Kelly Schoening Holden

Kelly Schoening Holden
Dressman Benzinger & LaVelle psc
Atrium Two

221 E. Fourth St., Suite 2500
Cincinnati, OH 45202
(513) 241-5284
(513) 241-4551 Fax

Practice Areas
Labor and employment matters
Health care including negligence and malpractice
Contract disputes
General civil litigation

Professional Affiliations
Schoening is admitted to practice in the federal and state courts in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. She belongs to the Kentucky Bar Association, Northern Kentucky Bar Association, Cincinnati Bar Association and Northern Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management and National SHRM.
Franklin College (1990 - B.A. in journalism)
Salmon P. Chase College of Law (1996 - J.D.)


Kelly Schoening Holden represents private and public employers in all facets of employment law.  Her employment law practice includes advising clients on compliance with various employment laws and providing in-house training on such issues.  Kelly has experience working with the EEOC, DOL, DOJ, Kentucky Commission on Human Rights, Kentucky Labor Cabinet, Ohio Civil Rights Commission, as well as litigating cases in federal and state courts.  She also drafts employment and non-compete agreements, with an emphasis on health care provider and physician agreements.

She has been with DBL Law since 1993 and is a partner. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the St. Charles Care Center and HR Collaborative and the CBA Grievance Committee and Planning Committee for Fernside Summertime Classic event.  She previously served on the Board of Directors for Northern Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management, Welcome House, Diocesan Catholic Children’s Home, Chase Alumni Association, St. Veronica Performing Arts Boosters and Franklin College Alumni Board. She participated in the Northern Kentucky Leadership Class of 2005, the Cincinnati Bar Association CALL for 2007 and SOAR for 2008-2009.

Hourly rate is $350 per hour.

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