John M. McLaughlin

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Lebanon, IN

Parr Richey Frandsen Patterson Kruse LLP
 | 225 West Main Street, Lebanon, IN 46052
Phone: 317-762-3779
Fax: 765-483-3444
Selected To Rising Stars: 2013 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2009
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

A partner at Parr Richey Frandsen Patterson Kruse LLP, John M. McLaughlin focuses his practice exclusively on personal injury and wrongful death litigation. From the firm's office in Indianapolis, Indiana, he represents residents of Marion, Boone, Hendricks, Hamilton and Hancock counties and other parts of the state who have been harmed by the negligence of other people or entities. The types of cases Mr. McLaughlin has handled throughout his career involve truck and other motor vehicle crashes, medical malpractice, defective products, premises liability, and similar incidents. One of the notable matters he worked on was the collapse of the stage at an outdoor concert during the Indiana State Fair in August 2011, which resulted in several fatal injuries.

Mr. McLaughlin has obtained several sizable jury awards and out-of-court settlements during his career, which he has spent entirely at Parr Richey Frandsen Patterson Kruse LLP. These successes as well as his high degree of ethics have earned him a "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo. In addition, Mr. McLaughlin has been named to both The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 Under 40 and The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100.

Mr. McLaughlin is a graduate of the University of Illinois Urbana–Champaign, where he received a bachelor’s degree in agribusiness, farm and financial management with honors in 2006. He then went on to attend the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in Indianapolis and was awarded his law degree magna cum laude in 2009. Admitted to practice in Indiana, Mr. McLaughlin is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana. His professional affiliations include the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (100%): Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death


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Rising Stars: 2013 - 2020

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About John McLaughlin

Admitted: 2009, Indiana

Professional Webpage:


  • National Trial Lawyers, Top 100 Trial Lawyers for the State of Indiana, 2014 - 2018
  • National Trial Lawyers, Top 40 Under 40, 2016 - 2018
  • Indiana Super Lawyers Magazine, Rising Star, 2013 - 2018

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Indiana Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Federal District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
  • Boone County Bar Association
  • Indiana
  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • Indianapolis Bar Association
  • Federal District Court for the Northern District of Indiana

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • National Business Institute CLE, Personal Injury Practice
  • Indiana Trial Lawyers Association (“ITLA”) Annual Institute, Personal Injury Practice

Educational Background:

  • University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, B.S. in Agribusiness, Farm and Financial Management with honors, 2006
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Office Location for John M. McLaughlin

225 West Main Street
Lebanon, IN 46052

Phone: 317-762-3779

Fax: 765-483-3444

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Last Updated: 10/15/2019

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