Margo L. Grubbs


Founding Partner

My passion for justice is my motivation and my overriding desire for every client I represent. I am dedicated to strongly and effectively advocating for my clients. I believe that every client deserves to be treated with dignity and respect.  I partner with my clients as we strive toward the most satisfactory solution to their legal challenges. I am honored to be the trusted advisor and strong advocate that families in Northern Kentucky have been turning to for 30 years.

In her more than 35 years practicing law in Northern Kentucky and Southwestern Ohio, Margo Grubbs has earned her reputation as a fierce advocate and trusted advisor for clients who come from a multitude of backgrounds and circumstances.  Ms. Grubbs is honored that her clientele includes families that have been retaining her services for two generations or more.  A passion for justice, a brilliant legal mind, and a very generous heart combine to make Margo Grubbs the attorney who will bring your legal challenges to the most satisfactory resolution.

Ms. Grubbs was born and raised in Northern Kentucky, lives in Covington’s beautiful historic district, spending her free time with her extended family, as well as volunteering for a number of civic improvement, political, and humanitarian organizations.


1980 – Juris Doctorate – Salmon P. Chase College of Law
1975 – Bachelor of Science, Psychology – Northern Kentucky University

Bar admissions

Commonwealth of Kentucky,State of Ohio
U.S. Federal Court Eastern District of Kentucky
U.S. Federal Court Southern District of Ohio
United States Supreme Court

Practice areas

Family Law
Same-Sex partnership
Criminal Law
Personal Injury
Wrongful Death
Civil litigation
Will, Living Will and Power of Attorney
Certified Family Mediator and General Mediato
Certified Life Coach in Enneagram Studies

Professional Memberships


Kentucky Bar Association
Kentucky Bar Foundation, Life Fellow
Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys
Northern Kentucky Bar Association
American Bar Association
American Trial Lawyers Association
Salmon P. Chase American Inn of Court, President 2001-2003


Kentucky Bar Association
Served on Board of Governors (2 Terms),
Presenter New Lawyers Skill Program
Diversity Committee (8 years)
Kentucky Bar Association
Chair of IOLTA Board of Trustees; served on Bar Committees including Educational Conclave, Specialization.Greater Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky Women’s Sports Assn., Former Board of Directors
Boone County Democratic Executive Committee, Secretary
Kentucky Department of Advocacy, Former Board of Directors
Northern Kentucky Women’s Political Caucus
Northern Kentucky Women’s Crisis Center,
Past Chair Board of Directors, Speakers’ Bureau, Finance Committee, Police-Hospital Liaison
Community Chest Council Planning and Allocation Division
Kentucky Crime Prevention Advisory Committee, Sub-Committee on Personal Security
Attorney General’s Task Force on Domestic Violence
Governor’s Task Force on Public Defenders
Kentucky Commission on Women
Transitions, Inc., Board of Directors
Community Chest Task Force on Homeless Children Studies
Kenton, Gallatin, Boone County Public Defender Corporation, Inc., Board Member
Boone County Jaycees
Cincinnati Bar Association

 Seminars & Continuing Legal Education

Dissection of a Personal Injury Claim
Workers’ Compensation in Kentucky
Family Law
Presenting Physical Evidence
KBA Convention and Judicial Conference
Recent Changes in Ethics, Boone County
Boone County Arbitration
Independent Adoptions
Errors of Breath-Blood-Urine Testing
KATA Mid-Winter Seminar & Convention
PSI: Nuts and Bolts
Ft-Soft Tissue Injuries
Kentucky Law Update
DUI Defense-Privileged Communications
Interprofessional Relations Mock Deposition
New Lawyer Skills Training Program
42nd Annual Practical Law Institute
Personal Injury Seminars, Speaker
Federal Bar Exam Seminar
Kentucky DUI Law
Civil Jury Instructions
Essentials of Estate Planning Workshop
What the Judge Expects: In Courtroom Professionalism
New Lawyers Program, Presenter
Ethics and Substance Abuse
25th Annual Public Defender Education Conference