David E. Gray: Lawyer with Bowers Harrison, LLP

David E. Gray

Managing Partner
Evansville,  IN  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas
  • ......................... 40%
    Estate Planning
  • ......................... 40%
  • ......................... 10%
    Appellate Practice
  • ......................... 10%
Contact InfoTelephone: 812-426-1231
Fax: 812-464-3676
Mailing Address25 N.W. Riverside Drive, 2nd Floor, P.O. Box 1287, Evansville, Indiana, 47708-1210
University University of Southern Indiana, B.S., magna cum laude, 1974
Law SchoolIndiana University, J.D., magna cum laude, 1978
Admitted1978, Indiana and U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana; 1981, U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit; 1985, U.S. Tax Court
Memberships Indiana State Bar Association; Evansville Bar Foundation (former President); American Bar Association.
MilitaryWith USMC, 1970-1972

David has practiced law in Evansville with Bowers Harrison since August, 1980. His practice focuses on estate planning and the administration of estates and trusts. He is certified as an Estate Planning and Administration Specialist by the Estate Planning and Administration Specialty Certification Board, and has held this designation since 2007 (This designation was recently changed to a "Board Certified Indiana Trust and Estate Lawyer"). A substantial amount of his time has been devoted to estate and trust litigation ranging from will contests to actions to remove trustees. Over the years, David has been involved in a wide range of legal matters ranging from trying a case in the U.S. Tax Court to arguing appeals in the United State Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit in Chicago, Illinois. He has handled a large number of state and federal appeals and he has participated in a wide range of litigation in various capacities. Immediately prior to joining Bowers Harrison, David worked as a tax specialist in Indianapolis for the accounting firm Coopers & Lybrand where he began working immediately after graduating magna cum laude from Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis in January of 1978. David is married to a local educator and has two adult children. He enjoys fly fishing, biking, and reading. David graduated from the University of Southern Indiana in 1974 (magna cum laude) and served as the editor of student newspaper while there. He was awarded the Joe Aaron Scholarship for Journalism in 1974. Associate Editor, Indiana Law Review, 1976-1977. Board certified Indiana Trust and Estate Lawyer (certified in April 2007) - certified by the Trust and Estate Specialty Board.

Reported CasesCity of Jeffersonville v. Environmental Management Corp., 954 N.E.2d 1000, 2011; St. Charles Tower, Inc. v Board of Zoning Appeals of Evansville-Vanderburgh County, 873 N.E.2d 598, 2007; Kennedy v. Jester, 700 N.E.2d 1170, 1998Hutchinson, Shockey, Erley & Co., v. Evansville-Vanderburgh County Bldg. Authority, 644 N.E.2d 1228, 1994; Matter of Estate of Banko, 622 N.E.2d 476, 1993; Whiteco Industries, Inc. v. Nickolick, 571 N.E.2d 1337, 1991; Burger v. C.I.R., 809 F.2d 355, 59, 1987; Gardner v. Southern Ry. Systems, 675 F.2d 949, 10 Fed R. Evid, 1982.

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David E. Gray

25 N.W. Riverside Drive, 2nd Floor
EvansvilleIN 47708-1210


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