Betsy K. Greene

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  • Personal Injury
  • Wrongful Death
  • Products Liability
  • Boating Accidents
  • Brain Injury
  • Dog Bites
  • Head Injury
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Pedestrian Injuries
  • Slip and Fall
  • Spinal Injury
  • Automobile Negligence
  • Premises Liability
  • Wrongful Denial of Insurance
  • Accidents
  • Automobile Accidents and Injuries

Betsy Greene decided she was going to be a lawyer when she was nine years old and never wavered from that decision. She worked her way through law school at Indiana University Maurer School of Law and was admitted to the Indiana bar on October 15, 1982.

Betsy started her legal career as a deputy prosecutor in Morgan County and worked her way up to the office of Chief Deputy Prosecutor. As Deputy Prosecutor, she found she had a passion for helping those who had been wronged, victimized, or abused by others, so the transition to personal injury trial work was an obvious choice. Betsy has since dedicated her career to helping individuals who were carelessly hurt or killed by others. She began practicing injury law at Nunn & Kelley Law Office in 1988 and quickly became a partner. In 2005 Betsy started her own firm with partner, Fred Schultz, and Greene & Schultz was born.

As an injury attorney, Betsy takes pride in giving every case individualized attention and using her experience to help clients navigate their way through tough times. She has tried over 100 jury trials in her career. She is known to the insurance industry as a top trial attorney who has the skill and the experience to fight for her clients.

Betsy continues to improve her trial skills and to teach other lawyers those same skills by attending and teaching seminars and training sessions across the country. In August, 2005, Betsy graduated from the Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College, an intensive three-week course in trial advocacy conducted at Thunderhead Ranch in Dubois, Wyoming. She was invited to join the faculty in 2010.

Betsy teaches trial skills at Trial Lawyers College seminars at the flagship location in Wyoming and at Regional seminars throughout the across the country. She has also written for and spoken at a number of Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum and Indiana Trial Lawyers Association seminars. Betsy is past president of: Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, American Board of Trial Advocates, Indiana Chapter, F Warrior Board, and the Monroe County Bar Association. She also served on the Board of Directors of Gerry Spence's Trial Lawyers College.

Betsy currently serves as an Emeritus Director ITLA Board of Directors, represents Indiana on the AAJ Board of Governors, on the Melvin Belli Society Board of Directors, and on the Monroe County Indiana Public Defender Board.

  • Monroe County Prosecutor's Office, Deputy Prosecutor, 1983 to 1988
  • Nunn & Kelley Law Office, 1988 to 1990
  • Nunn, Kelley & Greene Law Office, 1990 to 1993
  • Nunn & Greene Law Office, Partner, 1993 to 1995
  • Indiana
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Monroe County Bar Association , Member
  • Indiana Trial Lawyers Association , Director 1990 to present, President 2007 – 2008
  • American Board of Trial Advocates Indiana Chapter, Member/past President 2005
  • American Association of Justice, Governor, Chair, Public Education Committee
  • Indiana State Bar Association, Member
  • Morgan County Bar Association, Member
  • Melvin M. Belli Society, Board of Directors
  • Top 100 Lawyers - Lifetime Achievement
  • Indiana University Maurer School of Law Board of Visitors, 2017 to present
  • Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Adjunct professor of trial advocacy, spring 2008 semester
  • Trial Lawyers College, 2009 to Present
  • Effective Negotiation Strategies, Indiana Bar Association
  • The 6th Annual Reality CLE, ICLEF
  • Legal Aspects of the Rise of Women in the Legal Profession, IBA
  • Updates in Personal Injury and Worker’s Compensation, Greene & Schultz, 2009 to Present
  • Applied Professionalism for Young Lawyers, ITLA
  • So You Want to Settle - Now What? Liens, Claims and Public Benefits, ITLA
  • Reality CLE, ICLEF
  • 19th Annual Trial Advocacy Skills College, ICLEF
  • The Latest on Liability Medicare Set-Asides, Liens & Claims, ITLA
  • Personal Injury Boot Camp, ITLA
  • The 3rd Annual Reality CLE, ICLEF
  • 18th Annual Trial Advocacy Skills College, ICLEF
  • Reality Seminar, ICLEF
  • Professional Civility, ITLA
  • Trial Preparation, District 10 Pro Bono Project
  • Best Witnesses for Trial, AAJ
  • Professional Responsibility , ITLA
  • Floyd v. Davidson, 558 N.E.2d 849, 1990, Ind. Ct .App.
  • Inman v. Farm Bureau Insurance, 584 N.E.2d 567 , 1992, Ind. Ct. App.
  • Pafco General Ins. Co. v. Providence Washington Ins. Co., 587 N.E.2d 728, 1992, Ind. Ct. App.
  • American Economy Ins. Co. v. Motorist Mut. Ins., 605 N.E.2d 162, 1992, Ind.
  • Meridian Mutual Ins. Co. v. Auto-Owners Ins. Co, 698 N.E.2d 770, 1998, Ind.
  • Indiana Limestone Co. v. Staggs, 672 N.E.2d 1377, 1996, Ind. Ct. App.
  • Conklin v. Fisher, 803 N.E.2d 693, 2004, Ind. Ct. App.
  • H.D. v. BHC Meadows Hosp., Inc., 884 N.E.2d 849, 2008, Ind.App.Ct.
  • Civil Trial Advocacy 1995-present, National Board of Trial Advocacy
  • Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Bloomington, Indiana
    • J.D. - 05/1982
  • Indiana University
    • B.A. - 05/1979
    • Major: English
  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review RatedSM by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Selected as an Indiana Super Lawyer by Law and Politics Magazine
  • Top 50 attorney in Indiana by Law and Politics Magazine
  • One of Indiana's Top 25 Women Super Lawyers every year since 2005
  • One of Indiana’s top 10 Super Lawyers every year since 2017
  • Indiana’s #1 Super Lawyer in 2019
  • Indiana’s #2 Super Lawyer in 2020
  • Best Lawyers in America
  • Distinguished Barrister, Indiana Lawyer 2015
  • Marie Lambert Award, American Association for Justice Women’s Trial Lawyer Caucus 2017
  • Howard Twiggs Commitment to Justice Award, American Association for Justice 2019