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Parr Richey Frandsen Patterson Kruse LLP is an Indiana law firm with a rich tradition of vigorously representing its clients' interests before courts, administrative agencies, and other tribunals in Indiana and throughout the United States. The firm's clients include utilities, schools, healthcare organizations, municipalities and business entities in other fields, as well as individuals.

The Indiana business attorneys at Parr Richey Frandsen Patterson Kruse LLP have experience representing clients in a broad range of practice areas such as business and commercial transactions and business litigation, personal injury and wrongful death, medical malpractice, first-party property insurance claims and bad faith litigation, education law, estate planning and probate, employment and labor law, real estate and land use, utilities law, general litigation and appeals, and alternative dispute resolution.

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  • James A. L. Buddenbaum
    JAMES A.L. BUDDENBAUMjbuddenbaum@parrlaw.com

    James Buddenbaum is a partner with the Indianapolis office of Parr Richey Frandsen Patterson Kruse LLP, where he concentrates in corporate law, acquisitions, business transactions, utility, real estate, employment, and complex insurance, and other business litigation.

  • Jeremy L. Fetty
    JEREMY FETTYjfetty@parrlaw.com

    Jeremy Fetty joined the firm in 2006. Mr. Fetty's practice focuses on utility law, corporate law, cooperative law, labor and employment law, and creditor's rights law.

  • Kent M. Frandsen
    KENT FRANDSENkfrandsen@parrlaw.com

    Kent Frandsen has practiced with the firm since 1977, concentrating in civil litigation, zoning and land use, electric utility, estate planning and estate administration, and education law.

  • Randy Holt
    RANDY HOLTrholt@parrlaw.com

    Randy Holt practices in the areas of corporate law and governance, electric cooperative law and taxation, corporate formation, mergers and acquisitions, utility law, commercial contracts, real estate transactions, zoning and land use, and employment law.

  • Paul S. Kruse
    PAUL KRUSEpkruse@parrlaw.com

    Paul Kruse graduated cum laude from Indiana University School of Law at Indianapolis in 1981 and has been a partner in the firm since 1984.

  • Tony Patterson
    TONY PATTERSONtpatterson@parrlaw.com

    Tony Patterson has extensive experience representing personal injury victims and wrongful death survivors throughout Indiana and the Midwest.

  • Charles Ritz
    CHARLES RITZcritz@parrlaw.com

    Charles Ritz has practiced with the firm since 1978, concentrating in the areas of utility law, labor law, employment law, employee benefits, complex litigation, estate planning and estate administration.

  • Mike Schultz
    MIKE SCHULTZmschultz@parrlaw.com

    Mike Schultz concentrates his practice on civil litigation. He routinely handles a wide variety of employment related disputes, representing both business and employees, and is a frequent lecturer on compliance with federal employment laws.

  • Erin C. Borissov
    ERIN C. BORISSOVeborissov@parrlaw.com

    Ms. Borissov practices in the areas of utility regulatory law, electric cooperative law, corporate law and governance, and corporate compliance.

  • John M. McLaughlin
    JOHN M. McLAUGHLINjmclaughlin@parrlaw.com

    Mr. McLaughlin primarily has experience handling automobile and trucking accident cases involving serious injuries, and he also handles all other areas of the firm’s injury practice.

  • Liane K. Steffes
    Liane K. Steffeslsteffes@parrlaw.com

    Liane Steffes joined the firm in 2015 as an associate, concentrating her practice in the areas of utility and business law.

  • Aleasha J. Boling
    Aleasha J. Bolingaboling@parrlaw.com

    Alesha Boling joined the firm in 2014 as an associate, concentrating her practice in the areas of utility and business law.

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  • Parr Richey Frandsen Patterson Kruse, LLP is proud to be a platinum sponsor of the 1st annual Women IN Energy Conference. Partner Erin Borissov served on the planning committee and was an MC for the event...
  • The Utility Law Section of Parr Richey hosted a CLE Seminar on October 20, 2017. Attorneys presented on topics of their choice...
  • Parr Richey Frandsen Patterson Kruse attorneys, Tony Patterson, along with attorneys, Scott Montross and John Muller, obtained a $18,500,000 personal injury jury verdict...
  • John McLaughlin was recently selected to join The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40 as a Civil Plaintiff's attorney for the State of Indiana.

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