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William H. Kelley

William H. Kelley

ractice Areas

Civil Litigation
Insurance Defense
Personal Injury
Product Liability

Martindale-Hubbell peer rated AV Preeminent – highest possible rating; Rated one of the Top Lawyers in Indiana; Selected Super Lawyer.

Practice Experience

Bill’s practice focuses on civil litigation. A member of the Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana, he has tried over 475 civil jury trials in the State of Indiana in the federal district courts and in counties all over the State. Bill has tried cases in almost every area of civil trial practice, including insurance defense, plaintiff personal injury, contracts, product liability, and fire losses. In addition to his vast trial experience, Bill is also an accomplished panelist, having appeared on “Auto Accidents – Non-Driver Liability” (ICLEF 1986), “The Nuts and Bolts of an Automobile Negligence Case” (ICLEF 1987), “Basic Insurance Law” (ICLEF 1990), “Trial Objections” (ICLEF 1993), “10 Commandments for Trial Lawyers” (ICLEF 2003), “Closing Argument” (ICLEF 2006); “Civil Trial Refresher” (ICLEF 2006); “Evaluating Damages in Tort Cases” (ICLEF 2010); “How to be Seriously Ethical and an Effective Lawyer” (ICLEF 2011); “Surprise! Surprise! Surprise!” (ICLEF 2011); “Valuing Cases with Catastrophic Damages” (ICLEF 2012); “Trial Advocacy Skills College” (ICLEF 2005-2013). Bill has also served on the faculty of the Indiana Trial Advocacy College and in 1989 was named Indiana Defense Lawyer of the Year.


Indiana University, B.A., 1968
Indiana University School of Law, Bloomington, J.D., 1971

Bar Admissions

Indiana, 1971
Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, 1971
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana


American Bar Association
Indiana State Bar Association
Monroe County Bar Association
Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana
Indiana Trial Advocacy College

William H. Kelley

Rated by Super Lawyers

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    606 W 17th ST
    Post Office Box 3250
    Bloomington, Indiana 47402-3250
    Phone: (812) 336-9963
    Fax: (812) 336-4588