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Andrew Perry Wirick

Andrew Perry Wirick

Practice areas:

Constitutional, Insurance, Employment & Labor, Civil Rights, Personal Injury

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About Me


Andrew P. Wirick is a Senior Partner at Hume Smith Geddes Green & Simmons, LLP, a 16 attorney Indianapolis litigation firm.  He concentrates his practice in representing cities, town, counties and other governmental entities and their employees. His practice is also concentrated in representing businesses and individuals in their employment concerns. He has been with the Firm since 1994.


Prior to joining the Firm, he served as a law clerk for the Honorable J. Patrick Endsley, Magistrate Judge, United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana. After completing his clerkship, he was employed as a litigation attorney for the Consolidated City of Indianapolis-Marion County, Indiana, eventually serving as Chief Counsel for Litigation. In the role, he supervised and participated in all litigation involving the City of Indianapolis, Marion County and their agencies and employees.


 


Mr. Wirick has participated in numerous reported state and federal appellate court decisions. He regularly writes articles for legal and governmental entity publications concerning litigation and employment issues. He also speaks regularly to both legal and non-legal organizations regarding current legal issues which they may face. Mr. Wirick is an associate member of the Indiana Municipal Lawyers Association, Indiana Association of Cities and Towns (IACT) and the Indiana Associations of Counties (IAC). Mr. Wirick is also president of the Board of the Golden Hill Homeowners Association and recently completed a six year term as president of his church council at Divine Savior Lutheran Church.


 


He and his wife Lynn, former Assistant Program Director at Riley Children's Hospital and current teacher at Sycamore School, have four children that are active in their school and extracurricular activities, including football, basketball, baseball, lacrosse, soccer, volleyball and the Indianapolis Children's Choir.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1986

  1. Personal Injury: 20%
    29 years
  2. Civil Rights: 20%
    29 years
  3. Employment & Labor: 20%
    29 years
  4. Insurance: 20%
    29 years
  5. Constitutional: 20%
    29 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($150-350/hour)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

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Contact Info

54 Monument Circle, 4th Floor
Indianapolis, IN

Office () 204

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
INActive In Good Standing198608/04/2015

Professional Misconduct

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

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers

Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV ratingMartindale Hubble2010
AV ratingMartindale Hubble2009
AV ratingMartindale Hubble2008

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Senior PartnerHume Smith Geddes Green & Simmons, LLP1994 - Present

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Golden Hill Neighborhood AssociationPresident2004 - 2012
Divine Savior Lutheran ChurchPast President2003 - 2010
Indianapolis Bar Associationmember1994 - Present
Federal Bar Associationmember1994 - Present
Defense Trial Lawyers of IndianaMember1994 - Present
Indiana State Bar Associationmember1986 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Walter v. City of Bloomington, INDefense verdict in jury trial
Wilson v. City of GreenwoodDefense verdict in jury trial
Chamness v. Randolph County, INIndiana Supreme Court reversed the decision of the Indiana Court of Appeals and was successful in having case remanded to oiriginal county of filing

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Indiana Law ReviewTort Reform and Other Developments in Indiana Tort Law1996

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Indiana University School of Law- IndianapolisN/AJ.D.1986

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Police Liability in IndianaDefenses to Litigation, Absolute and Qualified Immunity, Monell Analyses, Defense to State Law Claims, State Constitutional Issues and decision on removal2010
An Updated Look at Section 1983 LitigationPolice Liability Under Section 19832009
Purdue Road SchoolSidewalks and Municipal Liability2007
An Updated Look at Section 1983 LitigationPolice Liability Under Section 19832007