Timothy L. Karns

T 317.237.3846
F 317.237.3900
201 North Illinois Street
Suite 1900
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204-4236

Tim is a member in the Product Liability practice group in the Indianapolis office. Since being admitted to the Indiana Bar, the majority of Tim’s practice has been devoted to civil litigation. Tim has significant experience in every facet of the litigation process and has spent numerous hours honing his trial skills before a variety of state and federal tribunals. Tim concentrates his practice in product liability litigation, premises liability litigation, and general tort litigation.

Tim earned his law degree from the Indiana University School of Law in Indianapolis in 2007. He received his undergraduate degree in Biology from Purdue University in 2004.

Highlights & Recognitions

  • Indiana Super Lawyers® Rising Stars, 2017-2018
  • Selected to represent the Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis in the 2007 National Trial Competition

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • Indianapolis Bar Association

Civic & Charitable Organizations

  • Boone County Chamber of Commerce, Director
  • Circle Pines Cooperative Association, Inc., Director
  • Ivy Tech Community College Community Engagement Committed, Member
  • GiveBack, Vice-President

Non-FBT Publications and Events

Right-of-Ways the Right Way, Address at the Indiana Telecommunications Association Spring Meeting 2011 (April 14, 2011)

Top 10 Issues Facing Your Small Business, Address at the Indiana CPA Society Small Firm: Big Business Conference (October 21, 2010)

“Indiana’s Hospital Lien Statute,” Indiana Trial Lawyers Association Verdict, Volume 29 No. 4, 2008

“Navigating the Green Maze: How America’s Environmental Laws are Generating Uncertainty in the Business World,” Newsletter of the Indianapolis Chapter of the Federal Bar Association, Volume 2 Issue 1, June 2008

Other Contact Info


Lynn Selan
T 317.237.3982