January 2019
Bingham Greenebaum Doll Named to
2019 "Best Law Firms" List
Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP has been named to the 2019 “Best Law Firms” list by U.S. News – Best Lawyers ® . The Firm received Tier 1 recognition in three metropolitan areas – Indianapolis, Louisville, and Lexington. 
US News & World Report Best Law Firms 2019
Gary Klotz
In Memoriam of Gary L. Klotz
It is with deepest sadness that we announce that Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP has lost a valued partner and friend, Gary L. Klotz. Gary passed away on Dec. 16, 2018, and he will be missed greatly by members of our firm and the legal community that will remember Gary for his gregarious nature and his passion for fine cuisine and wine.
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Four BGD Attorneys Ranked in Super Lawyers ® Top 25 Women Lawyers in Kentucky for Second Year
We are proud to announce that four BGD attorneys have been included in the Super Lawyers ® Top 25 Kentucky Women Lawyers list, more than any other firm in Kentucky. The Firm congratulates Janet P. Jakubowicz , Tandy C. Patrick , Melissa Norman Bork , and Margaret E. Keane .
Bingham Greenebaum Doll Welcomes Eight New Associates to Indianapolis and Louisville
BGD is pleased to announce the addition of eight Associates in two office locations. These associates join the Firm's Business Services, Litigation, Economic Development, and Tax & Employee Benefits departments.
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36 BGD Attorneys Recognized in the 2019 Kentucky and Ohio Super Lawyers ® Lists
The Firm is pleased to announce that 36 attorneys have been named to the 2019 Super Lawyers ®  lists in Kentucky and Ohio. Richard Boydston marks 15 years of inclusion in Ohio Super Lawyers ® , while J. Mark Grundy and Carmin D. Grandinetti celebrate 10 years on the Kentucky Super Lawyers ® list.
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R ecapping the 2018 BGD Legislative Conference

We would like to thank all of those who were a part of the authoritative policy discussions on issues impacting life and business in Indiana during the 27th Annual BGD Legislative Conference at the Indiana Convention Center on Dec. 12, 2018. The impressive lineup of speakers, including 25 elected officials, and a robust agenda helped make this year’s conference another premier event.
Indiana Supreme Court Rules, in a Matter of First Impression, “Blocked-Crossing” Statute Preempted under Federal Law

Indiana’s state motto is “the Crossroads of America” and, when it comes to railroad grade crossings, the Hoosier State lives up to its name. With 5,693 grade crossings, Indiana has the highest concentration of grade crossings in the country — one grade crossing for every 17 public-roadway miles in Indiana.
Municipal Utility Sale Affirmed with Valuable Practice Pointers Learned

A recent Indiana Court of Appeals decision provides valuable practice pointers for municipalities considering the sale of their utilities. Municipalities that do not comply exactly with statute when selling a utility do not necessarily doom the sale.
Judge Finds Accepting HUD Subsidy Does Not Stop Eviction Process

During a tenant’s eviction proceeding from Section 8 housing, the tenant raised the novel argument that the HUD subsidy toward his rent constituted a partial payment of his rent. As such, he argued that the landlord waived its right to evict him under the Uniform Residential Landlord Tenant Act. There is no Kentucky case law on whether the HUD subsidy constitutes a partial payment under URLTA.
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Five Reasons Why Everyone Needs an Estate Plan

With less individuals owing federal estate tax thanks to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, you may wonder, “Do I need an estate plan if my estate will not be taxed?” The answer is yes, you do need an estate plan because your estate plan is much more than a tool to reduce federal estate taxes.
Kentucky’s Top 10 Biggest Tax Developments in 2018

Kentucky saw quite a few significant tax developments in 2018, including a broad expansion of the sales tax to many services. Let's take a closer look at the 10 biggest developments.