Three Jackson Kelly Evansville Attorneys Named to 2017 Indiana Super Lawyers List


Jackson Kelly PLLC is pleased to announce that three attorneys in the firm’s Evansville office have been named 2017 Indiana Super Lawyers, which recognizes attorneys who have achieved a significant level of peer recognition and professional achievement.

The attorneys and their recognized practice areas are as follows:

– James D. Johnson, Member (Business Litigation)

– Timothy A. Klingler, Counsel (Workers’ Compensation)

– Joseph H. Langerak, Member (Business Litigation)

“We congratulate our attorneys whose accomplishments on behalf of their clients and recognition from their peers have earned them selection as among Indiana’s 2017 Super Lawyers,” said firm Managing Member Ellen S. Cappellanti.

Johnson is Assistant Leader of the Commercial Law Practice Group and a member of the Construction Industry Group. For nearly three decades, he has advised clients in a broad array of business matters, including complex commercial law, civil litigation and appellate law. He also advises clients in matters of trade secrets and intellectual property.

Klingler practices in the Administrative Practice Group and focuses his practice in the areas of workers’ compensation defense and mediation. He also serves as chairman for Medical Review Panels in medical malpractice cases in the state of Indiana and as the chairman of the DTCI Workers Compensation Section for 2017.

A member of the Commercial Law Practice Group, Langerak concentrates his practice in the areas of business and commercial litigation with emphasis on business and commercial transactions, real estate, banking and finance and bankruptcy and creditor rights. He also advises clients in matters of construction law.

Only the top 5 percent of lawyers in Indiana are named Super Lawyers. Published by Thomson Reuters, Super Lawyers uses independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations to determine the honorees. The Super Lawyers list is published in Indiana Super Lawyers Magazine and Indianapolis Monthly magazine. Super Lawyers lists in all states and regions also are distributed to attorneys and ABA-accredited law school libraries.

Client Focus, Industry Insight, National Reputation. Jackson Kelly PLLC is a strong regional law firm with more than 175 attorneys located in 12 offices throughout Colorado, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Washington, DC. Focusing on clients’ industry-specific needs, the Firm serves a wide variety of corporate and public clients and enjoys a national reputation in business, labor and employment, litigation, government contracts, tax, safety and health, permitting, natural resource and environmental law.


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