Betsy K. Greene

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Bloomington, Indiana

Greene & Schultz Trial Lawyers
Betsy K. Greene
Greene & Schultz Trial Lawyers

Practice Areas: Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Products Liability

Licensed in Indiana since: 1982

Education: Indiana University Maurer School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2024

Greene & Schultz Trial Lawyers

520 North Walnut Street
Bloomington, IN 47404 Visit website


A co-founder and partner in Greene & Schultz Trial Lawyers located in Bloomington, Indiana, Betsy K. Greene focuses her litigation practice primarily on personal injury matters, representing plaintiffs who have been the victims of car, truck and motorcycle accidents, premises liability and slip-and-fall incidents, and medical malpractice and nursing home abuse cases. She also assists clients with Social Security Disability claims and is certified in civil trial advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.

In 1979, Ms. Greene graduated from Indiana University with a bachelor's degree, and then went on to obtain her law degree from Indiana University Maurer School of Law in 1982. A frequent speaker at Indiana Trial Lawyers Association gatherings, she has taught several Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum seminars and is a former adjunct professor in trial advocacy at Indiana University Maurer School of Law.

Assisting clients in the Bloomington, Indiana, area, Ms. Green is licensed to practice law in Indiana and before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana. She is also licensed to practice before the U.S. Courts of Appeal for the 6th and 7th Circuits and the Supreme Court of the United States.

In recognition of her successful track record and ethical standards, Martindale-Hubbell has given Ms. Greene its AV-Preeminent* rating. Always seeking to keep abreast of current developments in her practice area, she is an active participant in several professional organizations, including the American Association for Justice; the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association; and the Indiana State, Monroe County and Morgan County bar associations.

*AV-Preeminent and BV-Distinguished are 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 confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 1982, Indiana

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Representative Clients:
  • American Economy Ins. Co. v. Motorist Mut. Ins., 605 N.E.2d 162, Ind., 1992
  • Davidson, by Floyd v. Davidson, 558 N.E.2d 849, Ind.Ct.App., 1990
  • Indiana Limestone Co. v. Staggs, 672 N.E.2d 1377, Ind.Ct.App., 1996
  • Inman v. Farm Bureau Insurance, 584 N.E.2d 567, Ind.Ct.App., 1992
  • Meridian Mutual Ins. Co. v. Auto-Owners Ins. Co., 698 N.E.2d 770, Ind., 1998
  • Pafco General Ins. Co. v. Providence Washington Ins. Co., 587 N.E.2d 728, Ind.Ct.App. 1992
  • H.D. v. BHC Meadows Hosp., Inc., 884 N.E.2d 849, Ind.App.Ct., 2008
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Indiana University Maurer School of Law, adjunct professor of trial advocacy, spring 2008 semester
  • Indiana Trial Lawyers Association Seminars
  • Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum Seminars
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Indiana, 1982
  • Past President, Alumni Board, Trial Lawyers College
  • Past President, Monroe County Bar Association, 2005
  • Director, Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, 1992 - Present
  • Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, Executive Committee, 1994 - 2008
  • 7th Circuit Bar Association
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Trial Lawyers College, Class of August 2005
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • Indiana Supreme Court Committee on Character and Fitness, Monroe County Sheriff Merit Board, 2011 - Present
  • Member, Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, 1989 - Present
  • Past President, Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, 2006 - 2007
  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit
  • Past President of Indiana Chapter, American Board of Trial Advocates, 2005
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana
  • Past Member, Board of Directors, Trial Lawyers College
  • Morgan County Bar Association
  • College of Fellows inductee, Indiana Trial Lawyers Association
  • Emeritus Member, Board of Directors, Monroe County Public Defender Board, 2010 - Present
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana
  • American Association for Justice
Educational Background:
  • Indiana University, B.A., 1979
  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review RatedSM by Martindale-Hubbell®, the Highest Achievable Rating
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy , 1995

Office location for Betsy K. Greene

520 North Walnut Street
Bloomington, IN 47404

Phone: 812-558-0198


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