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David Allan Wilson

Car accident Attorney at Merrillville, IN

5.0   6 reviews

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About David

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I represent people who've been injured because of the negligence of others.  I have concentrated my practice in the field of personal injury litigation, including trucking accidents and litigation. My practice includes a variety of cases including auto negligence, premises liability, insurance coverage disputes, uninsured and underinsured claims against insurance claims, and wrongful death cases.  I have tried more than 80 civil jury trials, and represented clients in Indiana Court of Appeals and Supreme Court.  I received a Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating. 

It was in the U.S. Army that I learned the meaning of serving, so that I could be of service to others. Prior to my legal education, I served in the U.S. Army, and served in the Republic of Panama.  I was also assigned to the Republic of Honduras on two tours of duty. I received the Army Commendation Medal, and Army Achievement Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster. 

I began representing the interests of others before I ever entered law school. As a Union member,  I served as a Committeeman (shop steward), Collective Bargaining representative during contract negotiations, and Financial Secretary Treasurer.

I am licensed to practice in the following jurisdictions and courts: 

  • The United States Supreme Court
  • The Untied States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • The United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois (Trial Bar)
  • The United States District Courts for the Northern District of Indiana
  • The United States District Courts for the Southern District of Indiana
  • Licensed in the State of Indiana and State of Illinois

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Licensed for 26 years
State IL
Status Active And Authorized To Practice Law
Acquired 1997
Updated 01/06/2023
State IN
Status Active In Good Standing
Acquired 1996
Updated 01/03/2023

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

Contact David

David Wilson Law Offices, P.C.
8973 Broadway
Merrillville, IN, 46410

Reviews

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Posted by anonymous | January 4, 2017
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Excellent
Provided consultation and advice for me. Very helpful with explaining complicated legal issues. And got back to me in a timely fashion.
Posted by Andrew | October 17, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Passionate, dedicated and persistant
David was one of my key attorneys for over 20 years as I worked in Human Resources for a major food retailer in Northwest Indiana. David is extremely loyal and dedicated to his clients and had an outstanding victory record in trials. I trusted David immensely in key trials and sat with him during some trials and watched his professional, effective and skillful handling of each case. He is an experienced and outstanding litigator who will always make his client his # 1 priority. He is tireless in his pursuit of victory and you will be extremely well served if you hire him for his impeccable expertise and tenaciousness.
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Posted by George | September 22, 2016
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Not just a great attorney, but a great guy!
Dave Wilson has been my attorney fir 3 years after I was involved in a horrific semi accident. I have never met a more dedicated lawyer in my life. I hear from him 3 to 4 times a week on avg and he knows every detail of my case as if it was his only car. He treats people like humans and not cases. I couldn't have hoped for a better attorney. Thank You Dave for all your hard work and always being there for me.
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Posted by Peter | September 5, 2015
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
A Talented Lawyer Here
Attorney Wilson handled my case very well and was very helpful with very clear suggestions and alternatives when it came to decisions I had to make. I am very satisfied with his high amount of professional and remain very impressed with his presentation and courtroom behavior. He was an excellent advocate! I certainly would hire him again without any concerns whatsoever.
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Posted by D. Brook | September 4, 2015
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
No one will work harder for you
Going through a lawsuit was something I thought I would never do. Attorney Wilson supported me 100% of the way, and always gave me a choice, explaining all outcomes. When my case went to trial, he was amazing at making the jury understand who I was and what I had gone through. I hope I never have to do it again, but if I do, there is no other attorney that I would hire.
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Posted by anonymous | August 28, 2015
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| Hired Attorney
Excellent Lawyer
Mr. Wilson is one of the best lawyers I have dealt with. Not only is he an amazing attorney, but he also is a great person who truly wants the best for his clients. I HIGHLY recommend David Wilson to anyone in need of a great attorney.
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Cost

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  • Free Consultation 60 minutes
  • Contingency 33%-35%
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 9.5 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Principal
  • David Wilson Law Offices, PC
  • 2016 - Present
  • Associate
  • Walter J. Alvarez, PC
  • 2012 - 2016
  • Partner
  • Garan Lucow & Miller, PC
  • 2010 - 2012
  • Shareholder
  • Bokota, Wilson McCloskey & Long
  • 2005 - 2010
  • Attorney
  • Kopka, Pinkus & Dolin
  • 2001 - 2005
  • Staff counsel
  • Safeco Insurance Company Of America
  • 2000 - 2001
  • Associate
  • Johnson & Bell, Ltd.
  • 1999 - 2000
  • Attorney
  • Schlyer & Associates
  • 1996 - 1999
  • Law Clerk
  • J. Robert Vegter & Associates
  • 1994 - 1996
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Education

  • Valparaiso University School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1996
  • University of Central Florida
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1990

Legal Cases

  • Leeth v. Gutenstein, et al
  • $2,327,000 for Plaintiff

Associations

  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Member
  • 2016 - Present
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Member
  • 2016 - Present
  • Indiana Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 2015 - Present
  • Trucking Industry Defense Association
  • Member
  • 2008 - 2012
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • AV Preeminent Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2017
  • 10 Best Attorneys in Client Satisfaction
  • American Institute of Personal Injury Lawyers
  • 2017
  • Member
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • 2016
  • Member
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • 2016
  • Luther M. Swygert Moot Court Competition
  • Valparaiso University School of Law
  • 1994
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Speaking Engagements

  • Hardball Litigators Seminar
  • Litigation Strategies
  • 2011
  • Insurance Company Representatives
  • Indiana Case Law Update
  • 2010
  • How To Litigate Your First Civil Trial In Indiana
  • Jury Trials
  • 2003

Attorney endorsements

Received (9)
Given (18)
Endorse David
Personal injury Attorney | Dec 06
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I have litigated on the other side of David. He is a strong advocate for his clients and represented them well. I have also witnessed David in action on other matters, and he knows the law, the Judges, and I would consider David representing me or my family if we ever needed representation for a personal injury, wrongful death, or auto accident."
Personal injury Attorney | Sep 29
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. David is an aggressive attorney in the Lake County area. He is knowledgeable as to the law and local practice."
Personal injury Attorney | Sep 27
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. I have known Dave for years. He is a true advocate for his clients. He is straight forward - when he says something you can take his word for it. Dave's knowledge and court room skills are impressive."
Personal injury Attorney | Sep 23
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I have known Dave for over 20 years, & have handled litigated matters both with and against him. No one is more prepared & knowledgeable about his clients, their cases, & the litigation process. No one fights more ferociously for his clients, whether through settlement or trial. I very strongly endorse Dave."
Trucking accident Attorney | Sep 16
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I have worked with David, and against him, and at all times have found him to be honest, thorough, and a tenacious advocate for the benefit of his clients. I highly endorse him."
Personal injury Attorney | Aug 03
Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter
"I endorse this lawyer."
Personal injury Attorney | Sep 22
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Dave is a very talented attorney who has spent his entire legal career in the personal injury field. He knows the law, he knows the judges and he knows how to maximize his client's claims. I highly recommend David Wilson without reservation!!!"
Personal injury Attorney | Sep 03
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have never met a more knowledgeable attorney with regard to discovery. He truly masters the realm of litigation not only with his courtroom presence but with his ability to recall specific details from cases with ease in almost all areas of law."
Insurance Attorney | May 20
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I have known David for more than 10 years, and can attest that he is very skilled and detailed in his representation of clients."
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Merrillville Car accident Lawyer David Allan Wilson
David Allan Wilson
Car accident Attorney
Merrillville, IN
Licensed for 26 years
Free Consultation