Richard M. Wehrle

Richard Wehrle is a Member of the firm and is based in the Lexington office. His practice focuses on trusts and estate administration, estate planning and charitable giving, charitable and non-profit organizations, estate and gift taxes, probate, and fiduciary law. He is also a Certified Public Accountant.

Recent News, Articles & Speaking Engagements

In Trusts We Still Trust

by Greg Paeth, The Lane Report, November 15, 2017
Bar Admissions
Supreme Court of Kentucky
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky
U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky
U.S. Tax Court
Firm Leadership

Management Committee (Feb. 2020-present)

American Bar Association
Kentucky Bar Association
Fayette County Bar Association
American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, Fellow
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Kentucky Society of Certified Public Accountants
Society of Financial Service Professionals
Bluegrass Estate Planning Council
More Than Stites & Harbison

Prior to joining Stites & Harbison, Richard was a partner at Bowles Rice LLP in Lexington, Kentucky, handling trusts and estate planning for eight years. Prior to that, he worked at Bowles Rice's predecessor firm, Vimont & Willis PLLC for 20 years working in the trusts and estate practice.

Richard is a member of a variety of accounting financial service organizations. He also serves on the foundation board of Bluegrass Community and Technical College and Blue Grass Community Foundation.


Best Lawyers in America®, Trusts & Estates (2019-22)

Martindale-Hubbell® AV-Preeminent® Peer Review Rated

Kentucky Super Lawyers® (2009-10)

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