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Daniel A. Ladendorf

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Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Indianapolis, IN

Ladendorf Law
7310 North Shadeland Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46250
Phone: 317-842-5800
Fax: 317-288-2720
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2022
Licensed in Indiana Since: 1987
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff, Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
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Attorney Profile

Daniel A. Ladendorf is an attorney with Ladendorf Law in Indianapolis, Indiana. A top-ranked and award-winning trial lawyer with more than 34 years of total legal experience, Mr. Ladendorf provides unmatched counsel and support to clients across his state who have legal needs involving any of the following:

·       Personal injury

·       Medical malpractice

·       Product liability

·       Wrongful death

·       Trials and appeals

Early in his legal career, Mr. Ladendorf served as Deputy Prosecuting Attorney with the Marion County Prosecutors Office as well as legal counsel to the Marion County Grand Jury. During this time, he gained invaluable trial experience that serves him well to this day, and he has achieved remarkable success advocating on behalf of innocent accident victims and their families.

A leader in his field, Mr. Ladendorf has served as legislative co-chairman for the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association as well as with the organization's board of directors and executive committee. He has also served several mayoral appointments to the Indianapolis-Marion County Board of Ethics, and he has served as general counsel to the Marion County Election Board as well as chief deputy clerk and court administrator for the Marion County Circuit and Superior Courts.

Mr. Ladendorf is also an active member of the Indianapolis Bar Association and the Indiana State Bar Association, and he has achieved the status of Fellow with the Indianapolis Bar Foundation. He has also conducted numerous lectures and continuing legal education seminars across his region on a variety of legal topics in programs sponsored by the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association and the Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum.

Honored for his outstanding professionalism and service, Mr. Ladendorf has earned an AV Preeminent peer review rating* from Martindale-Hubbell as well as the Trial Lawyer of the Year Award in 2013 from the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association. He has also received many other top rankings and endorsements from his peers along with numerous testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients.

A 1983 graduate of Indiana University at Bloomington - School of Business, Mr. Ladendorf obtained his certificate in Public Affairs from Indiana University's School of Public and Environmental Affairs. He obtained his Juris Doctor from Indiana University School of Law at Indianapolis in 1986, and he is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana.

*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 Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 90%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Medical Malpractice


17 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2022

About Daniel A. Ladendorf

First Admitted: 1987, Indiana

Professional Webpage:


  • 2013 Indiana Trial Lawyer of the Year, Indiana Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA)
  • , Distinguished Fellow of the Indianapolis Bar Foundation
  • AV Peer Review Rating, Martindale-Hubbell
  • One of Indiana’s Super Lawyers by Law & Politics, Super Lawyers magazine and Indianapolis Monthly Magazine, Since 2006

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Legislative Co-Chairman for the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA), Volunteer

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Certificate in Public Affairs, Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs, 1983

Bar/Professional Activity

  • U.S. District Court, Northern Districts of Indiana, 1987
  • Continuing Legal Education Forum Faculty
  • Indiana State Bar Association, Member
  • Indiana, 1987
  • Indiana Trial Lawyers Association (ITLA), former Legislative Chairman, Member of the Board of Directors and Member of the Governing Executive Committee
  • Indianapolis Bar Foundation, Distinguished Fellow
  • U.S. District Court, Southern Districts of Indiana, 1987
  • Indianapolis Bar Association
  • Indianapolis-Marion County Board of Ethics, Member

Educational Background

  • Indiana University at Bloomington - School of Business, B.S., 1983
  • Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Certificate in Public Affairs, 1983

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Delta Upsilon International Fraternity Outstanding Chapter Advisor Award recognizing "the tremendous time and effort given for the improvement of the Indiana Chapter.", 2018
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Office Location for Daniel A. Ladendorf

7310 North Shadeland Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46250

Phone: 317-842-5800

Fax: 317-288-2720

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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