ATTORNEY AND STAFF
MATTHEW L. MCDANIEL
Matthew grew up in the Cincinnati area and graduated on a full scholarship from the United States Merchant Marine Academy, located at Kings Point, New York. Prior to entering law practice, Matthew served as a merchant officer aboard U.S.-flagged, unlimited tonnage, commercial cargo ships operating in international trade routes. Having attained a wealth of regulatory experience in this capacity, and with the law as a calling, Matthew earned his law license. Once in private practice, Matthew quickly found success in a wide range of cases and disputes, routinely involving high-stakes, contested litigation. Matthew now litigates on behalf of countless individuals, families and legal entities across Southeast Indiana and Northern Kentucky.
Outside of law practice, Matthew spends time with his family, enjoys sports and stays current with regional, national and global affairs.
State of Indiana, 2012
State of Kentucky, 2018
United States District Court, Northern District of Indiana, 2012
United States District Court, Southern District of Indiana, 2012
J.D., Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, 2011 (Indianapolis, Indiana)
B.S., Logistics and Intermodal Transportation, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, 2003 (Kings Point, New York)
Attorney, Private Practice, 2012 - Present (Southeast Indiana)
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law Civil Practice Clinic (Indianapolis, Indiana)
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, Law Clerk (Washington, DC)
Indiana Economic Development Corporation, Law Clerk (Indianapolis, Indiana)
ASHLEY R. FRANXMAN
Ashley Franxman started at McDaniel Law, LLC as the Business Manager in September of 2018.
Prior to her employment in the legal sector, Ashley found success serving as an Executive Director at various health care and senior living campuses across the Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana region. In this capacity, Ashley managed and exercised financial oversight of several multi-million dollar corporate accounts and reported directly to the executive officers of these corporate entities.
Ashley graduated in 2010 with a B.S. in Health Services Management from Indiana University Purdue University, Indianapolis. She is originally from a small town outside of Independence, Kentucky.
ASHLEY M. STONESIFER
CLIENT SERVICES DIRECTOR
Ashley Stonesifer started at McDaniel Law, LLC as the Client Services Director in July of 2019.
She is a graduate of Lawrenceburg High School and Ball State University in Indiana. At Ball State, she graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B.S. in Family and Consumer Sciences and made the Dean’s List all 8 semesters of her college career. She was honored with the Outstanding Senior of the Year award for the Hospitality Department. She was also the Student Manager of the Ball State University Hotel for 2 years, president of Creative Minds for 2 years, served as Committee Chair and Treasurer of the Hospitality & Food Management Association (HFMA), and earned Senior of the Year from Phi Upsilon Omicron. She recently completed the Small Business Boot Camp through the Indiana Small Business Development Center and started an online craft store through Etsy.com.
In her spare time Ashley crafts, travels, and helps out around the farm. She also works part-time at Riverbend Music Center as a Concierge Club Supervisor and River Room Manager.
Counties served* in Southeastern Indiana:
Dearborn, Decatur, Fayette, Franklin, Jefferson, Jennings, Ohio, Ripley, Rush, Switzerland, and Union.
Counties served* in Northern Kentucky:
Boone, Campbell, Carroll, Kenton, Gallatin, Grant, Owen, Pendleton,
and other Kentucky counties.
*Cases outside these counties are accepted on a case by case basis.
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