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Richard C. Stephenson

Of Counsel , Lexington KY


Richard C. Stephenson

Of Counsel , Lexington KY

Richard is Of Counsel in Stoll Keenon Ogden’s Lexington office and has been with the firm since 1972. He is a member of the Labor, Employment & Employee Benefits practice. He has extensive experience representing management in the area of labor and employment law.

Richard is AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rated™ by Martindale-Hubbell® for his many legal accomplishments. He also served with the US Army from 1962-1969 in various command and staff counterintelligence assignments, including two tours of duty in the Republic of Vietnam.

Richard is a member of the Fayette County, Kentucky, and American Bar associations. He is active within the community, serving as a Trustee for Shakertown at Pleasant Hill. He is a former director of the Northside Neighborhood Association and a former member of the University of Kentucky College of Law Visiting Committee. Richard, who is married with two children, enjoys reading, canoeing, and pistol shooting in his free time.



University of Kentucky College of Law, 1972, J.D.

United States Military Academy at West Point, 1962, B.S.


Admitted In

  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky

  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky

  • U.S. Supreme Court

  • Kentucky

Professional & Community Activities

  • American Bar Association

  • Kentucky Bar Association

  • Fayette County Bar Association

  • Shakertown at Pleasant Hill, Kentucky, Inc., trustee

  • Northside Neighborhood Association, former director

  • University of Kentucky College of Law Visiting Committee, former member


  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®

  • Order of the Coif

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