Judy A. Pippin concentrates her practice on the defense of worker’s compensation claims throughout the state of Indiana. Judy brings to Kopka Pinkus Dolin, more than 20 years of experience, in addition to worker’s compensation, she has experience in a variety of practice areas including insurance defense, general litigation, coverage litigation, healthcare, and employment.
Judy is a former Deputy Attorney General where she defended state agencies in worker’s compensation cases as well as represented the Worker’s Compensation Board’s Second Injury Fund. She is adept at representing clients in all stages of the litigation process related to first- and third-party insurance defense and counsels her clients through pleadings, discovery, motions, and all aspects of trial preparation.
Judy has been a frequent speaker on the handling of Indiana worker’s compensation at various legal education seminars and for claims representatives, TPAs, and self-insured employers.
Judy received her J.D. from Indiana University School of Law at Indianapolis and attended a semester of law school in Shanghai, China as part of the international studies program. During her last year of law school, she became the Associate Articles Editor of the Indiana International and Comparative Law Review. She has published two articles, one in the International and Comparative Law Review, entitled “The Ancient Chinese Secret: A Comparison of Chinese and American Mediation.” Judy’s second article was published in Indiana Law Review, entitled “Recent Cases in Worker’s Compensation Law.”
Judy has held leadership positions in the Indianapolis and Indiana State Bar Associations. Currently, Judy serves as co-chair for the scholarship committee and is a Board member for the Kids’ Chance of Indiana program. She is also a faculty member at Marian University teaching legal writing, mock trial, and business law. Judy is admitted to practice law in the State of Indiana, the United States District Court for the Southern and Northern Districts of Indiana. Outside the office, Judy enjoys cycling and volunteering with the Neighborhood Christion Legal Clinic.
- Indiana State Bar Association
- Indianapolis Bar Association
- Indiana Worker’s Compensation Institute (Indianapolis Chapter)