense, Battered Woman Syndrome1989

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of CincinnatiN/AlawN/A

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
My Favorite Rule in the BookKRE 801A - The Jett Rule2014