Also known as Vernon Petri, Vern Petri

Vernon John Petri

Vernon John Petri

Personal Injury Lawyer
Indianapolis, IN




No Misconduct


English , Italian , Spanish

About Me

Vernon J. Petri has always been a risk-taker - that's why he was once described by a respected colleague as an "alchemist" who turns the base metal of an improbable personal injury matter into the gold of a significant verdict for the injured. Petri is one of only 69 lawyers to be awarded the certification of Diplomate in Trial Advocacy by the 60,000-member Association of Trial Lawyers of America....

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Practice Areas

Payments & Fees


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

Client Reviews

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The Very Best Legal Representation in Indiana, Excellent Attorneys!!

Posted by: Vanessa about 2 years ago.

To be able to describe my feelings about Vernon J. Petri & Associates in writing is nearly impossible. My gratitude for everything that the...

We Need You Vern!

Posted by: Ken about 2 years ago.

My wife sustained a life altering injury due to an incident involving an automobile in 2008. Since I spent more than a few years as an insurance...
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Michael S. Waddington
Michael Waddington

Evans, GA

11 months ago

Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

I endorse Vernon. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.
Joseph H. Saunders
Joseph Saunders

Pinellas Park, FL

Almost 2 years ago

Relationship: Worked together on matter

I have worked as co-counsel with Vern on several complex cases and have been impressed with his skill as a litigator and a negotiator. I highly...
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1966 License Status: Active In Good Standing for the state of Indiana.
Last updated by Avvo: 10/15/2014
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Work Experience

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1966 – present

Vernon J. Petri & Associates


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1966 JD - Juris Doctor in Law

Indiana University School of Law


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Certified Diplomat in Trial Advocacy

American Association of Justice


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1982 Board of Directors

Indiana Trial Lawyers Association

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1999 Why Are Water Heaters Scalding People and How Can We Eliminate the Hazard

American Plumbing Association

Evaluation, Investigation and Preparation of a Burn Case due to Unexpected Scalding Tap Water from a Defective Water Heater

Association of Trial Lawyers of America

Speaking Engagements

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2008 Tort Law

at Association of Trial Lawyers of America

2001 Evaluation and Preparation of a Case Involving Misdiagnosed Breast Cancer in Women

at Association of Trial Lawyers of America

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