Overview

Stephanie is a shareholder in Reminger’s Fort Mitchell office.  Her insurance defense practice is focused on representing employers and carriers in a wide range of matters arising out of workers’ compensation, including employee claims, coverage disputes, UCSPA proceedings, medical fee disputes, and subrogation actions.   

Stephanie is regarded as a talented appellate advocate, a role founded on her strong writing skills and experience as a staff attorney for Kentucky’s Workers’ Compensation Board.  Often called on to handle appeals of adverse decisions in large or complex claims, she has successfully briefed numerous cases before Kentucky’s Workers’ Compensation Board, Court of Appeals and Supreme Court.  For instance, Stephanie was assigned to represent US Bank on appeal from an adverse decision by an administrative law judge, and achieved a defense victory after presenting oral argument to the Kentucky Supreme Court, in US Bank Home Mortgage v. Schrecker, 2014 Ky. LEXIS 617 (Dec. 18, 2014).  

Stephanie frequently presents  on workers’ compensation issues to a variety of professionals, including insurance adjusters and risk managers.  As Chair of the Workers’ Compensation Section of the Kentucky Bar Association in 2011 – 2012, Stephanie collaborated with the Young Lawyers Section to produce a free program of continuing education for workers’ compensation professionals at four different venues across the state. Stephanie received a 2017 OARS award from Westfield Insurance Company, in recognition of her successful resolution of claims in a cost-effective and creative manner

Stephanie spends her weekends orienteering, adventure racing and gardening.  She believes every little girl should know how to use a compass and how to can green beans.

Honors & Recognitions

OARS Award, Westfield Insurance Company, 2017

University of Kentucky College of Law Trial Advocacy Board, National Team, 1994-95 

Graduate, University of Kentucky Honors Program, 1992 

Member, Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, 1992 

University of Kentucky Student Organizations Assembly, Outstanding Delegate Award, 1992 

Amry Vandenbosch Award for Outstanding Political Science Seniors, Second Place, 1992

Community & Professional

Kentucky Bar Association Chair
-Workers’ Compensation Section, 2011-2012 

Women Leaders in Insurance
-Conference Committee Member, 2012-present

Results

For a more complete list of trial results, please contact attorney.

News

Speaking Engagements

  • Appropriate Considerations and Strategy When Denying Workers' Compensation Claims
    Webinar, Jun 17, 2019
  • Returning Workers to Light and Modified Duty Employment
    Elizabethtown, KY, Feb 26, 2018
  • The “Coming and Going” Rule as applied to Kentucky Workers’ Compensation
    Louisville, KY, Dec 7, 2017
  • Causation/Unexplained Falls
    Louisville, KY, Nov 1, 2016
  • Kentucky Workers’ Comp Basics and Updates
    Dollar General Risk Management Team, Goodlettsville, TN, Apr 8, 2016
  • Nuts & Bolts of Kentucky Workers’ Comp.
    Sedgwick CMS In-house Workshop, Charleston, WV, Dec 15, 2015
  • Nuts & Bolts of Kentucky Workers’ Comp.
    York Risk Services In-house Workshop, Charleston, WV, Dec 15, 2015
  • Workers’ Compensation Issues in Employment Relationships in the Freelance Economy
    Kentucky Workers’ Compensation Education Association Annual Conference, Dec 7, 2015

Insights

Publications

Education

J.D., University of Kentucky College of Law, 1995

B.A., With Distinction, English & Political Science, University of Kentucky, 1992

Admissions

  • Commonwealth of Kentucky, 1996 
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky, 2011
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