Richard S. Eynon
Mr. Eynon is a resident at Grandview Lake and member of the First Presbyterian Church and Men’s Group.
His constant companions and office mascots: golden retrievers Buck (9 years old) and Willow (8 months old).
Mr. Eynon attended Valparaiso University on a full grant from basketball. They were fourth in the nation during his senior year. More recently, Mr. Eynon was chosen to present the game ball at the Northern Kentucky game, where he was also afforded the opportunity to speak to the coach, players, alumni, and older professors. He thoroughly enjoyed the day.
Mr. Eynon is an Abraham Lincoln reenacter and the spitting image of Mr. Lincoln himself.
2017 Nationally Ranked Top 10 Attorney award for excellence in the field of personal injury.
Through a stringent selection process, the NAOPIA awards the best Personal Injury attorneys in each state with their most prestigious honor of being named “TOP 10”. The very few attorneys (less than 1%) that are good enough to make their list have demonstrated an extraordinary amount of knowledge, skill, experience, expertise and success in their practice of Personal Injury.
2008-2017 Indiana Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. This selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.
2006-2007 President of the Indiana State Bar Association, the first from Bartholomew County since 1974. Because of this, November 16, 2006 was proclaimed by Mayor Fred L. Armstrong to be Richard S. Eynon Day.
2006 recipient of the William G Baker Civic Education Award.
2001-2002 chaired the Indiana State Bar Association House of Delegates.
Richard Stratford Eynon, born Des Moines, Iowa, December 14, 1943; admitted to bar, 1969, Indiana; also admitted to practice before U.S. Supreme Court; U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana. Preparatory education, Valparaiso University (B.A., 1966); legal education, Valparaiso University School of Law (J.D., 1969). Certified Civil & Domestic Mediator. Indiana Lawyers Commission, 1980-86. Frequent lecturer and chair of seminars relating to nutrition and behavior in youth, including state seminar on school lunch programs (1982-87).
Author and Participant: “Indiana Family Law Practice for Paralegals,” ICLEF Seminar (1993); “Slip, Trip & Fall,” Chair, ICLEF Seminar (1994).
Author: “The Successful Use of Legal Assistants in the Small to Medium Sized Law Firm,” ICLEF (1983); “Antenuptial Agreements,” ICLEF (1986); “Use of Paralegals in Domestic Law Practice,” ICLEF (1987).
Member: Bartholomew County (House of Delegates, 1979-; Vice-President, 1981; President, 1982; Chair, 2000-), Indiana State (Governing Council, Young Lawyers Section, 1976-82; Committees: Budget and Finance, 1980-84; Long Range Planning, 1993-; Steering, Bicentennial Celebration, 1994-; Chair, Citizenship Education, Advisory, 1994-96; Vice-Chair, Professionalism & Civility, 1999-2000; Staff Compensation, 2003-04; Board of Governors, 1988-90; 2000-02; 2004-; Vice-President, 2004-05; President-Elect, 2005-06; President, 2006-07; Past Committees: Long Range Planning; Paralegal Study; Facilities Review, Membership & Membership Benefits; Public Relations and Nominating) and American Bar Associations; Indiana Trial Lawyers Association (Board of Directors, 1993-); American Association for Justice (Sustaining member); American Arbitration Association; Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum (Vice-President, 2004-05; President, 2005-06); Indiana Bar Foundation (Board of Directors; Selection Committee, Law-Related Education Awards, 1994-).