Michael A. Duncan

Attorney at Law

Michael A. Duncan is admitted to practice law in the State of Ohio and the Commonwealth of Kentucky, as well as the Eastern and Western Federal District Courts in Kentucky, the Southern Federal District Court in Ohio, and the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Mike is engaged in the firm’s Municipal & Government Law 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.

Mike currently serves as General Counsel to the Transit Authority of Northern Kentucky (TANK), after serving for many years as Assistant General Counsel/Litigation Defense Counsel for TANK.

He also serves as City attorney for the City of Alexandria, Kentucky (1991 to present), and the City of Warsaw, Kentucky (2001 to present). Additionally, Mike began representing the City of Walton, Kentucky in December of 2017, in the role of City Attorney.

Mike has served over the years as counsel to various other municipal and governmental bodies, including the Campbell County & Municipal Board of Adjustment currently and for many years, and as City Attorney for 12 years for the City of Villa Hills, Kentucky and for 3 years as Falmouth City Attorney.

As a member of the firm’s Real Estate and Business & Corporate Law Groups, Mike represents developers, landowners, purchasers, sellers, contractors and property owners’ associations in various real estate transactions, construction projects, zoning cases and land development.

MORE ABOUT MICHAEL A. DUNCAN

Mike holds his Juris Doctorate from Chase College of Law/Northern Kentucky University (magna cum laude and Order of the Curia).

During his career, Mike taught for 15 years as an Adjunct Law Professor at Chase College of Law/Northern Kentucky University, teaching Land Use and Municipal Law.

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 Duncan is a native of Northern Kentucky. He lives in Hebron with his wife, Diane. He enjoys spending time with their four children and eleven grandchildren. He also enjoys spending time on their property at Lake Cumberland.

Education

  • Undergraduate: Northern Kentucky University
  • Law School: NKU Chase College of Law

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio: 1986
  • Kentucky: 1985

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