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Brian K Carroll - Evansville, IN

2230 West Franklin Street Evansville, IN 47712

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Updated: 04/05/2021

Evansville Real Estate Law Lawyer


Brian K. Carroll is a partner at Johnson Carroll Norton & Kent P.C. and practices in the areas of estate and trust planning and administration, real estate, and elder law. He also handles business litigation matters and is admitted to the Indiana Supreme Court, the United States District Court, Northern and Southern districts of Indiana, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit.

Community Involvement

  • Harlaxton Society of the University of Evansville - Past President

About Brian K Carroll

Frequent Case Types

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Practice Areas

  • Real Estate Law
  • Probate Law
  • Elder Law
  • Estate and Trust Planning and Administration
  • Business Law

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner


Bar Admissions

  • Indiana, 1982
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana, 1982
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana, 1982
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1985

Specialties and Certifications

  • Certified Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation
  • Indiana Certified Trust and Estate Specialist by the Trust and Estate Specialization Board
  • VA Accredited Attorney

Other Affiliations

  • Evansville Bar Association, Director, 1996 to 2000
  • Evansville Bar Association, Chair, Probate Committee, 1997 to 1998
  • Evansville Bar Association, Chair, Elder Law Committee, 2000 to 2003
  • Indiana State Bar Association Young Lawyers Section, Director, 1984 to 1993
  • Chair, 1991 to 1992
  • Indiana State Bar Association General Practice Section, Chair, 1993 to 1994
  • Indiana State Bar Association, Real Property, Probate and Trust Section, Director, 1985-1994, Chair 1992-1993
  • Indiana State Bar Association, Delegate, House of Delegates, 1998 to 2005
  • Evansville Estate and Business Planning Council, Member
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Member
  • Hearing Officer - City of Evansville Department of Code Enforcement, 2000-2004
  • Special Needs Alliance, Member
  • Indiana Disciplinary Commission, Member, 2014 to Present, Chair 2019-2020


  • Indiana University School of Law, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1982
    Honors: cum laude
  • Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1978

Fraternities and Sororities

  • Phi Delta Phi

Classes and Seminars

  • Indiana Dormant Minerals Act, ICLEF, Mineral Law of Indiana, 1984
  • Real Estate Litigation, ICLEF, Out of Country Seminar, 1988
  • Real Estate, ICLEF Practice Skills, 1991
  • Co-Chair, Real Estate, ICLEF, 1992
  • Drafting to Avoid the Will Contest and Other Estate Litigation, ICLEF, Basic Will Drafting, 1994
  • Planning Your First Probate Estate Administration Recovery of Estate Assets, ICLEF, 1997
  • Untrustworthy Non-Probate Transfer - Creditor's Rights, ICLEF, 1998
  • Simple Will Drafting, ICLEF, Will and Trust Drafting Institute, 1999
  • Disclaimers and Post Mortem Planning, Administrative Decisions- Revising Documents, ICLEF, 1999
  • Co-Chair, The Process of Probate Practice, ICLEF, 2001
  • Presenter, Protecting the Home, ICLEF, Elder Law Veterans Benefits, 2004


Other Sources of Feedback About Brian K. Carroll

Included on the 2023 Indiana list

Past Lists

  • 2022 Indiana Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Indiana Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Indiana Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Indiana Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Indiana Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Indiana Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Indiana Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Indiana Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Indiana Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Indiana Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Indiana Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Indiana Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Indiana Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Indiana Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 Indiana Super Lawyers list
  • 2007 Indiana Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Brian K. Carroll on Super Lawyers


  • Fellow- Indiana Bar Foundation
  • Fellow - American College of Trust and Estate Counsel

Representative Clients

  • Lic's, Inc.
  • Lensing Wholesale, Incorporated
  • Donut Bank, Inc.

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Office Information


2230 West Franklin Street Evansville, IN 47712


  • 812-425-4233

Offers Free Initial Consultation


Accepts Credit Cards




  • "Avoiding the Will Contest" (Co-Author), Res Gestae, May, 1994
  • Probate and Property (Co-Author), May/June, 1994
  • "Yours, Mine and Ours, Estate Planning for Previously Married Couples", Res Gestae, June, 1997
  • Divorce and Your Special Needs Child, Exceptional Parent, 2005
  • Veterans Benefits, ICLEF, Elder Law Institute, 2004
  • Estate Specialization Training, Life Insurance and Annuities, ICLEF, 2006 and 2007
  • Succession Planning for Closely Held Business (Co-Presenter), ICLEF, Advanced Estate Planning Master’s Roundtable, 2008
  • Choice of Entity in Indiana, ICLEF, Advanced Estate and Business Planning Roundtable, 2009
  • “Ethical Issues for Elder Law Attorneys”, ICLEF, Elder Law Institute, 2016
  • “Hot Tips: Issues from the Listserv”, ICLEF, Advanced Elder Law, 2017
  • “What’s Up with ABLE Accounts”, 30th Annual EBA Estate and Business Planning Institute, 2019

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