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Karl Nelson Truman

Karl Nelson Truman

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Workers Compensation, Social Security

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1987

  1. Personal Injury: 50%
    26 years
  2. Social Security: 25%
    26 years
  3. Workers Compensation: 25%
    26 years



Contingent (33%)

Attorney Endorsements

4 total 

  • Dianne Sawaya

    Mr. Truman is an honest, and intelligent attorney. He does not back down and will fight for his clients and is well respected by his fellow attorneys. I endorse Mr. Truman.


    Dianne Sawaya Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • David E Gordon

    Karl Truman is a determined, intelligent lawyer who cares about his clients. His board certification demonstrates that he has been rigorously tested and fully approved.


    David Gordon Personal Injury Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Karl Truman Law Office

420 Wall St
Jeffersonville, IN, 47130-3428



KYAuthorized to practice law199310/02/2014
INActive In Good Standing198708/30/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Board Certified in Civil Pretrial Practice AdvocacyNational Board of Civil Pretrial Practice Advocacy2012
Consumer Advocate of the YearIndiana Trial Lawyers Association2002
Trial Lawyers Care 9/11 Victim Compensation FundAmerican Trial Lawyers Association2002
Board Certified Civil Trial AdvocateNational Board of Trial Advocacy2002
Diploma in Trial Advocacy SkillsNational Institute for Trial Advocacy1989

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyKarl Truman Law Office1991 - Present
Chief Deputy Prosecuting AttorneyClark County Prosecutor's Office1988 - 1991


Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Organization of Veterans' Advocatessustaining member2011 - Present
Indiana Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard of Directors1998 - Present
Clark County Bar AssociationPresident1997 - 1998
American Association for Justicesustaining member1991 - Present
Kentucky Justice Associationcontributing member1991 - Present


Publication NameTitleDate
Word Association PublishersFight the VA and Win2013


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Louis D. Brandeis School of Law At The University of LouisvilleN/AJuris Doctor1987
University of KentuckyN/ABachelor of Business Administration1983

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Indiana Trial Lawyers AssociationT.R. 35 Medical Examinations2006
Indiana Trial Lawyers AssociationThe Brown Water Navy Introduction to Longshore Claims2002
Indiana Trial Lawyers AssociationDeduction of Case Expenses2000