Practice Areas


We represent parents as they grow their families. We handle adoptions through the Department of Child Services and private corporations.

Agricultural Law

We combine our knowledge of many practice areas to provide services for our agricultural clients. We represent a number of farming families that have roots in Clinton County and throughout central Indiana.

Appellate Practice

We have represented clients in the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals and the Indiana appellate courts.

Banking & Financial Institutions

We have represented the needs of banks and financial institutions for over 115 years. From loan documentation to workouts, foreclosures, and litigation, we provide a variety of legal services to assist financial institutions.

Business Organizations

We routinely serve the legal needs of a wide range of business clients throughout central Indiana. Our firm understands the needs of large corporations as well as entrepreneurs seeking to formalize a new business entity. We can help you establish your business or provide the solutions and assistance necessary to keep it running properly.

Commercial Transactions

We understand the strategic planning necessary to negotiate complex commercial agreements. From reviewing purchase orders and sale terms to drafting agreements for the sale of a business, we have the experience required to guide our clients through a wide variety of commercial transactions. Our attorneys are experienced in the application of the Uniform Commercial Code, covering everything from negotiable instruments to secured transactions.

Creditors’ Rights

We have the experience necessary to protect the rights of creditors in commercial transactions. Proper planning is essential to allow creditors to enforce theirs rights. We help creditors strategize to protect their interests before there is a default, as well as manage litigation and collection efforts after default.

Educational Law

We have provided guidance to central Indiana school districts for over 115 years.

Landlord/Tenant Statutes

We negotiate and prepare commercial and residential lease agreements to assist landlords in navigating Indiana’s landlord tenant statutes and obtaining evictions.

Land Use

We represent the Clinton County Area Plan Commission and Board of Zoning Appeals. In this position, our attorneys regularly work on land use issues, including zoning and compliance.

Municipal Law

We represent a variety of municipalities to ensure they remain compliant with local, state, and federal laws while they serve the public.

Personal Injury

We are committed to helping individuals who have been injured due to the negligence of others. We represent injured parties to assist them in becoming whole.

Property Tax Abatement

We represent a variety of clients in front of the Clinton County Council and Frankfort City Council to assist in the development of our community. From obtaining the initial approval to annual compliance filings, we work to assist clients to receive development incentives to keep our community growing.

Real Estate

We routinely plan for and manage a wide variety of real estate transactions, from simple purchase and sale agreements to 1031 exchanges. We help clients purchase and sell real estate and protect their interests in their real estate.

Trust and Estate Planning and Administration

We regularly help individuals manage their wealth and plan for the transfer of wealth. The planning process requires an attorney who is knowledgeable and thoughtful. We help families facilitate estate and succession plans unique to their personalized goals. We also assist our clients by providing guidance on the administration of trusts and estates.