Last month, Waldron Tate Bowen Spandau LLC celebrated its first anniversary as a firm. The first year of WTBS brought many successes for the firm.
Ann Marie Waldron and Brandon Tate obtained a $850,000 Marion County jury verdict for a client who slipped and fell at a pool, injuring her shoulder.
Ann Marie Waldron obtained a $1 million Kosciusko County jury verdict for a client who was injured in a motor vehicle collision involving a semi-truck.
Ann Marie Waldron and Brandon Tate negotiated a $3.3 million settlement for a wrongful death involving a crane.
Kevin Bowen assisted individuals injured in car accidents, slip and falls, and other cases involving negligence across the state of Indiana receive compensation for their injuries.
Benjamin Spandau closed several multimillion-dollar real estate transactions and successfully represented commercial landlord clients in navigating a global pandemic throughout the state of Indiana.
J.T. Funk, continued to expand his construction practice and helped numerous construction and contracting clients around Indiana and served as local counsel for larger, national construction firms with contract negotiations, payment disputes, and other litigation related to delays, mechanic’s liens and other issues surrounding construction and design projects.
Brandon Tate and Katie Piscione tried a case through verdict in the Southern District of Indiana as appointed counsel.
We are also happy to announce that Brandon Tate was awarded the 2021 Max Goodwin Young Lawyer of the Year Award by the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association. The honor is awarded to only one lawyer in Indiana each year for distinguished service to the citizens of Indiana and the United States as an outstanding young lawyer dedicated to protecting the rights of the injured under the laws of the State of Indiana and the United States of America.
Additionally, Ann Marie Waldron was once again selected to the 2021 Indiana Super Lawyers list. Each year, no more than 5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.
Brandon Tate, Kevin Bowen, and Ben Spandau were once again selected to the 2021 Indiana Rising Stars list. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.
In its first year, WTBS continued to grow. This year, WTBS added four new employees including a receptionist, a legal assistant, an associate attorney, and a law clerk. We also expanded our offices to three floors. Additionally, WTBS added the state of Illinois to our practice states and are looking to continue growth into other states in the future.
While there were many challenges associated with expanding a firm during the COVID-19 pandemic, we could not be happier with the successes we achieved in our first year. We look forward to many more years of successful advocacy for our clients.