Indianapolis Personal Injury Attorney John P. Young

Board Certified Trial Lawyer

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John P. Young 
Indianapolis, Indiana
phone (317) 639-5161
fax (317) 639-4978

John P. Young is an attorney who knows the meaning of giving to the community. Mr. Young has distinguished himself among his peers by serving the members of the Indianapolis area in a variety of ways. Most notable is his service to the Brain Injury Association of Indiana on the Board of Directors and as the Chair and working with Boy Scout Troop 174. Mr. Young is dedicated to the idea that every citizen deserves the best legal representation.

Mr. Young is a member of several professional associations (list below). He is one of only a handful of Board Certified Trial Attorneys in Indiana. He is admitted to practice in the state courts of Indiana. Mr. Young also practices in the U.S. Federal Court.

Mr. Young graduated from Indiana University with a degree in Philosophy and earned his law degree at Indiana University School of Law in 1988.

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Areas of Practice:
Motor Vehicle Accidents
Personal Injury
Hoosiers injured in Construction Accidents
Family and Medical Leave Act
Semi Tractor Trailer Accidents
Drunk Driving accidents
Brain Injury
Spinal Cord and Back Injuries
Paraplegia and Quadriplegia Injuries
Amputation injuries
Permanent Physical Injuries
Burns and Permanent scarring
Electrical injuries
Swimming Pool Accidents
Blindness Injuries
Social Security Disability
Medical Malpractice
Workers' Compensation Law
Wrongful Death
Large Truck Crashes
Litigation Percentage:
100% of practice dedicated to representing injured Hoosiers and their families
Bar Admissions:
Indiana Supreme Court, 1988
U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana, 1988
U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana, 1992
U.S. Federal Court, 1988
Indiana University School of Law, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1988
J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence

Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, 1985
B.A., Bachelor of Arts
Major:  Philosophy

Marion County Public Defender 1989-1992
Intern Marion County Prosecutor's Office 1987
Attorney, Indiana Supreme Court Disciplinary Commission 1988
Author-Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Law In Indiana
Frequent lecturer on legal issues
Eagle Scout-1977 Two Sons Joe and Jack Eagle Scouts 2004 and 2006
Professional Associations and Memberships:
American Bar Association

Indiana Bar Association

Indianapolis Bar Association

American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
Member since 2008

Indiana Trial Lawyers Association
Member of the Executive Committee
Board of Directors, 2001 - present

Brain Injury Association of Indiana
Emeritus Member of the Board of Directors, 2004 - present
Served as Chair of the Board of Directors for 2002 - 2004
Board of Directors, 1998 - 2004

National Board of Trial Advocacy
Board Certified Trial Attorney - Certified 2001 - present

ITLA College of Fellows
Fellow, 2005 - present
Read Soldiers Respond in Appreciation of ITLA Efforts

The National Organization of Social Security Claimants Representatives
Member, 2003 - present

Pro Bono Activities:
Pro Bono Panel, Indianapolis Bar, 1989 - Present

"A Critters Chance", an animal rescue nonprofit
Legal Counsel
Community Service:
Fund Raising Chair Boy Scout Troop 174 2002-2007
Executive Committee Boy Scout Troop 174 2001-2007
Fund Raiser Brebeuf Jesuit High School
Member Mother Against Drunk Driving, member since 1995
Sponsor Marion County Take A Bite Out Of Crime Initiative 2000-present
Volunteer Coaching Meridian Street Methodist Athletic Program 1995-2002
Volunteer Coach Washington Township Soccer League 1994
Den Leader Troop 174 Cub Scout Pack 1999-2001
Contributor ITLA "Support Our Troops" Initiative 2008-present
Marion County Election Board Poll Day Volunteer, 1988 - 2000
Indianapolis Bar Association Black Expo Law Booth Volunteer
Indianapolis Bar Association "Gold E. Locks" Education Program Volunteer


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