WHO WE ARE
Indianapolis Indiana Personal Injury Lawyer
Mr. Petri has been a long-time resident of Indiana. He attended high school in Hammond, Indiana. He later attended Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana, after which he served several years in the U.S. Governmental Service. His experiences in the service inspired him to enroll in law school, and the skills he gained during his service were an invaluable foundation for the practice of law. He graduated from Indiana University School of Law in 1966, and was immediately elected Prosecuting Attorney for Owen County. He served as Prosecuting Attorney until 1974. Since 1974, Mr. Petri has owned and operated his own legal practice, known today as Vernon J. Petri & Associates.
Mr. Petri has significant professional and leadership experience. He has served a term as President to the Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys Association, as well as several years on the organization’s board of directors. He also served on the Board of Directors of the Indiana Trial Lawyers Association. Lastly, he has served on the National Board of Directors of the Breast Implant Litigation Group of the American Trial Lawyers Association.
Mr. Petri has been named to the Million Dollar Forum, which is exclusively reserved for attorneys who earn verdicts and settlements in excess of $1,000,000. Even in the face of adversity, he has consistently obtained favorable verdicts for his clients. In his 40+ years of practice, he has fought to expand the rights of those injured in Indiana by exploring new theories of negligence, and in many cases, appealing them all the way to the Supreme Court of Indiana. Contact Mr. Petri via e-mail: Vernon J. Petri
Vernon Petri’s professional interest is personal injury law, while his personal passion is Italian cooking. Join Verano as he takes us through his amazing culinary journey from a boy surviving war-torn Lucca, Italy, where he received no schooling during the occupation, to his subsequent move to East Chicago and ultimately, to Indiana University, where he became a personal injury lawyer.
In Tuscany al Verano he offers us the culmination of his love for the cucina lucchese.This book is an amazing culinary and personal history of survival, advancement, and accomplishment. We are transported back to the Tuscan countryside where Verano was born and raised, in San Donato outside the great walls of Lucca. You will celebrate each recipe with its stories, descriptions and flavor that pops off the pages. Indeed, Tuscany al Verano.
Vernon Petri – Author/Chef
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