Kenton County Criminal Defense Lawyer

Kenton County cities include Covington, Bromley, Crescent Springs, Crestview Hills, Edgewood, Elsmere, Erlanger, Fairview, Fort Mitchell, Fort Wright, Independence, Lakeside Park, Latonia, Ludlow, Park Hills, Ryland Heights, Taylor Mill, and Villa Hills. The Kenton County Justice Center is the courthouse for Kenton County. If you have been charged in Kenton County, Kentucky, with any criminal offense (traffic violations, misdemeanor, or felony), this is where you will attend court. It is located in Covington, Kentucky. The address is:

Kenton County Justice Center
230 Madison Avenue
Covington, Kentucky 41011.

The Kenton County Detention Center is also located in Covington, Kentucky. For those who recall the jail being located in downtown Covington near the courthouse, this is no longer the case. The jail is now located in south Covington, near Independence, Kentucky, off of the 3L highway. If someone has been arrested in Kenton County, Kentucky, this is where they are being housed. The address is:

Kenton County Detention Center
3000 Decker Crane Lane
Covington, Kentucky, 41017.

Covington, Kentucky Criminal Defense Lawyer

Prior to entering private practice, I served as an Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney. Specifically, I served as an Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney (felony prosecutor) in Kenton County, Kentucky. In years of private practice in Kenton County, Kentucky, I have represented clients with all ranges of criminal charges. I have successfully tried and obtained a not guilty verdict in Kenton County Circuit and District Courts on multiple occasions. I have won preliminary hearings in Kenton County. I have beaten Drunk Driving (DUI) charges and received amendments to Reckless Driving and dismissals in Kenton District Court. These are a few examples of my many successes in Kenton County courts.

If you have been charged with a crime in Kenton County, Kentucky, I will provide you with the aggressive expertise that you need. My Covington office is located within easy walking distance of the Kenton County Justice Center. Call my office at (859) 431-9999 for a free initial consultation.


The Covington, Kentucky defense firm of Shannon D. Sexton, Attorney at Law, provides criminal defense representation to the people of Kenton County, Campbell County, and Boone County, including the communities of Covington, Dayton, Ludlow, Latonia, Fort Mitchell, Fort Wright, Villa Hills, Erlanger Crescent Springs, Alexandria, Bellevue, Fort Thomas, Florence, and Highland Heights and students at Northern Kentucky University (NKU).