D. Bruce Kehoe

Top rated medical malpractice attorney in Indianapolis, Indiana

Wilson Kehoe Winingham, LLC
D. Bruce Kehoe
Wilson Kehoe Winingham, LLC

Practice Areas: Medical malpractice, Personal injury, Products liability; view more

Licensed in Indiana since: 1980

Education: Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2023

Wilson Kehoe Winingham, LLC

2859 North Meridian Street
Indianapolis, IN 46208 Visit website


A partner at Wilson Kehoe Winingham, D. Bruce Kehoe is a committed attorney representing clients across the state of Indiana. He focuses his practice on personal injury cases that involve the following matters: airplane and helicopter crashes, defective products, birth injuries, and brain and spinal cord injuries. 

After receiving his bachelor’s degree in physical therapy from Indiana University School of Medicine, Mr. Kehoe went on to earn a Juris Doctor from the Indiana University Bloomington Maurer School of Law.

Mr. Kehoe understands that an injury does more than simply cause physical pain, and he ensures to treat his clients with utmost compassion and care. People who have suffered because of someone else's negligence may face overwhelming expenses, and he diligently works to secure maximum compensation for them. 

With a strong background in medicine as a physical therapist, Mr. Kehoe has a keen insight into the physical, emotional and financial toll personal injury matters can take. Additionally, he is a licensed pilot who understands how the aviation industry works, which provides him with a unique perspective in cases involving airplane crashes.

For his successes, Mr. Kehoe has earned the highest possible rating through Martindale-Hubbell, the AV Preeminent* rating. He has been named to The Best Lawyers in America for his work continuously for several years and holds an Avvo "Superb" rating. The Indiana Trial Lawyers Association honored him with the Trial Lawyer of the Year Award in 2001. He was featured in the Bloomberg Businessweek magazine for his exceptional work and unique approach in medical malpractice cases. 

Active in the legal community, Mr. Kehoe is a member of the Indiana State Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the American Association for Justice and the Indianapolis Bar Association. He is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and a former president of the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association. A published author, he regularly lectures and provides instruction on law matters.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license 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 ethical standards.

Practice areas

Personal injury - medical malpractice: plaintiff, Personal injury - general: plaintiff, Personal injury - products: plaintiff

Focus areas

Medical malpractice, Birth injury, Delayed or incorrect diagnosis, Animal bites, Motor vehicle accidents, Personal injury - plaintiff, Slip and fall, Wrongful death, Dram shop laws, Construction accident, Brain injury, Toxic mold, Trucking accidents, Premises liability - plaintiff, Motor vehicle defects, Medical devices, Pharmaceutical

  • 50% Personal injury - medical malpractice: plaintiff
  • 30% Personal injury - general: plaintiff
  • 20% Personal injury - products: plaintiff

First Admitted: 1980, Indiana

Professional Webpage: https://www.wkw.com/our-team/bruce-kehoe/

Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Educational Background:
  • Indiana University School of Medicine, Undergraduate in Physical Therapy
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Past President, Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, 2009
  • Member, Indianapolis Bar Association
  • Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Member, Indiana State Bar Association
  • Sustaining Member, American Association for Justice
  • Author and lecturer for ITLA, PESI, and ICLEF seminars
  • Board Member, Indiana Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Instructor, NITA Seminar for Trial skills
  • Best Lawyers® 2019 Indiana “Lawyer of the Year” – Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs, 2019 Indiana “Lawyer of the Year” – Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs, Best Lawyers® , 2019
  • The Best Lawyers in America (2019 Edition) listed Bruce for: Aviation Law – Indianapolis, IN Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs – Indianapolis, IN Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs – Indianapolis, IN Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs – Indianapolis, IN, Best Lawyers in America , Best Lawyers in America , 2019
  • Indiana Trial Lawyer of the Year by the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, 2001
  • Named Best Lawyers' Indianapolis Product Liability Lawyer of the Year, 2014
  • Named Top Ten Indiana Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers magazine (Since 2008)
  • AV Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
  • Featured in Parenting magazine's 2013 Top Birth Injury Advocates special section

Office location for D. Bruce Kehoe

2859 North Meridian Street
Indianapolis, IN 46208

Phone: 317-973-0896

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