Christine Vissman ’85 was presented with the Northern Kentucky Bar Association Outstanding Volunteer of the Year Award at the NKBA’s Holiday Dinner Dance on December 8, 2012.
Ms. Vissman was elected to the Board of Directors of the Northern Kentucky Bar Association, serving from 1991 to 1993. She was re-elected to the Board as Secretary in 2001 and 2002 and President in 2007. She is a volunteer member of the Judiciary Committee and was a member of the Events Committee for over twenty years.
She began her professional legal career with the NKBA, working part-time with the Association in 1985 after the county Bar Associations joined. She then worked as a sole practitioner and as an associate with Adams, Stepner, Woltermann and Dusing. She was the staff attorney for Campbell County Circuit Court from 1990 until 2009. During that time, she helped create a model for Settlement Week for civil cases. She also administered the Campbell County Community Corrections Program, an alternative to detention, from 1998 to 2011, and continues to manage the Campbell County Law Library.
Christine has also served as a member of the Kentucky Bar Association since 1986 and the Supreme Court Rules Committee from 1994 until 2006, as well as the Chase College of Law Inn of Court, and the Advisory Committee of the Children’s Law Center. She is admitted to practice in the United States Supreme Court and holds a General Mediation Training Certificate from the Mediation Center of Kentucky.
In the community, Christine is a graduate of Leadership Northern Kentucky through the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, Past President of the Chase College of Law Alumni Association, and Past President of the Erlanger-Ft. Mitchell Rotary Club. She served on the Northern Kentucky Area Planning Commission for ten years and on the Covington Civil Service Board for five years. She is a volunteer with Kids Voting Northern Kentucky and the Northern Kentucky Bar Association. Christine was named an Outstanding Woman of Northern Kentucky in 2007.