Kevin W. Kearney


Kevin Kearney is a partner in the South Bend, Indiana office. He practices in the areas of worker’s compensation, general insurance defense, personal injury, complex litigation and mass torts. Mr. Kearney received his B.A. from the University of Notre Dame 1983 followed by his Doctorate of Jurisprudence from Seton Hall University in 1986.

Practice Emphasis

  • Worker’s Compensation
  • General Insurance Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Complex Litigation 
  • Mass Tort

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • St. Joseph County Bar Association
  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana
  • American Inns of Court

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana State Bar
  • New Jersey Bar (not currently active)


  • University of Notre Dame, B.A., 1983
  • Seton Hall University, J.D., 1986

Additional Experience / Awards

  • Assistant Prosecutor, Essex County, New Jersey, 1987-1990
  • Law Clerk, Charles J. Harrington, Jr., Superior Court of New Jersey, 1986-1987


Mr. Kearney speaks periodically at Hunt Suedhoff Kalamaros, LLP, firm seminars as well at Continuing Legal Education Seminars. He has also written several articles for these seminars primarily in the area of worker’s compensation.

Reported Cases

  • Powell v. Stuber, 89 N.E.3d 430 (Ind.App. 2017)
  • Ward v. University of Notre Dame, 25 N.E.3d (Ind.App. 2015)
  • PS2, LLC v. Childers, 910 N.E.2d (Ind.App. 2009)
  • Luz v. Hart Schaffner & Marx, 771 N.E.2d 1230 (Ind.App. 2002)

Contact Kevin

South Bend Office
205 W. Jefferson Blvd, Ste. 300
P.O. Box 4156
South Bend, IN 46634-4156
574-232-4801 Ext. 210