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Terri is a trial attorney, with over 40 years of experience in personal injury litigation; and, she has been a civil mediator since 1995. Terri continues to maintain an active practice as a civil litgator, representing plaintiffs in personal injury cases, as well as doing work as a mediator and arbitrator.
- Contract Disputes
- Medical Malpractice
- Personal Injury
- Premises Liability
- Product Liability
- Property Damage
- Wrongful Death
Terri obtained her undergraduate degree from Indiana University, Bloomington, in 1977, with a double major in Anthropology and History. She obtained her J.D. from the Indiana University School of Law, Bloomington, in 1980.
Memberships & Affiliations
Terri is a trial attorney and mediator practicing in Indianapolis. She has over forty years of experience representing plaintiffs in personal injury litigation. She has been a civil mediator since 1995; and is a member of the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals.
Terri has served on the Board of Directors of the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA) since 1992; and she is a Past President of the Association. She is a member of ITLA’s College of Fellows and served as the Editor of ITLA’s quarterly publication, Verdict, from 2003 until 2010. Terri has served on ITLA’s amicus committee for several years. She is also the recipient of ITLA’s 2023 Lifetime Achievement Award.
Terri is a current member of the Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum (ICLEF)’s Board of Directors. She is also a Past President of the ICLEF Board.
Terri is a Past President of the Indiana chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) – which is a national association of experienced trial lawyers and judges dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the right to jury trial in civil cases. Terri has also served as a member of the Executive Committee of the Litigation Section of the Indianapolis Bar Association.
Terri is the co-author of the Indiana Tort Digest – which is a three-volume treatise on Indiana tort law. Terri has authored many articles which have been published in ITLA’s quarterly publication, Verdict, as well as authoring written materials for numerous continuing legal education programs. Throughout her career, Terri has been a frequent speaker and chairperson of ITLA and ICLEF’s continuing legal education programs, including programs relative to civil litigation and trial practice, as well as mediation. Terri has been a member of the faculty of ICLEF’s annual trial skills program since its inception over 20 years ago; and she is a past member of the faculty of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA) trial skills programs.
$300.00 an hour