Kappes, Philip S.

One American SquareSuite 2500Indianapolis, IN 46282- 0003

Updated: 07/30/2015

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Practice Areas

  • Corporate and Business Law
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Intellectual Property
  • Estate Planning
  • Mediation

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana, 1948
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1970

Other Affiliations

  • Indiana State Bar Association (Member)
  • Indiana State Bar Association, 1973 - 1974 (Secretary)
  • Indiana State Bar Association, 1973 - 1974 (Indiana State Bar Association)
  • Indiana State Bar Association (District Representative)
  • Indiana State Bar Association, 1976 - 1977 (Board of Managers)
  • Indiana State Bar Association, 1958 - Present (House of Delegates)
  • Indiana State Bar Association, 1992 (Chairman, Law Practice Management Committee)
  • Indiana State Bar Association, 1966 - 1969 (Public Relations Executive Committee)
  • Indiana State Bar Association, 1953 (Chairman, Committee on American Citizenship)
  • Indiana State Bar Association, 1960 - 1961 (Grievance Committee)
  • Indiana State Bar Association, 1965 (Midwinter Meeting)
  • Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee, 2002 - Present (Member)
  • Law Office Management Committee, 2001 - Present (Member)
  • Improvements in the Judicial System, 2002 - Present (Member)
  • Subcommittee on Merit Selection of Judges, 2005 - Present (Chairman)
  • American Bar Association (House of Delegates), 1970 - 1971 (Member)
  • American Bar Association, 1971 - 1973 (Chairman, Lawyers Title Guaranty Fund Committee)
  • American Judicature Society
  • Lawyers Club of Indianapolis
  • Lawyers Association of Indianapolis
  • Indianapolis Bar Foundation (Fellow)
  • Indiana Bar Foundation
  • American Bar Foundation
  • Butler University, 1948 - 1952 (Adjunct Professor of Business Law)

Honors

  • Who's who in America
  • Who's who in American Law
  • Who's Who in Finance and Industry
  • 33rd Degree Mason (Honorary)
  • Life Trustee, Children's Museum of Indianapolis
  • Life Director, Crossroads of America Council BSA
  • Buchanan Award of Excellence, IBA
  • Award for Improvements in the Judicial System
  • Indiana State Bar Association Golden Career Award
  • Mortar Award, Butler University Alumni Association
  • Distinguished Alumnus Award, Butler University
  • Butler Medal recipient
  • Phi Delta Theta International Fraternity Legion of Merit Award

Pro Bono Activities

  • Trustee, Butler University, 1990 - 1992
  • President, Butler University Alumni Association, 1955 - 1957
  • Director, Scottish Rite Children's Learning Center, 1997 - 1998
  • Chairman of the Board, Scottish Rite Children's Learning Center, 2000 - 2003
  • Vice Chair, Scottish Rite Children's Learning Center, 2003 - Present
  • Director, Indianapolis Scottish Rite Cathedral Foundation, Inc., 1997 - Present
  • Chairman, Indianapolis Scottish Rite Cathedral Foundation, Inc., 1998
  • Trustee, Indianapolis Valley Scottish Rite
  • Director, Scottish Rite of Indianapolis Foundation, Inc., 1998 - Present
  • Chapter Advisor, Phi Delta Theta Fraternity at Butler University, 32 years
  • Masons, Worshipful Master, 1975
  • 33rd Degree Most Wise Master, 1982 - 1984
  • Indianapolis Chapter Rose Croix Executive Committee
  • Trustee, Indianapolis Chapter Rose Croix Executive Committee, 1996 - 2001

Past Positions

  • Armstrong and Gause, Associate, 1948 - 1949
  • C.B. Dutton, Associate, 1950 - 1951
  • Dutton,Kappes & Overman, Partner, 1952 - 1985
  • Lewis Kappes Fuller & Eads, Partmer, 1985 - 1989

Education

  • The University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1948
    J.D.
  • Butler University, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1945
    B.A.
    Honors: cum laude

Fraternities and Sororities

  • Tau Kappa Alpha

Fees

Accepts Credit Cards

Office Information

Address

One American SquareSuite 2500Indianapolis, IN 46282- 0003

Fax

  • 317-639-4882

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