Alethea Teh Busken

Admitted to Practice

  • State of Ohio (2015)
  • Commonwealth of Kentucky (2016)


  • J.D., Salmon P. Chase College of Law, Northern Kentucky University (2015)
  • B.A., B.S., Brigham Young University (2001)

Alethea Teh Busken

Alethea Teh Busken is an associate in Kohnen & Patton’s Estate Planning group.  Her practice focuses primarily on estate planning and trust and estate administration. 

Alethea earned degrees in Spanish and Sociology from Brigham Young University and a JD from Northern Kentucky University Salmon P. Chase College of Law.  Prior to joining the firm, she was a civilian linguist for the Army and in non-profit development and grant administration at the YWCA of Greater Cincinnati.  Alethea grew up in Bloomington, Indiana, and speaks fluent Spanish. 

Alethea serves on the YWCA Racial Justice Breakfast Committee and in her church Relief Society organization. She is devoted to her daughter and determined to enjoy a healthy work-life balance.  Alethea loves her estate planning practice and operates under the philosophy that a good estate plan is the last loving gift a person can give to his or her loved ones.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Cincinnati Bar Association
  • Northern Kentucky Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • YWCA Racial Justice Breakfast Committee


Probate Law Journal of Ohio, Vol. 27, No. 5, May/June 2017, co-authors Michael J. Stegman and Alethea Teh Busken