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Practice Areas


  1. Medical Malpractice: 60%
  2. Personal Injury: 40%

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Steven. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Ronald Frederick Layer

    I endorse this lawyer. Having practiced for 40 years in the civil litigation field and having worked with Steve Langer I can say he is the "best of the best" in experience, knowledge, and success in the medical malpractice field.


    Ronald Layer Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

15 N. Washington St.
Valparaiso, IN, 46383-4750

320 N. Meridian
Suite 512
Indianapolis, IN, 46204-1724



INActive In Good Standing198008/30/2015

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Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
SuperlawyerSuper Lawyers2010
Trial Lawyer of the YearIndiana Trial Lawyers Association2009
SuperlawyerSuper Lawyers2009
SuperlawyerSuper Lawyers2008
Trial Lawyer of the Year AwardIndiana Trial Lawyers Association2004
Consumer Advocate of Year AwardIndiana Trial Lawyers Association2003
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerLanger & Langer1981 - Present
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Indiana Trial Lawyers AssociationPresident2014 - 2015
Indiana Trial Lawyers AssociationTreasurer2010 - 2011
Indiana Trial Lawyers AssociationAssistant Treasurer2009 - 2009
College of Fellows of the Indiana Trial Lawyers AssociationPresident2008 - 2010
Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, Amicus Curiae CommitteeMember2005 - Present
Indiana Trial Lawyers AssociationExecutive Committee Member2005 - Present
Indiana Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard of Directors Member2001 - Present
Committe on Character and Fitness of the Indiana Supreme CourtMember1992 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember1980 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1980 - Present
Porter County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Spar v. ChaNew trial granted on appeal
Linton v. DavisVerdict in favor of patient
Atterholt v. Herbst (on rehearing)Clarified Supreme Court holding
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Publication NameTitleDate
Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum (ICLEF)Evidence in Civil Matters2010
VerdictHow to Determine if a Potential Defendant is a Qualified Healthcare Provider2009
VerdictTurncoat Physcians: Why a Patient's Treating Physician Should not be Permitted to Testify Against a Patient in a Medical Malpractice Action2006
Trial MagazineERISA's Silence on Reimbursement1998
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Valparaiso University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1980
Indiana University-BloomingtonBiologyBA - Bachelor of Arts1976
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Indiana Law Update 2010Evidence in Civil Matters2010
AAJ Trial Advocacy College: DamagesDamages2010
Lifetime Achievement SeminarIs it a Medical Malpractice Case or Something Else?2009
"On Trials" SeminarChair2009
Lifetime Achievement SeminarIt's Only a Medical Authorization, What's the Big Deal?2008
Indiana Medical Malpractice SeminarMedical Malpractice2008
ICLEFPresenting a Case to a Medical Review Panel2008
Lifetime Achievement SeminarJury Instructions2006
Annual InstituteChair2006
Valparaiso University School of LawFrom the Classroom to the Courtroom2005
Lifetime Achievements SeminarProof Charts2005