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Ronald Frederick Layer

Car accident Attorney at Highland, IN

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About Ronald

Learn Ronald’s areas of practice.

5
Practice areas
  1. Car accident
    30%

    50 years, 500 cases

  2. Medical malpractice
    30%

    40 years, 500 cases

  3. Workers compensation
    15%

    50 years, 1,000 cases

  4. Mediation
    10%

    35 years, 100 cases

  5. Arbitration
    5%

    30 years, 15 cases

  6. Birth injury
    5%

    35 years, 12 cases

  7. Nursing home abuse and neglect
    5%

    30 years, 20 cases

Ron is a lifelong resident of Lake County.  Graduated from Hobart High School in 1961 where he was the quarterback of the Hobart Brickies football team.  He was appointed to and attended West Point and graduated in 1965 and was commissioned  in the United States Army as a Second Lieutenant.  He was an Airborne Ranger in the Army and served in Vietnam.  Ron was awarded two Army Commendation Medals, three Bronze Stars and a Purple Heart for wounds received. After Vietnam, Ron resigned his commission to attend law school at Indiana University in Bloomington and graduated in 1972.

 

After practicing for the first ten years in general practice, including family law and criminal law, he concentrated his practice in the personal injury field, including auto, medical malpractice, workmans' compensation and other injury fields.

 

Ron has been a certified Mediator for over 15 years and has served on the Lake County Bar Association as a Chairman of the Civil Litigation Committee.  He was elected by his fellow Lake County Lawyers to serve three terms on the County Judicial Nomination Committee which merit selects Judges recommended to the Governor to be appointed as Lake County Judges.  Ron has served on the Lake County Grievance(Ethics) Committee for over 20 years.

Licensed for 50 years
State IN
Status Active In Good Standing
Acquired 1972
Updated 01/04/2023

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

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Law Office of Ronald F. Layer P.C.
3235 45th Street Suite 304
Highland, IN, 46322

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AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Attorney/President
  • Layer, Tanzillo, Stassin & Babcock PC
  • 2005 - Present
  • Attorney
  • Sachs & Hess, PC
  • 1973 - 2005

Education

  • Indiana University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1972
  • United States Military Academy West Point
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1965

Legal Cases

  • Alonzo Swann v U S Navy
  • VICTORY after 49 years

Associations

  • Lake County Bar Association
  • Civil Litigation Section Chairman
  • 2009 - Present
  • Indiana Trial Lawyers Association
  • Board of Directors
  • 1998 - Present
  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1972 - Present
  • Lake County Judicial Nomination Commisson
  • Member/Secretary
  • 1996 - 2008
  • Vietnam Veterans Leadership Program Indiana
  • Chairman Board Of Directors
  • 1982 - 1988
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • AV Peer Review Rating
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2014
  • AV Peer Review Rating
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2013
  • 3 Bronze Star Medals
  • United States Government
  • 1969
  • Purple Heart
  • United States Government
  • 1969
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Speaking Engagements

  • Hardball Civil Litigation
  • Presonal Injury Fee Allocation Between Lawyers
  • 2011
  • Hardball Civil Litigation Seminar
  • Prepairing for Trial
  • 2003

Attorney endorsements

Received (9)
Given (6)
Endorse Ronald
Car accident Attorney | Oct 01
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. An extremely talented and well respected attorney in the legal community."
Personal injury Attorney | Jun 11
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. I have known Ron for my entire legal career, as he was my original mentor. On both a personal and professional level, I have the utmost respect for Ron."
Car accident Attorney | Jun 04
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"An extremely talented and well respected attorney in the legal community, I wholeheartedly recommend him to anyone looking for a lawyer who knows the law and truly cares about protecting the rights of his clients and getting them the most favorable result possible."
Car accident Attorney | Nov 25
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Nov 12
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Unknown Attorney | May 24
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer."
Medical malpractice Attorney | Apr 03
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Mar 08
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Ron is a top notch attorney and I have no hesitation endorsing. Ron's approach to cases provides his clients with a great service, maximizing the desired result."
Medical malpractice Attorney | Mar 01
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer."
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