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Jason Reese

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Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice & Wrongful Death Lawyer Serving Indiana

Jason has been repeatedly recognized by his peers as one the best lawyers in Indiana. His recognition began in 2003 when the Indiana State Bar Association named him "Outstanding Young Lawyer of the Year." In 2005, Jason was named "Forty Under Forty" by the Indianapolis Business Journal as one the most dynamic business and community leaders in the Indianapolis metro area. From 2004-2018, Jason has been repeatedly named an Indiana Super Lawyer; and recognized by attorneys throughout the State as a lawyer in the top 5% of his practice areas as published in Indianapolis Monthly and Super Lawyers Magazine. More recently, Jason was named a Fellow by the Indiana Bar Foundation, and in 2013, named "Top 100 Trial Lawyers" by The National Trial Lawyers. He is a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, and has an Avvo Rating of 10.0 Superb as a Medical Malpractice Attorney. From 2016 to 2018, Jason's peers voted him a Top 50 Super Lawyer for the State of Indiana.

Jason handles high-stakes personal injury, wrongful death, and medical malpractice cases. He has obtained numerous verdicts or settlements in excess of $1,000,000 for his clients. These include several settlements in which the defendant required a confidentiality agreement, a settlement of $6,620,000 on behalf of an injured construction worker, $18,000,000 in an explosion case, and dozens of maximum 7-figure recoveries for patients in medical malpractice claims. For instance, Jason recently obtained a $1.1 million jury verdict in Richmond, Indiana on behalf of a mother that lost her baby due to malpractice. The defense never made any settlement offers but ended up paying the full verdict, plus significant pre-judgment interest.

Jason has handled high-profile cases throughout the States of Indiana and Illinois and has been interviewed by affiliate stations for NBC, CBS, ABC, and FOX networks. Mr. Reese has been aggressively serving clients throughout Indiana, Illinois, and nationwide for 20+ years. Mr. Reese’s primary areas of practice focus on catastrophic personal injury, professional malpractice, and wrongful death claims. Mr. Reese and his wife (and law school sweetheart), Jill, live in Carmel with their three children.

Jason Reese Receives U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Lawyer” Award

Jason Reese is the recipient of the U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Lawyer” award. The award is reserved for only the very best legal talent based on peer nominations and reviews. Jason is named among the top-rated attorneys in the 25th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury – Plaintiff’s
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Wrongful Death
  • Agricultural Mass-Tort Litigation and Class-Action

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Education

  • Indiana University School of Law, Bloomington, Indiana, May 1997
    • J.D.
    • Honors: Dean’s List, Trial Team Captain
  • University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, 1994
    • B.A.
    • Honors: Magna Cum Laude
    • Major: History

Past Employment Positions

  • Cook County States Attorney’s Office, Law Clerk, 1995 – 1996
  • Hilbrich Cunningham & Schwerd, Associate Attorney, 1996 – 1998
  • U.S. Federal Public Defender, Part-time Attorney, 1998
  • Ladendorf Law, Attorney, 1998 – 2000

Awards & Honors

  • Named “Outstanding Young Lawyer of the Year” by Indiana State Bar Association, 2003
  • Indiana Super Lawyers as published by Indianapolis Monthly Magazine, 2003 – 2018
  • Fellow, Indiana Bar Foundation
  • Awarded “40 Under 40” by the Indianapolis Business Journal, 2005
  • Super Lawyers Top 50 2019

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana, 1997
  • Illinois, 2013
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Lake County Bar Association, Board of Directors, 1997 – 1998
  • American Association for Justice, 1997 – Present
    • Member, National Board of Governors
  • Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Directors, 2002 – Present
  • Indianapolis Bar Association, Litigation Section, 2007 – 2012
  • Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic, Board of Directors, 2012 – Present
  • Named one of the “Top 100 Trial Lawyers” by The National Trial Lawyers

Pro Bono Activities

  • Volunteer, “Ask a Lawyer”
  • Indianapolis Bar Association, “Ask a Lawyer Day”
  • President of the Board, Center Point Counseling, 2010
  • Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic, Board of Directors, 2012 – Present
  • Edge Mentoring, Board of Directors, 2015 – Present
  • Grace Church Leadership Team, 2015 – Present

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Our Locations

  • Carmel Office: 11939 N. Meridian St.
    Carmel, IN 46032
  • Indianapolis Office: 201 N. Illinois St.,
    16th Floor - South Tower

    Indianapolis, IN 46204
  • Champaign Office: 701 Devonshire Dr., Suite C17
    Champaign, IL 61820