L. Katie Buckner

L. Katie Buckner

  • Insurance Defense, Estate Planning, Probate
  • Indiana
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Biography

Katie focuses her practice on Insurance Defense, Insurance Coverage, and Estate Planning. She represents clients across the state of Indiana, both in state court and federal court. In her insurance defense practice, Katie has experience representing insureds in third party claims involving tort liability such as bodily injury and premises liability. In other cases, she represents insurance companies in first party claims brought by insureds. Katie also assists clients in developing a comprehensive estate plan, working closely with clients and their families. This includes drafting wills, trusts, guardianships, powers of attorney, healthcare powers of attorney, and living wills.

Prior to joining The Tyra Law Firm in 2018, Katie worked in franchise law, interned with the Indiana Solicitor General, and advocated for college students through Indiana University Student Legal Services, where she assisted students with a range of legal needs such as housing protections, employment and business contracts, and minor criminal matters. Katie earned her bachelor’s degree at Cedarville University before returning to Indiana to attend Indiana University Maurer School of Law. While in school, Katie served as a leader in many student groups, including the Federalist Society, Christian Legal Society, and Advocates for life. During her second year she served as a student mentor to first-year law students, and during her third year she was an Articles Editor for the Indiana Journal of Law and Social Equality.

Katie is a Blackstone Fellow and a member of the Indiana State Bar Association, Indianapolis Bar Association, and the Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana. She is admitted to practice in the State of Indiana and the U.S. District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana. She regularly volunteers her time pro bono with the Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic.

Education
Indiana University Maurer School of Law
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Cedarville University
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Professional Associations
Indiana State Bar  # 35257-29
Member
Current
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Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana
Current
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Indianapolis Bar Association
Current
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Blackstone Legal Fellowship
Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Indiana
Indiana Supreme Court
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Practice Areas
    Insurance Defense
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Probate
    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
Websites & Blogs
Website
Contact & Map
Tyra Law Firm
9100 Purdue Road
Suite 119
Indianapolis, IN 46268
Telephone: (317) 636-1304