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James O. McDonald

 
James O. McDonald, born Clinton, Indiana, February 18, 1947; admitted to bar, 1972, Indiana Preparatory education, Indiana State University (B.S. 1969); legal education, Indiana University, Indianapolis (J.D. 1972). Fraternity: Phi Delta Phi. Certified, Civil Trial Advocacy, National Board of Trial Advocacy. Listed in, The Best Lawyers in America, American Board of Trial Advocates. Law Clerk, Indiana Court of Appeals 1970-1972. Attorney: Vigo County School System, 1974-79; Terre Haute Housing Authority, 1980-81. ITLA Lawyer of the Year 2005. Publications in the ITLA Lifetime Achievement Seminar Series: “It’s the Little Things that Count: Finding the Levers that Get Settlements” (1994); “Electrifying Livestock with Devastating Results” (1995); “The Jurors Right To Question Witnesses, Your Real Time Focus Group” (1996); “Preferred Venue is Your Clients Home County” (1997). Reported Cases: Llewellyn v. Beasley, 415 N.E.2d 789 (Ind.App. 1981); Decker v. State, 426 N.E.2d 151 (Ind.App. 1981), Skinner v. Martin, 455 N.E.2d 1168 (Ind.App. 19830; Indiana & Michigan Elec. Co. v. THI, Inc., 467 N.E.2d 37 (Ind.App. 1984); Indiana & Michigan Elec. Co. v. THI, Inc., 507 N.E.2d 588 (Ind.App. 1987); Indiana & Michigan Elec. Co. v. THI, Inc., 525 N.E.2d 1247 (Ind.App. 1988); Page v. Hines, 594 N.E.2d 485 (Ind.App. 1992); Simon v. Clark, 660 N.E.2d 634 (Ind.App. 1996); Haltom v. Bruner and Meis, Inc., 680 N.E.2d 6 (Ind.App. 1997); WorldCom Network Services, Inc. v. Thompson, 684 N.E.2d 1233 (Ind.App. 1998); Fischer v. Tipmont REMC, 716 N.E.2d 357 (Ind. 1999), 697 N.E.2d 83 (Ind.App. (1998); M.V. v. Charter Terre Haute, 712 N.E.2d 1064 (Ind.App. 1999); Fischer-Marsh v. Fischer, 774 N.E.2d 516 (Ind. 2002), 763 N.E.2d 3 (Ind.App. 2002); Mega Life & Health Insurance Company v. Dryer, 783 N.E.2d 1285 (Ind.App. 2003); Charles Shaffer v. State, 795 N.E.2d 1072 (Ind.App. 2003); Auto-Owners v. Harvey, 813 N.E.2d 1190 (Ind.App. 2004); 842 N.E.2d 1259 (Ind. 2006); Hellmann v. City of Terre Haute, 814 N.E.2d 1074 (Ind.App. 2004); Swift v. Pirnat, 828 N.E.2d 444 (Ind.App. 2005); Doe v. Lafayette School Corporation, 846 N.E.2d 691 (Ind.App. 2006); Cain v. Griffin, 849 N.E.2d 507 (Ind. 2006); West American Ins. Co. v. Cates, 865 N.E.2d 1016 (Ind.App. 2007); Hoesman v. Scheffler, 886 N.E.2d 622 (Ind.App. 2008); Lawson v. Hale, 902 N.E.2d 267 (Ind.App. 2009); Ind. Dept. of Ins. v. Everhart, 939 N.E.2d 1106 (Ind.App. 2010) 960 N.E.2d 129 (Ind. 2012); Woodsmall v. Lost Creek Twp. Conservation Club, 939 N.E.2d 899 (Ind.App. 2010) trans denied. Member: Terre Haute (President 2000- 01) and Indiana Bar Associations; Indiana Trial Lawyers Association (Treasurer 2012- 2013; Vice President 2013-2014; Director 1993-; College of Fellows); Listed in Best Lawyers in America, Personal Injury (2002-current); Member American Board of Trial Advocates (2002-current); Certified, Civil Trial Advocacy by National Board of Trial Advocacy (1998-current). American Association for Justice. Civil Trial Law; Construction Law; Probate Law; Product Liability.
 

Joleen V. Klotz

Joleen V. Klotz, born Kendallville, Indiana, August 6, 1978; admitted to bar, 2004,Indiana; also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court, Southern District ofIndiana. Preparatory education, University of Kentucky (B.A. 2000); legal education,Valparaiso University School of Law (J.D. 2003). Fraternity: Phi Alpha Delta. ReportedCases: Lawson v. Hale, 902 N.E.2d 267 (Ind.App. 2009); Woodsmall v. Lost CreekTwp. Conservation Club, 939 N.E.2d 899 (Ind.App. 2010) trans. denied. Member:Terre Haute (Secretary, 2006-2007) and Indiana State Bar Associations; Indiana TrialLawyers Association; American Association for Justice.

 

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