Michael S. Kearns

Newport, Kentucky

Attorney Michael S. Kearns has been practicing law since 1993.  Mike is a partner in the law firm of Gerner & Kearns Co., L.P.A. and is licensed to practice in Ohio and Kentucky.  He concentrates his practice in the area of real estate law, with an emphasis on examining titles, curing title defects, closing real estate transactions and handling foreclosure proceedings.

He has significant courtroom experience and often serves as local counsel for other attorneys. He is well respected for his professional manner, his attention to detail and his extensive knowledge of real estate law. Additionally, he is a court appointed Registered Land Examiner for the Common Pleas Court of Hamilton County, Ohio due to his skill and experience in the examination of titles to real estate.

Areas of Practice

  • Real Estate
  • Title
  • Foreclosure

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 1993
  • Kentucky, 2014
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Northern District of Ohio
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Southern District of Ohio
  • Supreme Court of Ohio


  • Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Highland Heights, Kentucky
    • J.D., Juris Doctor - 1993
  • Northern Kentucky University, Highland Heights, Kentucky
    • B.S., Bachelor of Science - 1989
    • Honors: Dean's List

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Cincinnati Bar Association
  • Columbus Bar Association
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Northern Kentucky Bar Association
  • Ohio Land Title Association
  • Southwestern Ohio Land Title Association
  • Ohio Creditors Attorneys Association
  • Cincinnati Law Library Association
  • Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Alumni Association

Ancillary Businesses

  • Registered Land Examiner for the Common Pleas Court of Hamilton County, Ohio

CONTACT Information

Michael S. Kearns


D 513.842.2822

F 513.357.5603

[email protected]

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