Attorney Justin T. Bowen

Specially Trained in Collaborative and Family Law

Attorney Justin BowenJustin T. Bowen is a lifelong resident of Indiana and a distinguished Willard B. Gemmill scholar. Mr. Bowen devotes 100% of his practice to litigation, and has chosen to focus his practice in the areas of criminal defense, family law, personal injury, medical malpractice, and commercial litigation.


  • Law Student of the Year, Robert H. McKinney Indiana University School of Law, 2004
  • Willard B. Gemmill Law Scholar, 2004, 2005
  • Judicial Temperament Award, Robert H. McKinney Indiana University School of Law, 2004
  • Super Lawyers® Rising Star, 2014


  • Distinguished Willard B. Gemmill scholar
  • B.S.- Indiana University, Robert H. McKinney School of Law
    • Law Student of the Year- 2004
    • Co-authored scientific research that the American Society of Ichthyologists and Herpetologists published in the science journal Copeia
  • Indiana Trial College
  • Registered Domestic Relations Mediator in the state of Indiana.
  • Specially-trained Collaborative Law professional as well as a trained guardian ad litem

Bar Admissions

  • All Indiana Courts
  • Northern District of Indiana
  • Southern District of Indiana
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Indiana

Associations & Memberships

  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana
  • Hamilton County Bar Association
  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • Indianapolis Bar Association
  • Indiana Trial Lawyers Association
  • International Academy of Collaborative Professionals

Civic Activities

  • Volunteer Guardian ad litem – Kid's Voice
  • Director, Indiana Freedom Memorial Foundation, Inc., 501(c)(3) non-profit organization supporting soldiers and veterans
  • Sponsor – Wounded Warrior Program
  • Sponsor – Run For Freedom 5K/10K Honoring All Military

Professional Experience

His legal experience includes serving as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable L. Mark Bailey of the Indiana Court of Appeals and spending time as a part of one of the largest defense law firms in the Midwest. At this firm, he defended large industrial manufacturers in toxic torts litigation. Mr. Bowen has been adjunct faculty teaching law courses at a state college in Indianapolis, and his articles have been published in the Indiana Lawyer newspaper. He also serves the Indiana University McKinney School of Law as a guest lecturer, where he discusses topics regarding civil litigation and family law.

With an extensive background in healthcare including several years as a Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist, litigating on behalf of the injured and those affected by medical malpractice was a natural fit for Mr. Bowen. He represents those persons affected by automobile and truck accidents, brain or spinal cord injuries, construction accidents, wrongful death, premises liability, injuries to children, products liabilities, slip and falls, among others. He also accepts viable medical malpractice claims and nursing home accidents or death claims.

Extensive Knowledge of Practice Areas

Mr. Bowen is a specially-trained Collaborative Law professional as well as a trained guardian ad litem. He has also dedicated countless hours toward working to become one of the best DUI Attorneys and Criminal Defense attorneys in Indianapolis. Justin has been selected to serve on the Indianapolis Bar Foundation Development Committee and on the Indianapolis Bar Association Pro Bono Committee. He also volunteers for the Bar Review Mentor Program.

With regards to his family law practice, Mr. Bowen places emphasis on cases that involve division of high-value assets. He handles the division of complex and high net worth marital estates for professional athletes and other high profile litigants, tracing assets, assessing benefits and compensation, and handling pre- and post-nuptial agreements on their behalf. Mr. Bowen utilizes his courtroom experience also representing clients in contested child custody and child support proceedings. Justin also has extensive experience with military divorces. Mr. Bowen also practices in collaborative divorce, wherein the parties agree to eliminate court intervention and settle their disputes amicably.

Organizations and Associations

During law school Mr. Bowen was named Chair of the Indianapolis Bar Association's Law Student Division. He was also appointed to the Indianapolis Bar Association's Board of Managers in 2005, and was the first-ever student member of the Indianapolis Bar Foundation's Development Committee. Justin was a Member of the Dean's Student Advisory Board, a participant in the Moot Court competition, and was the recipient of several scholarships and awards, including being selected as one of 25 law students statewide to become an Indiana Conference for Legal Education Opportunity Fellow in 2003.

Mr. Bowen is also an active participant in his community, serving as the co-director of two non-profit organizations. One of the organizations awards college scholarships to graduating high school seniors in the name of a fallen war hero, and the other has been charged with building the Indiana Freedom Memorial. This granite and limestone memorial is being constructed in Marion, Indiana to honor those soldiers who have given their lives in the 'war on terror.' Bowen & Associates, LLC also supports several local charities as a means of maintaining a strong connection with the communities they serve.

Justin is an active contributor on Avvo, and you can read his responses to questions here.

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