Municipal Law

Our Legal Team


Bette Dodd
Director
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Phil "Skip" Kappes
Director
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Kevin A. Morrissey
Director
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Indianapolis Municipal Law Attorneys

Lewis & Kappes provides services to municipalities and local governmental units on a variety of legal matters. Our legal work for municipalities includes:

  • Municipal utilities and services
  • Local government improvement and public works projects
  • Public lawsuits
  • Civil rights claims
  • Municipal financing
  • Annexations
  • Eminent domain proceedings
  • Land use disputes

Lewis & Kappes attorneys have represented local government in connection with many public works projects, which often involve contested eminent domain proceedings. We have also successfully defended challenges to annexations at the trial court and through the Indiana Supreme Court. We have handled negotiations, regulatory proceedings and civil actions on behalf of municipal utilities. We also have served as bond counsel, issuer's counsel and underwriter's counsel on numerous tax-exempt financings.

Contact us to learn how we can assist you. Our attorneys assist individuals and businesses with interests in the Indianapolis, Indiana area, as well as Bloomington, South Bend, Fort Wayne, Lafayette, Gary, and Evansville.