Caroline A. Gilchrist

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Medical Malpractice Attorney in Avon, IN

Baker & Gilchrist
 | 7388 Business Center Drive, Avon, IN 46123
Phone: 317-279-4575
Fax: 317-272-0408
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1982
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (20%)
Attorney Profile

Caroline A. Gilchrist is a partner at Baker & Gilchrist, a plaintiffs' medical malpractice and personal injury law firm in Avon, Indiana, that serves clients statewide. Ms. Gilchrist is an experienced litigator whose primary focus is handling medical malpractice claims. This experience has included cases of birth injury resulting from negligent care, delayed diagnosis or misdiagnosis of cancer, wrongful death claims, vascular surgery malpractice, retained foreign bodies, nursing home negligence and surgical errors, to name a few.

Ms. Gilchrist has also acted as a medical review panel chairwoman in medical negligence cases brought by other practitioners and had a medical malpractice defense practice for 10 years before practicing exclusively in the plaintiffs' arena. In short, this background has given Ms. Gilchrist a unique and valuable perspective on the entire process and has enabled her to better serve her clients in daily practice.

In addition to handling medical malpractice claims, Ms. Gilchrist handles other types of personal injury and civil tort cases as well as legal malpractice cases. Ms. Gilchrist has been a registered mediator for both civil and family law for many years as well.

Attorneys at Baker & Gilchrist serve clients in Indianapolis, Marion County and surrounding areas, and throughout Indiana.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice (80%): Medical Malpractice

Alternative Dispute Resolution (20%)

Focus Areas

Medical Malpractice


Selected to Super Lawyers for 12 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2020

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About Caroline Gilchrist

Admitted: 1982, Indiana

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Indiana Bar, 1982
  • Executive Board Indiana Trial Lawyers Association
  • Sustaining Member, Indiana Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, Indianapolis Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Chair of Advanced Family Mediation Seminar.  Presenter on panel for Ethical Considerations in Family Mediation. , Chair and presenter, CME Update for Family Mediators, ICLEF, 2010
  • "Inside the Indiana Medical Review Panel Process", IBA, 2010
  • "Navigating the Ever Increasing Minefield of the Med Mal SOL", ITLA Lifetime Achievement Seminar, 2009
  • "Mediation: Common Mistakes, Ethical Issues", ICLEF, 2006
  • Case Law Update, ICLEF, 2004
  • "Medical Malpractice", ICLEF, 2000
  • "Advanced Family Mediation Training", The Indiana Lawyer, CLE Division, 1996
  • "Successful Mediation: A Practitioner's Guide to Mediation Preparation", ICLEF, 1994
  • Primary Trainer 1999 to present for Family Mediation Training, Primary Trainer, Family Mediation Training, ICLEF
  • Becoming an Expert in Finding Experts -2016, Speaker, ITLA
  • "Women in the Law Conference", 2001, 2004, and 2006
  • "Decision Making for the Incompetent Terminally Ill Patient: A Compromise in a Solution Eliminates: A Compromise of Patient's Rights"
  • Note Editor, Board of Editors, Indiana Law Journal, Indiana University School of Law
  • Speaker on the Subject of Negotiation and Mediation Techniques for a Variety of Groups
  • Associate Trainer for Civil Mediation Basic Training, February 1998
  • Panel Presenter on Mediation at two Indianapolis Bar Association Bench Bar Conferences, French Lick, 1997 and 1999
  • "How to Handle the Difficult Client in Mediation" IBA Women's Bench Bar 2009 and ICLEF, 2004

Educational Background:

  • Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana, B.A., summa cum laude, 1979
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Office Location for Caroline A. Gilchrist

7388 Business Center Drive
Avon, IN 46123

Phone: 317-279-4575

Fax: 317-272-0408

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Last Updated: 8/15/2019

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