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Hilary Barnes

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Indianapolis, IN

Christopher & Taylor
1219 North Delaware
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Phone: 317-635-9000
Fax: 317-686-2200
Email: Hilary Barnes
Selected to Rising Stars: 2018 - 2022
Licensed in Indiana Since: 2014
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%), Business Litigation (50%)
Attorney Profile

Hilary Barnes is an attorney with the Christopher & Taylor law firm in Indianapolis, Indiana. Serving a diverse range of clients throughout Marion County and the surrounding areas, Ms. Barnes focuses her practice primarily on business litigation and plaintiff personal injury and class action claims, and she is completely committed to working to do what is necessary to help her clients protect their rights and interests and achieve the most favorable outcomes possible for their serious and complex legal challenges.

Ms. Barnes graduated from Indiana University in 2009 with a Bachelor of Science in public affairs and a certificate in business foundations. She then returned to her alma mater and obtained her Juris Doctor from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in 2013, graduating Order of the Barristers. While in law school, she was a member of the National Professional Responsibility Moot Court Competition.

While pursuing her legal degree, Ms. Barnes interned with the office of Governor Mitch Daniels and served as legal clerk to the Honorable Judge Kirsch of the Court of Appeals of Indiana. She also served as editor for Hoosier Motorcyclist.

Along with maintaining a successful legal practice, Ms. Barnes is also an established business owner, so she understands the unique challenges and struggles business owners often face. This helps her better connect with her commercial clients, allowing her to provide a higher level of service and support for their needs.

Compassionate and devoted to her community, Ms. Barnes has volunteered her time and services to various civic and charitable organizations across her area, including the Miracle Ride Foundation. She currently serves as a board member for Indiana Landmarks as well as vice president of the Old Northside Foundation. She is also a licensed pilot.

About Hilary Barnes

First Admitted: 2014, Indiana

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Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Mediator, Indiana University McKinney School of Law

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Peer Tutor, Finite Mathematics, V361 Corporate Finance, Indiana University, School of Public and Environmental Affairs
  • Article Editor, Hoosier Motorcyclist, August 2008 – Present

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Volunteer, Miracle Ride Foundation, May 2003 – Present
  • Board Member, Indiana Landmarks, September 2016 – Present
  • Volunteer, Indianapolis Air Show, August 2003 – July 2012
  • Board Member, Harrison College Advisory Counsel, August 2015 – May 2018
  • Vice President/Board Member, Old Northside Foundation, January 2016 – Present

Educational Background

  • Kelley School of Business, Major: Business Foundations Certificate
  • Indiana University, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Bachelor of Science in Public Affairs, Major: Management, 2009


  • Criminal Defense Clinic, Indiana University McKinney School of Law
  • Order of Barrister’s, Indiana University McKinney School of Law
  • Dean’s List, Indiana University, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, 2005 - 2009
  • Chief Justice, National Professional Responsibility Moot Court Competition, Indiana University McKinney School of Law
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Office Location for Hilary Barnes

1219 North Delaware
Indianapolis, IN 46202

Last Updated: 9/2/2021

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