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DTCI: Trimble named Insurance Lawyer of the Year

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John C. Trimble, partner at Lewis Wagner and former president of the DTCI, has been named 2013 Indianapolis Insurance Law Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers.

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Only a single lawyer in each specialty in each community is honored as the Lawyer of the Year.

Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 36,000 leading attorneys cast almost 4.4 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor.

John maintains a practice that is dominated by catastrophic, complex and class-action litigation in the state and federal courts. He has also argued numerous appeals in the state and federal appellate courts as counsel for a party and as amicus counsel for lawyer and trade associations. Through the years, he has been admitted pro hac vice in more than 25 jurisdictions and is frequently hired by out-of-state firms to serve as local counsel in Indiana.•

Members of DTCI are invited to share their newsworthy activities with the association. Send your news releases to Molly Terry, director of publications, at mterry@dtci.org. The association will publish as space allows.
 

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  1. Your article is a good intro the recent amendments to Fed.R.Civ.P. For a much longer - though not necessarily better -- summary, counsel might want to read THE CHIEF UMPIRE IS CHANGING THE STRIKE ZONE, which I co-authored and which was just published in the January issue of THE VERDICT (the monthly publication of the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association).

  2. Thank you, John Smith, for pointing out a needed correction. The article has been revised.

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