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E. Davis Coots

Attorney Profile

Top Rated General Litigation Attorney in Carmel, IN

Coots Henke & Wheeler, P.C.
255 East Carmel Drive
Carmel, IN 46032
Phone: 317-844-4693
Fax: 317-573-5385
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2022
Licensed in Indiana Since: 1969
Practice Areas: General Litigation, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Real Estate: Business, Business Litigation
Attorney Profile

Mr. Coots' practice emphasizes general litigation, real estate, corporate law, and planning and zoning.  His representative clients include corporations, lenders, developers, and lessors, as well as individuals and families.  Mr. Coots is also a certified mediator.  He is a past president of the Carmel City Council, Carmel Plan Commission and Carmel Chamber of Commerce.  Mr. Coots also served as Carmel City attorney in 1982-1983 and is a former member of the Board of Directors of the Indianapolis Bar Foundation and the Board of Managers of the Indianapolis Bar Association.  He is active in the Indiana State Bar, ADR Chairman and Hamilton County Bar.  He has also served on the Board of Directors for several closely held entities. Mr. Coots graduated from the Indiana University School of Law- Indianapolis in 1969.

About E. Davis Coots

First Admitted: 1969, Indiana

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Educational Background

  • Indiana University School of Law, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1969, J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence, Honors: Cum Laude,  Monmouth College, Monmouth, Illinois, 1965, Honors: Cum Laude

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Indianapolis Bar Association, Hamilton County Bar Association, Indiana State Bar Association, American Bar Association, Carmel City Council (Past President), Carmel Plan Commission (Past President), Carmel Chamber of Commerce (Past President)
  • Indiana State Bar Association ADR Chair 2017-2018, 2017
  • Indiana State Bar Association ADR Section Chair

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Case Note Indiana University Law Journal

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Certified Mediator, 1986
  • Certified Mediator


  • Recognition for Community activities, Rangeline Pioneer Award, City of Carmel, 2008
  • Recognition for contributions to the Community and Chamber, Life Time Achievement Award, Carmel Chamber of Commerce, 2012

Pro bono/Community Service

  • pro bona settlement week participant 2015-19, 2019
  • Pro bono counsel and limited means mediation cases.

Industry Groups

  • General
  • Insurance
  • Real Estate
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Office Location for E. Davis Coots

255 East Carmel Drive
Carmel, IN 46032

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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