Law Office of Nicholas Stein
810 E Market St
New Albany, IN 47150
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
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
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
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