Indiana Slip and Fall Lawyers
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David R. Phillips

An experienced attorney, David R. Phillips, has been in practice for over 28 years. His clients reside primarily in Lake, Porter, and LaPorte counties in Indiana; he can also refer clients to colleagues in Illinois when appropriate. Prior to his present firm in Chesterton, Phillips had practiced at one of the area's most prominent, large law firms and has experience representing clients in civil litigation and insurance cases. He has successfully represented clients in dozens of jury trials throughout Indiana.

In his family law practice, he takes the collaborative approach to law whenever possible, leading to the best possible outcome for all involved. His passion for justice, freedom, and civil rights drive him to maintain his personal integrity and the dignity of his clients in every case. He strives to keep the individual needs of each client first and foremost. Phillips has been 'Highly Rated' by his peers and honored as 'Notable in Legal Ability and Ethical Standards.'

Phillips is the architect of four separate jury verdicts of $500,000 or more including a $1,750,000 Wrongful Death jury verdict and a $1,460,000 jury verdict for a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) client.

Phillips is active in his community by coaching and advocating for youth sports. He coached youth baseball for over 8 years and continues to be involved as an assistant. An animal lover, he spends free time outdoors with his family and one, or more, of his three dogs. With its natural beauty and serene trails, the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore is his favorite hiking spot.

Education

J.D., Indiana University, Robert H. McKinney School of Law, 1988

B.A. Economics, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1984

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice Indiana
United States District Courts, Northern and Southern Districts
Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Indiana Bar

Client Reviews
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"I sought consultation from Shaw Law concerning my accident, which I know now is the best decision I could have made." Charles J.
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"Mr. Shaw was a complete professional in the handling of our case. He kept us informed on every aspect of the case from start to finish." Chappie H.
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"Thank you so much for all your expertise concerning my fall. I really do not know how I could have settled matters without you. I really appreciate the check." Dominique P.
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"Mr. Shaw was incredibly helpful and more than willing to explain how he was thinking each step of the way. His diligence in returning my communications and exploring my legal options was greatly appreciated." Michael R.
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"I was very satisfied with the outcome. Your law firm is number one in Indiana. You have a very kind, professional attitude that's full of compassion." April H.