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Stephen L. Williams

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Phone: (812) 232-0107
Fax: (812) 232-3414

646 Walnut Street
Terre Haute, Indiana 47807

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Education

J.D., Indiana University School of Law, 1974
Honors: Magna Cum Laude Honors: Board of Editors, Indiana Law Review, 1973-1974

B.S., Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana, 1971

National Institute for Trial Advocacy, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 1994

National Institute for Trial Advocacy Advanced Trial Advocacy Skills, Houston, Texas, 1985
Honors: Sigma Pi Alpha

Professional & Bar Association Memberships

Indiana State, Trial Lawyers Section
Member Since: 1985 - 1989
Counsel

Bar Association of the 7th Federal Circuit
Member Since: 1989 - Present

Indiana Judicial Nominations/Qualifications Commission & Indiana Commission on Judicial Qualifications
Member Since: 2007 - 2010

Indiana Trial Lawyers Association
President Elect - 2007, President - 2008

Indiana Trial Lawyers Association
Member Since: 1988 - Present
Member, Board of Directors

Indiana Trial Lawyers Association
Member Since: 1998 - Present
Executive Committee

Indiana Trial Lawyers Association
Fellow, Indiana College of Fellows
President, 2011 & 2012

American Association for Justice

American College of Trial Lawyers
Fellow

American Board of Trial Advocacy State President
Member Since: 2004 - Present
Advocate

American College of Trial Lawyers
State Chair, Indiana - 2006, State Committee - 2003-2008

Indiana Bar Association
Fellow

National Institute of Trial Advocacy
Member Since: 1986 - Present
Faculty Member

Terre Haute State Bar Association

Litigation Counsel of America
Fellow

The Million Dollar Advocates Forum

The Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
www.MillionDollarAdvocates.com

Certification / Specialties

Civil Trial Advocate, National Board of Trial Advocacy, 1984

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana, 1973
  • Illinois, 1998
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana, 1974
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana, 1974
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1983
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2003

Published Works

  • The Current Status of Premises Liability Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, October, 1989
  • The Law of Expert Testimony Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum, March, 1988
  • Indiana's Medical Malpractice Act Res Gestae, October, 1984

Classes/Seminars Taught

Faculty Member, National Institute of Trial Advocacy

Honors and Awards

  • Indiana Trial Lawyer of the Year, Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, 1989
  • Indiana Trial Lawyer of the Year, Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, 2001
  • The Best Lawyers in America, 1995 - Present
  • Certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, 1984 - Present
  • Sagamore of the Wabash, Indiana Governer Evan Bayh, 1990
  • Recipient, Indiana State University Distinguished Alumni Award, 1999

Community & Charitable Activities

Terre Haute Boys & Girls Club
Board of Directors 1991 – Present
Board President – 1999


United Way of the Wabash Valley
Board of Directors 1992 – 1997
Board President – 1996


Terre Haute Rotary Club
Member 1986 – Present


Big Brother – Big Sister of Vigo County
Board of Directors 1982 – 1999
Board President 1988 - 1989
Big Brother 1997 – 1999


Memorial United Methodist Church
Member 1981 – Present
Finance Committee 2012 – Present


Terre Haute Boys Club
Basketball Coach 1982 – 1987


Vigo County Youth Soccer League
Soccer Coach 1982 – 1984


United Way of Allen County
Board of Directors 1980 – 1981


Martin Luther King Montessori School
Board of Directors 1976 – 1981
Board President 1980 & 1981


Leadership Terre Haute
Alan Rankin Award
1997