Attorney Profiles

Evansville Indiana Injury Lawyer

Lane C. Siesky

Siesky Law Firm, PC clients in the areas personal injury law, employment law, False Claims Act cases and civil litigation.

Evansville, Indiana injury lawyer, Lane Siesky, obtained a Bachelors of Science degree in Biology with a Minor in Psychology from Indiana University in 1995. He went on to graduate from Indiana Law in 1998. After law school, Lane was admitted to practice law in both Indiana and Illinois. He first joined an insurance defense law firm and then transitioned to primarily a plaintiff’s practice.

Evansville, Indiana injury lawyer, Lane  Siesky, has resolved cases in a variety of forums, including bench and jury trials, class actions, mass tort litigation, MDLs, arbitrations, mediations and administrative proceedings. He has published decisions in both Federal and State Court and has argued in front of the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals and the Indiana Supreme Court. Lane is also admitted in the United States Supreme Court. And, he is a frequent lecturer for continuing legal education seminars on a variety of topics. Lane is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®. Lane is also a Member of the Academy of Truck Accident Attorneys and Member of the Products Liability Section of the American Association for Justice.

Reported Decisions

2006 Electronic Discovery
2007 Federal Court Mediation
2007 Qui Tam (Whistleblower) cases 101
2007 Electronic Discovery for Paralegals;
2007 Kentucky State Fair Mock Trials
2008 Document Retention and Destruction; 2008 Ethics in the Electronic Age
2009 Technology at Trial
2010 The False Claims Act, a Case Study
2011 Small Law Office Technology
2011 Electronic Discovery;
2011 Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress
2012 Anatomy of a Jury Trial (Mock Trial in U.S. District Court)
2013 What Lawyers Wish Judges Knew
2014 Document Retention and Destruction
2014 Legality of Electronic Monitoring
2014 The Secret Dangers of Social Media
2015 Social Security Hearings
2015 E-discovery and Social Media
2016 Hot Topics Ethics of Online Reviews
2017 Advanced Deposition Strategies and Technologies
2017 Issues Surrounding An Employee Blowing the Whistle
2018 Employment Law Update
2019 Dangers of Social Media
2020 Cyber Security 
2022 Federal Jury Trial Simulation (U.S. District Court)

Daniel B. Gearhart

Dan obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business in 1997.  After working as a financial planner, Dan went on to obtain his law degree from the Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in 2003, earning cum laude honors.  After being admitted to the Indiana State Bar, Dan practiced law at two insurance defense firms where he obtained extensive experience in employment law, worker’s compensation, medical malpractice, civil litigation, and family law.

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Douglas K. Briody

Doug Briody joined the Siesky Law Firm, PC family in early 2016, when he entered into an Of Counsel relationship with the firm, on a part-time basis. Doug brings a wealth of complex civil litigation experience and legal research and writing skills to our team.

When not at Siesky Law Firm, PC, he continues to maintain, as his primary legal venture, a solo practice with the LAW OFFICE OF DOUG BRIODY. There, he helps entrepreneurs, other individuals, and their families in matters involving business law; wills, trusts, estate and Medicaid planning, and probate administration; commercial and civil litigation; non-profit organizations; and governmental and administrative law.

Prior to starting his own practice in 2008, Doug worked for eight years with a high-end personal injury firm in Evansville, litigating medical malpractice and other catastrophic injury and death cases almost exclusively. From 1994 to 2000, he was associated with one of the city’s largest law firms, handling mainly complex civil litigation matter, but also developing a broad background as a generalist in the law.

Bar Admissions
Reported Cases include:

Buse v. Kuechenberg, 325 F.3d 1249 (11th Cir. 2003); Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. v. IKON Office Solutions, Inc., 295 F.3d 680 (7th Cir. 2002); Richardson v. National City Bank of Evansville, 141 F.3d 1228 (7th Cir. 1998) (on brief); Kempf Contracting & Design, Inc. v. Holland-Tucker, 892 N.E.2d 672 (Ind. Ct. App. 2008); Patient’s Compensation Fund v. Hicklin, 823 N.E.2d 705 (Ind. Ct. App. 2005); Gates v. Town of Chandler, Water Dep’t, 720 N.E.2d 1192 (Ind. Ct. App. 1999), aff’d on reh’g, 725 N.E.2d 117 (Ind. Ct. App. 2000); Warrick County Commissioners v. Warrick County Council, 706 N.E.2d 579 (Ind. Ct. App. 1999); Buse v. Vanguard Group of Investment Companies, No. 91-3560, 1998 WL 54397 (E.D. Pa. Jan. 30, 1998).

Mallory Deckard

During her first three years as an attorney, Mallory almost exclusively practiced personal injury law, representing people injured in accidents. For the next several years, she worked at one of the most established Evansville law firms, handling general civil litigation, personal injury, insurance disputes, family law, and immigration.

In late December 2020, she launched her solo practice, Deckard Law LLC. Although she enjoys working with clients in her private practice, she also enjoys advocating with the Siesky Law Firm, PC family for those who have been injured.


  • National Institute for Trial Advocacy

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyer Rising Star: 2018 – 2023
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 40 under 40: 2014 – 2016
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Roderick W. Clutter, Jr

Rod received his law degree from Indiana University Maurer School of Law in 1978. After serving as an attorney in the United States Air Force, Rod began his career as a personal injury lawyer here in Evansville in 1985.

Rod has extensive civil trial experience and has worked both as an insurance defense attorney as well as a representative for injured claimants. Rod has also been a civil mediator since 2003 and has successfully resolved numerous personal injury cases totaling millions of dollars in settlements.

Rod is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in Indiana, including the 7th U.S. Judicial Circuit. He is also a member of the Indiana Trial Lawyers and Evansville Bar Associations.

Rod has been active in the community over the years serving in such capacities as an adjunct professor at the University of Evansville and Cub baseball coach for Reitz Memorial High School.

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