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Practice areas


  1. Personal Injury: 50%
  2. Medical Malpractice: 30%
  3. Defective Products: 20%

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  • Peter David Palmer

    Nick is, without question, the most intelligent lawyer I have ever met. He is also very talented in the courtroom. I cannot recommend him highly enough - he is amongst the finest lawyers in Indiana.


    Peter Palmer Mediation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Hovde, Dassow & Deets LLC

201 West 103rd Street
Meridian Tower, Suite 500
Indianapolis, IN, 46290-1137


INActive In Good Standing199308/08/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
RecognitionSuper Lawyers Magazine2015
RecognitionBest Lawyers in America2015
RecognitionBest Lawyers in America2014
RecognitionSuper Lawyers Magazine2014
RecognitionSuper Lawyers Magazine2013
RecipientBest Lawyers in America2013
RecognitionSuper Lawyers Magazine2012
FellowAmerican College of Trial Lawyers2012
RecipientBest Lawyers in America2012
RecipientBest Lawyers in America2011
RecognitionSuper Lawyers Magazine2011
RecipientBest Lawyers in America2010
Trial Lawyer of the YearIndiana Trial Lawyers Association2010
Recognized as an Indiana "Super Lawyer"Indianapolis Monthly magazine2008
Recognized as an Indiana "Super Lawyer"Indianapolis Monthly magazine2007
Recognized as an Indiana "Super Lawyer"Indianapolis Monthly magazine2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AssociateIce Miller1993 - 1995
Association namePosition nameDuration
Indiana State Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Indiana Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Tippecanoe County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Board of Trial AdvocatesMemberN/A
Indiana Bar FoundationFellowN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Representative AppealsN/A
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Publication nameTitleDate
The Verdict (Indiana Trial Lawyers Association)Admitting Evidence of Policy Limits in Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Trials2014
The Verdict (Indiana Trial Lawyers Association)Parial Settlements in Vicarious Liability Cases2011
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Indiana University School of Law, BloomingtonLawJD - Juris Doctor1993
Purdue UniversityN/AB.S.I.M.1989
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Lifetime Achievement SeminarTrying the Underinsured Motorist Case In Indiana2015
Lifetime Achievement SeminarTrying the Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Case in Indiana2012
Lifetime Achievement SeminarParial Settlements in Vicarious Liability Cases2011
Continuing Legal EducationEffective Final Arguments from the Plaintiff's Perspective2011
Allen County Bar AssociationFinal Arguments2011
Lifetime Achievement SeminarDiscovering and Admitting Evidence of Expert Bias (even when it reveals the existence of insurance)2010