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Richard (Rick) L. Norris, Mediator & Arbitrator, Indianapolis, Indiana.

Richard (Rick) L. Norris

Norris Choplin Schroeder LLP.
101 West Ohio Street, Ninth Floor
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Tel: (317) 269-9330
Fax: (317) 269-9338
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Recognized to Indiana Chapter for Mediation & Arbitration

Regularly travels out of state to: Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio

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  • Practice Commenced1985
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Richard L. Norris is a founding partner of Norris Choplin Schroeder LLP. A native of Indiana, Mr. Norris was born in Fort Wayne in 1945 and has practiced law for more than 40 years. He focuses his practice on alternative dispute resolution and a variety of civil litigation matters including aviation. He also engages in early, pre-suit mediation.

Mr. Norris is a registered civil mediator who works regularly to facilitate mediation and arbitration on behalf of clients. In addition, he is a trial attorney with experience litigating matters in courts across the Midwest. Among his legal experience, Mr. Norris has served as a medical review panel chairman. He is an advocate of the American Board of Trial Advocates.

Since 2004, Mr. Norris has been named a Super Lawyer® by Law & Politics magazine for his work in aviation, alternative dispute resolution and civil litigation. In 2008, Mr. Norris was recognized by the Litigation Section of the Indiana State Bar Association with the Outstanding Professionalism and Civility Award.

Case Experience

  • Automotive
  • Aviation
  • Commercial/Business
  • Construction
  • Contract Disputes
  • Engineering
  • Environmental
  • Health Care
  • Industrial
  • Insurance
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Medical Devices
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Homes
  • Personal Injury
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Police
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Damage
  • Railroad & Trucking
  • Torts
  • Transportation
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Wrongful Death


  • Butler University, 1967
  • Indiana University School of Law, Indianapolis, 1971

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Indianapolis Law Club
  • Indianapolis Bar Association
  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Indiana Trial Lawyers Association
  • Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana
  • Defense Research Institute
  • International Air & Transportation Safety Bar Association (formerly NTSB Bar Association)
  • International Society of Air Safety Investigators
  • Lawyer-Pilots Bar Association

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