Providing Results-Oriented Legal Services Since 1908

Kahn, Dees, Donovan & Kahn, LLP, is an experienced full-service law firm in Evansville, Indiana, dedicated to effectively serving the legal needs of regional, national and international clients. Our philosophy of effective representation has earned us our reputation of providing results-oriented legal services with high levels of client satisfaction.

Our clients include privately-held and public companies, healthcare providers, professionals, financial institutions, manufacturers, universities, insurers, non-profit organizations, individuals, and trusts and estates. Relationships with our clients are highly-valued; and we strive to be long-term counselors and partners to successfully meet each client’s unique needs.


To achieve effective representation, we listen and understand the client’s long-term objectives, timelines and budgets, and utilize a collaborative, principled approach to resolve issues


Since our founding in 1908, clients have the assurance of our stability and know-how to deliver the highest quality legal services


Vested in the success of our clients and community, we are attuned to emerging legal issues, industry trends and economic indicators

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Government Cybersecurity Newsletter Coincides with $5.5 Million Settlement

In January 2017, the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) released a newsletter entitled “Understanding the Importance of Audit Controls.”  Shortly after its release, HHS announced a $5.5 Million settlement, one of the largest reported settlement payments to date for violations of th...

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BREAKING: 7th Circuit Ruling Gives Title VII Protection to Sexual Orientation

The Seventh Circuit just became the first federal appellate court in the country to extend Title VII protection to discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. The decision was issued today in Hively v. Ivy Tech Community College. In Hively, the plaintiff was a part-time adjunct professor w...

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Jeff Ahlers

Experienced attorney who routinely represents and defends individuals, businesses, insurance companies, and units of government.

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    Significant experience representing employers and both public and private universities, in a broad range of issues.

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    Jon D. Goldman

    Joshua B. Gessling

    Assist business clients with workforce management and operational issues in the U.S. and abroad.

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    W. Royal Gearhart

    Works to find effective solutions to legal issues using his unique mix of analytical ability and creativity. Y habla Español.

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