E. Davis Coots


E. Davis Coots is a founding member of Coots, Henke & Wheeler, establishing the firm in July 1978 with Steven H. Henke. Dave concentrates his law practice in the areas of civil litigation, business services, mediation, real estate, and planning and zoning. Since 1987 Dave has mediated over 500 cases ranging from business disputes, personal injury, condemnation, real estate disputes, divorce, estate disputes, real estate sale and partition, and consumer claims. View More

James K. Wheeler


James K. Wheeler’s practice involves litigating simple and complex disputes, including product litigation. Jim advises corporate and closely-held companies in all aspects of business and commercial disputes, and provides comprehensive legal services for transactions involving all aspects of buying, selling, and combining businesses and entities. View More

Jeffrey S. Zipes


Jeffrey S. Zipes is a trial attorney focusing his practice in the areas of insurance defense litigation, including premises liability, products liability, and automobile personal injury claims. He is also an experienced litigator in a wide array of commercial litigation and mass tort asbestos litigation. While Jeff frequently finds himself in front of a jury, he also has participated in hundreds of civil mediations and arbitrations, both as a party and as a Registered Civil Mediator. View More

Matthew L. Hinkle


Matthew L. Hinkle concentrates his practice in litigation in both federal and state courts. Matt is primarily a defense attorney, but has selectively handled several personal injury and employment cases for clients. Since Matt has handled cases as both plaintiff’s counsel and defense counsel, it gives him a perspective when mediating cases that is particularly beneficial to helping counsel, their clients, and insurance claims handlers resolve cases. View More

Brandi A. Gibson


Brandi A. Gibson concentrates her practice in civil litigation, public entity/government defense, and family law. Brandi has a wide range of courtroom and trial experience, which she utilizes as a Registered Civil Mediator and Family Law Mediator. View More

Ryan H. Cassman


Ryan H. Cassman is a Certified Family Law Specialist who focuses his practice on representing individuals in divorce, collaborative divorce, custody, adoption, guardianship, and support matters. In addition to traditional family law representation, Ryan offers alternative dispute resolution, including mediation and collaborative divorce. He serves as collaborative divorce counsel and is a trained member of the Central Indiana Association of Collaborative Professionals (“CIACP”). Ryan is an active, registered family law mediator. View More