I solve legal issues for my business clients so they can spend their time being... more
I solve legal issues for my business clients so they can spend their time being productive and profitable. I handle business transactions as well as business litigation. I enjoy spending time with my family, scuba diving and my newest passion-creating movies on my iMac.
I founded Hankins Law after working in the Washington, D.C. area as an attorney for... more
I founded Hankins Law after working in the Washington, D.C. area as an attorney for a well-respected, litigation-focused law firm. While in D.C., I handled complex proceedings, which often required the interpretation of complicated business and estate planning documents. During my practice, I consistently observed a need in the legal field for accessible attorneys offering individuali... view profile
For more than fourteen years, Michael Ray Smith was in-house counsel for Eli Lilly... more
For more than fourteen years, Michael Ray Smith was in-house counsel for Eli Lilly and Company. While in Lillys law division, Mike worked in the environmental legal department, in the office of the corporate secretary, and, for the last ten years, in the commercial transactions group. While in commercial transactions, Mike supported the Companys global sourcing operations, writing and negotiati... view profile
I was born and raised on a small family farm as the son of two high school math... more
I was born and raised on a small family farm as the son of two high school math teachers. I had the great fortune of growing up next door to my grandparents. My grandfather taught me the meaning and rewards of a hard day's work. I used those lessons to excel both academically and personally resulting in the great honor of being named in the inaugural class of Indiana Universitys Herbert Preside... view profile
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