Mark C. Ladendorf

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Indianapolis, IN

Ladendorf Law
 | 7310 North Shadeland Avenue, Indianapolis, IN 46250
Phone: 317-842-5800
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1980
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Mark C. Ladendorf is an attorney at Ladenforf Law in Indianapolis, Indiana, where he focuses his practice on personal injury law. With more than three decades of legal experience, Mr. Ladendorf represents individuals in Indianapolis and throughout Indiana who have been injured due to car accidents, motorcycle accidents, workplace injuries, medical malpractice and more.

Mr. Ladendorf earned his bachelor's degree from Indiana University Bloomington and his law degree from Indiana University Maurer School of Law, where he graduated magna cum laude. He is admitted to practice in the Indiana state courts and the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana. He has also argued cases before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit and the Indiana Supreme Court.

Recognized for his knowledge and experience, Mr. Ladenforf has been asked to author numerous articles and speak at many conferences and seminars for groups such as the National Business Institute and Lorman Education Services.

Mr. Ladendorf's accomplishments have earned him a number of honors and awards. He has been rated* AV Preeminent, the highest possible rating, by the prestigious attorney peer-review service Martindale-Hubbell and was featured in the publication "The Best Lawyers in America." The organization National Trial Lawyers named him to its list of the top 100 trial lawyers and he is a lifetime member of the National Registry of Who's Who.

An active member of the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, Mr. Ladendorf has served as the organization's president and is an emeritus member of its board of directors. He is also a member of organizations including the Indianapolis Bar Association, the Indiana State Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the American Association for Justice.

*AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer-review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general practice standards.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (80%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (10%): Medical Malpractice

Personal Injury - Products (10%)

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - General: Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Medical Malpractice

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 14 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2017

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About Mark Ladendorf

Admitted 1980, Indiana

Professional Webpage: http://www.ladendorf.com/mark-c-ladendorf-esq/

Honors and Awards:

  • Selected as One of Indiana's Super Lawyers in Indianapolis Monthly magazine and Indiana Super Lawyers magazine
  • Life Member of the National Registry of Who's Who
  • Holds an "AV" rating as an attorney
  • Featured in Martindale-Hubbell's Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers
  • Selected to "National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers"
  • Selected to "The Best Lawyers in America"

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • President, Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, 2013
  • Chair, Indiana Trial Lawyers Association 41st Annual Institute, 2005
  • Chair, "Personal Injury for Paralegals, Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, 2012, 2014 and 2015
  • Chair, Indiana Trial Lawyers Association Lifetime Achievement Award Seminar, 2015
  • Sustaining Member, The Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Board of Directors, Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, 1990 – 2015
  • Member, Indiana State Bar Association
  • Member, Indianapolis Bar Association
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit
  • Indiana
  • Member, American Association for Justice 
  • Member, ABA, Tort and Insurance Practice Section
  • Member, Attorney Information Exchange Group
  • Member, American Bar Associations

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Co-Author & Lecturer, "Final Argument in a Products Liability Lawsuit", Indiana continuing Legal Education Forum Seminar, 1982
  • Lecturer, "Indiana State Chiropractic Association, District Meeting Seminar", 1986
  • Lecturer, "Successful Handling of Wrongful Death Cases: The Experts Share Their Secrets," Lorman Education Services, 1999 to 2002
  • Lecturer, "Indiana Orthopedics for Lawyers," Professional Education Systems, Inc, 1987
  • Author & Lecturer, "Indiana Discovery, Pretrial & Trial Resources: Plaintiffs Perspective", Professional Education Systems, Inc, 1988
  • Lecturer, "Indiana Discovery, Pretrial and Trial Procedures," Professional Education Systems, Inc., 1988
  • Author & Lecturer, "Indiana Uninsured & Underinsured Motorist Coverage Issues" Professional Educations Systems, Inc, 1989
  • Author & Lecturer, "Statutory Guidelines with Regards to Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Claim", Professional Education Systems, Inc , 1989
  • Lecturer, "Indiana Uninsured & Underinsured Motorist Coverage Issues," Indianapolis Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division, 1989
  • Author & Lecturer, "Dram Shop Liability From the Plaintiff's Perspective", Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum Seminar, 1990
  • Lecturer, "Depositions: Strategies, Tactics & Mechanics," 2nd Annual, Professional Education Systems, Inc., 1990
  • Author & Lecturer, "Using Expert Witnesses In Discovery & Trial", National Business Institute, Inc. Seminar, 1991
  • Lecturer, "Tools for Enhancing an Arbitration Presentation," ITLA 3rd Annual Lifetime Achievement Award Seminar, 1991
  • Lecturer, "Evidence in Trial Practice in Indiana," National Business Institute, Inc., 1991
  • Lecturer, "Indiana Orthopedics for Lawyers," Professional Education Systems, Inc., 1991
  • Lecturer, "Trial Advocacy Program," Indiana University School of Law – Bloomington, Indiana, 1991
  • Author & Lecturer, "Plaintiff's Perspective on Selecting and Preparing Cases for Summary Judgment", Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum Seminar, 1992
  • Lecturer, "Summary Judgments," Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum Seminar, 1992
  • Lecturer, "Measurement of Spinal Impairment: Medical and Legal Issues," Professional Education Systems, Inc., 1992
  • Author & Lecturer, "Taking and Defending Depositions from a Plaintiff's Perspective", Law Seminars International, 1993
  • Lecturer, "Depositions – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly," Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum Seminar, 1993
  • Lecturer, "Increased Costs of Health Care Insurance, "Litigation Seminar For Legal Secretaries and Legal Assistants," Law Seminars International, 1993
  • Lecturer, "Accident Reconstruction: Dealing with Causation and Damages," Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum Seminar, 1994
  • Author & Lecturer, "Recent Case Law Update Regarding Interrogatories, Request For Production and Request For Admissions", Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum Seminar, 1995
  • Author & Lecturer, "Advanced Trial Series – Setting the Stage; Pre-Trial Practice", Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum Seminar, 1995
  • Author & Lecturer, "Issues Relating to Medical Malpractice in Indiana", The Labor News, 1995
  • Lecturer, "Advanced Trial Series – Setting the Stage: Pre- Trial Practice," Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum Seminar, 1995
  • Lecturer, "Orthopedics for Lawyers", Professional Education Systems, Inc., 1995
  • Lecturer, "Effects of Tort Reform on Medical Malpractice," Health Law Society, Indiana University School of Law-Indianapolis, 1995
  • Author & Lecturer, "Trying the Automobile Injury Case in Indiana", National Business Institute, Inc, 1996
  • Lecturer, "Settling a Personal Injury Case: Valuation & Negotiation," Young Lawyers Division, Indianapolis Bar Association, 1996
  • Lecturer, "Trying the Automobile Injury Case in Indiana," National Business Institute, Inc., 1996
  • Chair & Lecturer, "The Challenge of Picking and Persuading a Jury," The Indiana Lawyer, Seminar, 1997
  • Lecturer, "Hot Tips From the Experts: Personal Injury," Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, 1998
  • Lecturer, "Jury Selection in Indiana," Lorman Education Services, 2001
  • Lecturer, "Medical School for Lawyers," Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum Seminar, 2001
  • Lecturer, ITLA 16th Annual Lifetime Achievement Award Seminar, 2003
  • Lecturer, "Young Lawyers Brown Bag Seminar Series," Indiana Trial Lawyers Association Seminar, 2004
  • Lecturer, "Civil Discovery: The Tough Issues Argued," Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum Seminar, 2004
  • Lecturer, "the Auto Case: We Are Back in Front of Juries", Indiana Trial Lawyers Association Lifetime Achievement Award Seminar, 2004
  • Lecturer, "How Bankruptcy Affects Your Practice," Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum Seminar, 2005
  • Lecturer, "Blood, Sweat and A Bad Dog," Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum Seminar, 2006
  • Lecturer, "Dog Bite Law: Does it Bite?" Indiana Trial Lawyers Association 18th Annual Lifetime Achievement Award Seminar, 2006
  • Lecturer, "Topics in Litigation," Indiana Trial Lawyers Association Seminar, 2008
  • Lecturer, "What you and Your Experts Are Missing – Using the Cost of Health Insurance as an Element of Damages, Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, 2008
  • Lecturer, "Understanding & Evaluation of the Wrongful Death Claim", Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum Seminar, 2010
  • Lecturer, "Damages in a Wrongful Death Trial," Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum Seminar,, 2012
  • Lecturer, "Personal Injury Primer for Paralegals – Attorney/Paralegal Dynamics", Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, 2012
  • Lecturer, "Cross Examination of Defendants – Records Review – Expert", Indiana Trial Lawyers Association Lifetime Achievement Award Seminar, 2013
  • Lecturer, "A new Twist on an Old Tradition", Torts, Indiana Law Survey, The Alumni Association Of The Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School Of Law, 2013
  • Lecturer, "How to Manage your Law Practice and Balance it with your Personal Life", Applied Professionalism for Young Lawyers, Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, 2014
  • Author & Lecturer, "Protecting Work Product: Video Settlement Documentary", Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, 2014

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Nature's Link, Inc. v. Przybyla, 885 N.E.2d 709 (Ind. Ct. App. 2008)
  • St. Anthony Medical Center v. Ralph Kalember 853 N.E.2d 1046, 2006
  • Wildman v. Nat'l Fire & Marine Ins. Co., 03N.E.2d 683 (Ind. App. 1998)
  • Gonzalez v. U-Haul of Central Indiana and Volvo of America Corp., (1985) 752 F.2d 295
  • Armstrong v. Lake, (1983) 447 N.E.2d 1153
  • Rachel Riggs, et al. v. Alan Burrell, (1992) 595 N.E.2d 268
  • DiBortolo v. Metropolitan School District of Washington Township, (1982) 440 N.E.2d 506
  • International Vacuum, Inc. v. Owens, (1982) 439 N.E.2d 188

Representative Clients:

  • SteelHorse
  • BAM (Breakdown Assistance for Motorcycles)

Educational Background:

  • Indiana University B.A., With Distinction, 1977
Office Location for Mark C. Ladendorf

7310 North Shadeland Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46250

Phone: 317-842-5800

 

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Last Updated: 7/13/2016

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