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Kent M. Frandsen
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Summary

Kent Frandsen has practiced since 1977, concentrating in civil litigation, electric utility, zoning and land use, and education law. Following graduation from law school in 1975, Mr. Frandsen served as a law clerk to The Honorable James E. Noland, Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana.

Mr. Frandsen has tried nearly 100 civil jury trials in state and federal courts, representing both plaintiffs and defendants. He has pursued or defended appeals in over forty cases in state and federal courts. In three cases he has persuaded the Indiana Supreme Court to reverse published decisions of the Court of Appeals.

He has also served as the panel chair in over 300 medical malpractice panel proceedings administered by the Indiana Department of Insurance. Mr. Frandsen is a certified civil mediator and has conducted over 200 civil mediations. He has also served as an arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association in both construction and tort disputes.

He currently serves as general counsel for the Lebanon and Western Boone school districts, the Indiana CPA Society, Home National Bank, and Boone REMC.

Education
Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis
J.D. | Law
Honors: summa cum laude
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Indiana University
B.S.
Honors: magna cum laude
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Professional Experience
Partner
Parr Richey Frandsen Patterson Kruse LLP
- Current
Speaking Engagements
Numerous Presentations, Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, National Business Institute, Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, Indiana School Boards Association, and National Rural Electric Cooperatives Association
Presentations on topics of education, electric utility, insurance and tort law to attorneys and other professionals.
Awards
Isaac Grainger Award
United States Golf Association
Chairman’s Award
Indiana CPA Society
Philanthropists of the Year
The Community Foundation of Boone County
Indiana Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
Awarded every year since 2005
Professional Associations
Indiana State Bar
Member
Current
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The Community Foundation of Boone County
Founding Director
Current
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American Bar Association for Justice
Member
Current
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Defense Research Institute
Member
Current
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National Council of School Board Attorneys
Member
Current
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Indianapolis State Bar Association
Member
Current
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Electric Cooperative Bar Association
Member
Current
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Indiana Trial Lawyers Association
Member
Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Indiana
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7th Circuit
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Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Education Law
  • Employment Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Civil Litigation
  • Electric Utility
  • Zoning and Land Use
Languages
  • English
Websites & Blogs
Website
Kent M. Frandsen's Website Profile
Website
Parr Richey Frandsen Patterson Kruse LLP Website
Blog
Indiana Business Lawyer Blog
Blog
Indiana Injury Lawyer Blog
Contact & Map
Parr Richey Frandsen Patterson Kruse LLP
Lebanon, IN
225 West Main Street
PO Box 668
Lebanon, IN 46052
USA
Toll-Free: (888) 532-7766
Telephone: (317) 269-2509 Ext. 143
Fax: (765) 483-3444