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Kevin P. Podlaski - Fort Wayne, IN

Fort Wayne Business Litigation Lawyer
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Updated 4/2/2014
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Carson Boxberger, LLP

301 West Jefferson Boulevard
Suite 200
Fort Wayne, IN 46802


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Kevin is a trial attorney and litigation manager. His practice areas include commercial litigation, insurance defense, product liability, premises liability, and government contracting and litigation. He has appeared as retained counsel and first chair in hundreds of civil matters, and he has tried over 300 fully or partly contested trials before juries / judges during his career. He has successfully represented clients in premises liability, automobile negligence, product liability, federal and state government regulatory and statutory issues and commercial / business litigation. He represented Wal-Mart for 9 years.

Kevin is a disabled U.S. veteran of foreign wars. He had served with the U.S. Army as a Judge Advocate and in 2004 transitioned to the private practice of civil law when he retired from the military. While on active duty Kevin had been the litigation manager for up to 25 trial attorneys handling criminal, employment, federal tort, property damage and medical negligence matters or claims. Kevin's leadership and management skills were recognized as among the most efficient and effective during his tenure with the U.S. Army. His military career culminated with his assignment as the Staff Judge Advocate for Special Operations Command South (Airborne) and his nomination for the Major General William F. Garrison Award for Legal Excellence in Special Operations.

Practice Areas

  • Business Litigation
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Governmental Services
  • Insurance/Premises Liability
  • Products Liability
  • Insurance Defense
  • Product Liability
  • Premises Liability
  • Automobile Negligence
  • Criminal Law
  • Employment
  • Federal Tort
  • Medical Negligence
Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
  • U.S. Court of Veterans Appeals
  • U.S. Supreme Court

Other Affiliations

  • Allen County and Indiana State Bar Associations
  • National Institute for Military Justice
  • American Inns of Court
  • Benjamin Harrison Chapter
  • Northeast Indiana Human Resources Association
  • Society for Human Resource Management

Education

  • University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1996
    LL.M.
  • Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey, 1990
    J.D.
  • University of Scranton, 1982
    B.S.
    Honors: cum laude

Pro Bono Activities

  • Board of Directors, Member, Jorgensen YMCA
  • Board of Directors, Member, Fort Wayne Air Show
  • Secretary, Executive Board of Directors and Major League Coach, Don Ayres Times Corners Little League
  • Treasury, Board of Directors, Benjamin Harrison, American Inns of Court
  • Coach, Fort Wayne Police Athletic League
  • Military Affairs Committee, Member, Chamber of Commerce
  • Life Member, Special Forces Association
  • Member, Veterans of Foreign Wars
  • Member, American Legion
  • Ambassador, U.S. Army Freedom Team - SALUTE Program
  • Reserve Officer Association (retired), Member
  • Ombudsman, Department of Defense Employer Support to the Guard and Reserve
  • Member, Knights of Columbus
  • St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Church, lector, Eucharistic minister and Parish Council, Member
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Office Information

Address

301 West Jefferson Boulevard
Suite 200
Fort Wayne, IN 46802

Phones

260-387-0492
800-219-4516

Faxes

260-423-4329

Emails

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Accepts Credit Cards

Yes

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Publication

Articles

Kevin P. Podlaski, "Know Your Rights," Military.Com. The article is a primer on recognizing and filing a claim under the Federal Tort Claims Act.

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