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Russ Sipes

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Toll Free: 1-855-SIPESLAW (747-3752)

133 West Market Street, Suite 201
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204

500 Virginia Street East, Suite 800
Charleston WV 25301
with James Humphreys & Assoc.
Co-counsel in WV, KY, OH

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Russ Sipes is a Trial Lawyer who leads his firm in the litigation of asbestos and other catastrophic personal injury cases. His competitive spirit and love of the courtroom make Russ a relentless advocate for those he represents.

Russ has conducted numerous mesothelioma and asbestos-related injury cases and personal injury cases. His leadership in landmark Indiana trials includes a multi-million dollar Plaintiff's verdicts in the first premises liability and first contractor liability cases for Indiana mesothelioma and asbestos-related cancer victims.

Russ' commitment to victims of asbestos disease, catastrophic injury, and civil rights injustice extends beyond the courtroom and into the Statehouse and Congress. Russ has championed numerous legislative and grassroots outreach programs in an attempt to ensure equality and protection for the rights of the injured, consumers and working Americans, working with Indiana and national consumer and civil rights groups. Maintaining a watchful eye on the pulse of the legislature and the decisions impacting his clients provides Russ with a unique insight effecting for advocating and protecting the rights of the injured.

Russ is married to Trish Whitcomb Sipes and has lived in Indianapolis for over 25 years. He and Trish enjoy family, politics and travel.


J.D., Indiana University School of Law, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1992

B.S., Indiana University, 1981
Major: Public Affairs and Environmental Policy

Bar Admissions

Indiana, 1993
U.S. District and Appeals Court, 1993

Professional Associations and Memberships

The American Association For Justice

The National Trial Lawyers

Indiana Trial Lawyers Association
Member, Director

West Virginia Association for Justice

Indiana State Bar Association

Indianapolis Bar Association

Litigation Percentage

100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

The Sipes Law Firm
“Working Lawyers for Working Families”
133 West Market Street, Suite 201
Indianapolis, IN 46204
500 Virginia Street East, Suite 800
Charleston, WV 25301
with James Humphreys & Assoc.
Co-counsel in WV, KY, OH

Toll-Free Phone: (855) SIPESLAW (747-3752)
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