Stephen Abell Dexter

Stephen Abell Dexter

Danville, Kentucky

Stephen A. Dexter is a shareholder in the Danville law firm of Sheehan, Barnett, Dean, Pennington, Little & Dexter PSC. He earned his bachelor of arts in English and Government from Centre College in 2004 and his law degree from Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville in 2008, where he was a member of the law review. He began practicing with his firm in 2008 and became a partner in 2011. Areas of concentration include real estate, estate planning, estate administration, business planning, transactions and general civil work. He also serves as City Attorney for the City of Danville. Stephen is a lifelong Danville resident, graduating from Danville High School in 2000 and is a member of Southland Christian Church, where he plays and sings with the worship team. He is married to Stacey Dexter and has two children.

Areas of Practice

  • Real Estate
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate and Estate Administration
  • Business and Commercial
  • Contracts
  • Municipal
  • Education
  • Bankruptcy
  • Banking

Bar Admissions

  • Kentucky, 2008
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky, 2009
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky, 2011


  • Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky
    • Juris Doctor - 2008
    • Honors: Tax moot court team, Member
    • Law Review: Brandeis Law Review, Member, 2006 - 2007
  • Centre College, Danville, Kentucky
    • B.A. - 2004
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Government
    • Major: English

Representative Clients

  • City of Danville - Kentucky
  • Boyle County Board of Education
  • Danville Board of Education
  • Farmers National Bank of Danville
  • Central Kentucky Agricultural Association
  • Central Kentucky Federal
  • Community Trust Bank


  • Estate Planning Seminar, Alzheimer's Association
  • Estate Planning Seminar, Inter-County Energy Cooperative

Honors and Awards

  • Young Centre Associate of the Year, 2014

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Kentucky Bar Association, 2008 - Present
  • Municipal Attorneys Association of Kentucky, 2012 - Present


  • Phi Delta Theta