Timothy L. Stewart

Timothy L. Stewart

tstewart@lewis-kappes.com

317.639.1210

Practice Areas

Utility law and family law; civil litigation including personal injury.

Mr. Stewart served as Chairman of the Indiana State Bar Association Utility Law Section for 2009. He has represented industrial consumers in disputes with utilities, contract negotiations with utilities, and rate and other proceedings before the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission and the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio. He has also represented residential consumers in matters concerning both regulated and unregulated water and sewer utilities, both before the IURC and in the Indiana Courts. In addition, Mr. Stewart has substantial experience representing a sewer utility in matters before the IURC and Indiana Courts.

The second area of practice focus for Mr. Stewart is family law. He has represented clients in a broad spectrum of family law matters including divorce, prenuptial agreements, child support and child custody matters, parenting time (visitation), and others. His goal is to help his clients through difficult situations with the least possible stress and conflict.

In addition, he has maintained a practice in personal injury, medical malpractice and civil litigation generally.

Education

Indiana University, B.A., 1973; Indiana University, M.P.A., 1975; Indiana University, J.D., 1984, Summa Cum Laude.

Bar Admissions

Admitted to Indiana State Bar, 1984; U.S. District Court Southern Districts of Indiana, 1984.

Publications and Presentations

Author: Jones v. Schweiker, Illegitimate Children and Social Security Benefits, Indiana Law Review, Vol. 16, 1983.

Lecturer:

  • May 2003 ICLEF Contract Drafting Seminar, presentation on domestic documents: prenuptial agreements, family law and other commonly used documents;
  • March 2002 Seminar on issues of confidentiality and documentation for social workers in Indiana;
  • February 2002 ICLEF Discovery, Depositions and Evidentiary Matters in Family Law Seminar, presentation on Hearsay;
  • November 2001 Evidence for Family Law Attorneys, presentation on Hearsay;
  • 2001 Indiana Family Law Practice for Paralegals, presentation on post-judgment modifications.

Experience

Director, Lewis & Kappes, 2003-present; Of Counsel Lewis & Kappes, 2000-2003; Attorney, Indiana Office of Utility Consumer Counselor, 1992-2000; Associate, Baker & Daniels, 1984-1992.

Affiliations

Member, Indiana State Bar Association ("ISBA"); Member of Board of Utility Law Section of ISBA; Member, Indianapolis Bar Association ("IBA"); Member of Board of Family Law Section of IBA.

Areas of Experience

Divorce, custody, child support, property rights, prenuptial agreement, energy, utility, rates, utility disputes, special contracts,