A Personal Letter From Doug Small

Biography

Education:

Knox (Indiana) High School, 1972- 1976

Franklin College, Franklin, Indiana, Fall Semester 1976

Indiana University, 1977-1980, B.A., History, Honors & High Distinction, Phi Beta Kappa

Indiana University Law School, 1980-1983, J.D., cum laude
National Moot Court Team

Professional:

Foley & Small, Attorney, Partner, 1995 to present (Personal Injury, Product Liability, General Litigation)

Barnes & Thornburg – South Bend Office, Associate 1983-1989; Partner 1989-1994 (Personal Injury, Product Liability, Labor Litigation, General Litigation)

Licenses:

Admitted to practice before all Indiana state courts, in federal district courts in Indiana, Rhode Island, West Virginia, Illinois, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, Louisiana; in the federal Court of Appeals for the Fifth, Sixth and Seventh Circuits and in the District of Columbia Court of Appeals; and before the United States Supreme Court

Professional Memberships:

American Bar Association

Indiana State Bar Association

St. Joseph County Bar Association

American Association of Justice

Indiana Trial Lawyers Association

Million Dollar Advocates Forum

Top 100 Trial Lawyers

 

Sample Reported Decisions:

Robertson v. Anonymous Clinic, 63 N.E.3d 349 (Ind. App. 2016), transfer denied., 80 N.E.3d 180 (Ind. 2017)

Haag v. Castro, 934 N.E.2d 189 (Ind. App. 2010)

Schlosser v. Rock Industries, Inc., 805 N.E.2d 1140 (Ind. 2004)

Schlosser v. Rock Industries, Inc., 796 N.E.2d 350 (Ind. App. 2003)

Candlewood Apartments, L.P. v. Goen, 874 N.E.2d 1081 (Ind. App. 2007); 2007 WL 3025909

Cox v. Paul, 828 N.E.2d (Ind. 2005)

Cox v. Paul, 805 N.E.2d 901 (Ind. App 2004)

Penn Harris Madison School Corp. v. Howard, 861 N.E.2d 1190 (Ind. 2007) 216 Ed. Law Rep. 931

Penn Harris Madison School Corp. v. Howard, 832 N.E.2d 1013 (Ind. App. 2006) 200 Ed. Law Rep. 869

Diaz v. Bastian Material Handling Corp., 2006 WL 3742183 (Ind. App. 2006), Prod.Liab.Rep. (CCH) P 17,666,

Becker v. Four Points Inv. Corp., 708 N.E.2d 29 (Ind. App. 1999)

Stowers v. Norwest Bank Indiana, N.A., 624 N.E.2d 485 (Ind.App. 1993)

Mingo v. Urban League of South Bend, 1994 WL 594611 (N.D. Ind. 1994)

South Bend Community School Corp. v. Portage Tp. of St. Joseph County, 520 N.E.2d 446 (Ind. App. 1988) 45 Ed. Law Rep. 1212

Frame v. South Bend Community School Corp., 480 N.E.2d 261 (Ind. App 1985), 26 Ed. Law Rep. 397

 

Civic, Philanthropic and Social Organizations:

Volunteer Mentor, South Bend Community School Corp.

Member, Christ the King Lutheran Church

Past Board Member, Samaritan Counseling Center

Past Board Member, Indiana University School of Law Alumni Association

Past Board Member, St. Joseph County Bar Association