Kathy Farinas, Partner

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Kathy Farinas, Partner at George & Farinas, LLP, has been a member of the Indiana Bar since 1997. After practicing employment and civil rights litigation in, she began working with Linda George in 2000, where the focus of her practice involved injuries caused by asbestos exposures and other environmental toxins. In 2011, Kathy was named as a Partner at George & Farinas, LLP and continues to focus her practice on those injured by toxic exposures and dangerous medical devices and pharmaceuticals.


Growing up in the heartland, Kathy was instilled at a young age with a strong work ethic, a sense of loyalty, devotion, and undying commitment to the compelling causes she undertakes. Kathy is driven to make a difference in the lives of those who have been injured or victimized. Her advocacy for social change, equality and justice has greatly impacted the lives of those she has and continues to represent.

At George & Farinas, Kathy is actively involved in all phases of personal injury and mass tort litigation including, client outreach, liability discovery, mediation, trial preparation, and trial. Choosing to pursue a career in the legal arena over a medical career, she now ironically works closely with medical experts involved in the field of asbestos disease and other injuries to assure the highest quality treatment opportunities for her firm’s clients.

Kathy has actively participated in the litigation and trials of numerous mesothelioma and asbestos-related injury cases which resulted in significant recoveries for the injured and their families. In addition to litigating asbestos personal injury actions, Kathy serves as counsel in numerous catastrophic injury, medical malpractice, pharmaceutical, and toxic tort cases. Her attention to detail and ability to gather and prepare evidence for the trial have served her clients and colleagues well no matter the legal issue involved.

Kathy is active in maintaining and preserving the right to trial by jury though legislative efforts on both state and federal issues. Kathy is also active in the Indiana division of Lung Force, American Lung Association.

Education:

Indiana University, BA 1994

Valparaiso School of Law, JD 1997

State Court Admissions:

Kathy has been licensed to practice in Indiana since 1997. She is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana.

Memberships & Nominations:

  • Sustaining member of the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association
    • Indiana Women’s Trial Lawyer Caucus
  • American Association for Justice, Leaders Forum Member
    • Women’s Trial Lawyer Caucus Sponsor
    • Product Liability Section Member
    • Section on Toxic, Environmental and Pharmaceutical Torts (STEP)
    • Asbestos Litigation Group Member
    • Hernia Mesh Litigation Group Co-Chair
    • Zofran Litigation Group Member
    • Personal Jurisdiction Litigation Group Member
  • National Trial Lawyers Association, Top 100 Trial Lawyers, Since 2014
  • Public Justice Member, 2016
  • Indiana Bar Association Member
  • Indianapolis Bar Association Member

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