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Richard L. McOmber

PRIMARY PRACTICE

Litigation, Insurance Defense, Personal Injury

 

EXPERIENCE

In the course of Mr. McOmber’s experience at Harrison & Moberly, he has tried over 50 personal injury jury trials, including twelve “minor impact” personal injury auto accident cases. In eleven of these cases, the verdict returned was lower than the Plaintiff’s medical bills. In three of the cases the verdict was zero. Thirteen of the jury trials he has tried are reported in various editions of the Trial Reports section of the Indiana Lawyer.

 

EDUCATION

Mr. McOmber became a partner at Harrison & Moberly on January 1, 1992. Before joining the firm, he served as Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, 19th Judicial Circuit from 1983-1987, where he tried 18 Class C Felony and above jury trials and obtained 17 convictions. He was also a law clerk to Chief Justice Richard M. Givan, Indiana Supreme Court, 1981-1983. Before entering law school in 1979, Mr. McOmber was an elementary school principal in the Franklin Township community School from 1977 through 1981. He served as an assistant principal in the Lebanon Community Schools from 1974 to 1977. He has also taught in the public schools and holds a lifetime Indiana Elementary School Teaching License.

 

BAR ADMISSION

Indiana, U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana

  

SEMINARS

  • Avoiding and Defending Lawsuits, instructor, Annual Meeting of the Indiana Association of Cities and Towns, 1997
  • Frequent guest lecturer in Paralegal Adult Education program at Marian University.