Oliver completed his undergraduate studies at Georgetown College and obtained his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Louisville. While in law school, he served as a clerk for Judge Ann Bailey Smith, who presides over the 30th Judicial Circuit, Division 13 in Louisville, Kentucky, and gained experience as a law clerk at Abell Attorneys. Upon graduating in 2021, Oliver joined Abell Attorneys as an associate attorney. His primary focus involves representing individuals in claims against companies and governments for federal and state employment law violations, including issues such as hostile work environment, wrongful termination, and discrimination. In addition to employment law, Oliver handles diverse legal matters, such as contract disputes, landlord/tenant issues, and other areas of law. He holds licenses to practice law in the state of Kentucky, as well as in the federal Western and Eastern Districts of Kentucky, and the Southern District of Indiana. Oliver is dedicated to advocating vigorously for the rights of his clients, employing a strategic approach tailored to define their interests and achieve successful outcomes.
Tony primarily concentrates his practice in the area of employment litigation and he has successfully represented individuals asserting claims of sex discrimination, sexual harassment, age discrimination, disability discrimination, and retaliation. In addition to representing employees in discrimination, harassment and retaliation cases, Tony has experience negotiating severance agreements, litigating personal injury cases, and representing individuals injured by vaccines in the US Court of Federal Claims.
Dominic A. Capano earned his B.A. in Political Science from Miami University in 2016 and his Juris Doctorate from the University of Cincinnati College of Law in 2019. Dominic is licensed to practice law in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the State of Ohio. Dominic is also admitted to practice in the Western and Eastern District of Kentucky, as well as the Southern District of Ohio. Dominic’s primary areas of practice include civil litigation primarily focusing on employment litigation. Dominic has experience litigating matters on behalf of businesses and individual. He has helped successfully represent individuals asserting claims of sex discrimination, sexual harassment, age discrimination, disability discrimination, retaliation, whistleblower claims, and FMLA retaliation. In addition to representing employees with these types of matters, Dominic has experience negotiating severance agreements, unemployment claims, complex commercial litigation, and criminal defense. Prior to joining the Gatlin Voelker, PLLC, Dominic attended the University of Cincinnati College of Law where he served in the position of Intramural Competition Co-Director on the Executive Board of Moot Court. During his time in law school, Dominic participated in fellowships for the Ohio Innocence Project and the Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic. In addition, he served as an associate attorney at Bonar, Bucher & Rankin, PSC, where his practice specialized in employment litigation. Dominic currently serves as a member of the Ohio Bar Association, Kentucky Bar Association, Cincinnati Bar Association, and the Northern Kentucky Bar Association.
Barbara Bonar has more than 35 years’ tenure as a licensed attorney and nationally recognized in all issues regarding employee/employer relations, including whistleblower claims, workplace standards, executive contracts, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, conflict resolution, wage and hour laws, employee benefits, and personnel policies & procedures. Barbara has been consistently rated by her peers with a Martindale-Hubbell “AV Preeminent” rating, the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards. For her accomplishments as a civil trial lawyer, especially in obtaining substantial jury awards for her clients in litigating whistleblower, sexual harassment and discrimination claims, Barbara Bonar is a tenured national speaker on trial techniques in workplace litigation. Barbara was founder and President of the Kentucky Employment Lawyers Association and has been active in several national organizations that advocate for employees on the workplace, including the National Employment Lawyers Association, Taxpayers Against Fraud, the National Whistleblower Defense Fund, and other local and state Bar Employment Law Sections. Barbara speaks regionally to Bar Association groups and Chamber of Commerce organizations on a broad spectrum of workplace issues and personnel topics. A certified mediator and arbitrator, Bonar has served on extensive local and regionally-recognized mediation and arbitration panels throughout the Northern Kentucky/Greater Cincinnati area, including twenty-five years on the American Arbitration Association (AAA) panel. Barbara served six years as the elected Governor to the Kentucky Bar Association Board, which is integrated with the Kentucky Supreme Court’s Discipline Process. She subsequently served as Vice President, President-Elect, and ultimately President of the Kentucky Bar Association. While President of the Kentucky Bar, Barbara initiated and acted as Chair of the Commonwealth’s first “Rule of Law Symposium” in 2008. Barbara has both her Urban Planning degree (1975), and her Juris Doctorate (1984) from the University of Kentucky. After clerking for Chief Justice Robert F. Stephens of the Kentucky Supreme Court, she began her employment law experience as corporate counsel for two separate insurance companies. She has also served as an adjunct professor in legal writing at Salmon P. Chase College of Law (1987 – 1992). Barbara Bonar’s Bar Admissions include: Commonwealth of Kentucky (1984), State of Ohio (1990), Supreme Court of the United States (2003), United States District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky, Southern District of Ohio, and the Court of Federal Claims (Washington, DC). Barbara is a current member of the Northern Kentucky Bar Association, and served for several years on the Board of the Kentucky Academy of Trial Attorneys (Now Kentucky Justice Association) and on many Committees and Sections of the Cincinnati Bar Association, and the American Trial Lawyers Association. She has served as a Barrister with the Salmon P. Chase Inn of Court, on the Kentucky Governor’s Commission on Small Business Advocacy, on several business committees for the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, and on the Board of the Northern Kentucky Lawyers for the Poor for four years