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William Walter Hurst

William Walter Hurst

also known as William Bill Hurst, Bill Hurst

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About Me





Bill Hurst has been representing accident victims and trying personal injury cases for over thirty-five (35) years.  He is a graduate, with honors, from Indiana University. He has served on the Executive Committee and been a Director of the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association for many years.  He has served as the Regional Chairman for the American Trial Lawyers Association and is a member of the Indiana and Ohio Bar Assocations.  He has published articles on various personal injury topics and has lectured at various seminars.  He has been listed in Naifeh and Smith, the best lawyers in America since its inception, designated as a SuperLawyer by the Indianapolis Monthly magazine from its first publication in 2002 to its most recent in 2005, and was elected Indiana Trial Lawyer of the year in 2000.  Bill has extensive litigation experience from automobile cases to product and manufacturing failures.  He represented the State of Indiana in the tobacco litigation.  He has been involved in mass tort litigation representing all women in the State of Indiana in the Norplant litigation, breast implant litigation, and numerous clients in the Vioxx litigation.


Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

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Practice Areas


  1. Wrongful Death: 19%
    40 years, 300 cases
  2. Car Accidents: 19%
    40 years, 1 thousand cases
  3. Brain Injury: 19%
    40 years, 100 cases
  4. Personal Injury: 19%
    3 thousand cases
  5. Other: 24%
  6. More 



Contingent (30-33%), Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

64 total 

  • S Joshua Macktaz

    I have the pleasure of interacting with Attorney Hurst on a social media platform and I have always found him to be honest and knowledgeable about all matters involving personal injury. I highly endorse Bill.


    S Joshua Macktaz DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Tina M. Willis

    I cannot say enough good things about Mr. Hurst. He is exceptionally respected by many other personal injury attorneys around the country. So, if you need a tough attorney who will make the right things happen in your Indiana accident or injury case, you need to contact him ASAP.


    Tina Willis Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Law Office William Bill Hurst

152 e. Washington st.
Indianapolis, IN, 46204


INActive In Good Standing196608/30/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Indiana Personal injury LawyerBest Lawyers in America2015
"Super Lawyers" SelectionThomas Reuters2015
Indiana Top 100 LawyersAmerican Trial Lawyers Association2013
Trial Lawyer of the Year AwardIndiana Trial Lawyers Association1998
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerMitchell Hurst Dick & Mcnelis1981 - Present
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Indiana Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard of Directors1980 - Present
Publication NameTitleDate
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Indiana University School of LawN/Alaw with honorsN/A
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Indiana Trial Lawyers AssociationPersonal injury TopicsN/A