Colin  E. Connor Who We Are
 

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Colin E. Connor practices in a variety of areas including environmental litigation, insurance coverage, health care, and construction law.

Colin received the Indiana Lawyer's 2017 Leadership in Law Up and Coming Lawyer Award.  He was named an Indiana Super Lawyers® "Rising Star" for  2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, and 2012 for Insurance Coverage.  He was selected by the Indiana State Bar Association as one of only 25 participants in its 2015 Leadership Development Academy and participated in the 2012-2013 Indianapolis Bar Association's Bar Leader Series.

Among other community activities, Colin is vice president of the Board of Directors of the Mapleton-Fall Creek Development Corporation and a member of the Advisory Board of Horizons at St. Richard's Episcopal School.

Colin received his B.A. degree, with high distinction, in Spanish and Political Science from Indiana University-Bloomington in 2005 and his J.D. from Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Bloomington in 2009. While in law school Colin was President of the Sports and Entertainment Law Society and a Managing Editor of the Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies. He also volunteered for the Outreach for Legal Literacy program while in law school where he planned lessons and taught fifth grade students about legal issues.

Practice Areas

  • Insurance Coverage
  • Complex Litigation
  • Environmental
  • Health Care

Significant Cases, Administrative Matters & Transactions

Published Decisions

Ind. Spine Group, P.C. v. Pilot Travel Ctrs. LLC, 959 N.E.2d 789 (Ind. 2011).

Meridian Mut. Ins. Co. v. Majestic Block & Supply, Inc., 1 N.E.3d 173 (Ind. Ct. App. 2013)

Ind. Spine Group, P.C. v. Handleman Co., 944 N.E.2d 497 (Ind. Ct. App. 2011), trans. denied,2011 Ind. LEXIS 1022 (Ind. Nov. 17, 2011).

Ind. Spine Group, P.C. v. Int’l Entm’t Consultants, 940 N.E.2d 380 (Ind. Ct. App. 2011), trans. denied, 2011 Ind. LEXIS 1039 (Ind. Nov. 17, 2011).

Memorandum Decisions

Ind. Spine Group, P.C. v. Hardigg Indus., 944 N.E.2d 580, 2011 Ind. App. LEXIS 382 (Ind. Ct.App. Mar. 2, 2011), trans. denied, 2001 Ind. LEXIS 1019 (Ind. Nov.17, 2011).

Ind. Spine Group, P.C. v. All Seasons Holdings, Inc., 931 N.E.2d 440, 2010 Ind. App. Unpub. LEXIS 1107 (Ind. Ct. App. Aug. 10, 2010), trans. denied, 2011 Ind.LEXIS 1021 (Ind. Nov. 17, 2011).

Ind. Spine Group v. Scenic Hills Care Ctr., 931 N.E.2d 440, 2010 Ind. App. LEXIS 1527 (Ind. Ct.App. Aug. 10, 2010), trans. denied, 2011 Ind. LEXIS 1020 (Ind. Nov. 17, 2011).

Publications & Speaking Engagements

2015
Speaking Engagement
  Presenter, "Community Pharmacy CE: Practical Tips for Managing Risk", Community Pharmacies of Indiana, May 2015
 
2013
Speaking Engagement
 

Speaker, "Volunteering With Child Advocates" - Presentation to Indiana Paralegal Association, Inc.

 

 
2012
Speaking Engagement
  Speaker, “Litigating Insurance Coverage Claims: From Start to Finish” - National Business Institute Continuing Legal Education
 

Associations & Memberships

Secretary, Indianapolis Bar Association, Environmental Law Section (2017-Present)  (Treasurer, 2015-2016)

Member, Indiana State Bar Association

Member, Indianapolis Bar Association- Young Lawyers Division, Litigation Section, Environmental Law Section, Appellate Practice Section

Member, American Society for Pharmacy Law


Honors

2017   Indiana Lawyer's 2017 Leadership in Law Up and Coming Lawyer 
 
2017   Selected for inclusion in Indiana Rising Stars -- Insurance Coverage
 
2016   Selected for inclusion in Indiana Rising Stars -- Insurance Coverage
 
2015   Selected for inclusion in Indiana Rising Stars -- Insurance Coverage
 
2014   Selected by the Indiana State Bar Association as one of only 25 participants in its 2015 Leadership Development Academy.
 
2014   Selected for inclusion in Indiana Rising Stars -- Insurance Coverage
 
2013   Selected for inclusion in Indiana Rising Stars -- Insurance Coverage

 
2012   Participant, Indianapolis Bar Association's Bar Leader Series (2012-13)
 
2012  

Selected for inclusion in Indiana Rising Stars -- Insurance Coverage.


 
2008   Managing Editor, Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies
 
2008   President, Sports & Entertainment Law Society
 
2008   Indianapolis Bar Association's Annelee Webb Miller Scholarship
 
2008   Law School Merit Scholarship
 
2007   Law School Merit Scholarship
 
2006   Law School Merit Scholarship
 
2005   Phi Beta Kappa
 

Employment History

2009 - present Associate Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP

2008-2009 Law Clerk, Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP

2007 Compliance Intern, Indiana University Athletics Department

Volunteer Activities

Vice President, Board of Directors, Mapleton-Fall Creek Community Development Corporation

Member, Advisory Board, Horizons at St. Richard's Episcopal School

Volunteer, Child Advocates

Past Volunteer, Exodus Refugee Immigration

Member, Watson McCord Historic Initiative Project

Client Alerts

May 3, 2017   Colin Connor Named 2017 Leadership in Law Up and Coming Lawyer
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
March 21, 2017   Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP tops 2017 Indiana Super Lawyers Magazine list with the most lawyers named in the Insurance and Environmental categories
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
August 17, 2015   Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP Client Prevails at Social Security Disability Hearing
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
July 23, 2015   Court of Appeals Reverses Commitment on "Grave Disability"
By David E. Jose & Colin E Connor, Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
February 27, 2015   Two-Thirds of PSRB Lawyers are Super Lawyers
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 

Practice Areas

  • Insurance Coverage
  • Complex Litigation
  • Environmental
  • Health Care

Significant Cases, Administrative Matters & Transactions

Published Decisions

Ind. Spine Group, P.C. v. Pilot Travel Ctrs. LLC, 959 N.E.2d 789 (Ind. 2011).

Meridian Mut. Ins. Co. v. Majestic Block & Supply, Inc., 1 N.E.3d 173 (Ind. Ct. App. 2013)

Ind. Spine Group, P.C. v. Handleman Co., 944 N.E.2d 497 (Ind. Ct. App. 2011), trans. denied,2011 Ind. LEXIS 1022 (Ind. Nov. 17, 2011).

Ind. Spine Group, P.C. v. Int’l Entm’t Consultants, 940 N.E.2d 380 (Ind. Ct. App. 2011), trans. denied, 2011 Ind. LEXIS 1039 (Ind. Nov. 17, 2011).

Memorandum Decisions

Ind. Spine Group, P.C. v. Hardigg Indus., 944 N.E.2d 580, 2011 Ind. App. LEXIS 382 (Ind. Ct.App. Mar. 2, 2011), trans. denied, 2001 Ind. LEXIS 1019 (Ind. Nov.17, 2011).

Ind. Spine Group, P.C. v. All Seasons Holdings, Inc., 931 N.E.2d 440, 2010 Ind. App. Unpub. LEXIS 1107 (Ind. Ct. App. Aug. 10, 2010), trans. denied, 2011 Ind.LEXIS 1021 (Ind. Nov. 17, 2011).

Ind. Spine Group v. Scenic Hills Care Ctr., 931 N.E.2d 440, 2010 Ind. App. LEXIS 1527 (Ind. Ct.App. Aug. 10, 2010), trans. denied, 2011 Ind. LEXIS 1020 (Ind. Nov. 17, 2011).


Publications & Speaking Engagements

2015
Speaking Engagement
  Presenter, "Community Pharmacy CE: Practical Tips for Managing Risk", Community Pharmacies of Indiana, May 2015
 
2013
Speaking Engagement
 

Speaker, "Volunteering With Child Advocates" - Presentation to Indiana Paralegal Association, Inc.

 

 
2012
Speaking Engagement
  Speaker, “Litigating Insurance Coverage Claims: From Start to Finish” - National Business Institute Continuing Legal Education
 

Associations & Memberships

Secretary, Indianapolis Bar Association, Environmental Law Section (2017-Present)  (Treasurer, 2015-2016)

Member, Indiana State Bar Association

Member, Indianapolis Bar Association- Young Lawyers Division, Litigation Section, Environmental Law Section, Appellate Practice Section

Member, American Society for Pharmacy Law



Honors

2017   Indiana Lawyer's 2017 Leadership in Law Up and Coming Lawyer 
 
2017   Selected for inclusion in Indiana Rising Stars -- Insurance Coverage
 
2016   Selected for inclusion in Indiana Rising Stars -- Insurance Coverage
 
2015   Selected for inclusion in Indiana Rising Stars -- Insurance Coverage
 
2014   Selected by the Indiana State Bar Association as one of only 25 participants in its 2015 Leadership Development Academy.
 
2014   Selected for inclusion in Indiana Rising Stars -- Insurance Coverage
 
2013   Selected for inclusion in Indiana Rising Stars -- Insurance Coverage

 
2012   Participant, Indianapolis Bar Association's Bar Leader Series (2012-13)
 
2012  

Selected for inclusion in Indiana Rising Stars -- Insurance Coverage.


 
2008   Managing Editor, Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies
 
2008   President, Sports & Entertainment Law Society
 
2008   Indianapolis Bar Association's Annelee Webb Miller Scholarship
 
2008   Law School Merit Scholarship
 
2007   Law School Merit Scholarship
 
2006   Law School Merit Scholarship
 
2005   Phi Beta Kappa
 

Employment History

2009 - present Associate Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP

2008-2009 Law Clerk, Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP

2007 Compliance Intern, Indiana University Athletics Department


Volunteer Activities

Vice President, Board of Directors, Mapleton-Fall Creek Community Development Corporation

Member, Advisory Board, Horizons at St. Richard's Episcopal School

Volunteer, Child Advocates

Past Volunteer, Exodus Refugee Immigration

Member, Watson McCord Historic Initiative Project


Client Alerts

May 3, 2017   Colin Connor Named 2017 Leadership in Law Up and Coming Lawyer
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
March 21, 2017   Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP tops 2017 Indiana Super Lawyers Magazine list with the most lawyers named in the Insurance and Environmental categories
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
August 17, 2015   Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP Client Prevails at Social Security Disability Hearing
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
July 23, 2015   Court of Appeals Reverses Commitment on "Grave Disability"
By David E. Jose & Colin E Connor, Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
February 27, 2015   Two-Thirds of PSRB Lawyers are Super Lawyers
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
February 10, 2015   Colin Connor Elected Board Vice President of the Mapleton-Fall Creek Development Corporation
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
December 9, 2014   PSRB’s Colin E. Connor selected to participate in Indiana State Bar Association Leadership Development Academy
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
February 14, 2014   20 Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP attorneys have been recognized for their professional accomplishments as lawyers
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
January 16, 2014   Policyholder May Allocate ELTF Payments to Cover Pre-Tender Costs
By Colin E. Connor
 
January 14, 2014   Colin Connor elected Section Leader of Environmental Law Section of IBA
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
November 4, 2013   Miller v. Dilts Late Notice Prejudice Analysis Supported by 7th Circuit
By Colin E. Connor
 
October 18, 2013   PSRB Spells Support for Indy Reads
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
May 23, 2013   PSRB Attorney Gives Back to Community, Grows as Leader
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
February 13, 2013   More Than One-Third of PSRB Lawyers Chosen for Top Honors
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
September 19, 2012   Colin Connor accepted in IndyBar's Bar Leadership Series
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
February 16, 2012   16 PSRB Attorneys Recognized by Indiana Super Lawyers and Indiana Rising Stars for 2012
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
October 21, 2011   PSRB Wins the Indy Reads Spelling Bee!
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
September 30, 2011   Medical Service Providers Must Keep Track of New Two-Year Worker’s Compensation Statute of Limitations
By Colin E. Connor
 
September 16, 2010   US News & World Report Annual Ranking of Best Law Firms: Firm's Environmental and Insurance Practice Areas Ranked Tier 1
By Plews Shadley Racher & Braun LLP
 
August 12, 2010   Indiana Court of Appeals Reverses Worker's Compensation Board Ruling
By Frederick D. Emhardt
 
March 15, 2010   PSRB Attorneys Join the Court Appointed Special Advocate Program
By Colin E. Connor and Brianna J. Schroeder
 
 
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