Margo L. Grubbs

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  Fort Mitchell’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.

Education:

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

Professional Memberships:

Present:

  • 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)

Past:

  • 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