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Kathryn E. Cordell

Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman, P.C.
500 N. Meridian Street
Suite 400
Indianapolis, IN 46204-1293

Phone: (317) 977-1446
Fax: (317) 633-4878
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Ms. Kathryn Cordell focuses her practice on the defense of health care providers through all stages of litigation and licensing issues, including through Appeals.  She brings a unique background of science and health care experience to the litigation setting to assist all clients in obtaining the best outcome.

Preparatory Education

  • Indiana University, B.S. - 1989
  • Indiana University, M.S. - 1992

Legal Education

  • University of Notre Dame, J.D. - 1997

Admitted to Bar

  • Indiana - 1997
  • U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana - 1997
  • 7th Circuit Court of Appeals - 1997
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana


  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • Indianapolis Bar Association
  • Alpha Chi Sigma
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana
  • Federal Bar Association


  • Private Practice - 1997-2004
  • Ivy Tech State College, Science Instructor in Anatomy, Physiology and Biology - 1992-1994
  • Methodist Hospital of Indiana, Medical Research - 1986-1992
  • Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Adjunct Professor in Medical Malpractice - 2009-Present


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IN Medical Malpractice Act's Minor's Statute of Limitations Upheld


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