Indiana Lawyer & Attorney Referrals

Wagner Reese, LLP Handles Complex Legal Matters

The Indianapolis personal injury lawyers at Wagner Reese are frequently brought into complicated or difficult plaintiffs’ cases by other attorneys. We receive referrals from Indiana defense attorneys with conflicts of interest; solo or small practitioners who want to outsource cases involving significant attorney hours; large law firms seeking representation for their best clients; and out-of-state attorneys looking for a local lawyer.

In addition, we accept many of our cases on a referral and co-counsel basis, paying referral and co-counsel fees per the Indiana Rules of Professional Conduct.

The Advantages of Wagner Reese

  • Competent, experienced and aggressive representation: When you refer a case to another attorney, you want to know that the case will be handled competently and moved toward a prompt and favorable conclusion. Our lawyers aggressively push cases toward resolution, whether by settlement or trial. The last thing you or your client want is for a referred case to sit on someone’s desk because they are busy handling other “more important” cases. Every case is important to us, especially cases referred by other attorneys. We don’t just want one referral–we want to be your go-to firm for all future referrals.
  • Regular updates by email: Have you ever referred a case to another attorney and found that you never hear from that attorney again, or you only hear from them if you make repeated inquiries? Not with our firm. We will keep you informed on the status of your referral on a regular basis by email. If you refer multiple cases to our firm, we will send you a quarterly spreadsheet with case status, anticipated date of resolution, and anticipated attorney fees.
  • Flexible referral and co-counsel fees: Indiana ethical rules allow for a fee split between attorneys not in the same firm as long as (1) each attorney assumes joint responsibility for the representation, (2) the client agrees to the arrangement, including the share each attorney will receive, in writing, and (3) the total fee is reasonable. See Indiana Rule of Professional Conduct 1.5(e), as amended and effective January 1, 2005. Our philosophy is to be flexible when agreeing to a fee split or co-counsel fee, depending on your ongoing involvement in the case, who pays expenses, the overall value of the claim and whether the case is tried to a jury or appealed. When the case you refer settles or we obtain a judgment and collect our attorney fee, we will immediately send you a check for the referral or co-counsel fees, along with a settlement sheet outlining the client’s distribution.

Contact Wagner Reese Today

For more information, or to discuss associating with Wagner Reese on a referral or co-counsel basis, please call (888) 204-8440. Our team looks forward to working with you!

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Our attorneys have more than 150 years of collective legal experience and have been honored, both by their peers and by a number of prestigious legal organizations, for their commitment to quality legal services and the highest level of ethics. Most of all, our attorneys understand that, for you, this isn’t just another case. It’s your life. Because of this, we are dedicated to providing compassionate, personalized legal services tailored to your unique needs. We take your specific situation into account and work to provide custom legal solutions that suit your particular goals.

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Why Choose Wagner Reese?

  • Over $300 million Recovered
  • 150+ Years of Combined Legal Experience
  • Evening & Weekend Appointments Available
  • We Come To You – Home or Hospital
  • You Do Not Pay Until We Win
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Our Locations

  • Indianapolis Office: 201 N. Illinois St.,
    16th Floor – South Tower

    Indianapolis, IN 46204
  • Carmel Office: 11939 N. Meridian St.
    Carmel, IN 46032
  • Evansville Office: 815 John St. Suite 110
    Evansville, IN 47713
  • Fort Wayne Office: 3201 Stellhorn Rd
    Fort Wayne, IN 46815
  • Champaign Office: 701 Devonshire Dr., Suite C17
    Champaign, IL 61820