Thomas C. Hays Installed as President of The Indiana Defense Trial Counsel
 
Lewis Wagner is pleased to announce that the Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana (DTCI) installed Thomas C. Hays as President of the Indiana Defense Trial Association. 
 
Tom joined DTCI in 1982 and has served on the board of directors since 2005. As president, he will oversee the implementation of the organization’s new long-range plan.
 
For more than 30 years, Tom has litigated civil cases, including those involving product liability, wrongful death, construction, trucking and premises liability.  In an age when most cases settle through mediation, Tom still finds himself in front of a jury on a regular basis. 
 
Tom served as managing partner at Lewis Wagner from 2002-2007 and became a Diplomat to the National Institute of Trial Advocacy in 1989.  In 1994 he was elected to the American Board of Trial Advocates and served as President of the Indiana Chapter in 2006.  He was named a member of the International Association of Defense Counsel in 2002, listed in Indiana Super Lawyers, 2005-2014, and selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® in 2010-2015 in the fields of Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; Arbitration; Mediation.