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About Me

Charles D. Hankey holds a B.A. in Psychology from Wabash College and earned his law degree from Indiana University School of Law in 1973.  He is admitted to the Indiana Bar and the Bar for the U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana. After graduating from law school, Charles founded the Hankey Law Office which now has over 75 years of combined experience.  He is dedicated to providing the legal representation that clients in Indianapolis and throughout Indiana deserve. He has years of experience handling a variety of cases involving personal injury,  Social Security Disability, Long Term Disability, and workers' compensation law.


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Practice Areas


  1. Social Security: 70%
  2. Personal Injury: 20%
  3. Workers Compensation: 10%



Contingent (25-33%), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

9 total 

  • Donald L. Pilzer

    I endorse this lawyer. You can trust Charles Hankey to be knowledgeable, trustworthy, caring, and well prepared.


    Donald Pilzer Social Security Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Stuart S. Johnson

    I admire Charles Hankey for having a great deal of compassion for the people he, and his firm, represents. He knows the law, fights hard, and is respected by his peers.


    Stuart Johnson Social Security Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Hankey Law Office

434 E New York St
Indianapolis, IN, 46202


INActive In Good Standing197308/30/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
100 Top Litigation Lawyers (Indiana)The National Trial Lawyers2014
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Founder and Senior LitigatorHankey Law Office1975 - Present
Association NamePosition NameDuration
National College of AdvocacyDiplomate2009 - Present
Public Justice FoundationMember1990 - Present
Trial Lawyers for Public JusticeMember1990 - Present
National Organization of Social Security Claimants RepresentativesMember1988 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember1980 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1975 - Present
Indianapolis Bar AssociationMember1975 - Present
Indiana State Bar AssociationMember1973 - Present
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Indiana University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1973
Wabash CollegePsychologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1970