About

5693498870093Randall K. Craig is a sole practitioner whose areas of practice emphasize elder law, wills, trusts, estates, estate planning and taxation. Mr. Craig served as an adjunct professor for several years in the University of Evansville College of Alternative Programs, having taught in the areas of estate planning, income taxation and real estate, and a licensing course for real estate salespersons. He has also taught a course on the law pertaining to savings accounts sponsored by the Indiana Savings and Loan League. Mr. Craig is co-author with Amelia E. Pohl of A Will is Not Enough in Indiana (Eagle Publishing Company of Boca, 2004), and Guiding Those Left Behind in Indiana (Eagle Publishing Company of Boca 2006). He was the subject of an article in the April 2001 issue of the National Law Journal“Elderly and Disabled Find Hero in Indiana Solo.” Mr. Craig is a charter member (initially the only Indiana member and now one of only two Indiana members) of the Council of Advanced Practitioners of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (“CAP”) which is open by invitation only to preeminent elder law attorneys. He has been a featured speaker on Elder Law developments at the Annual Judge Robert H. Staton Indiana Law Update sponsored by the Indiana Continuing Legal Education Forum each year since 2013.

EDUCATION

  • 1972 – Indiana University – B.S. degree, with distinction
  • 1975 – Indiana University School of Law – Doctor of Jurisprudence, cum laude

ADMISSION TO PRACTICE

  • 1975 – State of Indiana
  • 1975 – United States Tax Court

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Certified as an Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation (one of the first 55 attorneys in the United States to be so certified)
  • Board Certified Indiana Trust and Estate Lawyer by the Trust and Estate Specialty Board of the Indiana State Bar Association
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys – member of special interest groups on trusts and tax
  • Indiana State Bar Association – member of sections on taxation, corporate and real property, probate and trust law, and elder law
  • Evansville Bar Association (Probate, Elder Law and Guardianship Section as well as the Chair in 2005, and member of the Board of Directors from 2007 to 2009)
  • Council of Advanced Practitioners of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (Charter Member), the first and now one of only two Indiana members
  • Certified Geriatric Service Provider by The National Association for Geriatric Service Providers & Educators
  • Accredited to practice before the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Evansville Estate and Financial Planning Council (member of Board of Directors from 2003 to 2010 and a former President)
  • Christian Legal Society
  • International Honor Society Beta Gamma Sigma

CIVIC ACTIVITIES

  • American Baptist East Church, Evansville, Indiana – former chair of Board of Trustees
  • Southwestern Indiana Regional Council on Aging, Inc. (SWIRCA & More) – former President and the only current Director Emeritus
  • Board of Directors of Sonlight Ministries of Evansville, Indiana, Inc.
  • Vanderburgh County Council on Aging, Inc. – former President and member of the Board of Directors
  • Randall K. and Rebecca L. Craig Family Foundation, Inc. – Co-Founder and President

HONORS

  • Martindale-Hubbell Bar Registry of Preeminent Lawyers
  • Named a Sagamore of the Wabash by the Governor of Indiana (2002)
  • Named an Indiana Super Lawyer by Law and Politics and the publishers of the Indianapolis Monthly 2007-2013, 2016
  • Selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America every year since 2009, and named as the Best Lawyers’ 2017 Evansville Trust and Estates “Lawyer of the Year”

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