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Todd V. McMurtry

Litigation Attorney at Ft Mitchell, KY

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About Todd

Learn Todd’s areas of practice.

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Practice areas
  1. Litigation
    55%
    Todd has represented plaintiffs and defendants in a variety of jury trials throughout Kentucky and Ohio. He has also handled multiple matters through the arbitration process. Todd completed the course of study for the Harvard Mediation Institute.

    32 years

  2. Government
    20%
    I routinely represent and advise city and county governments, police officer, city employees, elected officials and private interests in the area of Municipal Law.

    32 years

  3. Banking
    10%
    I handle many matters for banks and borrowers. I assist with workouts, dispute resolution and litigation.

    32 years

  4. Real estate
    10%
    I represent governments, businesses and individuals in every area of real estate law.

    32 years

  5. Business
    5%
    In addition to his work as a civil trial attorney, Mr. McMurtry routinely advises his clients on all variety of day-to-day issues. He has assisted with employment, banking, leasing, real estate purchase, and shareholder relations.

    32 years

What do you need to know about me as a professional? First, I am skilled at resolving disputes – nearly any type of dispute. Whether through litigation, arbitration, mediation or negotiation; in state or federal court --for plaintiffs or defendants. I have tried to conclusion and through appeals a wide variety of business and personal lawsuits. I am a Harvard trained mediator, and I bring this training to the aid of my litigation clients.

Second, I treat every case from its inception as though it were headed to trial, preparing from the outset a strategy that adapts to the facts and the developing law, communicates persuasive themes, and which is built on an exhaustive development of the factual record. Whether arguing a motion to dismiss, a motion for summary judgment, or to a jury, my goal is to provide a simple yet persuasive story that compellingly states my client’s position.

Third, I am a pragmatist. If a case should settle, then I advise settlement. If a case should go to trial, we will prepare accordingly. Every bit of advice is geared to maximize my client’s position. In my view, the key to ultimate success is starting from the beginning with a plan for trial. That preparation will dictate the outcome.

Specialties

My practice focuses on civil litigation with an emphasis on business disputes, real estate, construction, and municipal law. I am available to mediate disputes in these areas, as well. I routinely advise business owners and executives on legal issues and help them through the decision making process.

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Licensed for 35 years
State OH
Status Active
Acquired 1998
Updated 11/09/2022
State KY
Status Active
Acquired 1987
Updated 12/20/2022

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Contact Todd

Todd V. McMurtry
250 Grandview Dr Ste 500
Suite 500
Ft Mitchell, KY, 41017-5646

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Posted by Ronnie | February 13, 2019
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| Hired Attorney
True professional
Todd McMurtry was my attorney for a very long litigation. He is honest, upfront and always in control. He is assuring in his manner of communication at all times. I have highly recommended Todd to other people. He always kept me informed about costs and tried to resolve issues in a timely manner.

Cost

Rates
  • Hourly Rates $ 400-450 per hour
Payment methods
Cash, Check

Resume

AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Member
  • Hemmer DeFrank Wessels, PLLC
  • 2015 - Present
  • Partner
  • Gerner & Kearns
  • 2012 - 2015
  • Partner
  • Dressman, Benzinger & La Velle, PSc
  • 2003 - 2012
  • Partner
  • Kohnen & Patton
  • 2001 - 2003
  • Associate Attorney
  • The McMurtry Law Firm
  • 1991 - 2001
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Education

  • Harvard Mediation Institute
  • Completed Mediation Workshop
  • 2010
  • Salmon P. Chase College of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1987
  • Centre College
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1984
  • Covington Latin School
  • High School
  • 1979
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Legal Cases

  • Bank Fraud
  • Victory after five day jury trial
  • Real Estate
  • Victory in trial Court
  • Insurance
  • Favorable settlement
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Associations

  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Board Governor
  • 2016 - Present
  • Northern Kentucky Bar Association
  • President
  • 2013 - 2016
  • Kentucky Bar Association, Legislative Committee
  • Executive Committee
  • 2011 - 2012

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Honors and Awards

  • Kentucky Superlawyers for Business Litigation
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2018
  • Cincy Leading Lawyer
  • Cincy Magazine
  • 2017
  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2016
  • BV Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 1994
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Publications

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Speaking Engagements

  • 6th District Bar Association
  • Family Law Update
  • 2017
  • 6th District Bar Association
  • Mediation Update
  • 2017

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Ft Mitchell Litigation Lawyer Todd V. McMurtry
Todd V. McMurtry
Litigation Attorney
Ft Mitchell, KY
Licensed for 35 years