David A. Schneider, Attorney at Law


EMAIL: dschneider@zslaw.com

David A. Schneider is a senior partner with the firm and is admitted to practice in Kentucky and Ohio. Dave holds degrees from Thomas More College (B.A.) and the University of Cincinnati College of Law (J.D. and Order of the Coif). Dave has been with the firm for almost fifty years with the firm and has practiced in the areas of Zoning and Land Use Law, Wills and Probate Practice, and Elder Law. Dave has served as general counsel to many governmental and municipal bodies, along with major financial institutions. Dave was also the attorney for the Transit Authority of Northern Kentucky (T.A.N.K.) when it was formed in 1971 and has continuously represented T.A.N.K. as General Counsel.

Upon graduation from law school, Dave was selected to participate in the Attorney General’s Honor Program of the Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. under then Attorney General Robert Kennedy. After his service as a Justice Department attorney, Dave was recruited to serve as Assistant Attorney General for the State of Kentucky. While in Frankfort, he drafted Kentucky’s coal surface mining legislation. For his efforts, Dave received Kentucky’s Outstanding Young Man of the Year award. In 1968, Dave left government service and returned to private practice in his hometown of Northern Kentucky.

The recipient of numerous civic and professional awards, Dave also served as President of the Kentucky Bar Foundation. In 1997, he received the Northern Kentucky Bar Association Distinguished Lawyer Award and is a Life Fellow of the Kentucky Bar Foundation.

When not practicing law, Dave enjoys golfing, watching his grandchildren play sports, attending theatre and musical productions, and traveling.