Randall K. Craig

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Elder Law Attorney in Evansville, IN

Law Offices of Randall K. Craig
 | 5000 East Virginia Street, Suite 1
Evansville, IN 47715
Phone: 812-477-3337
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2013
Licensed Since: 1975
Practice Areas:
  • Elder Law (60%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (30%),
  • Tax: Consumer (10%)
Attorney Profile

Upon founding the Law Offices of Randall K. Craig, Mr. Craig made a commitment to assist clients through all aspects of the estate planning process. He also works with clients in Evansville, Indiana and throughout the State, who are facing elder law issues. His practice has helped countless older and disabled people receive the advice and representation necessary to protect their best interests. Working with Mr. Craig means that clients will receive personalized attention through every phase of their case.

Mr. Craig has decades of experience with elder law issues. In addition to his practice, he also served as an adjunct professor of estate planning, real estate and income taxation at the University of Evansville. He was one of the first 55 attorneys in the country whom the National Elder Law Foundation certified as an elder law attorney. Further, the Indiana State Bar Association’s Trust & Estate Specialty Board has certified Mr. Craig as a trust and estate lawyer. Mr. Craig is a member of the Council of Advanced Practitioners ("CAP") of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, which is available by invitation only to preeminent elder law attorneys. He is the only Indiana member of CAP.

For his accomplishments, Mr. Craig holds the highest rating possible of AV Preeminent* from Martindale-Hubbell, and he has been selected for inclusion with The Best Lawyers in America every year since 2009. He was recently honored by his peers by being named as the Best Lawyers’ 2017 Evansville Trust and Estates "Lawyer of the Year".

Admitted to practice in Indiana in 1975, Mr. Craig earned a Bachelor of Science and graduated with distinction in 1972 from Indiana University. He then received a Doctor of Jurisprudence, graduating cum laude from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law.

Today, Mr. Craig holds membership with the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, the Evansville Bar Association’s Probate, Elder Law and Guardianship Section, the Indiana State Bar Association’s Elder Law; Probate, Trust & Real Property; and Taxation sections, and Beta Gamma Sigma, Inc. 

*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

Elder Law (60%)

Estate Planning & Probate (30%): Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Tax (10%)

Focus Areas

Estate Planning & Probate: Estate Planning, Guardianships & Conservatorships, Living Wills, Power of Attorney, Probate & Estate Administration, Trusts, Wills

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 7 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2013

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About Randall Craig

Admitted: 1975, Indiana

Professional Webpage: http://www.rkcraiglaw.com/bio.html

Honors and Awards:

  • Sagamore of the Wabash, Governor of Indiana, 2002
  • Randall K. and Rebecca L. Craig Family Foundation, Inc., President
  • Recently honored by his peers by being named as the Best Lawyers’ 2017 Evansville Trust and Estates "Lawyer of the Year", The Best Lawyers in America, 2009 - Present
  • Indiana Super Lawyer, Indianapolis Monthly, 2007-2013, 2016
  • Indiana Super Lawyer, Law and Politics, 2007-2013
  • Martindale-Hubbell Bar Registry of Preeminent Lawyers

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certified Geriatric Service Provider, The National Association for Geriatric Service Providers & Educators
  • Board Certified Indiana Trust and Estate Lawyer, Trust and Estate Specialty Board of the Indiana State Bar Association
  • Certified Elder Law Attorney, National Elder Law Foundation

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Current Member, Board of Directors, Evansville Bar Association, 2007 - 2009
  • Member, Board of Directors, Evansville Estate and Financial Planning Council, 2003 - Present
  • Christian Legal Society
  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Charter Member, Council of Advanced Practitioners of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • Chair, Evansville Bar Association, 2005
  • Evansville Bar Association, Probate, Elder Law and Guardianship Section
  • Member, Sections on Taxation, Corporate and Real Property, Probate and Trust Law, and Elder Law, Indiana State Bar Association
  • Member, Special Interest Groups on Trusts and Tax, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys
  • United States Tax Court, 1975
  • State of Indiana, 1975

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Member and former Chair of Board of Trustees, American Baptist East Church, Evansville, Indiana
  • Former President and a Current Member of the Board of Directors, Southwestern Indiana Regional Council on Aging, Inc. (SWIRCA & More)
  • Former President and Member of the Board of Directors, Vanderburgh County Council on Aging, Inc.
  • Board of Directors, Sonlight Ministries of Evansville, Indiana, Inc.

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Guiding Those Left Behind in Indiana, Eagle Publishing Company of Boca, 2006
  • A Will is Not Enough in Indiana, Eagle Publishing Company of Boca, 2004
  • Featured Speaker, Elder Law Developments, Annual Judge Robert H. Staton Indiana Law Update, Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, 2013 - Present
  • Law Pertaining to Savings Accounts, Indiana Savings and Loan League
  • Adjunct Professor, University of Evansville College of Alternative Programs, And A Licensing Course For Real Estate Salespersons, Estate Planning, Income Taxation And Real Estate

Educational Background:

  • Indiana University – B.S. degree, with distinction - J.D. degree, cum laude, 1975, 1972
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Office Location for Randall K. Craig

5000 East Virginia Street
Suite 1
Evansville, IN 47715

Phone: 812-477-3337

 

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Last Updated: 7/13/2017

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