Jeffrey C. Mando


Adams, Stepner, Woltermann & Dusing, PLLC


Immunity Defenses Under Federal and State Law

Jeffrey C. Mando is a premier government litigation attorney trying cases in Kentucky and Ohio. With over 35 years of experience as a trial attorney, Jeff aggressively represents state and local governments in high risk and high profile litigation cases, including police shootings and jail death in custody cases. He has tried over 80 cases to a jury both in state and federal courts in Ohio and Kentucky. He has also successfully defended and prosecuted appeals for his clients and has conducted over 60 appellate oral arguments. He is counsel of record in numerous published opinions.

Jeff is able to quickly assess his client’s position and has tremendous instincts as to whether his client should settle the case or proceed to trial. When working on a high risk/high profile government litigation case, his team is nimble, leverages all available resources, and maximizes the budget in order to prevail on a case. With regard to his government litigation practice, Jeff handles cases in the following areas:

  • Law Enforcement/Public Safety Liability
  • Employment Discrimination
  • First Amendment Law
  • Corrections/Prisoner Litigation
  • Administrative Investigations
  • Negligence/Tort Claims
  • Section 1983 Civil Rights and Constitutional Litigation
  • State and Federal Appellate Litigation

Jeff also represents the Kentucky Judicial Conduct Commission and served as a Special Justice in the Kentucky Supreme Court, writing the Court’s Opinion in a high-profile medical malpractice case.

Recently, Jeff was awarded “Lawyer of the Year” from Best Lawyers in the area of litigation. The judging system for this award was conducted by his peers which makes the award a significant distinction. Jeff has also been named as a Cincinnati Leading Lawyer and Super Lawyer.


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