Margo L. Grubbs

Top rated criminal defense attorney in Fort Mitchell, Kentucky

Grubbs & Landry, PLLC
Margo L. Grubbs
Grubbs & Landry, PLLC

Practice Areas: Criminal defense, Family law, Personal injury; view more

Licensed in Kentucky since: 1980

Education: Northern Kentucky University Salmon P. Chase College of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2023

Grubbs & Landry, PLLC

334 Beechwood Rd
Suite 503
Fort Mitchell, KY 41017 Visit website


Founding partner of Grubbs Rickert Landry Law, PLCC, Margo L. Grubbs represents clients in Kentucky in matters of family law. A trusted adviser and fierce advocate for her clients for the last 35 years, Ms. Grubbs handles cases of same-sex partnership along with criminal law, personal injury, wrongful death, civil litigation, probate, will, living wills and powers of attorney, and she is a life coach and family mediator.

Ms. Grubbs earned her Bachelor of Science in psychology from Northern Kentucky University in 1975 before attending Salmon P. Chase College of Law where she obtained her Juris Doctor in 1980. Currently she is admitted to practice in Ohio and the commonwealth of Kentucky, and before the United States Supreme Court, the United States District Court for the Southern District of Ohio and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky.

In addition to holding memberships with the American Trial Lawyers Association and the American Bar Association, Ms. Grubbs is also a member of the Northern Kentucky Bar Association, the Kentucky Justice Association and the Kentucky Bar Association. A former president of The Salmon P. Chase American Inn of Court, she is also a Life Fellow of the Kentucky Bar Foundation and served on the board of governors for two terms for the Kentucky Bar Association.

An engaging presenter, Ms. Grubbs has given seminars on workers’ compensation in Kentucky, personal injury claims, family law, independent adoptions and ethics and substance abuse. She is a former member of the Kentucky Commission on Women, the Cincinnati Bar Association, the Governor’s Task Force on Public Defenders and the Northern Kentucky Women’s Crisis Center.

Practice areas

Criminal defense, Family law, Personal injury - general: plaintiff, Alternative dispute resolution

Focus areas

Arrest & arraignment, Assault & battery, Criminal fraud, Criminal law, Drug & alcohol violations, Expungement, Failure to pay child support, False accusations, Felony, Juvenile delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor vehicle offenses, Murder, Overdrawn bank account, Parole, Probation, Prosecution, Sex offenses, Tax evasion, Theft, Traffic violations, Criminal domestic violence, Adoption, Child support, Custody & visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic violence, Juvenile law, Name change, Paternity, Prenuptial agreements, Marital property, Mediation & collaborative law, Same sex family law, Father's rights, Animal bites, Assault, Motor vehicle accidents, Personal injury - plaintiff, Slip and fall, Wrongful death, Dram shop laws, Construction accident, Brain injury, Sexual abuse - plaintiff, Trucking accidents, Premises liability - plaintiff, Arbitration, Mediation

  • 30% Criminal defense
  • 30% Family law
  • 30% Personal injury - general: plaintiff
  • 10% Alternative dispute resolution

First Admitted: 1980, Kentucky

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Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • What the Judge Expects: In Courtroom Professionalism
  • 25th Annual Public Defender Education Conference
  • Ethics and Substance Abuse
  • New Lawyers Program, Presenter
  • PSI: Nuts and Bolts
  • Essentials of Estate Planning Workshop
  • Civil Jury Instructions
  • Kentucky DUI Law
  • Federal Bar Exam Seminar
  • Personal Injury Seminars, Speaker
  • 42nd Annual Practical Law Institute
  • New Lawyer Skills Training Program
  • Interprofessional Relations Mock Deposition
  • DUI Defense-Privileged Communications
  • Kentucky Law Update
  • Ft-Soft Tissue Injuries
  • Dissection of a Personal Injury Claim
  • KATA Mid-Winter Seminar & Convention
  • Errors of Breath-Blood-Urine Testing
  • Workers’ Compensation in Kentucky
  • Independent Adoptions
  • Boone County Arbitration
  • Recent Changes in Ethics, Boone County
  • KBA Convention and Judicial Conference
  • Presenting Physical Evidence
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Cincinnati Bar Association, Past member
  • Northern Kentucky Women’s Political Caucus
  • Kentucky Department of Advocacy, Former Board of Directors
  • Kentucky Bar Association, Diversity Committee, Past member
  • Boone County Democratic Executive Committee, Past Secretary
  • Kentucky Bar Association, Educational Conclave, Specialization.Greater Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky, Past member
  • Kentucky Bar Association, Past Chair of IOLTA Board of Trustees
  • Kentucky Bar Association, Board of Governors, Past Member
  • Salmon P. Chase American Inn of Court, President 2001-2003
  • American Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys
  • Northern Kentucky Bar Association
  • U.S. Federal Court Eastern District of Kentucky
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • United States Supreme Court
  • U.S. Federal Court Southern District of Ohio
  • State of Ohio
  • Commonwealth of Kentucky
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Community Chest Task Force on Homeless Children Studies
  • Boone County Jaycees
  • Kenton, Gallatin, Boone County Public Defender Corporation, Inc., Board Member
  • Transitions, Inc., Board of Directors
  • Kentucky Commission on Women
  • Governor’s Task Force on Public Defenders
  • Kentucky Crime Prevention Advisory Committee, Sub-Committee on Personal Security
  • Attorney General’s Task Force on Domestic Violence
  • Community Chest Council Planning and Allocation Division
  • Northern Kentucky Women’s Crisis Center, Past Chair Board of Directors, Speakers’ Bureau, Finance Committee, Police-Hospital Liaison
  • Women’s Sports Assn., Former Board of Directors
  • Kentucky Bar Foundation, Life Fellow
Educational Background:
  • Northern Kentucky University, Bachelor of Science, Psychology, 1975

Office location for Margo L. Grubbs

334 Beechwood Rd
Suite 503
Fort Mitchell, KY 41017

Phone: 859-308-6158


5 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2023

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