Alexander P. Pinegar
Areas of practice
- Personal Injury
- Business Litigation
- School and Education Law
- Appellate Litigation
Alexander P. Pinegar is a partner in the firm. Alex has served as first chair in and won bench and jury trials in both state and federal court. A natural writer, Alex has filed numerous summary judgment and appellate briefs in Indiana’s state trial courts, federal district courts, Court of Appeals, and Supreme Court, and in the Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals. Alex also represented the State of Indiana in a nationwide arbitration regarding a contract dispute arising under the Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement.
Alex serves as general counsel for Sheridan Community Schools and assists with the firm’s general counsel representation of numerous other public school corporations in Central Indiana.
- Indiana Supreme Court
- U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana
- U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana
- Indiana University School of Law, Indianapolis, Indiana, J.D., magnum cum laude, 2006
- Taylor University, Upland, Indiana, B.A, summa cum laude, 2003
- Major: Political Science
Honors and Awards
- “AV Preeminent” Peer Review Rating- Martindale-Hubble
- Indiana State Bar Association
- Hamilton County Bar Association
What is School and Education Law?School corporations and other educational organizations must regularly navigate through a vast statutory and regulatory framework. Schools are required to follow many laws that apply to private businesses, such as discrimination and employment regulations, as well as a growing number of laws specific to educational and governmental entities, such as enrollment and records requirements.
Do I Need a Lawyer When Dealing with Local Government?Many of the activities of local government do not require the services of an attorney. Routine questions concerning such things as garbage collection, street repairs or public safety needs (fire or police protection) can be handled by direct contact between citizen and city or town officials. However, there are areas where the knowledge and experience of a lawyer who is knowledgeable in the area of municipal law may be of help.
How Should I Think About Labor and Employment Legal Issues?If you are an employer, you know that navigating through a field of “Alphabet Soup” employment laws (ADA, FMLA, FLSA, etc.) can be a daunting task. We offer a three-phase approach to handling legal issues in the workplace: (1) education; (2) compliance; and (3) litigation.
We strive to educate our clients so they can make efficient and informed decisions...