Indianapolis personal injury Attorney Richard Young

Richard Andrew (Drew) Young 
Indianapolis, Indiana
phone (317) 639-5161
fax (317) 639-4978
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Richard Andrew (Drew) Young has quietly been successful for hundreds of Hoosier families who have wrongfully been injured or killed. His clients value his personable character as well as his experience and skill. Mr. Young dedicates himself to the philosophy that every client and every member of the Hoosier community is part of the firm's extended family. Known as the ultimate professional, Mr. Young appreciates his role as a lawyer in the lives of his clients and treats that relationship with the utmost care.

Mr. Young earned his law degree from Indiana University School of Law in 1971. He was graduated from Northwestern University, completing his undergraduate work in 1967.

Areas of Practice:
Brain injuries
Spinal cord injuries
Other serious personal injury
Wrongful death
Vehicle and truck wrecks
Construction injuries
Premises liability - falls and security
Electrical injuries
Highway design and bad road wrecks
Social Security disability
Medical malpractice
Helicopter crashes
Airplane crashes
Product failures

Litigation Percentage:
100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions:
Admitted to Bar 1971
Admitted to practice before the Indiana Supreme Court
    and all Courts of Indiana
United States District Court of Indiana
United States Court of Appeals (Seventh Circuit)
United States Supreme Court

Greensburg (Indiana) Community High School (1959-1963)
Northwestern University, Bachelor of Arts (Political Science) (1967)
Indiana University Law School at Indianapolis, Juris Doctor (1971)

Indiana Court of Appeals (Hon. Allen Sharp)
Law Clerk (1969-1971)

Marion County (Indiana) Prosecutor's Office
Deputy Prosecutor (1971-1972 and 1980-1981)

Marion County (Indiana) Election Board

National College of Advocacy
Graduate (1975)

Character and Fitness Committee of the State Board of Law Examiners
Member since 1991

Indiana Trial Lawyers Association
"Trial Lawyer of the Year" (1985)

Indiana College of Trial Lawyers

Indianapolis Bar Foundation

Association of Trial Lawyers of America
Member (1971-1997)
Board of Governors (1988-1989)

Indiana Trial Lawyers Association
President (1986-1987)
Board of Directors (1982-present)
Lifetime Director (1988)
Legislative Chairman (1983-1985)

Indiana College of Advocacy
Faculty (1997-2000)

Indiana and Indianapolis Bar Associations

Speaker/Teacher/Demonstrator at numerous legal seminars and symposiums

Legislative Advocacy:
From 1981 through 1987 was actively involved in lobbying on behalf of
injured victims as Legislative Chairman and then President of the 1300
member Indiana Trial Lawyers Association. This involved writing and amending
legislation, Legislature member direct political contact, herding legislation
through the Indiana House and Indiana Senate, and position advocacy with
legislators, other officeholders, and trade groups. Fundraising. Strategic
distribution of PAC funds. Continued involvement at lower time level.

Community Service:
Dayspring Homeless Shelter Development Board (1988-1989)
Marion County Child Abuse Council (Board of Directors 1979-1980)
United Way Campaigns Volunteer
     (Chairman, Indianapolis Bar Association Unit - 1977)
Crime Stoppers (Board of Directors 1989-1992)
Indianapolis Bar Association Homeless Project Volunteer (1991-1996)
Marion County Election Board (Chairman 1997-2003)
Police Athletic League (Board of Directors 1995-2000)
Boy Scout Advisory Council (Central Indiana) (1992-present)
Marian University Board of Trustees (2008-present)

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