Bart M. Betteau

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Criminal Defense Attorney in New Albany, IN

Betteau Law Office
 | 1212 State Street, New Albany, IN 47150
Phone: 812-542-1000
Fax: 812-542-1005
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2013, 2015 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • Criminal Defense (50%),
  • Criminal Defense: White Collar (30%),
  • Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (20%)
Attorney Profile

Bart Betteau, a graduate of the Indiana University School of Law, focuses his practice entirely on highly complex criminal defense and civil rights cases in southern Indiana. Specifically, he practices in Floyd, Clark, Harrison, Washington and Crawford counties. Mr. Betteau strives to defend those whose cases have been labeled as "hopeless." He wants to ensure each of his clients has quality representation and that his or her rights are protected. His work has been so influential in civil rights cases that he has influenced several statues that benefit the civil rights of others. He has been responsible for the prohibition of strip-searching of inmates and has contributed to the rehabilitation and building of new jails.

Mr. Betteau is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the American Civil Liberties Union and the National College for DUI Defense. He is also a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, which is open only to attorneys that have won a trial verdict of one million dollars or more. His exceptional skill and tenacious defense of his clients' civil rights has earned him a reputation for excellence, integrity and persistence in this area of practice.

By offering his clients a compassionate yet persistent representation, clients that have lost hope for a positive outcome know that Mr. Betteau will work tirelessly on their behalf. For over 20 years, Mr. Betteau has handled a wide variety of criminal cases such as homicide, rape, drugs and alcohol offenses. He will even place his full effort into small charges such as a parking ticket. In Indiana, those facing serious charges know that they can depend on Mr. Betteau.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Criminal Defense
  • 30%Criminal Defense: White Collar
  • 20%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
Focus Areas

Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Murder, Probation, Sex Offenses, Theft, Traffic Violations


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Super Lawyers: 2008 - 2013, 2015 - 2020

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About Bart Betteau

Admitted: 1992, Indiana

Professional Webpage:


  • Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers National Trial Lawyers, 2012

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • National College of DUI Defense

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:


  • Forum is limited to attorneys who have won settlements / verdicts of one million ($1,000,000.00)

Educational Background:

  • Wabash College, A.B., Magna Cum Laude, 1989
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Office Location for Bart M. Betteau

1212 State Street
New Albany, IN 47150

Phone: 812-542-1000

Fax: 812-542-1005

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Last Updated: 10/20/2019

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