Kathy Farinas

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Indianapolis, IN

Dean Omar Branham Shirley, LLP
951 North Deleware Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Phone: 800-849-7148
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2021
Licensed Since: 1997
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%), Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (10%), Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (10%), Civil Rights (10%), Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (10%), Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

Kathy Farinas represents clients in Indiana in personal injury matters. These include legal issues related to pharmaceutical and toxic tort, medical malpractice, catastrophic injury, asbestos personal injury actions, property rights litigation, employment litigation, civil rights litigation and mass torts litigation. With over two decades of experience, she is prepared to handle even the most complex cases.

In 1994, Ms. Farinas graduated from Indiana University Bloomington with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, before moving on to law school. She then earned her Juris Doctor in 1997 from Valparaiso University School of Law and is now admitted to practice in the state of Indiana and before the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana and the United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana.

Ms. Farinas is a member of the Indianapolis Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, the American Bar Association and the Indiana State Bar Association. Since 2014, she has been named to The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Trial Lawyers and she is on the Indiana Women’s Trial Lawyer Caucus of the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association.

A Leaders Forum Member of the American Association for Justice, Ms. Farinas is also involved with several committees within the organization. These include the Personal Jurisdiction Litigation Group, the Zofran Litigation Group, the Hernia Mesh Litigation Group, the Asbestos Litigation Group, the Toxic, Environmental and Pharmaceuticals Section, the Product Liability Section and the Women’s Trial Lawyer Caucus.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff
  • 10%Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 10%Civil Rights
  • 10%Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 10%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Toxic Torts, Medical Malpractice

Selections

1 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2021

About Kathy Farinas

Admitted: 1997, Indiana

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, Executive Board
  • Indiana Trial Lawyers Women’s Caucus, Chair
  • Indianapolis Bar Association, Member
  • Indiana Bar Association, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Personal Jurisdiction Litigation Group, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Hernia Mesh Litigation Group, Co-Chair
  • American Association for Justice, Zofran Litigation Group, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Leaders Forum Member, Women’s Trial Lawyer Caucus Sponsor
  • American Association for Justice, Asbestos Litigation Group, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Section on Toxic, Environmental and Pharmaceutical Torts
  • American Association for Justice, Product Liability Section, Member
  • Sustaining member of the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, Indiana Women’s Trial Lawyer Caucus
  • Indiana since 1997
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Public Justice Member, 2016

Honors/Awards

  • National Trial Lawyers Association, Top 100 Trial Lawyers, Since 2014

Educational Background

  • Indiana University, B.A., 1994
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Office Location for Kathy Farinas

951 North Deleware Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202

Phone: 800-849-7148

Last Updated: 7/2/2021

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