Abel, Arend J.

One Indiana Square #1400Indianapolis, IN 46204

Updated: 10/17/2016

Overview

Arend Abel was born in Muncie, Indiana, in 1960. He grew up in Union City, Indiana, and graduated from Union City Community High School in 1978.

Arend graduated with honors from Ball State University in 1982, where he was a National Merit Scholar and Whitinger Scholar. Following graduation, he taught high school for a year before attending Indiana University School of Law in Bloomington. He graduated with honors there also, and was a member of the school's national moot court team, as...

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Current Employment Position(s)

  • Attorney

Practice Areas

  • Appellate Law
  • Business Litigation
  • Class Action

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana, 1986
  • U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois, 1997
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana, 1986
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana, 1986
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1987
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1990
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1991
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1993

Other Affiliations

  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • Indianapolis Bar Association
  • State Board of Law Examiners, 1996 - 2006

Classes and Seminars

  • Presenting Effective Appellate Oral Argument, Office of the Attorney General and the Appellate Practice Section of the Indiana State Bar Association, 1996
  • The Changing Face of Regulatory Takings, Conference of Government Mining Attorneys, 1996
  • Brief Writing, Indiana Office of the Attorney General, 1995
  • Analysis of Indiana Department of Environmental Management v. Chemical Waste Management, Inc., Indianapolis Bar Association, 1995

Past Positions

  • Office of the Indiana Attorney General, Special Counsel, 1993 - 1996

Education

  • Indiana University at Bloomington School of Law, Bloomington, Indiana, 1986
    J.D.
    Honors: summa cum laude
  • Ball State University, 1982
    B.A.
    Honors: magna cum laude
    Major: Telecommunications

Office Information

Address

One Indiana Square #1400Indianapolis, IN 46204

Fax

  • (317) 636-2495

Email

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