Danford R. Due

Attorney Danford R. Due

Danford R. Due was born in Louisville, KY on September 28, 1948. He obtained a BA from Vanderbilt University in 1970 and graduated from the Indiana University School of Law in 1973, earning a J.D., cum laude.

He was admitted to the bar in 1973 in Indiana; U.S. District Courts; Southern and Northern Districts of Indiana; and U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit. He is a member of the Indianapolis, Indiana State and American Bar Associations, the Defense Trial Council of Indiana, the Defense Research Institute, the American Board of Trial Advocates Litigation Counsel of America, and the Lawyers Club of Indianapolis.

He was a contributing author to the Continuing Legal Education Series for Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Coverage in Indiana, 1988; The Wrongful Death Case in Indiana, 1989; and Successful Handling of Wrongful Death Cases: The Experts Share Their Secrets, 1998.

Mr. Due's litigation experience includes trying over 200 jury trials to verdict as lead counsel. Practice areas include insurance defense litigation, insurance coverage, first party litigation; arson, fire and explosion litigation; asbestos litigation; and personal injury. Mr. Due frequently serves as a mediator and an arbitrator in these practice areas. He has been recognized as an Indiana Super Lawyer since 2004.

Practice Areas:

Bar Admissions:

  • Indiana, 1973
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana, 1973
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana, 1973
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit, 1973


  • Indiana University School of Law, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1973
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence, cum laude
  • Vanderbilt University, 1970
    • B.A.

Published Works:

  • Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Coverage in Indiana (Contributing Author), 1988
  • The Wrongful Death Case in Indiana (Contributing Author), 1989
  • Successful Handling of Wrongful Death Cases: The Experts Share Their Secrets (Contributing Author), 1998

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • Indiana State Bar Association, Member
  • Indianapolis Bar Association, Member
  • 7th Circuit Bar Association, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • American Board of Trial Advocates, Member
  • Litigation Counsel of America, Member
  • The Defense Trial Council of Indiana, Member
  • The Defense Research Institute, Member
  • The Law Club of Indianapolis, Member
  • Lawyers Club of Indianapolis, Member

Honors and Awards:

  • Super Lawyers, 2004-present
  • AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbell
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