Paul S. Kruse

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Lebanon, IN

Parr Richey Frandsen Patterson Kruse LLP
 | 225 West Main Street, PO Box 668
Lebanon, IN 46052
Phone: 317-762-3779
Fax: 765-483-3444
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1981
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

A partner at Parr Richey Frandsen Patterson Kruse LLP, Paul S. Kruse focuses his practice exclusively on personal injury and wrongful death litigation. Located in Indianapolis, Indiana, he assists clients throughout the area, including Marion, Boone, Hendricks, Hamilton and Hancock counties, who have suffered economic and noneconomic losses due to the negligence of other parties. Mr. Kruse has obtained numerous sizable verdicts and settlements on behalf of his clients, including a $1 million jury award in a product liability lawsuit. This has led to his induction into the Million Dollar Advocates Forum.

In addition to defective products, Mr. Kruse handles cases involving truck and other motor vehicle crashes, premises liability, animal attacks and medical malpractice. His successes in and out of the courtroom have caught the attention of his fellow practitioners, who have awarded him an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a 10.0 "Superb" peer review rating through Avvo. In addition, Mr. Kruse has been repeatedly selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America.

An active participant in several legal organizations, Mr. Kruse counts among his memberships the Boone County and Indianapolis bar associations, the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, the American Association for Justice, and the National Institute for Trial Advocacy, for which he serves on its faculty. He is admitted to practice before all Indiana state courts. Mr. Kruse is a 1977 graduate of Indiana University, where he received his bachelor’s degree cum laude. He then went on to pursue his legal studies at the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in Indianapolis, and he was awarded his law degree in 1981.

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

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (100%): Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents

Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Trucking Accidents


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Super Lawyers: 2010 - 2020

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About Paul Kruse

Admitted: 1981, Indiana

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Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, Board Member, 1998

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Indiana University Alumni Association (IUAA), Law School Board Member
  • Witham Family YMCA Board of Directors/Advisors, Member, 1995

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • National Institute for Trial Advocacy, Faculty

Educational Background:

  • Indiana University, cum laude, 1977
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Office Location for Paul S. Kruse

225 West Main Street
PO Box 668
Lebanon, IN 46052

Phone: 317-762-3779

Fax: 765-483-3444

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Last Updated: 7/22/2019

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