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Robert Thomas Bodkin

Robert Thomas Bodkin, American lawyer. Bar: Indiana 1973, United States District Court (southern district) Indiana 1973, United States District Court (northern district) Indiana 1975, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1974, United States Supreme Court 1977; diplomate Indiana Defense Trial Counsel. Fellow Indiana Bar Foundation, 1983.

Background

  • Bodkin, Robert Thomas was born on January 26, 1945 in Anderson, Indiana, United States. Son of Robert G. and Marggie Jean (Whelchel) Bodkin.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Indiana University, Bloomington, 1967. Juris Doctor, Indiana University, Indianapolis, 1973.

    Career

    • Law clerk United States District Court, Indianapolis, 1973-1975. Associate Bamberger Foreman Oswald & Hahn LLP, Evansville, 1975-1980, partner, since 1980. Town attorney, Newburgh, Indiana, since 1984.

      City attorney City of Boonville, Indiana, 1988-1991.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Indiana 1973, United States District Court (southern district) Indiana 1973, United States District Court (northern district) Indiana 1975, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1974, United States Supreme Court 1977. Diplomate Indiana Defense Trial Counsel.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Board directors Evansville Dance Theatre, 1983, Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra, 1983-1985. Trustee Evansville Day School, 1983-1986. Chairman board St. Mary's Warrick Hospital Found.

    Citizens advisory council Indiana School Medicine. Vice president, board directors Greater Kentucky and Southern Indiana Alzheimer's Association. Fellow American College Trial Lawyers.

    Member American Bar Association, International Association Defense Counsel, Association Defense Trial Attorneys, Defense Research Institute, Indiana Bar Association, Evansville Bar Association, Bar Association 7th Federal Circuit, Indiana Municipal Lawyers Association (board directors since 1986), Defense Trial Counsel Indiana (director 1999-1902, treasurer 2003-2004, vice president 2005, president-electrical 2006), Indiana Defense Trial Counsel.

    Connections

    • Married Penny Ann Nichols, June 17, 1967. Children: Beth Ann, Bryan Thomas.
    • father: Robert G. Bodkin
    • mother: Marggie Jean (Whelchel) Bodkin
    • spouse: Penny Ann Nichols
    • children: Beth Ann Bodkin
    • Bryan Thomas Bodkin
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    Born January 26, 1945
    (age 72)
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