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Evan concentrates his practice in the areas of construction litigation, premises liability, and coverage actions.  He has represented clients who have been named in catastrophic accidents, including transportation and construction matters that center on claims of negligent design, construction, and maintenance defects.  Evan also has considerable experience representing governmental officials in a wide variety of actions ranging from intentional torts to wrongful death claims.

Evan has tried several cases to verdict across the State of Indiana.  He is a frequent presenter on topics concerning both construction litigation and government tort liability.  Evan is active in the Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana where he has served in leadership capacities for the Construction Law Section, Trial Tactics Section, and Legislative Committee.

Evan was recognized as the “Outstanding Young Lawyer” for 2022 by the Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana for his commitment, leadership, and service to the Indiana defense bar, the national defense bar, and the community.  Evan has also been recognized by The Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch for his work in Construction Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation – Defense and Transportation Law.  He was also named a “Rising Star” by Indiana Super Lawyers.

Evan enjoys serving his community as an elected member of the Zionsville Town Council.  After taking office in January 2024, he was appointed to the Zionsville Safety Board and the Executive Board for the Boone County Solid Waste Management District.  Evan also sits on the Board of Directors for the White River Alliance, a non-profit organization that aims to improve and protect water resources throughout Central Indiana.

Areas of Service
Construction Law
Construction Litigation
General Civil Litigation
Insurance Coverage

Education
Indiana University, Robert H. McKinney School of Law, J.D.
– Hall Center’s Graduate Certificate in Health Law
Indiana State University, B.S. in Political Science/Legal Studies, cum laude
– Dean’s List – eight semesters

Admissions
Indiana Supreme Court
U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana
U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana

Associations
Defense Research Institute
– Vice-Chair of “Raising the Bar” Publication (2020-2021 term)

Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana
– Chair of Trial Tactics Section (2024-2025 term)
– Chair of Legislative Committee (2023 term)
– Chair of Construction Law Section (2021-2022 term)
– Vice Chair of Construction Law Section (2019-2020 term)

Indiana State Bar Association
Indy Bar Association
Boone County Bar Association

Professional Achievements
– “Rising Star” – Indiana Super Lawyers (2022, 2023)
– “The Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch” for Construction Litigation; Personal Injury Litigation – Defense; Transportation Law (2023)
– “Outstanding Young Lawyer” – Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana (2022)
– “The Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch” for Construction Litigation; Personal Injury Litigation – Defense (2022)

Civic & Community Involvement
Zionsville Town Council – Councilor (At-Large)
Zionsville Safety Board – Board Member
Boone County Solid Waste Management District – Executive Board Member
Boone County Racial Diversity Coalition – Past Board Member
Boone County Racial Diversity Coalition – Past Officer-Assistant Secretary
The Federalist Society – Indianapolis Chapter, Member