Roy T. Tabor

Roy T. Tabor

Founding Partner
Location:
Indianapolis, Indiana
Phone:
317-643-7009
Fax:
317-581-1220
Email:

For more than 30 years, Roy Tabor has focused his practice on helping families deal with the life-changing events resulting from personal injuries or wrongful death. Roy has helped hundreds of families navigate the legal system and has obtained substantial settlements and verdicts to help try to compensate them for their losses. Roy is a member of the Indianapolis Bar Association, the Indiana State Bar Association, the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association and the American Association for Justice.

He has received numerous honors and distinctions, including his being selected to the 2015 list of the Nation's Top One Percent of attorneys by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel and named one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by the American Trial Lawyers Association. He is a member of the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, of which there are less than 1% of U.S. lawyers. Roy is listed as a Super Lawyer by Indianapolis Magazine.

He also serves with distinction as a Board Member Emeritus of the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association and is a Fellow in the Indiana College of Advocacy. Because of his success and leadership in representing families who suffer tragic losses from semi-tractor trailer collisions, he is one of few members of the National Advisory Board of APITLA (Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers). He is one of three Indiana lawyers to be honored with the distinction of Law Dragon, a listing of the 500 leading lawyers in America. He has been AV® PreeminentTM Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell® and was honored in 2012 as one of the preeminent Plaintiffs litigation practitioners in the country by Benchmark Plaintiff.

Roy Tabor is an approved personal injury counsel for UAW Legal Services. He has been a founding member of the AARP Legal Services Program. Roy also counsels members of the Legal Club of America who have questions about wrongful death and personal injury matters. He serves as President of the Andrew P. Winzenread Scholarship Fund and President of the Gary Dudley Memorial Scholarship Fund to help deserving children of law enforcement families attend the college of their choice. He has authored over fifty publications on various hot topics in personal injury and wrongful death law. He is a sought after speaker and lecturer with the Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum and many other schools and civic groups.

Roy Tabor grew up in southern Indiana and graduated magna cum laude from Vanderbilt University. He graduated with honors from I.U. Law School in 1979.

 

Year Joined Firm

  • 1979

Areas of Practice

  • Wrongful Death
  • Personal Injury
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Semi-Tractor Trailer Collisions
  • Railroad Worker Injury
  • Car Accidents
  • Slip, Trip and Fall Occurences
  • Construction Site Fatalities
  • Premises Liability
  • Bicycle Accidents

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana, 1979

Education

  • Indiana University School of Law, Indianapolis, Indiana - 1979
    • Honors: With Honors
  • Vanderbilt University - 1975
    • Honors: magna cum laude

References

  • “Roy always puts his client’s interests first. He keeps his clients informed and educated about each step in the process. He isn’t looking for that quick settlement but rather will work diligently for as long as necessary to get the client what they deserve. His expertise is evident in his years of successful outcomes.”
  • “Hired Roy Tabor for my sons bicycle accident with major injuries. Roy is very compassionate, hardworking, smart lawyer. He works extremely hard for his clients. Roy hires only highly educated, top of the line experts to prove his cases. Roy takes his time and thoroughly proves his case for his clients. We have been truly blessed to have hired Roy Tabor of Tabor Law Firm.”
  • "Roy and his team have been very helpful in regard to my situation."

Classes/Seminars

  • Frequent Lecturer and Speaker, Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation, Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum
  • Frequent Lecturer, Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation, Indiana University Trial Advocacy Program
  • Frequent Lecturer, Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation, Lorman Education Service
  • Frequent Lecturer, Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation, National Business Institute
  • Frequent Lecturer, Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation, National Education Network

Honors and Awards

  • Best Attorney’s of America
  • Super Lawyers
  • Selected to the 2015 list of the Nation’s Top One Percent of attorneys by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel
  • Named one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by the American Trial Lawyers Association
  • Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers, Member
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Member
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Member
  • Listed as a Super Lawyer by Indianapolis Magazine
  • Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, Board Member Emeritus
  • Indiana College of Advocacy, Fellow
  • One of few members of the National Advisory Board of APITLA (Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers)
  • One of three Indiana lawyers to be honored with the distinction of Law Dragon
  • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®
  • Honored in 2012 as one of the preeminent Plaintiffs litigation practitioners in the country by Benchmark Plaintiff

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Indianapolis Bar Association, Member
  • Indiana State Bar Association, Member
  • Indiana Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • Bicycle Indiana Board Member, 2017 - Present

Pro Bono Activities

  • UAW Legal Services, Approved Personal Injury Counsel
  • AARP Legal Services Program, Founding Member
  • Legal Club of America, Counsel
  • Andrew P. Winzenread Scholarship Fund, President
  • Gary Dudley Memorial Scholarship Fund, President