Alex Emerson focuses his practice in civil litigation, public entity/government defense, and real estate.
Alex’s civil litigation practice involves insurance defense, prosecuting and defending personal injury claims, pursuing creditors’ rights, and representing clients in real estate and business disputes. Alex represents clients at both the trial and appellate level in state and federal court. Alex also has experience handling individual clients in state administrative hearings, including hearings related to a government agency’s challenge to the individual’s professional license and judicial review of adverse administrative decisions. In addition, Alex assists clients in resolving disputes via mediation, settlement negotiations, and other methods of alternative dispute resolution.
Alex represents public entities, elected officials, and employees in defending against civil rights, employment, and personal injury claims. Alex has defended police and sheriff departments and individual officers in cases involving excessive force, false arrest allegations, and jail conditions. Alex has also defended towns, cities, counties, and their employees from claims arising from regulatory action, contract disputes, land use, allegations of unlawful employment actions, and premises liability.
Alex also focuses on representing individuals in disputes involving real estate, including negotiating sales of realty, landlord/tenant disputes, quiet title and adverse possession claims, and issues related to commercial and residential leases.
Areas of Emphasis
- Personal Injury
- Premises Liability
- Administrative Law
- Cities and Towns
- Municipalities and Political Subdivisions
- Law Enforcement
- Commercial and Residential Leases
- Sales and Transfers of Real Estate
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law - Indianapolis, Indiana (J.D., 2015)
Emory University (B.A. English, 2007)
Bar & Admissions
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana
Awards & Recognition
- Indiana Law Review
- Hamilton Bar Association-Editor, The Barrister Banter
- Indianapolis Bar Association
- Hamilton County Indiana Mock Trial Competition 2016 - 2017
- Hamilton Southeastern High School and Southeastern Swim Club - Coach
- Hamilton County Mock Trial Program - Volunteer
- Hamilton County Leadership Academy Graduate (2018)