Kevin P. Farrell

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Indianapolis, IN

Cline Farrell Christie Lee & Bell, P.C.
 | 951 North Delaware Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202
Phone: 317-488-5500
Fax: 317-488-5510
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1974
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff,
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (0%)
Attorney Profile

Kevin Farrell is a partner with Cline Farrell Christie Lee & Bell, P.C., who represents clients in Indianapolis, Indiana. With nearly four decades of experience as an attorney, Mr. Farrell has gained respect for his assertive and robust approach to personal injury, premises liability and wrongful death cases. He focuses his practice on cases involving traumatic brain injuries; back, neck and spinal cord injuries; electrical accidents; fires and explosions; workplace accidents; and farm accidents.

After graduating with his law degree from Indiana University, Mr. Farrell was admitted to practice in Indiana as well as before the U.S. District Courts for both the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana. He also belongs to the Indiana State Bar Association, the American Bar Association and The American College of Trial Lawyers. In addition to membership in the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, he has served on their board of directors since 1991.

Other professionals have honored Mr. Ferrell with distinguished accolades, such as his ranking among the Best Lawyers in America* in 2007. Well-respected for his comprehensive knowledge of trial law, he has spoken at dozens of seminars for state legal organizations on topics pertaining to personal injury and wrongful death, specifically on recent developments in tort law, solo and small firm practices and the successful handing of wrongful death cases and trial tactics. He has released several publications on a broad selection of personal injury topics as well. In addition, he served as a faculty member for the Indiana Trial Advocacy College from 1998 to 2006.

Mr. Farrell regularly engages in a number of civic activities. In addition to sitting on the board of directors for a local public radio station, he has served as a lector and greeter for two area Catholic churches and was on the board of directors for the North Deanery for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis from 1988 to 1996.

*The Best Lawyers in America® 2010. Copyright 2009 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (100%)

Alternative Dispute Resolution (0%)


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Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2020

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About Kevin Farrell

Admitted: 1974, Indiana

Professional Webpage:


  • Best Lawyers in America, 2007 Edition

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Indiana, 1974
  • Indianapolis Bar Association
  • American College of Trial Lawyers, 2006
  • Board of Directors for the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association since 1991
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
  • American Bar Association
  • Commissioner, Marion County Circuit Court, 1975 - 1977
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • St. Francis & Clare Catholic Church - Lector 2011
  • Board of Directors, WITT Public Radio
  • North Deanery Board of Directors, Archdiocese of Indianapolis, 1988 - 1996
  • Greeter, St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 1988 - Present

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • "Representing The Elderly in Personal Injury Claims," Indiana Continuing Legal Education, 1987
  • Young Lawyers Seminar (Indiana Trial Lawyers), 2004
  • Annual Institute Civil Law Update (Indiana Trial Lawyers), 2001 - 2003
  • Faculty Member, Indiana Trial Advocacy College, 1998 - 2006
  • Practice Skills Summit (ICLEF), 2004
  • "Handling Civil Cases, Rookie Law Seminar (ICLEF), 1999 - 2006
  • Trial Tactics (Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana), 2002
  • "WE THE JURY…", Lake County Bar Association, Opening Statement, 2000
  • "WE THE JURY…", Lake County Bar Association, Voir Dire, 2002
  • "WE THE JURY…", Lake County Bar Association, Final Argument, 2004
  • "Planning Your First Personal Injury Case," 1999
  • "Rookie Law Seminar," 1999
  • "Expert Opinion Testimony," 1999
  • "Successful Handling of Wrongful Death Cases" (Lorman Education Services), 1998
  • "Effectively Handling Tort Cases of any Size" (ICLE), 1998
  • "The Trial of the R.M.S. Titanic (Indiana State Bar Association, Annual Meeting), 1997
  • "Trial Strategies" Indiana Continuing Legal Education, 1997
  • "How the Masters Try Cases" (ICLE), 1997
  • Chairman, "Practitioner Medical Forum" (ICLE), 1997
  • "Punitive Damages in Premises Liability" (ICLE), 1997
  • "Wrongful Death: Voir Dire to Verdict" (ICLE), 1997
  • "Auto Insurance and Accident Litigation" (ICLE), 1996
  • "Jury Selection in a Complicated Trial" (Lorman Education Services), 1996
  • "Medical Payments" (Indiana Trial Lawyers Institute), 1995
  • "Orthopedics for Lawyer" (PESI Seminar), 1993
  • "Anatomy of a Lawsuit" (ICLE), 1993
  • "Recent Developments in Tort Law," Indiana Law Update Seminar (ICLEF), 2000 - 2010
  • "Handling Automobile Negligence Cases" (ICLEF), 1992
  • Bench Bar Conference (IBA) - What Lawyers Expect of Judges (IBA), 2010
  • "A Guide to Handling Automobile Cases" (ICLEF), 1991
  • Negligent Entrustment of Guns (Indiana Trial Lawyers), 2010
  • Chairman, "Personal Injury and Workman's Compensation in Indiana", Indianapolis Bar Association Seminar, 1991
  • Women's Law Conference (ISBA), 2008
  • "Negligent Hiring and Retention of School Teachers" (Indiana School Bard Attorney Workshop), 1988
  • Radiation Technology Seminar (Society of Nuclear Medicine), 2008
  • "School Violence, The Duty to Protect Staff and Students From Assault and Battery", 1989
  • Solo and Small Firm Practice (ISBA), 2007 - 2008
  • "The Plaintiff's Medical Expert, Indiana Continuing Legal Education, 1990
  • Civil Law Update (ISBA), 2007
  • "Trial Advocacy in Indiana," National Business Institute, 1989
  • Guest Lecturer, Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis, 2006 - 2010

Representative Clients:

  • Frazier v. Mellowitz, 804 N.E.2d 796, Ind. App. 2004
  • Shaffer v. Ramada, 576 NE2d 1264 580 NE2d 306
  • Miles v. Christensen, 724 N.E.2d 623
  • Frady v. Hedgecock, 497 NE2d 620
  • Mendenhall v. Skinner and Broadbent Co. Inc., 728 N.E.2nd 140
  • Baker v. Weather, 714 NE 2d 740, Ind. App. 1999
  • Thompson v. Murat Shrine Club, Inc. 639 N.E.2d 1039

Educational Background:

  • Marian College, Indianapolis, B.A., 1969
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Office Location for Kevin P. Farrell

951 North Delaware Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202

Phone: 317-488-5500

Fax: 317-488-5510

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Last Updated: 10/2/2019

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