Edward J. Liptak

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Bloomington, Indiana
Edward Liptak has represented clients in civil litigation and personal injury defense since 1979. His work includes the defense of medical malpractice, governmental tort and civil rights, workers' compensation, general liability, auto, products liability cases, as well as mediation and arbitration services.

In 1991, Ed opened Carson Boxberger's second office in Bloomington, Indiana, serving clients throughout central and southern Indiana.


State of Indiana; U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana; 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Charitable (Pro Bono) Services: Since 2001, Ed has been an attorney for the Monroe County Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Program, whose volunteers provide services to abused and neglected children. He serves as the attorney for CASA volunteers in a variety of proceedings, such as the termination of parental rights. He also supports the District 10 Pro Bono Project, supplying free legal services in certain civil proceedings to litigants who cannot afford counsel.

Areas of Practice

  • Medical Malpractice Defense
  • Civil Rights Defense
  • Worker's Compensation
  • Products Liability
  • Governmental Tort And Civil Rights
  • General Liability
  • Auto
  • Mediation And Arbitration Services

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana, 1979
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Indiana, 1979
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana, 1979
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 7th Circuit


  • Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Bloomington, Indiana
    • J.D. cum laude - 1979
    • Law Journal: Indiana Law Journal, Managing Editor, 1978 - 1979
  • Boston College — Artium Baccalaureates - 1976
    • Honors: magna cum laude

Honors and Awards

  • Indiana Super Lawyer, 2004 - 2014
  • Best Lawyers - Medical Malpractice Law-Defendants

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Monroe County, Indiana State and American Bar Associations
  • Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana
  • Defense Research Institute

Pro Bono Activities

  • Volunteer Attorney, Monroe County Court Appointed Special Advocates Program
  • Volunteer Attorney, District 10 Pro Bono Project
  • Former Board/Advisory Board Member, Community Kitchen of Monroe County
  • Community Kitchen of Monroe County, President
  • Board of Directors, Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana, 1996 - 1998
  • Member, Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana, 1996 - 1998