Robert W. Lanum: Lawyer with Stites & Harbison, PLLC

Robert W. Lanum

Of Counsel
Jeffersonville,  IN  U.S.A.

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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Charitable & Non-Profit Organizations
  • Corporate General Services
  • Taxation
  • Trusts & Estate Planning
  • Trusts
  • Not For Profit & Professional/Trade Organizations
  • Estates & Family Law
  • Banking/Financial Services
  • Educational Institutions
  • Entrepreneurism
  • Financing
University Indiana University, B.S., 1959
Law SchoolUniversity of Louisville Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, J.D., 1968
Admitted1968, Indiana; U.S. Tax Court


American College of Trust and Estate Counsel, Fellow

American Bar Association

Indiana Bar Association

Clark County Bar Association

Southern Indiana Estate Planning Council, President, 1972

Indiana Probate Code Study Commission

Indiana Banking Association, Member

Who's Who in American Law, 1994

Sherman Minton American Inn of Court, Master

BornJeffersonville, Indiana, October 19, 1936

Robert W. Lanum, formerly Partner in Charge of the Jeffersonville office, is active in corporate, trusts, estates and tax law. His recent clients include Paul Ogle Foundation Inc., PNC Bank, Presbyterian Church (USA) Foundation, and the University of Louisville Foundation. He has practiced law for more than 35 years. In April 2008, Mr. Lanum was certified as an Estate Planning and Administration Specialist by the Indiana State Bar Association's Estate Planning and Administration Specialty Board.

Recent Assignments

•Largely tax and estate planning for high net worth clients of the firm.

Recent Articles and Speaking Engagements

•Corporate and Tax Planning seminars,Indiana Small Business Center, 2003-04

Before Stites & Harbison

Mr. Lanum was a CPA before entering law school. He was Managing Partner of Fifer, Lanum & Blau before it merged with Stites & Harbison in 1987.

More Than Stites & Harbison

Mr. Lanum is a member and the former chairman of the Regional Leadership Coalition and chairman of the Paul Ogle Foundation, Inc. He serves on the Board of Advisors of both Junior Achievement and Jeffersonville Carnegie Library Foundation, serves on the Board of Directors of Indiana University Foundation and is a former director of the Louisville Public Library Foundation.

Besides Stites & Harbison

He enjoys fishing, golf and watching basketball games.

Professional Accolades

Martindale-Hubbell AV-rated

Indiana Super Lawyers (2004-12)

Community Involvement

Regional Leadership Coalition, member and the former chairman

Paul Ogle Foundation, Inc., Chairman

Junior Achievement, Board of Advisors

Jeffersonville Carnegie Library Foundation, Board of Advisors

Indiana University Foundation, Board of Directors


Indiana Super Lawyers honors three Stites & Harbison attorneys in 2013

Indiana Super Lawyers honors four Stites & Harbison attorneys for 2012

Indiana Super Lawyers honors Robert Lanum, Allen Morris and Bruce Paul


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Office Information

Robert W. Lanum

323 East Court Avenue
JeffersonvilleIN 47130


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