Steve is a personal injury lawyer, aggressively representing his clients in all areas of litigation for over 31 years. Named an Indiana Super Lawyer in the area of plaintiff personal injury, he focuses on personal injuries and wrongful death involving auto and truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, animal and dog bites, premises liability, and nursing home negligence/abuse. He also represents clients in cases involving real estate and business and labor disputes.
Steve is a life member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, a membership awarded to less than 1% of attorneys in the United States who have won at least one verdict or settlement of $1 million or more.
As a registered civil mediator with the Indiana courts, Steve has been an innovator in the use of pretrial and pre-lawsuit mediation to assist clients in achieving settlements. When a settlement is not possible, he competently defends the claims of his clients with his jury trial, court trial, and arbitration experience in federal and state courts.
It is his passion to give his clients personal attention, helping injured people and their families restore their lives and lost income due to injury or wrongful death. Away from his office, Steve serves as a member of the faculty of an intensive trial skills building program for younger lawyers. He has taught classes on navigating the superior and small claims courts, managed health care, and other business-related topics. Steven is also an active member of the community, serving on the board for organizations such as nursing homes & rehabilitation centers, homeowners associations, and more. In his free time, he enjoys listening to live music and traveling with his family.