Lexington, KY/WW Press/October 6, 2017– Cecil F. Dunn, Founder & Attorney of the Cecil F. Dunn Law Office was selected for inclusion in the forthcoming Top Attorneys of North America 2017-18 edition of The Who’s Who Directories.
The accomplishments attained by Cecil F. Dunn in the field of Legal Services, warrants inclusion into The Top Attorneys of North America.
Attorney Cecil F. Dunn has been practicing law since 1965. He is admitted to practice law by the Kentucky State Bar; U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky, and U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky. His practice areas include 50% Development of Low and Moderate Income Multi-Family Housing,25% Multi-Family HUD Loans,25% Non-Profit and Tax Exempt Organizations,Corporate Counsel.
Mr. Dunn has served as attorney for non-profit corporations and for profit developers throughout Kentucky that have been funded for Section 202, 221 (d) (3), 221 (d) (4) and Section 811 Housing & Urban Development grants and United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development loans to build and rehab housing for low and moderate income individuals and families. Involvement has included preparation of Articles of Incorporation, Bylaws and resolutions and advice relative to various legal corporate matters such as conflict of interest questions, IRS tax exemption, contracts, regulatory matters, real estate matters and general legal advice.
While serving as General Counsel of the Kentucky Housing Corporation (KHC), Mr. Dunn was the primary legal advisor to the corporation and its staff and as such provided a broad spectrum of legal services. Not only did he research and provide opinions on legal questions which arose before the Board of Directors and its Chairman and various administrative departments within KHC which involved day-to-day operations, but also provided services with respect to many special legal matters.
Mr. Dunn graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Law in 1965 where he received his L.L.B., his B.A., Bachelor of Arts from Eastern Kentucky University and his M.A. from Lexington Theological Seminary He is a member of the Kentucky and Fayette County Bar Associations and Special Legal Counsel to the Kentucky Housing Corporation and Executive Director of The Hope Center. He is actively involved in various organizations and community activities, including Kentucky Board of Tax Appeals, Member; Bluegrass Regional Mental Health/Mental Retardation Board, Inc., Board Member and past Chairman; Lexington Center Corporation (Rupp Arena), Board Member and Treasurer, past Chairman, past Vice Chairman and past Secretary, present Chairman. He is also involved in many Pro Bono Activities:
Mr, Dunn received the Henry Duncan Award, Fayette County Bar Association, 1997, The Lexington Optimist Community Service Award, 1997, Kentucky Housing Corporation Excellence in Housing Award, 1996 and has an AV Pre-Eminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbell.
The Top Attorneys of North America, a New York based publication, distinguishes and profiles leading attorneys who have reached a recognizable degree of success and leadership in their field. The directory is valued for promoting awareness of the accomplishments within the North American legal community.