E. Davis Coots

E. Davis Coots: Attorney with Coots, Henke & Wheeler Attorneys at Law, P.C.


E. Davis Coots was admitted to the bar in 1969. He is licensed to practice in the Indiana and U.S District Courts for the Southern District of Indiana, U.S Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit, and U.S. Supreme Court. He received his undergraduate degree from Monmouth College and his Doctor of Jurisprudence from Indiana University (cum laude).

Dave is a member of the Indianapolis, Hamilton County, Indiana State, and American Bar Associations. He is a member and past president of the Carmel City Council and past president of Carmel Plan Commission and Carmel Chamber of Commerce. Dave served as Carmel City attorney in 1982-1983.

Dave is a former member of the Board of Directors of the Indianapolis Bar Foundation and the Board of Managers of the Indianapolis Bar Association. He is currently serving on the Board of Directors of MetroBank and several closely held entities.

Representative Cases

Bauer v. Birk-Bauer, 872 N.E.2d 219 (Ind. Ct. App. 2007)

Koehler v. Culpepper, 867 N.E.2d 285 (Ind. Ct. App. 2007)

Oxford Financial Group, Ltd. v. Evans, 795 N.E.2d 1135 (Ind. Ct. App. 2003)

Quillen v. Quillen, 671 N.E.2d 98 (Ind. 1996)

State v. Kuespert, 425 N.E.2d 229 (Ind. Ct. App. 1981)

State v. Kuespert, 411 N.E.2d 435 (Ind. Ct. App. 1980)

Needham v. Fred's Frozen Foods, Inc., 359 N.E.2d 544 (Ind. Ct. App. 1977)

Wade v. Hopper, 993 F.2d 1246 (7th Cir. 1993)

Published Works:

Case Note Indiana University Law Journal, Spring, 1969

Professional Associations and Memberships:

Indianapolis Bar Association


Hamilton County Bar Association


Indiana State Bar Association


American Bar Association


Carmel City Council


Carmel City Council

Past President

Carmel Plan Commission

Past President

Carmel Chamber of Commerce

Past President

Indianapolis Bar Foundation

Board of Director

Indianapolis Bar Foundation

Former Member

Indianapolis Bar Association

Board of Manager


Board of Director

Past Employment Positions:

Carmel City, Carmel City Attorney, 1982 - 1983

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Insurance Defense
  • Civil Litigation
  • Mediation
  • Corporate Law
  • Real Estate
  • Planning and Zoning

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
317-643-5354  Phone
317-573-5385  Fax
University Attended:
Monmouth College, Monmouth, Illinois, cum laude, 1965
Law School Attended:
Indiana University School of Law, Indianapolis, Indiana, J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence, cum laude, 1969
Year of First Admission:
1971, U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana; 1993, U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit; 1969, Indiana; U.S. Supreme Court
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 (1 review)
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.
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Client Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0 (1 review)
  • 100% (1 recommendation)
  • Communication

  • Responsiveness

  • Quality of Service

  • Value for Money

  • Recommended 5.0/5.0 Rated on 04/07/11 in Trusts and Estates.

    Dave was very responsive to my needs. He assigned a paralegal to help with the details.

    Dave was very responsive to my needs. He assigned a paralegal to help with the details. Read less

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