Liberty L. Roberts

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317.572.1609
Molly C. Richman
Samuel R. Robinson

Education

  • Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis, IN
  • Franklin College – Franklin, Indiana

Bar Admissions

  • United States Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit
  • Indiana Supreme Court

Awards + Recognition

  • Indiana Bar Foundation Master Fellow
  • FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award
  • Stanley K. Lacy Executive Leadership Series, Class XXXIV
  • Named by Super Lawyer’s magazine to the list of “Rising Stars” 2009-2016
  • Named By Super Lawyer's magazine to the list of "Super Lawyers" 2019
  • Indianapolis Bar Leader Series, Class VI
  • Leadership in Law, Up and Coming Lawyer Award, 2006
  • Order of Barristers, Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis, IN 2000
  • Indiana Law Review, Note Development Editor
  • National Moot Court Competition, 2000
  • Deans Scholar, Franklin College

Professional Memberships

  • Indiana Bar Association
  • Indianapolis Bar Association, Women in Law Committee (2006 - Present)
  • Indianapolis Bar Association, Municipal Section (2012 - Present)
  • Indiana Bar Foundation, Member of Board of Directors (2010 - 2014)
  • Indiana Bar Foundation, Executive Committee Member, Member at Large (2013 - 2014)
  • Indiana Bar Foundation, Member of the Civic Education Advisory Committee (2010 - Present)
  • Defense Research Institute, Member

Community Involvement

  • Perry Township Education Foundation
  • FBI Citizens Academy Foundation
  • Fifty Club of Fishers

About Libby

Libby represents businesses, schools, counties, cities, towns, and other public entities before administrative agencies, trial courts, and appellate courts.  She has appeared and represented clients in over half of Indiana’s 92 counties, as well as before the Indiana Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court.  Libby works directly with schools, municipalities, and businesses, and also works with insurance carriers and claims administrators to serve as insurance defense counsel.

Libby has substantial experience in defending personal injury, wrongful death, and civil rights claims filed against public entities, public employees, and elected officials.  She has represented clients in cases involving:

•      Injuries and deaths involving students, pre-trial detainees, and employees

•      Title IX bulling and harassment

•      Sexual harassment and assault, including claims for negligence and failure to supervise

•      Equal protection and due process claims

•      Search, seizure, and use of force by law enforcement

•      First Amendment free speech claims made by students, employees, and members of the public

•      Employment discrimination, retaliation, and harassment claims

•      Police and Fire merit board matters and related employee benefit claims

•      Personal injury, property damage, and wrongful death claims relating to road design and maintenance, premises liability, and general negligence.

Away from the office, Libby enjoys life with her husband, Brian Murphy, and an amazing group of friends and family. She eats at least one cookie every day, and is a dedicated follower of Indiana’s First Dog, Henry Holcomb. She is an avid runner and is close to reaching her goal of running a full marathon in all 50 states.