Kevin P. Farrell

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Indianapolis, IN

Cline Farrell Christie & Lee, P.C.
 | 951 North Delaware Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202
Phone: 317-488-5500
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1974
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Kevin Farrell is a partner with Cline Farrell Christie & Lee, P.C., who represents clients in Indianapolis, Indiana. With nearly four decades of experience as an attorney, Mr. Farrell has gained respect for his assertive and robust approach to personal injury, premises liability and wrongful death cases. He focuses his practice on cases involving traumatic brain injuries; back, neck and spinal cord injuries; electrical accidents; fires and explosions; workplace accidents; and farm accidents.

After graduating with his law degree from Indiana University, Mr. Farrell was admitted to practice in Indiana as well as before the U.S. District Courts for both the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana. He also belongs to the Indiana State Bar Association, the American Bar Association and The American College of Trial Lawyers. In addition to membership in the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, he has served on their board of directors since 1991.

Other professionals have honored Mr. Ferrell with distinguished accolades, such as his ranking among the Best Lawyers in America* in 2007. Well-respected for his comprehensive knowledge of trial law, he has spoken at dozens of seminars for state legal organizations on topics pertaining to personal injury and wrongful death, specifically on recent developments in tort law, solo and small firm practices and the successful handing of wrongful death cases and trial tactics. He has released several publications on a broad selection of personal injury topics as well. In addition, he served as a faculty member for the Indiana Trial Advocacy College from 1998 to 2006.

Mr. Farrell regularly engages in a number of civic activities. In addition to sitting on the board of directors for a local public radio station, he has served as a lector and greeter for two area Catholic churches and was on the board of directors for the North Deanery for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis from 1988 to 1996.

*The Best Lawyers in America® 2010. Copyright 2009 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (100%)

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 14 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2017

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About Kevin Farrell

Admitted: 1974, Indiana

Professional Webpage: http://www.cfcl-law.com/attorney/kevin-farrell/

Honors and Awards:

  • Best Lawyers in America, 2007 Edition

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Commissioner, Marion County Circuit Court, 1975 - 1977
  • American Association for Justice
  • American College of Trial Lawyers, 2006
  • American Bar Association
  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • Indianapolis Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
  • Indiana, 1974
  • Board of Directors for the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association since 1991

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Board of Directors, WITT Public Radio
  • North Deanery Board of Directors, Archdiocese of Indianapolis, 1988 - 1996
  • Greeter, St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 1988 - Present
  • St. Francis & Clare Catholic Church - Lector 2011

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • "Representing The Elderly in Personal Injury Claims," Indiana Continuing Legal Education, 1987
  • "Trial Advocacy in Indiana," National Business Institute, 1989
  • "The Plaintiff's Medical Expert, Indiana Continuing Legal Education, 1990
  • "School Violence, The Duty to Protect Staff and Students From Assault and Battery", 1989
  • "Negligent Hiring and Retention of School Teachers" (Indiana School Bard Attorney Workshop), 1988
  • Chairman, "Personal Injury and Workman's Compensation in Indiana", Indianapolis Bar Association Seminar, 1991
  • "A Guide to Handling Automobile Cases" (ICLEF), 1991
  • "Handling Automobile Negligence Cases" (ICLEF), 1992
  • "Anatomy of a Lawsuit" (ICLE), 1993
  • "Orthopedics for Lawyer" (PESI Seminar), 1993
  • "Medical Payments" (Indiana Trial Lawyers Institute), 1995
  • "Jury Selection in a Complicated Trial" (Lorman Education Services), 1996
  • "Auto Insurance and Accident Litigation" (ICLE), 1996
  • "Wrongful Death: Voir Dire to Verdict" (ICLE), 1997
  • "Punitive Damages in Premises Liability" (ICLE), 1997
  • Chairman, "Practitioner Medical Forum" (ICLE), 1997
  • "How the Masters Try Cases" (ICLE), 1997
  • "Trial Strategies" Indiana Continuing Legal Education, 1997
  • "The Trial of the R.M.S. Titanic (Indiana State Bar Association, Annual Meeting), 1997
  • "Effectively Handling Tort Cases of any Size" (ICLE), 1998
  • "Successful Handling of Wrongful Death Cases" (Lorman Education Services), 1998
  • "Expert Opinion Testimony," 1999
  • "Rookie Law Seminar," 1999
  • "Planning Your First Personal Injury Case," 1999
  • "WE THE JURY…", Lake County Bar Association, Final Argument, 2004
  • "WE THE JURY…", Lake County Bar Association, Voir Dire, 2002
  • "WE THE JURY…", Lake County Bar Association, Opening Statement, 2000
  • Trial Tactics (Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana), 2002
  • "Handling Civil Cases, Rookie Law Seminar (ICLEF), 1999 - 2006
  • Practice Skills Summit (ICLEF), 2004
  • Faculty Member, Indiana Trial Advocacy College, 1998 - 2006
  • Annual Institute Civil Law Update (Indiana Trial Lawyers), 2001 - 2003
  • Young Lawyers Seminar (Indiana Trial Lawyers), 2004
  • Guest Lecturer, Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis, 2006 - 2010
  • Civil Law Update (ISBA), 2007
  • Solo and Small Firm Practice (ISBA), 2007 - 2008
  • Radiation Technology Seminar (Society of Nuclear Medicine), 2008
  • Women's Law Conference (ISBA), 2008
  • Negligent Entrustment of Guns (Indiana Trial Lawyers), 2010
  • Bench Bar Conference (IBA) - What Lawyers Expect of Judges (IBA), 2010
  • "Recent Developments in Tort Law," Indiana Law Update Seminar (ICLEF), 2000 - 2010

Representative Clients:

  • Miles v. Christensen, 724 N.E.2d 623
  • Mendenhall v. Skinner and Broadbent Co. Inc., 728 N.E.2nd 140
  • Thompson v. Murat Shrine Club, Inc. 639 N.E.2d 1039
  • Shaffer v. Ramada, 576 NE2d 1264 580 NE2d 306
  • Frady v. Hedgecock, 497 NE2d 620
  • Baker v. Weather, 714 NE 2d 740, Ind. App. 1999
  • Frazier v. Mellowitz, 804 N.E.2d 796, Ind. App. 2004

Educational Background:

  • Marian College, Indianapolis, B.A., 1969
Office Location for Kevin P. Farrell

951 North Delaware Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202

Phone: 317-488-5500

 

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Last Updated: 2/10/2014

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