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Indiana 'Women IN Energy' Look to Power the Future

Energy professionals across several sectors will gather Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019 to explore innovation, technology and the role women play in this evolving industry. The third annual Women IN Energy conference, “Partnering to Power the Future,” will provide... Read More

Best Lawyers - Tony Patterson

Parr Richey Frandsen Patterson Kruse LLP is proud to announce that Tony Patterson has been recognized by Best Lawyers as its honoree for personal injury "Lawyer of the Year" in the Indianapolis metropolitan area which spans most of central Indiana including Indianapolis and the surrounding counties. This recognition is given to the lawyer receiving the highest overall peer ranking in his or her particular practice area. Only one lawyer in each practice and metropolitan area is honored with this award.

Best Lawyers is the oldest and most respected peer review publication in the legal profession. In addition to being named "Lawyer of the Year" for 2020, Mr. Patterson has been listed in Best Lawyers for the past twelve years for his work in Plaintiff's Personal Injury Litigation and he, along with fellow Best Lawyer's recipient Paul Kruse, were featured on the cover story of the 2018 edition of Indiana's Best Lawyers. Parr Richey Frandsen Patterson Kruse LLP has also been listed under Best Law Firms since 2010 with a Tier 1 ranking for its work in representing personal injury victims. The firm represents accident victims throughout Indiana and the Midwest and has two Indiana offices, one in downtown Indianapolis and one in Lebanon, Indiana and can be found at

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On May 17, 2019, Parr Richey partner John McLaughlin will speak on "Personal Injury Trials in a Nutshell" at an NBI continuing legal education seminar in Indianapolis. The seminar is entitled "Personal Injury From A to Z" and will be held at the Hampton Inn Indianapolis Downtown Across from Circle Centre, 105 S. Meridian Street, Indianapolis, IN 46225. Complete seminar details, including the full agenda and list of speakers, can be found at this link:
Seminar - Personal Injury From A to Z

Partners Kent Frandsen, Paul Kruse, Jim Buddenbaum, and Tony Patterson have been honored in the 2019 Indianapolis Monthly Magazine's Indiana Super Lawyers Issue. Kent Frandsen was chosen for his work in Civil Litigation, and Jim Buddenbaum was chosen for his work in Business & Corporate Law. Paul Kruse and Tony Patterson were chosen for their work in Personal Injury Litigation. Tony Patterson was named as one of the Top 50 overall attorneys in the State of Indiana and is one of only seventeen Indiana attorneys to earn this distinction for the past eight years in a row.

Partner John McLaughlin has been honored in the 2019 Indianapolis Monthly Magazine's Indiana Super Lawyers Issue. Mr. McLaughlin was chosen as a Rising Star for his work in Personal Injury Litigation. John has received this award from 2013 through 2019. This designation is limited to 2.5% of Indiana attorneys 40 years old or younger or in practice for 10 years or less.

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