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Stephen M. Ruschell

Stephen Ruschell is a member of the firm's Real Estate Service Group. His practice focuses on condemnation, real property, mergers & acquisitions, general business law, zoning and land development.

Mr. Ruschell additionally represents companies in the areas of general corporate law, commercial lending and bond issues.

Recent News, Articles & Speaking Engagements

Bar Foundations

Kentucky Bar Association's Bench and Bar, September 2007
Bar Admissions
Kentucky
Firm Leadership

Retirement Plan Committee, Member

Real Estate Service Group, former Lexington Office Chair

Memberships
American Bar Association
Kentucky Bar Association
Fayette County Bar Association
Defense Research Institute
Kentucky Defense Counsel
Fayette County Bar Foundation, Fellow
Kentucky Bar Foundation, Fellow
Community Involvement

Kentucky Humanities Council, former Treasurer and Executive Committee

Triangle Foundation, Director

Commerce Lexington (Chamber of Commerce), Trustee

Education
More Than Stites & Harbison

Steve is a former chairman of the Fayette County Bar Foundation which he helped found in 2006. He was honored in June 2008 with the Justice James Keller Law Day Award for "dedicated and distinguished service to the Fayette County Community" for his work as organizer/founder/current chairman of the Fayette County Bar Foundation. He is also the former treasurer and a member of the Executive Committee of the Kentucky Humanities Council, a statewide organization fostering the humanities.

Steve enjoys playing golf, travel and is an avid sports fan with a passion for his alma mater's football and basketball teams. He most enjoys spending time with his three children and their spouses who reside in Lexington, Birmingham and New York City.

Accolades

Martindale-Hubbell® AV-Preeminent® Peer Review Rated

Best Lawyers in America®, Corporate Law, Land Use & Zoning Law & Litigation and Real Estate Law & Litigation (2008-19)

Best Lawyers in America®, Lexington Area Lawyer of the Year for Land Use and Zoning Law (2016)

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Best Lawyers in America honors 79 Stites & Harbison attorneys for 2018

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The Best Lawyers in America© 2018 has recognized 79 Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorneys as selected by their peers in 51 areas of practice. The number of honorees increased since last year, 74 to...
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LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The Best Lawyers in America© 2017 has recognized 74 Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorneys as selected by their peers in 51 areas of practice. The Best Lawyers in America© is a nationally recognized referral...
by Stites & Harbison, PLLC August 29, 2016
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UK College of Law honors Steve Beshear and Steve Ruschell

LEXINGTON, Ky.—The University of Kentucky (UK) College of Law recently inducted former Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorney Steve Beshear to its Hall of Fame for 2016. Inclusion in the Hall of Fame is the highest...
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Best Lawyers honors 72 Stites & Harbison attorneys for 2016

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Best Lawyers honors 89 Stites & Harbison attorneys for 2015

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LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Stites & Harbison announced today that 75 of its attorneys were recently selected by their peers for their work in 55 areas of practice in The Best Lawyers in America® 2012. Twenty-five of...
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Seventy-two Stites & Harbison attorneys honored in "Best Lawyers in America"

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