Lauren is an experienced civil litigator. She has represented individuals and businesses through all stages of litigation including pre-suit investigations, discovery, mediation, motion practice, trial, and appeals. She regularly appears in state and federal courts throughout Indiana and Kentucky. Lauren focuses her practice on the defense of personal injury and general liability claims, insurance coverage, and the defense of medical negligence claims.
Lauren has defended a wide variety of personal injury and property damage claims on behalf of individuals and businesses including motor vehicle and trucking accidents, premises liability, construction defect, product liability, and general liability claims. Lauren has also defended medical professionals against medical negligence claims including physicians, hospitals, and mental health professionals.
Lauren regularly advises insurance carriers regarding complex insurance coverage issues relating to a variety of insurance policies including automobile policies, commercial general liability policies, and homeowner policies. Lauren’s insurance coverage practice includes providing coverage opinions and counseling to insurance carriers and litigating insurance coverage disputes such as declaratory judgment actions and bad faith claims. Lauren also defends insurance carriers against first party uninsured and underinsured motor vehicle claims.
Lauren is actively involved in Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana and currently serves on the Board of Directors.
- Indiana University Maurer School of Law (J.D., cum laude)
- University of Evansville (B.S.B.A., cum laude)
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
- U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit
- Indiana Bar Association
- Kentucky Bar Association
- Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana, board member
- Brooks Inns of Court
- Aurora, Inc., volunteer and past board member
- The Parenting Time Center, past board member
- Best Lawyers®
- "Ones to Watch" in Bloomington for Family Law and Insurance Law (2021-2023)
- Rising Stars®
- Civil Litigation Defense (2014 - 2022)
- Registered Indiana Domestic Mediator