R. Jeffrey Lowe

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R. Jeffrey Lowe

T 812-949-2300 ext. 5132

E jlowe@k-glaw.com

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R. Jeffrey Lowe is a partner in Kightlinger & Gray, LLP, in New Albany, Indiana and Louisville, Kentucky. He regularly defends governmental entities and their employees throughout Southern Indiana and Kentucky.  His practice focuses on defense of governmental entities and their employees on issues ranging from constitutional torts to zoning matters to employment issues, as well as state law claims made against his governmental clients. He regularly presents to local law enforcement officials regarding constitutional liability issues surrounding their actions.  He also regularly presents to local governmental officials on the constitutional implications of their decisions.

Jeff recently finished a term as a member of DRI’s Board of Directors, has served as the Chair of DRI’s Civil Rights and Governmental Tort Liability Section and has presented at multiple DRI Governmental Liability meetings.  Jeff is a member of the Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel and the International Association of Defense Counsel. He also serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the Kentucky Defense Counsel (KDC) and Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana (DTCI).  Jeff served as a member of the DTCI contingent of the joint Indiana Trial Lawyers Association/Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana Commission on the Resumption of Jury Trials in Indiana.  Jeff is rated “AV” Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell.

  • "42 U.S.C.sec.1983 - The Basics", Defense Research Institute (DRI) Civil Rights and Governmental Tort Liability Seminar, 2004
  • "In or Out - Should It Matter; Does 42 U.S.C.sec. 1997a Apply to Claims of Former Prisoners?", Defense Research Institute (DRI) Governmental Liability Committee Newsletter, Winter, 2004
  • Selected for inclusion on the Rising Stars list published in Indiana Super Lawyers Magazine (2010-2012)
  • Named 2018 Attorney of the Year by the Public Risk Group of Tokio Marine HCC

Memberships

  • Federation of Defense and Corporate Counsel (FDCC) - Vice Chair Civil Rights and Public Entity Committee (current)
  • International Association of Defense Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI) - Governmental Liability Section Governmental Liability Committee Chair 2014-2016 Vice Chair 2012-2014 Seminar Chair 2011 Seminar Vice Chair 2010 Also held roles as Publications Chair, Newsletter Editor, Webcast Chair, Annual Meeting Steering Committee
  • Defense Research Institute (DRI) - National Director, 2016 - 2020
  • Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana (DTCI) - Board of Directors
  • Floyd County Bar Association (FCBA) - President, 2005-2006
  • Indiana Municipal Lawyers Association
  • Indiana State Bar Association (ISBA)
  • Inn of Court
  • International Municipal Lawyers Association (IMLA)
  • Kentucky Bar Association (KBA)
  • Louisville Bar Association (LBA)
  • Kentucky Defense Counsel – Board of Directors
  • One Southern Indiana

Locations

    New Albany Bonterra Building, Suite 200
    3620 Blackiston Boulevard
    New Albany, IN 47150
    Tel: 812-949-2300
    Fax: 812-949-8556
    Louisville 312 South Fourth Street
    Suite 700
    Louisville, KY 40202
    Tel: 502-442-2295
    Fax: 502-442-2703
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1994
  • University of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, 1998
  • Indiana, 1999
  • Kentucky, 1998
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 7th Circuit

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