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DeanSpoor

Counsel

Focus Areas

  • Participated as bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel and letter of credit bank counsel in multiple tax exempt bond financings for manufacturers in Southwest Ohio and Northern Kentucky
  • Experience in tax exempt bond financing for 501(c)(3) exempt facilities, with bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel and letter of credit bank counsel
  • Participated in the City of Covington, Kentucky’s revenue bond and payment in lieu of tax financing of The Ascent at Roebling’s Bridge condominium project with bond counsel and underwriter’s counsel
  • Participated in the City of Newport, Kentucky’s revenue bond and payment in lieu of tax financing of SouthShore condominium project with bond counsel and underwriter’s counsel
  • Participated with counsel to the developer in connection with the Rivers Crossing multi-phase mixed use real estate development in South Lebanon, Ohio
  • Participated in Qualified Zone Academy Bond transactions as bond counsel and underwriter’s counsel
  • Participated in negotiation of development agreements as counsel to the developer to secure tax increment financing and other economic development incentives
  • Extensive experience in drafting revenue bond documentation, letter of credit facilities and related security documents for conduit bond financings
  • Experience with commercial lease negotiation and drafting
  • Acted as counsel and owner’s representative for 501(c)(3) corporation in its renovation of Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Park Hills, Kentucky
  • Selected to the 2008 Super Lawyers Rising Stars list
  • Received the Oral Advocacy Book Award, University of Cincinnati College of Law, 2000

Professional Associations

  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • National Association of Bond Lawyers

Professional Activities

  • Instructor, Introduction to Law, Thomas More College, 2007

Community Activities

  • Member, Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels
  • Member, Church Music Association of America
  • Past member, Park Hills Board of Adjustments, 2002-2003

Education

  • University of Cincinnati College of Law, J.D., 2002
  • Xavier University, B.A., 1999,
    summa cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio
  • Kentucky

Languages

  • Latin