W. Brent Gill
W. Brent Gill, born May 23, 1950, in Bedford, Indiana; admitted to the Indiana bar in 1980; B.S. degree in education from Indiana University in 1976 and J.D. degree, cum laude, from Indiana University School of Law in January 1980; 1983 graduate of the National Institute of Trial Advocacy; board-certified as a civil trial advocate of the National Board of Trial Advocacy since 1992.
Professional association memberships include the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association (president, 2003-2004, board of directors, 1988-), the American Association for Justice (state delegate 1996-1999), Fellow of Roscoe Pound Foundation, Fellow of Indiana College of Trial Lawyers, Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, National Trial Lawyers (Top 100 Trial Lawyers), National Academy of Personal Injury Attorneys (Top 10 in Indiana), National Native American Bar Association and the American, Indiana State, Seventh Circuit, Jackson and Lawrence County Bar Associations . Brent is also listed in Who’s Who in American Law and Who’s Who in America; Rated AV by Martindale-Hubbell, and as a Super Lawyer by Thomson Reuters.
A trial lawyer and mediator, Brent has tried well over 100 jury trials. Brent’s trial experience includes cases involving fire and gas explosions, construction site injuries, premises liability, insurance company bad faith, governmental liability and highway design, pharmaceutical, medical devices, toxic torts, products liability, trucking, motorcycle and automotive catastrophic personal injury, burn injury, brain and spinal cord injury and wrongful death, and professional malpractice.
Gill is the past chairman of Indiana’s Native American Indian Affairs Commission. He has taught and lectured to legal and professional organizations on various areas of trial advocacy and practice, communication, damages and areas of substantive law, and also lectures on Cherokee history, culture and tradition. Mr. Gill was trained and billeted as an orthopedic technician during his military service and worked in that capacity at hospitals while completing his undergraduate degree.
When not spending time with his family, Brent enjoys riding his Harley and playing rugby with the Indiana University Old Boys Rugby team.