Donald E. Skeeters
The Firm’s Co-Founder, Don Skeeters was born and raised in Hardin County. Don attended the University of Kentucky where he studied biology and chemistry, graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree and five years later he also earned his Master of Science in Education. He taught in the public schools before entering law school and obtaining his Juris Doctorate degree in 1970. That same year, Don returned home to set up a solo practice that is today one of the most respected firms in the region.
In addition to the general practice of law, Don served as the attorney for the cities of Radcliff and Vine Grove, and general counsel for Fort Knox Federal Credit Union, Hardin County Board of Education and Hardin County Water District No. 1. Don retired from practicing law in 2017.
R. Terry Bennett
The Firm’s Co-Founder, Terry’s areas of focus include personal injury law, real estate law, probate law, estate planning, business law, corporations, and adoptions. He is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, United States Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, United States District Court Western District of Kentucky, United States Court of Military Appeals, and all Kentucky courts.
A Hardin County native and former Army officer in the Judge Advocate General (JAG) Corps, Terry graduated from William and Mary in Virginia with an undergraduate degree in government. He received his Juris Doctorate from Wake Forest Law School in Winston Salem, North Carolina, where he graduated with honors.
Terry is a past President of the Hardin County Bar Association, past member of the House Delegates of the Kentucky Bar Association, Trial Commissioner for the Kentucky Bar Association, and a member of the Kentucky Bar Association Inquiry Commission.
Terry is also the Chairman of the Board of First Citizens Bank and its holding company, Farmers Capital Bank Corporation.
David T. Wilson II
David Wilson has practiced with Skeeters, Bennett, Wilson, & Humphrey since 1989, successfully litigating cases before the Kentucky Supreme Court, the Kentucky Court of Appeals, the Federal Court for the Western District of Kentucky and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. He has substantial litigation experience in personal injury, domestic relations and creditor’s rights. This includes litigation in Bankruptcy Court as well as foreclosure actions. David also practices education law and is local counsel for both the Hardin County and the Meade County Boards of Education. He also acts as counsel for Hardin County Water District No. 1, Meade County Water District, Fort Knox Federal Credit Union and Kentucky Land Company.
David is a native of Meade County. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Kentucky and his Juris Doctorate from the University of Kentucky College of Law.
Dustin C. Humphrey
Dustin joined the SBW&H team in 2010, coming to us from one of the oldest firms in Cincinnati. He earned his undergraduate degree from Bellarmine University, summa cum laude, and his law degree from the Salmon P. Chase College of Law at Northern Kentucky University, where he graduated cum laude. Dustin’s practice focuses on civil litigation, including personal injury law, estate planning, probate, and business law.
SBW&H welcomed Ashley Land to the team in fall of 2018. She earned her undergraduate degree in Political Science from the University of Georgia, and her law degree from the University of Kentucky College of Law. During her time in law school, Ashley was a member of the Kentucky Journal of Equine, Agriculture, and Natural Resource Law, Trial Advocacy Board, Christian Legal Society, and she was Chair of the College of Law’s Honor Council.
Ashley’s primary practice areas include general civil litigation and family law, consisting of divorce, child custody, parental rights, child support, and grandparents’ rights.