Lewis Wagner is pleased to announce that Robert Wagner was honored by the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law with its Distinguished Alumni Award. Robert was nominated for his service to the law school, legal profession and community.
Robert has distinguished himself as one of the Midwest's most respected trial lawyers, having tried more than 200 cases in courtrooms throughout the United States. His trial work includes highly complex cases in the areas of wrongful death, products liability, commercial litigation, insurance defense, auto and premises liability. He is also involved in the mediation process and has mediated numerous complex legal issues over the years.
Robert has earned the respect of his legal colleagues and opposing counsel, as well as that of the Judiciary before whom he regularly appears in trial. Robert was named as one of Indiana’s top 15 “Distinguished Barristers of 2008,” by The Indiana Lawyer and listed as an Indiana Super Lawyer©, 2004-2015.
At the national level, Robert’s legal peers have recognized him as one of The Best Lawyers in America® in 2005-2015 in the fields of Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; Product Liability Litigation Defendants. Robert is a frequent lecturer on a wide range of continuing legal education topics and is a long-term faculty member of the National Institute of Trial Advocacy (NITA), volunteering several weeks each year to teach NITA’s Regional and Midwest courses on “Deposition Skills” and “Building Trial Skills.” He has also been involved for years in teaching Trial Advocacy with ICLEF.