Ms. Gores, who is Of Counsel to Kohnen & Patton, focused on providing legal advice to small and start-up businesses, and assisting clients with estate planning and administration. Before joining the firm, she was president of Drew’s Bookshop, Inc., an independent bookstore in Hyde Park Square, from 1980 through 1994.

While in law school, Ms. Gores was a member of the Northern Kentucky Law Review. In 2001, she was elected to the Order of the Curia for graduating in the top 10% of the class.

Ms. Gores is married and lives in East Walnut Hills. She and her husband have two grown sons. Since going Of Counsel, Ms. Gores has enjoyed giving back to the Greater Cincinnati community by increasing her participation in non-profit boards.

Honors & Awards

  • Chase Excellence Scholarship Award
  • Most Valuable Law Review Staff Member award, 2000

Community Involvement


  • Note, Sutton v. United Airlines, Inc.: Textualism, Intentionalism, the Chevron Doctrine and Judicial Policy-Making

    27 Northern Kentucky Law Review 853 (2000)

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