Attorney Bradley Keffer represents clients in a wide array of legal matters ranging from administrative license matters to select family law matters. While Bradley's primary focus is criminal law and criminal-related litigation, he oversees a 100% litigation-focused practice. As a result, Bradley has represented clients in both complex litigation and high profile matters in both State and Federal courts.
Moreover, Bradley has represented clients who have been targets of investigation by:
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) State and local law enforcement The Marion County Prosecutor's Office Grand Jury Division The Office of the Indiana Secretary of State The Office of the Indiana Attorney General The Department of Child Services University Title IX investigations Other state and federal administrative matters
Backed by Experience as a Former Prosecutor
Bradley began his legal career serving as a deputy prosecuting attorney in both Marion County (Indianapolis) and Tippecanoe County (Lafayette). As a deputy prosecutor in Tippecanoe County, Bradley:
Led the Fatal Alcohol Crash Team (FACT)
Served as the lead prosecutor assigned to the Tippecanoe County's Title 9 (BMV Court) conducted major felony prosecutions for offenses ranging from Forgery to Homicide to Narcotics Manufacturing and Dealing
As a deputy prosecutor in Marion County, Bradley led its Fatal Alcohol Crash Team (FACT) where he was responsible for investigating and prosecuting DUI and OVWI cases involving death or serious bodily injury. In addition to prosecuting all types of misdemeanor and felony offenses, Bradley focused on fatality and serious bodily injury hit & run cases, and complex White Collar crimes.
Additionally, he was responsible for reviewing and monitoring sobriety checkpoints and training law enforcement officers in:
DUI investigations Traffic stops DUI law Administering sobriety checkpoints Search and seizure
In his time as a prosecutor, Bradley has tried over twenty-five jury trial and countless bench trials and provided training to other prosecutors on DUI law, DUI prosecution, and jury selection.
He has also received specific training in accident investigation/reconstruction by the Indianapolis Police Department as well as training by the United States Secret Service on the presentation of computer forensic evidence in the courtroom.
Backed by an Education and Lengthy Experience in Law School
Bradley received his undergraduate degree from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. After graduating with honors, Bradley attended Indiana University School of Law in Indianapolis, where he served as an intern for two years at the United States Attorney's Office for the Southern District of Indiana (Civil and Criminal Divisions).
During his time in law school, he also completed externships with:
The Marion County Superior Courts The Indiana Court of Appeals The Marion County Prosecutor's Office (Death Penalty Division) The Hamilton County Prosecutor's Office The Office of the Governor of the State of Indiana
Areas of Practice
90% Criminal Law (including DUI) 5% Family Law 5% Administrative Law
Litigation Percentage 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
Indiana, 2007 U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana, 2012 U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana, 2007 U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, 2014
Indiana University School of Law, Indianapolis, Indiana J.D. cum laude Norm Lefstein Pro Bono Service Award National Moot Court Team Christopher Lloyd Award (Best Advocate) Trial Advocacy Team Miami University (Oxford, Ohio) Richard T. Farmer School of Business B.S. Dean's List With Honors Member of Honor Society Miami University Mock Trial Award American Mock Trial Assoc. All-American Attorney Award (record-setting three-time recipient)
Indianapolis Bar Association Board of Directors Award, 2012 Indianapolis Bar Association Board of Directors Award, 2013
Professional Associations and Memberships
American Bar Foundation, Fellow Indiana Bar Association, Member Indianapolis Bar Association, Member Criminal Defense Section, Member Hamilton County Bar Association, Member American Bar Association, Member National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member National College for DUI Defense, Member American Association of Legal Advocates, member Professionalism Committee of the Indianapolis Bar Association, Former Member Legal Services Advisory Committee of the Indy Bar Association, Former Member Indiana Historical Society, Member National District Attorneys Association, Former Member American Inns of Court, Member Indiana University Alumni Association, Member
Past Employment Positions
Marion County Prosecutor's Office, Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, 2011 - 2012 Tippecanoe County Prosecutor's Office, Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, 2009 - 2011 Marion County Prosecutor's Office, Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, 2007 - 2008