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Thomas Robert Ruge

Thomas Robert Ruge

Practice areas:

Immigration, International Law, Litigation, Personal Injury, Health Care, Health Insurance

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1976

  1. Health Care: 19%
  2. Personal Injury: 19%
  3. Litigation: 19%
  4. International Law: 19%
  5. Other: 24%
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Attorney Endorsements

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  • Michael S. Waddington

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Contact Info

Lewis & Kappes

One American Square
Suite 2500
Indianapolis, IN, 46282-0003

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
INActive In Good Standing197608/30/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
RecognitionSuper Lawyers2008
RecognitionSuper Lawyers2007
RecognitionSuper Lawyers2006
RecognitionSuper Lawyers2005
RecognitionSuper Lawyers2004
AV RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Immigration Lawyers Association (Indiana Chapter)Chairman1988 - 1989
Immigration Attorneys AssociationMemberN/A
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Indianapolis Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Indiana State Bar AssociationMaster FellowN/A
Indiana State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Indiana Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Trial Lawyers of AmericaMemberN/A

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Indiana International and Comparative Law ReviewHigher Education for Undocumented Students: The Case for Open Admission and In-State Tuition Rates for Students Without Lawful Immigration StatusN/A
Indiana International ForumThe New Immigration Law Requires Employer Verification of Employee Authorization to WorkN/A
National Business InstituteScreening and Evaluating the Medical Malpractice and Other Personal Injury CasesN/A
National Business InstituteEvaluation of Structured Settlement ProposalsN/A
National Business InstituteProving Causation in Medical Malpractice and Other Personal Injury CasesN/A
National Business InstitutePersonal Injury Litigation Practice in IndianaN/A
Indiana Law ReviewRecent Developments in Medical Malpractice LawN/A
Indianapolis Business JournalThe Ins and Outs of Obtaining Visas for Foreign-Born EmployeesN/A

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Valparaiso University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1976
Indiana UniversityPhilosophyBA - Bachelor of Arts1971

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
National Business InstitutePersonal Injury Litigation Practice in Indiana1988
Mini-Seminar SeriesThe Immigration Reform and Control Act of 19761987
World Trade Club of IndianaImmigration and the International TraderN/A
Indiana Continuing Legal Education ForumWho Is Authorized To Work In The United States?N/A
Indiana Continuing Legal Education ForumVisa Options For Foreign EmployeesN/A
Indiana Continuing Legal Education ForumWhat Every Attorney Needs to Know About Representing Foreign ClientsN/A
Indiana Continuing Legal Education ForumImmigration LawN/A