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Richard Kammen - Indianapolis, IN

135 N. Pennsylvania StreetSuite 1175 Indianapolis, IN 46204

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Updated: 12/06/2023

Indianapolis Criminal Defense Lawyer


During his active practice, Richard Kammen was one of the top criminal defense lawyers in Indiana and a nationally recognized expert in defending homicide and capital cases. He also defended numerous white-collar and other complex cases.

He graduated from Ripon College cum laude in 1968 and New York University School of Law in 1971. Admitted to the Bar in 1971, he began his practice after service in the United States Army...

About Richard Kammen

Practice Areas

  • Criminal Defense
  • Complex Crimes
  • White-Collar Defense
  • Health Care Issues
  • Death Penalty Defense

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Of Counsel


Bar Admissions

  • Indiana, 1971
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1976
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1992
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana, 1971
  • U.S. Federal Courts, 1971
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1975

Other Affiliations

  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 1975
  • American Bar Association, 1971
  • Indiana Bar Association, 1971
  • Indianapolis Bar Association, 1971
  • National Criminal Defense College (Member since 1982)
  • Trial Lawyers College (Member since 2001)


  • New York University School of Law, New York, New York, 1971
    J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence
  • Ripon College, Ripon, Wisconsin, 1968
    B.A., Bachelor of Arts
    Honors: cum laude

Fraternities and Sororities

  • Theta Chi

Past Positions

  • United States Army
  • Public Defender, Marion County, 1972-1974 and 1978-1979

Classes and Seminars

  • National Criminal Defense College, National Associate of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 1982-2022, Trial Lawyer’s College, 2001-present.


Other Sources of Feedback About Richard Kammen

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
  • 2006 Indiana Super Lawyers list
  • 2005 Indiana Super Lawyers list
  • 2004 Indiana Super Lawyers list

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Office Information


135 N. Pennsylvania StreetSuite 1175 Indianapolis, IN 46204


  • 317-638-7976

Accepts Credit Cards




  • Tortured Justice Guantanamo Bay- (2023)

Representative Cases

  • State of Indiana v. Charles Smith
  • United States v. Raymond Cheely
  • United States v. Reginald Brown
  • United States v. Joe Minerd

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