Biography:

Mr. Bing joined Gess Mattingly & Atchison in 2013. Mr. Bing graduated in 2012 from the University of Kentucky College of Law, where he was Editor-in-Chief of the Kentucky Law Journal. After graduation he served as a law clerk for Justice Mary C. Noble of the Supreme Court of Kentucky. He received his undergraduate degree in Political Science and Spanish, cum laude, from Case Western Reserve University in 2005.

Mr. Bing’s practice focuses primarily on business litigation as well as the representation of property owners owners in Central and Eastern Kentucky whose land is being taken by the government by eminent domain (also known as condemnation). He understands that these complex cases demand a skilled lawyer that will zealously represent the interests of clients in the pursuit of fair compensation for their loss. Stefan’s experience includes jury trials, bench trials, and arbitration proceedings. While Stefan enjoys the adversarial nature of litigation, he also strongly adheres to the notion that maintaining cordial professional relationships with other lawyers often helps his clients achieve positive outcomes via settlement whenever possible. Stefan has been recognized as a Kentucky Super Lawyers Rising Star for Business Litigation for 2020, 2021, 2022, and 2023.

Areas of Practice:

⦁ Administrative & Regulatory Law
⦁ Appellate Law
⦁ Arbitration & Mediation
⦁ Business & Commercial Law
⦁ Civil Litigation
⦁ Criminal Defense & Expungements
⦁ Estate Planning, Litigation & Probate law

Admissions:

  • Commonwealth of Kentucky, 2012

Education:

  • University of Kentucky (Lexington, Kentucky)
    JD., 2012
    Editor-in-Chief, Kentucky Law Journal
    CALI Award for Legal Accounting
  • Vanderbilt University (Nashville, Tennessee)
    M.A., 2007 (Latin American Studies)
  • Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, Ohio)
    B.A., 2005 (Political Science & Spanish)
    Cum Laude
    Study Abroad: Universidad de Salamanca, Salamanca (Spain), Spring 2004

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Central Kentucky American Inn of Court
    Associate, 2014
  • Fayette County Bar Association
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • University of Kentucky College of Law Alumni Association,
    Board of Directors, 2013-present
  • Kentucky Law Journal Association
    President, 2013-2014
  • Kentucky Super Lawyers®, Rising Star, Business Litigation (2020, 2021, 2022)

Selected Publications & Presentations:

  • “Reconsidering State Parole Board Membership Requirements in Light of Model Penal Code Sentencing Revisions”
    ◦ Kentucky Law Journal, 100 Ky. L.J. 871 (2012)
  • “The Ethics of Investigating with Social Media” ◦ Kentucky Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division
    ◦ Seminar Presentation ◦ Spring 2013

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