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The Tyra Law Firm, P.C.
9100 Purdue Road, Suite 119
Indianapolis, Indiana 46268Locate in Google Maps
Telephone: 317-636-1304
Fax: 317-636-1343
E-Mail: kevin.tyra@tyralaw.net
www.tyralaw.net
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Client Information
Personnel
Established: 2007

Practice Areas
  • General Liability
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Insurance Defense
  • Insurance Fraud
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Nursing Home Liability
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Contract Disputes
  • Construction Defect Liability and Litigation
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About Us
The Tyra Law Firm, P.C. is a law firm serving clients throughout Indiana from its office in Indianapolis, with an emphasis on serving the insurance defense and coverage needs of carriers.
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Client Information
Insurance Clients
Amica Mutual Insurance CompanyBrotherhood Mutual Insurance Company
IFG CompaniesMetLife Auto & Home
State Farm Insurance CompaniesWestern Reserve Group
Zurich North America
Non-Insurance Clients
Australian GoldAvis Budget Car Rental, LLC
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Personnel Information
Firm Member
Kevin C. Tyra
Indianapolis, IN
E-Mail:kevin.tyra@tyralaw.net
Years of Experience:35
Practice Areas
  • General Liability
  • Insurance Litigation
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Insurance Fraud
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Litigation
  • Contract Disputes
Admitted
  • Tennessee, 1981
  • Indiana, 1987
  • U.S. Court of Military Appeals, 1986
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Indiana, 1987
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana, 1996
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
Memberships:
  • Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana (Chair, Insurance Coverage Section, 2008-2009; Board of Directors, 2010-2017)
  • National Society of Professional Insurance Investigators (Indiana Board of Directors, 2010-present)
  • Defense Research Institute
Publications:
  • Co-Author: "Mediation Confidentiality: Myth and Misnomer?" 3 Ind. Civ. Lit. Review, Spring 2006
  • Author: "What Would Jesus Do? A Gospel-Based Approach To Defending The Catholic Church Against Allegations of Abuse," 5 Ind. Civ. Lit. Review, Summer 2008
Certifications:
  • Registered Civil and Family Mediator
Reported Cases:
Kelly v. Bennett, 732 N.E. 2d 859 (Ind. App. 2000); In the Matter of the Paternity of T.P., 920 N.E. 2d 726 (Ind. App. 2010); BMIC v. Michiana Contracting, Inc., 971 N.E. 2d 127 (Ind. App 2012); Hammerstone v. Indiana Ins. Co., 986 N.E. 2d 841, (Ind. App. 2013); Barnard v. Menard, Inc., 25 N.E. 3d 750 (Ind. App. 2015)
Education:
  • Purdue University, B.A. (cum laude), 1978
  • Vanderbilt University Law School, J.D., 1981
Fraternity Information:
Phi Beta Kappa
Military:
LT., JAGC, USNR, active duty, 1981-1987
Born:1956
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Associate
Matthew T. Kavanagh
Indianapolis, IN
E-Mail:matthew.kavanagh@tyralaw.net
Years of Experience:1
Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury Defense
  • Insurance Defense
Admitted
  • Indiana, 2017
  • U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana, 2017
Memberships:
  • Indiana State and Indianapolis Bar Associations
  • Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana
Education:
  • Indiana University-South Bend, B.A. Political Science (Pi Sigma Alpha), 2014
  • Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, J.D., 2016
Born:1991
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