Nick Stein

Nicholas F. Stein

Founder
Location:
New Albany, Indiana
Phone:
812-590-8664
Fax:
(812) 948-6292
Email:

Nick is a lifelong resident of New Albany, Indiana. He attended Kalamazoo College and graduated from Indiana University . Upon graduating from college, he immediately joined the Army and served as a medic in Germany for three years. Utilizing the G I Bill, Nick attained a law degree from the University of Louisville.

Nick was elected to serve as Prosecuting Attorney to represent the citizens of Floyd County. As prosecutor, Nick served on the Ethics Committee of the Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys Association. After numerous jury trials. Nick devoted full time to personal injury law. His office has grown to a total of 8 employees.

In his career, Nick has represented thousands of injured people. Of note, Nick conducted a successful oral argument before the Indiana Supreme Court in the case of Mayhue vs Sparkman, 653 N.E.2d 1384, Ind. 1995, clarifying the law on the issue of "loss of chance". In addition to numerous other jury trials, Nick was first chair in a recent jury trial that obtained a $4,000,000 verdict.

Nick's office continues to improve and keep pace with all of the changes in technology and the law.

On a personal level, Nick has three children and three grandchildren. He love tennis, hiking, golf and horse racing

Throughout his career Nick has served on many non profit boards . Nick was also the Chairman of the Indiana Horse Racing Commission.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana, 1978
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1978
  • Kentucky, 2004
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Kentucky

Education

  • Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky
    • J.D. - 1978
  • Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
    • B.S. - 1972
    • Major: Education
  • Providence High School - 1967

Representative Clients

  • Bowling v. Popp, 553 N.E.2d 511, Ind. App. 1989
  • Mayhue v. Sparkman, 653 N.E.2d 1384, Ind. 1995
  • Sprigler v. Osnabrucker Mettallwerke, 761 F. Supp. 86, So. Dist. Ind. 1991
  • In the Matter of the Estate of Stein, 443 N.E.2d 74, (Ind. App. 1982)
  • Ward v. D&A Enterprises of Clark County, Inc., 714 N.E.2d 728 (Ind. App. 1999)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • South Indiana Chamber of Commerce, 1989 - 1990
  • Help-Ad, Incorporated, Board of Directors , 1985 - 2000
  • Chief Deputy, Floyd County Prosecuting Attorney, 1978 - 1983
  • Floyd County Prosecuting Attorney , 1983 - 1986
  • Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys Council, Vice President , 1985
  • Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys Council, Ethics Committee Member , 1984 - 1985
  • LifeSpring Mental Health Services , President , 1996 - 1998
  • LifeSpring Mental Health Services , Board of Trustees , 1992 - 2001
  • LifeSpring Mental Health Services Foundation, Co-Founder and Board Member , 2004 - Present
  • Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Past President of Parish Pastoral Council
  • Floyd County Community Corrections , Past President
  • Floyd County Youth Shelter , Board of Directors
  • New Albany Police Merit Commission , Attorney , 1996 - 1998
  • Head Start, Board of Directors & Past President, 1999 - Present
  • Indiana Horseracing Commission , Chairman, 2001 - 2002
  • Bridgepointe , Board of Directors , 2004 - 2008
  • Indiana Criminal Justice Institute , Board of Directors , 2002 - 2003
  • Develop New Albany, Board of Directors , 2011 - 2014
  • Judges and Lawyers Assistance Program , Board of Directors , 2012 - 2014

Languages

  • English (Primary)