Nicholas F. Stein

Top rated personal injury attorney in New Albany, Indiana

Stein Law
Nicholas F. Stein
Stein Law

Practice Areas: Personal injury, Medical malpractice, Products liability; view more

Licensed in Indiana since: 1978

Education: University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2013, 2019 - 2023

Stein Law

810 E Market St
New Albany, IN 47150 Visit website


The founder of Stein Law, located in New Albany, Indiana, Nicholas F. Stein has been licensed to practice law in Indiana since 1978. He represents clients dealing with personal injury matters, including truck accidents, premises liability, birth injuries, medical malpractice, sexual abuse, delayed or incorrect diagnosis and so on. 

Mr. Stein is an aggressive and fierce advocate for those who have been harmed and injured because of another individual’s careless actions and reckless behavior. He prioritizes his clients’ needs and interests, and fights for their rights and liberties. 

Graduating from Indiana University with a major in education, Mr. Stein went on to serve in the army, where he worked in Germany as a medic. He then pursued law and earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law. 

After which, Mr. Stein was selected to serve as a prosecuting attorney in Floyd County, and he served on the Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys Association’s Ethics Committee. Mr. Stein is a member of the American Bar Association, the Indiana State Bar Association, the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association and the American Association for Justice. 

In addition to Indiana, Mr. Stein is admitted to practice in Kentucky and before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky and the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky. 

An active affiliate with prominent legal associations, Mr. Stein is passionate about giving back to society and has served as a member of the board of directors for the Judges and Lawyers Assistance Program; Develop New Albany; the Help-Ad, Incorporated; the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute and the Floyd County Youth Shelter. 

Mr. Stein has also served as president of the Floyd County Community Corrections and chairman of the Indiana Horseracing Commission. He co-founded Lifespring Mental Health Services, which focuses on providing mental health and primary care services, for which he currently serves as a board member. He has received many five-star reviews and ratings from his happy clients and has a “Superb” rating on Avvo. 

Practice areas

Personal injury - general: plaintiff, Personal injury - medical malpractice: plaintiff, Personal injury - products: plaintiff

Focus areas

Motor vehicle accidents, Personal injury - plaintiff, Slip and fall, Wrongful death, Dram shop laws, Brain injury, Sexual abuse - plaintiff, Trucking accidents, Premises liability - plaintiff, Medical malpractice, Birth injury, Delayed or incorrect diagnosis, Motor vehicle defects, Medical devices

  • 80% Personal injury - general: plaintiff
  • 10% Personal injury - medical malpractice: plaintiff
  • 10% Personal injury - products: plaintiff

First Admitted: 1978, Indiana

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Educational Background:
  • Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, B.S., Major: Education, 1972
  • Providence High School, 1967
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Floyd County Community Corrections, Past President
  • Life Spring Mental Health Services, Board of Trustees, 1992 - 2001
  • Floyd County Community Corrections, Past President
  • Develop New Albany, Board of Directors, 2011 - 2014
  • Bridgepointe, Board of Directors, 2004 - 2008
  • Life Spring Mental Health Services, President, 1996 - 1998
  • Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Past President of Parish Pastoral Council
  • Indiana Horseracing Commission, Chairman, 2001 - 2002
  • Floyd County Youth Shelter, Board of Directors
  • Life Spring Mental Health Services Foundation, Co-Founder and Board Member, 2004 - Present
  • Floyd County Youth Shelter, Board of Directors
  • In the Matter of the Estate of Stein, 443 N.E.2d 74, (Ind. App. 1982)
  • Bowling v. Popp, 553 N.E.2d 511, Ind. App. 1989
  • Ward v. D&A Enterprises of Clark County, Inc., 714 N.E.2d 728 (Ind. App. 1999)
  • Mayhue v. Sparkman, 653 N.E.2d 1384, Ind. 1995
  • Sprigler v. Osnabrucker Mettallwerke, 761 F. Supp. 86, So. Dist. Ind. 1991
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Indiana, 1978
  • Judges and Lawyers Assistance Program, Board of Directors, 2012 - 2014
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky
  • Chief Deputy, Floyd County Prosecuting Attorney, 1978 - 1983
  • Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys Council, Ethics Committee Member, 1984 - 1985
  • Indiana Criminal Justice Institute, Board of Directors, 2002 - 2003
  • Kentucky, 2004
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky
  • Help-Ad, Incorporated, Board of Directors, 1985 - 2000
  • Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys Council, Vice President, 1985
  • Head Start, Board of Directors and Past President, 1999 - Present
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1978
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana
  • South Indiana Chamber of Commerce, 1989 - 1990
  • Floyd County Prosecuting Attorney, 1983 - 1986
  • New Albany Police Merit Commission, Attorney, 1996 - 1998

Office location for Nicholas F. Stein

810 E Market St
New Albany, IN 47150

Phone: 812-382-9735


12 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2013, 2019 - 2023

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