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Richard D. Spoor

Senior Partner

Dick Spoor's practice is concentrated in the area of government and private activity bond issues and general municipal law. He has been actively involved in those practice areas for more than 40 years. Prior to joining the firm in 2004, Dick was a partner with Hemmer Spoor Pangburn & DeFrank in Fort Mitchell, Kentucky and prior to that was a partner with Taft, Stettinius & Hollister. He served as an officer in the U.S. Army from 1966 to 1969, including service with the 1st Air Cavalry Division in Vietnam where he was awarded the Bronze Star, Purple Heart and the Air Medal.

Representative Matters

  • Bond counsel for Newport Aquarium, Newport on the Levee, IRS Building and Ascent at Roebling's Bridge in Northern Kentucky
  • Bond counsel for Toledo Convention Center
  • Underwriter counsel for Greater Cincinnati and Savannah Airport financing
  • Bank counsel for Kentucky League of Cities and Kentucky Association of Counties Bond Pool Programs

Awards & Recognitions

Speaking Engagements

Mentioned & Quoted

Professional & Community Involvement

  • Cincinnati Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Kentucky Bar Association, Ethics Committee, 2008-2014; Ethics Hotline, 2008-2014
  • Northern Kentucky Bar Association
  • National Association of Bond Lawyers
  • City of Park Hills, Attorney, 1999-2004; City Council Member, 1993-1999, 2004; Code Enforcement Board Member, 2007-2011
  • Northern Kentucky Area Planning Commission, Board Member, 2005-2007; 2009-2013
  • Covington Economic Development Authority Board, 2015-2016
  • The Hillside Trust, President, 1994-1998
Keating Muething & Klekamp PLL
One East Fourth Street
Suite 1400
Cincinnati OH 45202
TEL: (513) 579-6424
FAX: (513) 579-6457

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Practice Areas
Bar & Court Admissions
  • Ohio
  • Kentucky
  • J.D., Harvard Law School, 1972; cum laude
  • A.B., University of Cincinnati, 1966; magna cum laude; Phi Beta Kappa (junior year); Omicron Delta Kappa