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  1. Insurance: 20%
  2. Defective Products: 20%
  3. Car Accident: 20%
  4. Health Care: 20%
  5. Personal Injury: 20%

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  • Michael David Babcock

    I endorse this lawyer. Very fair and knowledgeable. An asset to our legal community.


    Michael Babcock Personal injury Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Robert James Dignam

    I endorse this lawyer. Mark is an extremely knowledgeable and ethical lawyer. He demonstrates immense skill and sound judgment in behalf of his clients, and is a very capable trial attorney. He is an asset to his clients and an excellent representative of our profession.


    Robert Dignam Employment and labor Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

916 Lincolnway, Suite 1816
La Porte, IN, 46350-3412


INActive In Good Standing198107/03/2016
ILAdministrative - Not Authorized to Practice198105/11/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
SelectedBest Lawyers in America2014
Indiana Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2014
Indiana Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2013
SelectedBest Lawyers in America2013
SelectedBest Lawyers in America2012
Indiana Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2012
Indiana Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2011
SelectedBest Lawyers in America2011
SelectedBest Lawyers in America2010
Indiana Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2010
Indiana Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2009
SelectedBest Lawyers in America2009
Indiana Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2008
SelectedBest Lawyers in America2008
SelectedBest Lawyers in America2007
Indiana Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2006
Indiana Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2005
Indiana Super LawyersSuper Lawyers2004
AV Peer Review Rating (Highest)Martindale-Hubbell2001
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerNewby, Lewis, Kaminski & Jones, LLP1997 - Present
PartnerNewby, Lewis, Kaminski & Jones, LLP1989 - 1997
Law Clerk to Judge Robert StatonIndiana Court of Appeals1983 - 1983
AssociateNewby, Lewis, Kaminski & Jones, LLP1983 - 1989
Association namePosition nameDuration
International Association of Defense CounselMember2006 - Present
American Board of Trial AdvocatesAssociate2002 - Present
Indiana Bar FoundationFellow1990 - Present
Defense Trial Counsel of IndianaMember, former Bd of Directors1990 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
The Appellate AdvocateWhat Can Be Learned From a Secret Appeal?2013
The Indiana LawyerWhat is the Proper Jury Instruction on the State-of-the-Art Presumption?2013
The Indiana LitigatorObjections to Deposition Questions in State Court2011
Indiana Civil Litigation ReviewSuggested Changes to Indiana’s Medical Malpractice Act2010
The Indiana LawyerSmall Wishes for Med Mal Act Changes2009
Indiana LawyerSurgeons Knocked Out for the Count2006
Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, Medical Malpractice SeminarStandard of Care2006
Indiana Civil Litigation ReviewDetermining Damages: The Psychology of Jury Awards2004
Indiana LawyerWhen are Damages Recoverable in a Medical Malpractice Wrongful Death Claim Brought by the Patient's "Representative?", published as Do Wrongful Death Statutes Bind Courts?2003
Indiana Continuing Legal Education ForumAn Introduction to Defending Depositions: Law and Preparation,2001
Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana "Rookie" SeminarIntroduction to Motion Practice2001
Indiana LawyerWould a Summary of Civil Evidence Rules be Helpful?2001
Indiana Continuing Legal Education ForumTort Law Update2000
The Indiana LawyerHow do you Pick the Right Jury?2000
The Indiana LawyerPutting Right Values on Claims2000
Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, Medical Malpractice SeminarWhether to Proceed or Not with an Adverse Panel Opinion2000
The Indiana LawyerWhen do Judgments Bind an Insurer Denying Coverage?1999
The Indiana LawyerWhat is Really Covered by the Attorney Client Privilege?1999
The Indiana LawyerDoes the ADA Prevent Exclusion of a Plaintiff from the Liability Phase of a Bifurcated Trial?1998
The Indiana LawyerWhen Is a Deposition Errata Sheet Improper?,1997
The Indiana LawyerWhen Is It Proper To Object In a Deposition Or To Instruct a Witness Not to Answer?,1996
The Indiana LawyerStopping Excessive Deposition Witness Fees1995
The Indiana LawyerRepressed Memory and the Personal Injury Statute of Limitations1994
Indiana Continuing Legal Education ForumMedical Malpractice Update1994
Indiana Continuing Legal Education ForumRepressed Memory and the New Tort Statute of Limitations1994
The Indiana LawyerWhen Should Adult Civil Litigants Be Publicly Anonymous?1993
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Valparaiso University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1981
Valparaiso UniversityN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1978
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Indiana Evidence WorkshopIndiana Evidence2007
Medical Malpractice SeminarStandard of Care2006
Indiana Evidence WorksopIndiana Evidence2006
Indiana Evidence WorkshopIndiana Evidence2005
Indiana Evidence WorkshopIndiana Evidence2004
Indiana Evidence WorkshopIndiana Evidence2003
Indianan Evidence WorkshopIndiana Evidence2002
Planning Your First Civil Litigation SeminarAn Introduction to Defending Depositions: Law and Preparation2001
Indiana Evidence WorkshopIndiana Evidence2001
"Rookie" SeminarIntroduction to Motion Practice2001
Medical Malpractice SeminarWhether to Proceed or Not with an Adverse Panel Opinion2000
Indiana State Bar Association Annual MeetingTort Law Update2000
Indiana Evidence WorkshopIndiana Evidence2000
Indiana Evidnece WorkshopIndiana Evidence1999
"Rookie" SeminarIntroduction to Motion Practice1999
Indiana Evidence WorkshopIndiana Evidence1998
Indiana Evidence WorkshopIndiana Evidence1997
"Rookie" SeminarIntroduction to Motion Practice1997
Indiana Evidence WorkshopIndiana Evidence1996
Indiana Evidence WorkshopIndiana Evidence1995
Indiana Evidence WorkshopIndiana Evidence1994
Indiana Bar Association Spring MeetingMedical Malpractice Update1994
Indiana Bar Association Spring MeetingRepressed Memory and the New Tort Statute of Limitations1994
Indiana Evidence WorshopIndiana Evidence1993
Indiana Evidence WorkshopIndiana Evidence1992