Dedication, diligence and compassion are the keys to how Arthur R. Baxter, Jr. works with each of his clients.

Mr. Baxter realizes that when he is acting as legal representative for a client that has been harmed by an at fault person in a serious injury case, the injured client very well may be going through one of the most traumatic experiences life can bring. In cases like this, the injured person needs someone to stand by their side with the skill, preparation and knowledge necessary to aggressively fight for them until justice is served.

Mr. Baxter has been handling personal injury cases in Indiana for more than 31 years. He has represented injured patients in trials against hospitals and physicians across Indiana, including cases for wrongful death.

In addition to medical malpractice, Mr. Baxter has conducted multiple jury trials for clients who have been seriously injured in auto accidents and accidents on business premises. Mr. Baxter is experienced in construction site accidents and other work-related injuries, including workers compensation.

Mr. Baxter offers the same commitment to competence for his business clients in the complicated areas of business litigation and corporate law issues. Mr. Baxter advises small to medium size business in all areas of formation, contract negotiation, employee relations, covenants not to compete, business disputes. Mr. Baxter has helped many business owners sell or buy their businesses.

Mr. Baxter has argued before the Indiana Court of Appeals and has appeared before the Indiana Supreme Court. He received his law degree from Indiana University School of Law in 1986.

Born in Indianapolis, Mr. Baxter has lived in Indianapolis and Carmel for most of his life. With his wife Elizabeth, who is also an Indianapolis native, Mr. Baxter has two children, Steven and Madelyn. Mr. Baxter remains a loyal IU fan, with his son attending IU Bloomington.

Awards and Honors

Associate Editor, Indiana Law Review


Motions in Limine, NBI Seminar

Damages, NBI Seminar

Published Works

Ex Parte Witness Contacts, Verdict magazine

FMLA Requirements, Indy’s Child, magazine

Representative Cases

Gould v. Musselman , 908 N.E.2d 710 (Ind. Ct. App. 2009) (Table)

Am. Fire & Cas. Co. v. Roller , 2007 WL 1139422 (Ind. Ct. App. 2007)

H & G Ortho, Inc. v. Neodontics Int’l, Inc. , 823 N.E.2d 718 (Ind. Ct. App. 2005)

Stonger v. Sorrell , 776 N.E.2d 353 (Ind. 2002)

Owens v. Schoenberger , 681 N.E.2d 760 (Ind. Ct. App. 1997)

Adams Twp. of Hamilton Cty. v. Sturdevant , 570 N.E.2d 87 (Ind. Ct. App. 1991)

Collins v. Thakkar , 552 N.E.2d 507 (Ind. Ct. App. 1990)

Community Involvement

Mr. Baxter has been an active volunteer for Fletcher Place Community Center, Roberts Park United Methodist Soup Kitchen, and the Indiana Chapter of JDRF.


  • Indiana University School of Law - J.D. - 1986
  • Poughkeepsie, Vassar College - A.B. English - 1983

Bar Associations

  • Indiana Trial Lawyers Association
  • Indianapolis Bar Association
  • Indiana State Bar Association

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