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Brian Zaiger has represented municipalities before all levels of state and federal courts dealing with a wide assortment of complex municipal issues, from annexation disputes to employment litigation.  His litigation experience prior to joining Krieg DeVault included complex business litigation, as well as the representation of persons in major felony criminal trials.  Mr. Zaiger is a member of the firm’s Municipal, Real Estate and Litigation Practice Groups.

Representative Experience

  • Served as local counsel on dozens of municipal financings
  • Integral involvement in the transition of the Town of Westfield to a third class city
  • Has represented clients in multiple appeals on issues ranging from municipal planning and zoning matters to grandparent visitation
  • Has argued cases before the Indiana Supreme Court
  • Has conducted dozens of jury trials
  • Special Counsel to Hamilton County Republican Party

Seminars & Presentations

  • Practical Guide to Zoning and Land Use Law, 2008
  • Types of Land Use Actions and Disputes, 2007
  • Legal Issues Involving Local Governments - Addressing Public Rights, 2007
  • Practice Skills Summit on Evidence, 2002

Professional Associations

  • Hamilton County Bar Association, 1991 - Present (Member), 2000 - 2001 (President)
  • Indiana State Bar Association, 1991 - Present (Member)
  • American Bar Association, 1991 - Present (Member)
  • Hamilton County Leadership Academy, 1993
  • Current Sheridan Town Attorney
  • Westfield City Attorney, 1992 - Present
  • Janus Corporation, 2003 - Present (Board of Directors)
  • Hamilton County Alliance, Present (Board of Directors)

Education

  • J.D., St. Louis University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri, 1991
  • B.S., Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, 1980

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Indiana (1991)
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana (1991)
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana (1991)
  • Montana (2017)