Nicole M. Keith

Senior Associate

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Nicole M. Keith

Senior Associate

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Nicole M. Keith is a member of the firm’s Litigation Practice Group, where she focuses her expertise in civil litigation. She represents clients dealing with a wide variety of legal issues including the defense of hospitals and physicians in medical malpractice and premises liability cases and representation of health care organizations and businesses in litigation matters. 

With a background in civil litigation and insurance defense, Ms. Keith has represented insureds, insurance companies and corporations.  She also has experience handling various cases in the practice areas of nursing home negligence, employment law, probate and estate planning, contracts, family law, real estate, personal injury, and criminal law. Prior to joining Krieg DeVault, she worked for Kopka, Pinkus & Dolin as an Associate Attorney and Rubino, Ruman, Crosmer & Polen LLC as an Associate Attorney and Law Clerk.  During law school, she worked for the Valparaiso University Sports Law Clinic as a Case Manager, Clinic Member, and Arbitration Participant, in which she represented individuals involved with amateur sports that had legal issues relating to matters arising from their sports-related role.  Ms. Keith has significant courtroom experience including regularly appearing and advocating on behalf of clients in court proceedings such as jury trials, bench trials, motion practice hearings and court mandated conferences, arbitrations and mediations. 

Education

  • Valparaiso University School of Law, Valparaiso, Indiana (J.D., 2010)
    • Significant focus of studies on medical malpractice and medical law and ethics
    • Performed pro bono work in the nation's only Sports Law Legal Clinic of its kind
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin (B.S. in Biology and Political Science, Honor Scholar, 2007)

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana, 2010
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana, 2010
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, 2010

Awards and Recognitions

  •  Graduate of Leadership Northwest Indiana (2013)
Education
  • Valparaiso University School of Law, Valparaiso, Indiana (J.D., 2010)
    • Significant focus of studies on medical malpractice and medical law and ethics
    • Performed pro bono work in the nation's only Sports Law Legal Clinic of its kind
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin (B.S. in Biology and Political Science, Honor Scholar, 2007)
Bar Admissions
  • Indiana, 2010
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana, 2010
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, 2010
Awards and Recognitions
  •  Graduate of Leadership Northwest Indiana (2013)