Kif H. Skidmore

Kif H. Skidmore: Attorney with Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC
  • Counsel at Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC (142 Attorneys)
  • 300 West Vine Street, Suite 2100, Lexington, KY 40507
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Kif is Counsel to the Firm, rejoining SKO’s Lexington office after eight years as partner in another Lexington-based firm. She focuses her work in the practice of Business Litigation, Employment Litigation and Medical Defense, including representation of hospitals, physicians and long term care facilites. She has extensive experience in evidentiary hearings, writing briefs and presenting oral arguments regarding the application of federal and state privacy law and Open Records laws to records at issue.

Kif also has litigated cases in administrative hearings and in state and federal courts involving long term care defense, medical and corporate negligence, product liability, business torts and public access to government proceedings and records, and preparing and presenting expert testimony in these areas.

While in law school, Kif was a member of the Kentucky Law Journal and Moot Court. She currently serves as immediate past president on the Executive Board of the Fayette County Bar Association and is a member of the Kentucky Bar Association. Kif also is vice president of the Lesotho Youth Foundation, a scholarship program providing secondary education and HIV prevention for disadvantaged youth in southern Africa.


Fayette County Bar Association Installs SKO’s Lucy Ferguson as President, May 3, 2017


Kentucky Employers Can’t Enforce Arbitration Agreements Required for Employment, Oct. 18, 2018

New NLRB rulemaking may change the joint-employer standard, Oct. 4, 2018

In Landmark Decision, U.S. Supreme Court Strikes Down Mandatory Union Fees, July 19, 2018

Five Reasons to Contact Your Labor and Employment Lawyer Now, Jan. 11, 2018

The Loan Zone: Curing Late Payments on Loans From Qualified Employer Retirement Plans, Nov. 29, 2017


June 2015 “Techno Tools for Organizing and Presenting Your Case,” 2015 Bench & Bar CLE

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Business Litigation
  • Labor, Employment & Employee Benefits
  • Tort, Trial & Insurance Services

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
859-309-5447  Phone
859.231.3069  Phone
859.246.3669  Fax
University Attended:
Berea College, B.A., 1995
Law School Attended:
University of Kentucky College of Law, J.D., cum laude, 2002; Kentucky Law Journal
Year of First Admission:
U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit; U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky; U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky; Kentucky


•Fayette County Bar Association, immediate past president
•Kentucky Bar Association, member
•Bluegrass Rape Crisis Center, supporter
•CASA of Lexington, supporter
•Lesotho Youth Foundation, vice president

Birth Information:
June 26, 1973

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Lexington, Kentucky

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