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 Abound 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.
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, real estate, 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, Abound 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 has practiced with SBW&H since 2010. Dustin’s practice is focused on on civil litigation, real estate, personal injury law, estate planning, probate, and business law. He also oversees our Firm’s Real Estate Title operations.
Dustin has successfully litigated cases in various courts in Central Kentucky, the Kentucky Court of Appeals, and the Western District of Kentucky.
Born and raised in Meade County, Dustin earned his undergraduate degree from Bellarmine University, summa cum laude. He earned his law degree from the Salmon P. Chase College of Law at Northern Kentucky University, cum laude.
Dustin is married to his high school sweetheart, Cindy, and they have four children. Dustin is active in his community, being a member of the Hardin County Chamber of Commerce, Heart of Kentucky Realtors Association, Radcliff Small Business Association, and the Radcliff Rotary Club for many years. He also sits on the board of Central Kentucky Community Foundation, which works with groups and individuals to improve the lives of people in our community through philanthropic work. Dustin attends St. Mary Magdalen of Pazzi in Payneville, Kentucky, where he serves as Chairman of the Parish Council.
Ambrose “Abe” K. O’Bryan
Ambrose “Abe” O’Bryan joined the SBW&H family in 2021. He is a Nelson County native with a passion for helping others. As a veteran of the United States Navy, he completed multiple combat deployments to the Persian Gulf. Abe graduated from University of Louisville with a B.A. in Political Science, and the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law. He is licensed to practice in Kentucky, the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky, and the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. His areas of practice include business and commercial litigation, personal injury, car accidents, premises liability, wrongful death, and insurance and coverage.
For years Abe has worked closely with CASA, an organization that supports and promotes court-appointed volunteer advocacy for abused and neglected children. He began working for CASA in college, where he served for two years as Director of Volunteer Recruitment and Training, and has even lobbied Congress in Washington, D.C. for support of continued federal funding for the national CASA organization. During law school he served as a volunteer advocate for multiple children, and later served as a board member.
Abe was recently published in the American bar Association’s “Model Jury Instructions: Business Tort Litigation, 5th Edition” for his contributions to a chapter on “Injurious Falsehood.” Injurious Falsehood is a claim against persons or companies for making false and disparaging statements about a business or a product where those statements are intended to, and would, lead someone to not frequent a business or buy its products.