Mike Duncan is a native of Northern Kentucky. Mike is admitted to practice in Kentucky and Ohio. Mike holds his Juris Doctorate from Chase College of Law/Northern Kentucky University (magna cum laude and Order of the Curia), and during his career taught for 15 years as an Adjunct Law Professor at Chase College of Law/Northern Kentucky University (Land Use and Municipal Law). Mike currently serves as General Counsel the Transit Authority of Northern Kentucky, after serving for many years Assistant General Counsel/Litigation Defense Counsel for TANK; as City Attorney for the City of Alexandria, Kentucky (1991 to present), and the City of Warsaw, Kentucky (2001 to present); in addition to having served over the years as counsel to various other municipal and governmental bodies, including the Campbell County & Municipal Board of Adjustment for many years, and as City Attorney for 12 years for the City of Villa Hills, Kentucky. Mike began representing the City of Falmouth, Kentucky in October, 2015 in the role of City Attorney.
Mike is engaged in the firm’s Municipal & Government Practice Group. He focuses on counseling mayors, city clerks, city council members, city officials, department heads, employees and members of the various boards and commissions of the cities, including Planning Commissions and Boards of Adjustment.
As a member of the firm’s Real Estate and Business & Corporate Practice Groups, Mike represents developers, landowners, purchasers, sellers, contractors and property owners’ associations in various real estate transactions, construction projects, zoning cases and land development.
Mike currently serves as a Board Member and Chair of the Boone County Ethics Board (having been a member since 1995, and many terms as Chair), he is a past Board Member and President of the Northern Kentucky Bar Association; and a past multi-term Chair for the Local Government Law Section of the Northern Kentucky Bar Association. He has been a frequent speaker at legal seminars and conventions relating to Land Use & Zoning, Municipal Law, Real Estate and Construction. He is a past Member and Treasurer of the Boone County Businessmen’s Association; a past Member, Treasurer and Chair of the Northern Kentucky Adult Reading Council; a past Member and past Chair of the Saint Paul Parish Council; and a past Member and past Chair of the Woodson Bend Property Owners’ Association.
Mike lives in Hebron with his wife, Diane. He enjoys spending time with their four children and nine grandchildren. He also enjoys spending time at their property at Lake Cumberland.